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ISSUE #1 (January 2005)
Includes an exclusive never-before-published interview with Steve McQueen; Clint Eastwood's fourth ‘Dollar' film; an 8-page feature on The Great Escape; the ‘real' Van Helsing - Peter Cushing; Monty Python's The Life of Brian; Interview with Euan Lloyd, producer of The Wild Geese, who discusses his career working with legendary producer Cubby Broccoli; rare behind-the-scenes photos from the James Bond film Thunderball; Profile of actress Barbara Bach; meeting John Barry; Gerry Anderson's The Protectors big-screen version; we take a look back at ABC Film Review; Cleopatra at Pinewood Studios; The Green Hornet's car Black Beauty discovered; remembering Jerry Goldsmith, Christopher Reeve and Russ Meyer - and a wealth of rare photos and movie poster artwork.
ISSUE #2 (May 2005)
Includes an exclusive interview with production designer Ken Adam by Sir Christopher Frayling; Lee Pfeiffer meets Anthony Harvey, director of the Oscar-winning The Lion In Winter; Michael Winner talks about working with Marlon Brando; Caroline Munro recalls Vincent Price as Dr. Phibes, profile of the original James Bond ‘Golden Girl' Margaret Nolan; the westerns of Euan Lloyd, including Sean Connery and Brigitte Bardot in Shalako; we have an exclusive story about the film props discovered for the forthcoming Clint Eastwood/Sergio Leone exhibition; spending a day with The Man Who Haunted Himself - Sir Roger Moore; Robert Vaughn visits London; we take an in-depth look at Michael Winner's provocative film The Nightcomers; Peter Haigh celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Dambusters - and more - a whole lot more!
ISSUE #3 (September 2005)-
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We celebrate the genius of director Sam Peckinpah with an 18-page feature on his career and films, including an in-depth look at The Getaway starring Steve McQueen. Also: Actress Madeline Smith writes about her role in Hammer's sexual horror flick The Vampire Lovers; George ‘OO7' Lazenby returns to Pinewood Studios; Richard Burton and Roger Moore are The Wild Geese; Exclusive interview with comedy legend Don Knotts; Special report on the Sergio Leone Exhibition in Los Angeles; Denouncing the devil - we take a look at cult classic Night of the Demon; Major Dundee fully restored for theatrical and DVD release - we have the inside story; Peter Haigh discusses those fabulous MGM musicals; Top action director Vic Armstrong (Spielberg's War of the Worlds) writes about his early days as a stuntman on the OO7 film You Only Live Twice; We return to Amity - Jaws 30 years on; plus DVD reviews of Guys and Dolls, Ned Kelly, New York New York and CD soundtrack reviews of 633 Squadron, Magnum Force, Modesty Blaise, and a whole host more in our best-ever issue!
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ISSUE #4 (January 2006)
Cinema Retro enters its second year with a readership that is literally a who's who of Hollywood's elite, including top actors, directors and producers. Issue #4 is another packed publication dedicated to great and classic movies, including the spectacular CINERAMA production Grand Prix; Frank Sinatra in the Tony Rome films, Clint Eastwood's tribute to director Don Siegel, exclusive interviews with Oscar-winning actor Cliff Robertson, and music maestro Lalo Schifrin, who talks about, amongst his many films, Enter the Dragon, and his unused Exorcist score. Producer Euan Lloyd remembers The Wild Geese II and Who Dares Wins, and we take a look at the career of Jim Brown - the first black action hero who starred in such films as The Dirty Dozen, Ice Station Zebra and 100 Rifles. Action director Vic Armstrong discusses his work on Ryan's Daughter, Barry Lyndon and Live and Let Die, we look at the James Bond films made at Pinewood Studios, and Raymond Benson includes The Haunting, Jason and the Argonauts, The Birds and Tom Jones among his ten best for ‘63. This, plus cult and classic DVD, Book and CD reviews, dozens of rare photos and poster artwork, makes for another excellent issue from this British produced superior film magazine that is taking the world by storm.
