The Wolverine Issue: X-Men Special
Issue 209 of Total Film magazine is an X-Men special, with Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine returning for the toughest X-movie yet.
Inside the issue, we get the full story on Logan’s latest solo outing, with complete access to The Wolverine .
Plus we take a look behind the scenes of X-Men movies past, with a treasure trove of unseen images.
On top of all that, we chat to R.I.P.D. star Ryan Reynolds, get the lowdown on Riddick from Vin Diesel, and unravel the mysteries of the best time-travel movies.
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Fifty years after they made their first comic appearance, with five films down and two more on the way, the X-Men are stronger than ever. Marvel Comics Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso introduces our special and explains what gives Wolverine and the team the X-factor.
Plus, we’ve got everything you need to know about Bryan Singer's upcoming Days Of Future Past , and a deluge of images from behind the scenes of the previous X-movies.
He’s back… and this time it’s personal.
Total Film grills The Wolverine director and James Mangold and star Hugh Jackman on crafting the definitive portrait of Marvel’s lonesome, rage-fuelled anti-hero…
He’s Wolverine’s snarky nemesis as Deadpool and back in comic-book territory with afterlife actioner R.I.P.D.
Total Film meets Ryan Reynolds to talk hits, misses and navigating the Hollywood machine.
Time Travel Unravelled
Total Film unpicks knotty timelines to examine the paradoxes, impossible loops and multiverses making our heads spin.
Just to mess with your head even further, we’ve run the feature backwards, from Looper (2012) to Time After Time (1979).
Stuff space opera. Riddick is a return to the Alien -esque nastiness of Pitch Black .
Vin Diesel tells Total Film why it’s the movie the fans demanded…
Maggie Gyllenhaal brings her unique brand of sass to Roland Emmerich’s blockbuster White House Down .
We catch up with The Dark Knight actress to chat movies, motherhood and working with Michael Fassbender.
The RED gang are back and showing the young ‘uns a thing or two.
Total Film joins them on set and discovers there’s no slowing down in the sequel.
In the 1970s, adult actress Linda Lovelace was the biggest movie star in the world, but her success came at a terrible price.
A new film, Lovelace , reveals part of the truth; Total Film brings you it all…
Buzz and Agenda
In Buzz this month, we look ahead to the winter 2013 release of The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug , meeting Middle-earth’s new kick-ass archer, Tauriel. Plus, Nicolas Winding Refn talks Only God Forgives , and Aaron Taylor-Johnson tells us about Kick-Ass 2 and Godzilla .
And we’ve got a complete rundown of the biggest young adult novel adaptations heading your way.
Meanwhile in Agenda … Vanessa Hudgens continues her post- High School Musical reinvention, Shane Carruth takes us through mind-masher Upstream Color and Steve Carell gets in touch with his dark side.
Screen and Lounge
In this month’s Screen , get a lesson in animation from Pixar prequel Monsters University . Plus, our verdict on Only God Forgives , The Conjuring and Studio Ghibli’s latest. And Man Of Steel ’s still soaring high…
Over in Lounge , we take another look at slow-burning crime drama The Place Beyond The Pine s , and brain-scramblers Trance and Side Effects . And, in the re-release corner, it’s time to reassess Enter The Dragon , The Apartment and The Birth Of A Nation . The perfect guide to arm yourself with before you watch anything this month…
The Total Film Interview - Richard Gere
We settle in for a lengthy career chat with the erstwhile ‘80s heartthrob whose fame hit stratospheric heights with Pretty Woman , before he went on to work with Malick, Coppola, Lumet, Altman and Haynes.
“I’m astonished I’m still working,” Richard Gere tells us. “I never thought I’d have a career this long…”