The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Daniel Craig and a gothed-up Rooney Mara are this month’s cover stars, as The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo heads up our massive awards-season preview.
Director David Fincher talks to us exclusively about (re)adapting Stieg Larsson’s bestselling novel and the film’s Oscar chances…
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Total Film sits down with The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo ’s eponymous heroine to talk about entering the world of Lisbeth Salander – body piercings, impending super-stardom, Swedish winters and all…
The Brit actress is putting on the fangs again for vampire sequel Underworld: Awakening . She tells TF about getting back into the PVC catsuit and dishes the dirt on the upcoming remake of Total Recall .
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
Director Brad Bird and his cast talk about resurrecting the spy franchise for an action-packed fourth installment, which, among other things, sees star Tom Cruise scaling the world’s tallest building. Not one for vertigo sufferers, then.
Martin, Black and Wilson
Three of Hollywood’s funniest funnymen have teamed up for a comedy about birdwatching… TF holes up in a hotel room with the stars of The Big Year – Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson – for a chinwag. Hilarity ensues.
The Darkest Hour
Total Film braves the cold and travels to Moscow to visit the set of alien invasion thriller The Darkest Hour . Director Chris Gorak and stars Emile Hirsch and Olivia Thirlby talk about the challenges of shooting in the Russian capital.
Review Of The Year
Total Film looks back on the year that The King’s Speech ruled awards season, Lars Von Trier made a boo-boo and Ryan Gosling tore up the A-list. We also reveal our 50 must-see movies of 2011, including TF’s Film Of The Year.
The TF Interview: Michael Fassbender
Stepping into the hotseat this month is Magneto himself, Michael Fassbender. The 34-year-old Irishman tells us about baring his bits in Steve McQueen’s Shame , kicking ass in Steven Soderbergh’s Haywire and working with Ridley Scott on Alien prequel Prometheus .
Buzz and Agenda
In Buzz this month, we have an exclusive first look at spy actioner This Means War , which sees Tom Hardy and Chris Pine fighting over the affections of Reese Witherspoon. We also have new pictures of Snow White romp Mirror Mirror and bring you all the details of the 23rd James Bond adventure, Skyfall .
Meanwhile, Agenda looks at the rising profile of The Social Network ’s Armie Hammer, revels in silent movie homage The Artist and investigates the phenomenon of the Hollywood ‘hacktivist’, while Point Break gets the ‘Classic Scene’ treatment. Gnarly!
Screen and Lounge
Horror remake The Thing leads our Screen section this month, with Shrek spin-off Puss In Boots , Monroe biopic My Week With Marilyn and stoner threequel A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas all getting the TF verdict.
Meanwhile, summer blockbusters Super 8 , Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 , Transformers 3 , Captain America and Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes get re-rated on DVD and Blu-ray, just in time for you to write your Christmas wishlists!