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Issue #5 (May 2006)
Something for everyone in this action-packed issue: Exclusive interviews with Hugh Hefner, Tigon's Tony Tenser and actor Michael York. Vic Armstrong talks about the dangers of stunt work with horses, including rare photos taken by him on the set. We take a look at the Disney live-action films made at Pinewood Studios, and brace yourself for our special 8-page tribute to Vincent Price's gory Witchfinder General. Part 2 of our Tony Rome feature explores, in depth (pardon the pun!) Lady in Cement, and our Australian correspondent David Brown reports on the Stanley Kubrick exhibition that included an array of props from 2001 A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Dr Strangelove, Barry Lyndon and more - we have the photos! We also report on the cast and crew of Kes reunion at the 12th Bradford Film Festival, discuss the big-screen comedy movies of Morecambe and Wise, visit the fort set of El Condor in Spain, and remember John Wayne's El Dorado and the excellent Peter Fonda horror flick Race with the Devil. All of this, plus our usual round-up of Soundtrack, book and CD releases and Raymond Benson's top ten films of 1964, make this the best must-have movie magazine on the market.
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ISSUE #6 (September 2006)
Our special 11 page tribute to the 1967 version of Casino Royale features exclusive interviews with cast members Barbara Bouchet and Caroline Munro, dozens of rare and unpublished photos and movie poster art and much more. Also: exclusive interview with William Shatner, who recalls making the B horror classic The Devil's Rain; actor Jeremy Slate recalls working with Elvis Presley in G.I. Blues and Girls! Girls! Girls!,actor Joe Sirola's column recalls his starring opposite Clint Eastwood in Hang 'Em High; tribute to Superman actor George Reeves; visiting the Irish locations of David Lean's Ryan's Daughter; a look at British film stars who appeared in ITC TV classics such as The Saint, The Prisoner and The Persuaders;tribute to British comedy legend Norman Wisdom; stunt coordinator Vic Armstrong recalls working with Richard Burton; exclusive interview with Michael York who recounts making Logan's Run and Murder on the Orient Express; the story behind the complicated road of bringing The Man From U.N.C.L.E. to DVD; Eli Wallach tribute in London; ten best films of 1965; exclusive coverage of the Friar's roast of Jerry Lewis.
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ISSUE #7 (JANUARY, 2007)
Our 8-page behind the scenes look at the making of the 1966 big screen feature film Batman starring Adam West and Burt Ward; Part 1 of our exclusive interview with Man From U.N.C.L.E. star David McCallum; exlusive interview with Barbarella star John Phillip Law; the inside story of Charles Bronson's Death Wish films; exclusive interview with producer Mitch Brower who recalls making The Getaway with Steve McQueen and Sam Peckinpah; exlusive coverage of Cinema Retro's gala royal premiere night for Casino Royale in London; interviews with the sex co-stars of Elvis Presley; the history of the 007 Stage at Pinewood Studios; stuntman Vic Armstrong recalls filming A Bridge Too Far; tribute to great crime movies; underrated gem Hail! Mafia; Eli Wallach honored in Spain; Diary of Anne Frank stars reunite; ten best films of 1966
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ISSUE #8 (MAY, 2007)
Our special tribute to Our Man Flint and In Like Flint boasts dozens of rare and unpublished photos; 10 page report on the version of Easy Rider you never saw- complete with recreations of deleted scenes and rare photos; exclusive interview with spaghetti western icon Aldo Sanbrell; celebrating Fellini's La Dolce Vita; more interviews with Elvis co-stars; in Part 2 of exclusvie interview with Man From U.N.C.L.E. star David McCallum he recalls making The Great Escape; tribute to Mario Bava's Danger Diabolik; top ten movies of 1967; Vic Armtrong recalls doing stunts on classic films; The James Bond film that never was- how Thunderball almost became the first 007 epic; much more.
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ISSUE #9: (SEPTEMBER, 2007)
*The first of our extended series on The Man From U.N.C.L.E. feature films that were box-office blockbusters in the mid-1960s. Lee Pfeiffer, Dave Worrall and Craig Henderson take you behind the scenes on the making of the first film, To Trap a Spy
*Our ten page tribute to Clint Eastwood’s Dirty Harry. Darren Allison gives you the inside story on the film and provides dozens of rare and unpublished photos
Part one of Mark Mawston’s exclusive interview with special effects genius Ray Harryhausen
Part 2 of our exclusive interview with Luciana Paluzzi, the beautiful Italian actress, who recounts her memories of starring in the James Bond epic Thunderball.
Tony Earnshaw gives us the fascinating story of the film version of Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot
In our continuing interviews with David McCallum, he recalls the trials and tribulations of starring in George Stevens’ The Greatest Story Ever Told
Tom Lisanti’s tribute to In Like Flint’s Jean Hale
Bill Gagliani celebrates the Hammer classic Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter
Joe Sirola recalls his good friend Richard Burton
Gareth Owen looks at the teaming of Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe in his Pinewood Past column
Tim Greaves relives the joys of those softcore British sex films of the 1970s
Raymond Benson’s list of the Top Ten Films of 1967
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ISSUE #10 (JANUARY 2008)
*Extensive coverage of the 1960s Bulldog Drummond films Deadlier Than the Male and Some Girls Do including exclusive interviews with stars Elke Sommer and Richard Johnson
*Part two of The Films From U.N.C.L.E. 8-part series covering the U.N.C.L.E. feature films. This issue: The Spy With My Face. Features rare photos, behind the scene stills, international movie posters and collectibles.
