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Ghostbusters: Afterlife haunts the cover of Total Film magazine – on sale now!

Total Film's Ghostbusters: Afterlife issue in print and digital
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Ghostbusters: Afterlife is a franchise-reanimating sequel to the original Ghostbusters movies. Picking up the directorial baton from his father is Jason Reitman, who visited the set of the original film as a kid back in the '80s before carving out his own career as a filmmaker.

In the new issue, Total Film talks to director Reitman and his incredible cast - including Paul Rudd, Carrie Coon, Mckenna Grace and Finn Wolfhard - about revisiting this world with nostalgic affection.

And that’s not all! Also in this month’s jam-packed issue, Total Film has in-depth interviews with Kenneth Branagh, Alicia Vikander, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jamie Lee Curtis. and many more besides. Plus, a 20th anniversary look back at Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone with director Chris Columbus.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife cover story

Total Film's Ghostbusters: Afterlife feature.

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The 'busters are back in long-awaited legacy sequel Ghostbusters: Afterlife, a film that's keeping it in the family both on and off screen. Jason Reitman and the next generation of spook-catchers answer Total Film's call and reveal how their radical new take is keeping the spirit of a comedy classic alive.

Harry Potter at 20

Total Film's Harry Potter feature

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As the first Wizarding World movie reaches a landmark two-decade anniversary, Total Film chats to director Chris Columbus to reflect on that first year at Hogwarts...

Lin-Manuel Miranda interview

Total Film's Lin-Manuel Miranda feature

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Lin-Manuel Miranda conquered the world with musical phenomenon Hamilton, and now he's stepping up to add movie director to his list of accomplishments. Total Film meets the multi-award-winning multi-hyphenate to find out why he still relates to the story of a struggling songwriter in his surprisingly personal adaptation of stage show tick, tick...BOOM!.

Alicia Vikander

Total Film's Alicia Vikander interview

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After keeping a low profile for a couple of years, Alicia Vikander is back in a big way. The Swedish Oscar-winner tells Total Film about tapping into her working-class roots for deportation drama Blue Bayou, and her hopes for the upcoming Tomb Raider sequel.

Jamie Lee Curtis

Total Film's Jamie Lee Curtis interview

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Since Halloween kickstarted her career, she's killed it in everything from Trading Places to A Fish Called Wanda and True Lies. Returning in Halloween Kills as the irrepressible Laurie Strode, Jamie Lee Curtis sits with Total Film at the Venice Film Festival to unpack her movie highs...

The Power of the Dog

Total Film's The Power of the Dog feature

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Jane Campion returns with her first movie in 12 years, The Power of the Dog, a heart-wrenching - and potentially Oscar-winning - 1920s tale of sibling rivalry. Joining her and the cast, Total Film saddles up to talk ranching, rage and repression.

Kenneth Branagh

Total Film's Kenneth Branagh feature

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Actor, director, writer and Knight Bachelor Kenneth Branagh has been telling stories on stage and screen for four decades. His latest project, the autobiographical Belfast, is his most personal yet, and - as he tells Total Film - makes him marvel at how far he's come from the movie mad Duncairn kid to Hollywood dreammaker...

The Matrix Resurrections

Total Film's The Matrix Resurrections article

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In the front section, Teasers, Total Film takes a deep-dive into the upcoming Matrix sequel, as well as getting the lowdown on Resident Evil, A Boy called Christmas, Nightmare Alley, Encanto and more...

Out now!

Total Film's Ghostbusters: Afterlife issue

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And if you’re a print subscriber, you’ll already have the magazine waiting for you on your doormat, with this exclusive, subscribers-only cover:

Total Film's Ghostbusters: Afterlife subscriber cover.

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