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EMPIRE • WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO THIS MONTH
TALK TOUS • COMMENT OF THE MONTH
No. / 1How Marvel used their past to change the future • THIS MONTH’S FILM MOMENTS THAT MATTER
No./2 Why Dog isn’t the film you think it is • It might resemble the next Turner & Hooch, but Channing Tatum’s directorial debut DOG is looking to pack some emotional heft
No./3 HALO’S HECTIC JOURNEY • After 20 years, a live-action Halo series is finally coming to TV — but it was a very bumpy road to get there...
No./4 How Sesame Street blazed a trail • A new doc examines the iconic show’s rule-breaking approach
No./5 The many faces of Peter Bogdanovich • [IN MEMORIAM] The filmmaker behind The Last Picture Show, who died this month, loved cinema in many forms
No./6 Place your Oscar bets now... • With the nominations announcement only weeks away, we lay out the runners and riders for the tightest Best Picture race in years
No./7 “I need to think of some ways to wield my MBE” • [THE Q & A] From complex baddies in His Dark Materials to finding the grey in new drama True Things, RUTH WILSON is embracing the messiness
No./8 Inside the movie that will take 20 years to film • Merrily We Roll Along started filming last year — and, as star Beanie Feldstein explains, should be done by around 2040
No./9 BOND FILMS IN FILMS • No Time To Die wasn’t the only Bond film of the past 12 months — 007 has been keeping the British end up all over the place
No./10 Hollywood’s prosthetics renaissance • Now more than ever, film’s most famous faces are being transformed — into penguins, televangelists and more. The people behind it all explain how and why
BLACK IN FOCUS • AMON WARMANN chews over the main moment in Black film and TV this month
No./11 Is this 2022’s weirdest film? • First-time director Brian Petsos unravels some of the biggest mysteries behind his bizarre-looking dark ensemble comedy BIG GOLD BRICK
No./12 Betty White’s stellar final act • [IN MEMORIAM] How the late Golden Girls star became the pop-culture icon everyone wanted to work with
No./13 The Black List goes bonkers for biopics • Five life-story movies we want to see from the annual list of unproduced screenplays
No./14 How I took on a line-up of British icons • From Siegfried Sassoon to Morrissey, JACK LOWDEN has become a specialist at playing real-life legends
No./15 HOME/MOVIES • WITH THE HOME ALONE HOUSE OPENING ITS DOORS TO AIRBNB LAST MONTH, HERE ARE FOUR OTHER MOVIE ABODES TO TRY RIGHT NOW
No./16 Why Denis went back to space • Get up to speed with Denis Villeneuve’s post-Dune project: an adaptation of sci-fi novel Rendezvous With Rama
No./17 Can spoofs make a comeback? • A new Netflix show sees the return of a hitherto dormant comedy genre. Is this the start of a resurgence?
No./18 NEXT IN THE SERIES • You fell in love with that incredible new TV show. And then it ended! Don’t despair — Boyd Hilton recommends the sibling shows to watch next
No./19 Walking off into the sunset • As The Walking Dead’s final stint gears up, we look back at the best — and worst — moments from the ultimate zombie TV show
The Northman • Unfiltered, uncensored, uncompromising trailer reactions from team EMPIRE