The Cool Issue
This month, we cut to the chase and present you with the 10 coolest movies being made right now, including Django Unchained , The Master and Seven Psychopaths .
Plus, cover star James Bond gets his swagger back and brings the old-school glamour back to the franchise with Skyfall .
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As the Bond franchise turns 50, Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes seek to marry 007’s modern-day grit with old-school wit.
We go on set of Skyfall to get the full lowdown from Craig and Mendes, as well as chatting gadgets with new Q Ben Whishaw.
Kicking off our 10 Coolest Movies, Martin McDonagh’s follow-up to In Bruges is a whip-smart tale of guns, lowlifes and kidnapped mutts.
McDonagh, Colin Farrell and Christopher Walken take us through the absurd gangster comedy.
The festival smash is another entrant in our 10 Coolest list.
After a five-year hiatus, Paul Thomas Anderson is back with the masterful The Master , a story of religious sects and corruption that is NOT based on Scientology…
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
Full Metal Jacket
This month’s TF Classic is Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Nam masterpiece Full Metal Jacket .
We give the full story behind the war movie, dissecting a classic that’s as devastating as the ammo it’s named after. Get ready to revisit, maggots!
Buzz and Agenda
In Buzz this month, Denzel Washington prepares for turbulence in Robert Zemeckis’ return to live-action filmmaking, Flight . And we get grubby on set of Mike Newell’s new take on Dickens’ Great Expectations , which he calls “the anti-David Lean”.
Chloë Grace Moretz’s Carrie heads up a horror preview, Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg talk Celeste & Jesse Forever , and Ben Wheatley walks us through Sightseers .
Over in Agenda , Jennifer Lawrence blazes a trail, we catch up with the hottest young talent in Britain, and My Brother The Devil hits the streets.
Screen and Lounge
In Screen , Frankenweenie takes the front row-centre seat, joined in the foyer by On The Road , Sinister and The Perks Of Being A Wallflower . Indie charmers Ruby Sparks , Liberal Arts and Beasts Of The Southern Wild and action sequel Taken 2 also get a thorough examination.
Ridley Scott’s sci-fi brain-teaser Prometheus leads the home entertainment reviews in Lounge , joined by post- Twilight projects Cosmopolis and Snow White & The Huntsman , and in the classics corner are a whopping Hitchcock boxset, an essential collection of Universal Classic monsters, and some vintage Spielberg. Plus, we go on set of the second season of Homeland .
The Total Film Interview: Hugh Jackman
Broadway star, Oscar host, fanboy favourite… Hugh Jackman is nothing if not versatile. And now the Aussie A-lister is fighting bogeymen, singing with Russell Crowe and returning to his signature role…
“Wolverine is an unbelievable gift,” he tells us. Settle down as Jackman goes in-depth on his career past, present and future.