Chris Pratt is the main cover star of SFX magazine issue 341, which is now sitting in the shops, patiently waiting for you to take it home. Below we run down just a few highlights of the issue; alternatively, you can get a feel for the contents by skimming through this digital preview.
Should you have any problem finding a copy – or are self-isolating – you can always order a copy online and have it delivered to your door (while stocks list). In the UK, the price (including P&P) is the same as buying it in the shops.
The Tomorrow War
This time travel actioner sees a science teacher flung 30 years into the future to fight in a war against alien monsters – a war Earth is losing... Yikes. Luckily said teacher is Chris Pratt, and he's quite handy. We speak to director Chris McKay, writer Zach Dean, creature designer Ken Barthelmey, and the Prattmeister himself.
Chances are you've already enjoyed a bit of the Asgardian trickster's new MCU TV series. We get the inside story from head writer Michael Waldron, director Kate Herron, and star Tom Hiddleston.
After multiple Covid-induced delays, the Natasha Romanov prequel movie is (crosses all body parts, touches wood) finally hitting the big screen (and Disney+). We strap director Cate Shortland to a chair and shine a standard lamp in her eyes until we get some answers.
The latest Pixar animation concerns two boys in an Italian coastal town who are secretly sea monsters. We talk to director Enrico Casarosa, and splash about in some very cute concept art.
Prepare to be transported back to the video nasties era in Prano Bailey-Bond's film – it's about a BBFC examiner convinced her sister's childhood disappearance is connected to a horror director's work. We chat to the director about her hugely promising first feature.
Clash of the Titans
Release the Kraken! As Clash of the Titans celebrates its 40th anniversary, we look back at the Ray Harryhausen classic in a six-page retrospective, including an interview with effects legend Colin Chilvers, the man who built Bubo the owl.
And that's not all! We also quiz the writer and director of The Forever Purge, look at Netflix's upcoming trilogy of Fear Street films, speak to Milla Jovovich about her role in Monster Hunter, and profile author Natasha Pulley.
As ever, our news section Red Alert is crammed with insights into yet more movies, TV shows, comics and books. In the spotlight this time: Monsters Inc spinoff series Monsters At Work; Todd McFarlane's new Spawn shared universe; Disney+ YA adaptation The Mysterious Benedict Society; Syfy's supernatural show SurrealEstate; two-part DC animation Batman: The Long Halloween; Temuera Morrison on Boba Fett and his new movie; and Netflix's deer-boy drama Sweet Tooth. Plus: Joanne Harris fills out our author questionnaire.
The SFX verdict on A Quiet Place Part II kicks off 25 pages of searing critical analysis, as we inform you which of the latest films, TV shows, books, comics, audio plays, and video games are worth splashing your hard-earned cash on!
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