Film Stories issue 23 (March 2021): full details and preorder your copy here

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A new issue of Film Stories is on the way – and here’s what’s in the brand new issue, which is now available to order.

The 23rd issue of Film Stories magazine – 23 of them! – is complete, printing, and now available to order. It’s going into a few WHSmiths stores around the UK, but primarily is available via mail order. A 100 page print magazine, entirely independent, 100% film, and crammed with as much as we can get in it!

Here’s the front cover…

And here’s what’s inside the issue. We’re really proud of it…

Eddie Izzard exclusive: she chats to us about her new film Six Minutes To Midnight, which also marks her screenwriting debut. Plus: her plans to direct, and a whole lot more.

Sylvester McCoy: he tells us about his movie career, The Owners, and the time he presented a live TV programme whilst the studio was on fire.


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Rebels with a backlot: the story of how Rebellion – best known for videogames and comics – is heading to the movies, with the help of its $100m Oxfordshire film studio.

Documentaries – a new golden age: a look at the current state of film documentaries, and why they’re currently soaring.

Matthew Modine: tells us about the new Wrong Turn movie, with a dab of Full Metal Jacket and Cutthroat Island too.

British gothic cinema: the filmmakers involved in its resurgence tell us about their movies.

Creation Stories: getting the music rights for the incoming movie.

Adventures in Die Hard: the story of a man who rang 20th Century Fox from a London phone box to pitch his Die Hard sequel – and what happened next.

Movie viruses!: how computer malware became a Hollywood plot point in the 1990s.

Victorian cinema: taking the movies right back to the 1890s…

Movie musicals: a preview of what’s coming

Plus! Interviews with Gary J Tunnicliffe, Carol Morley, Ralph Ineson, Oliver Milburn and Chris Menges.

And a whole lot more…

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