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Empire Magazine

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Empire magazine is the most popular movie magazine in the world - a true blockbuster title for film fanatics, covering the biggest and best films to grace the big screen. Featuring honest reviews of all the latest movies to hit the cinema, along with frank, eye-opening interviews with the world’s biggest movie stars, Empire is simply the only choice for dedicated film buffs.

Reviewing both mainstream box office smash hits and arthouse films, Empire offers readers brutally honest reviews of the latest releases and pre-releases. You can expect behind-the-scenes coverage of the industry’s most exclusive movie sets and all the breaking film news and previews with your Empire digital magazine subscription.

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Empire  |  October 2021  

First-hand witness accounts of iconic scenes from Shaun Of The Dead, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World and Baby Driver.

The lowdown on Marvel’s latest, in which Nomadland’s Chloé Zhao follows up her film about old people in campervans with a centuries spanning tale of super-gods. As you do.

Director Sion Sono discusses what Nicolas Cage says “might be the wildest movie I’ve ever made”. Which is really, really, really saying something.

Since it’s launch way back in 1989, Empire magazine has been keeping film fanatics up-to-date with the most hotly anticipated titles to hit the screens around the world for over 25 years - and it has become the UK’s best selling movie magazine in the process.

Whether it’s the next Marvel blockbuster or a relatively unknown indie arthouse flick, you can be sure that Empire will be there to rate and review all the latest releases that deserve your attention each month. Plus, you’ll enjoy full coverage of Empire’s annual awards and have the opportunity to get involved in their reader voting.

Famed for their honest and revealing interviews with the world’s biggest actors and actresses, Empire offers you the inside track into the behind-the-scenes chatter, gossip and eye-opening insight of how the films you love come to be - browse through exclusive photoshoots of soon-to-be-famous movie sets!

Each month, you’ll get regular features with your digital subscription including, ‘Classic Scene’ - reliving iconic moments from an all-time classic, ‘My Movie Mastermind’ - where popular actors and directors are quizzed on films they’ve featured and ‘Re.View’ - the lowdown on all the latest DVD and Blu-Ray releases and news.

What’s more, look out for Empire’s popular ‘Top 10’ features, where staff countdown the ten best scenes in every conceivable category such as the ‘10 best fight scenes’ - the question is, will you agree with them?  

An Empire digital magazine subscription is a must for film fans of all ages, enjoy:

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  • Regular features including, Top 10, Re.View, My Movie Mastermind, Classic Scene
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Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Empire October 2021.

THIS MONTH SO, THIS IS IT: my final letter to you, in my final issue as Editor-In-Chief. I’ve been thinking a lot during these last months, as I prepared for this moment, about what makes Empire what it is. Bu...
EMPIRE Mike Cathro, Marco Vittur. Newsstand cover: Paul Shipper ON SET WITH KRYSTY WILSON-CAIRNS Scottish screenwriter Krysty Wilson-Cairns is on a roll: Oscar-nominated for writing 1917 wi...
TALK TO US THE REAL SUPERMAN I was three-and-a-half years old, sitting on my dad’s knee, picking the nuts off my Cornetto — and completely enthralled. The tagline said, “You’ll believe a man can fly,” ...
Marvel’s most risky movie yet Here: Behold, the Eternals. Below: From left, Kingo (Kumail Nanjiani), Makkari (Lauren Ridloff), Gilgamesh (Don Lee), Thena (Angelina Jolie), Ikaris (Richard Madden)...
The Game Of Thrones guy goes sci-fi Clockwise from left: Tom Hanks as robotics engineer/solar cataclysm survivor Finch; Director Miguel Sapochnik with Hanks and canine star Seamus on set; Jeff the robot (Caleb Landry...
BLACK IN FOCUS CLASSIC PICK OF THE MONTH COOL RUNNINGS (1993) Four Jamaican athletes decide to become a bobsleigh team and compete in the Winter Olympics – despite never having experienced cold weather – in...

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