Film Stories issue 33 (May 2022): full details and order your copy here

Film Stories issue 33 cover
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Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode lead the latest issue of Film Stories magazine – here are full details of the new issue.

We’re proud to introduce the new issue of Film Stories magazine, that’s printing now and shipping shortly. The magazine is primarily mail order, although it goes into a few WHSmiths stores around the UK.

Here’s the cover of the new issue, and then we’ll tell you what’s in it…

Film Stories issue 33 cover

And inside:

EXCLUSIVE: Kermode & Mayo return: Mark and Simon tell the story of deciding to end Wittertainment, the final show, and the start of Kermode & Mayo’s Take…

Marina Sirtis: on The BezoniansStar Trek and her acting career

The Man of Peel: where did the Bananaman movie go?

The Brass Eye tapes: the TV series that the tabloids hated, and the film that’s brought its story to life

When Playboy made movies (not that sort): and how its studio fell apart

When musicians make movies about themselves – and take potshots at the industry too

Spire Animation: Karen Disher tells us about moving from Blue Sky to something new

The films that were lost to the 2007-8 financial crash

Film distributors: how do they work, and who are the companies who get the films to us?

Hellraiser: the film and its legacy, 35 years on

Olivia D’Lima tells us about her short film Beige


Writing workshop with James Moran

Lots of films to add to your watchlist

A revamped puzzle page!

Lots of reviews!

Movie clinic

Your letters and thoughts

With even more interviews too!

And! Amongst the many paid writers in this issue, two are getting their first ever paid print writing work.

You can order the issue via the links that should magically appear underneath these words. Or click directly through to our store at

You can subscribe to the magazine here too. We have a £1 introductory offer still running!

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