Part 2 of our exclusive interview with special effects genius Ray Harryhausen
Exclusive interview with David McCallum recalls the U.N.C.L.E. era and the filming of Three Bites of the Apple and Sol Madrid (aka The Heroin Gang)
Exclusive interview with James Bond girl Luciana Paluzzi covers the filming of Thunderball
Whatever happened to Joy Harmon, the sexpot whose wordless role in Cool Hand Luke made her an international cult figure?
Author Tom Santopietro, author of Considering Doris Day, provides an in-depth tribute to the legendary actress
Cinema Retro attends Sir Roger Moore's surprise 80th birthday party in NY- and takes you behind the scenes
Raymond Benson's ten best films of 1969
John Exshaw brings you exclusive coverage of the Venice International Film Festival and the tribute to the Italian westerns
Dean Brierly recalls the underrated Michael Winner classic I'll Never Forget What's'isname
Remembering Lois Maxwell, the screen's Miss Moneypenny
Reviews of the special DVD editions of the erotic cult films Caligula and Emmanuelle
A look at the sountrack music to the porn classic The Devil in Miss Jones
The Unseen Peckinpah discusses the script changes to the classic Straw Dogs
Tribute to legendary British producer Betty Box of the Carry On comedies
Exclusive coverage of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Hammer horror classic The Curse of Frankenstein
Plus the best DVD, soundtrack and film book reviews
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ISSUE #11 (MAY 2008)
*Film in Focus 8 page tribute to Michael Caine's crime classic Get Carter
*The inside story of the shocking erotic film Baby Love starring 15 year old Linda Hayden
*The Films From U.N.C.L.E. coverage continues with One Spy Too Many
*Exclusive interview with noted director Joe Dante
*Never before published behind the scenes photos from the filming of On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Exclusive interview with David McCallum
Inside the Ian Fleming London museum tribute
Extensive look at Gerry Anderson's Doppleganger (aka Journey to the Far Side of the Sun)
The Queen's visits to Pinewood Studios
Pt. 2 of our tribute to Doris Day
Raymond Benson's top ten films of 1970
plus the best soundtrack, DVD and movie book reviews
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ISSUE #12 (SEPTEMBER 2008)
*Tribute to Vanishing Point and exclusive interview with director Richard Sarafian
*Exclusive coverage of the Goldfinger cast and crew reunion at Pinewood Studios
*Exclusive interviews with Robert Vaughn and David McCallum
*The Films From U.N.C.L.E. coverage of One of Our Spies is Missing- the only UNCLE film based on a novel
8 page tribute to the notorious Italian James Bond spoof Operation Kid Brother and interview with star Neil Connery
Hennessy- the film so controversial it was almost banned in Britain. Interview with producer/star Richard Johnson
Coverage of Roger Corman's visit to London
Tribute to the British Up! sex comedies
Remember Hammer horror starlet Julie Ege
Roger Moore's films and TV series shot at Pinewood Studios
Raymond Benson's ten best films of 1971
plus DVD, soundtrack and film book reviews
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ISSUE #13 (JANUARY 2009)
8 page celebration of the 40th anniversary of Chitty Chitty Band Bang
Exclusive interviews with Ernest Borgnine and Karen Black
The story behind the restoration of the Lee Van Cleef spaghetti western The Big Gundown and interview with director Sergio Sollima
A tribute to the films of Bruce Lee*
The espionage films of Alistair MacLean- Part 1 (The Secret Ways, The Satan Bug)
Sir Roger Moore receives the Cinema Retro award at the Spy Who Loved Me reunion at Pinewood Studios
Cinema Retro's London premiere party for Quantum Of Solace
Christopher Lee and director Don Sharp recall the Hammer production of Devil Ship Pirates
The Films From U.N.C.L.E. series continues with coverage of The Spy in the Green Hat
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ISSUE #14 (MAY 2009)
*8 page Film in Focus tribute to the cult film Girl on a Motorcycle starring Marianne Faithfull and Alain Delon
*EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW! JAMES CAAN RECALLS FILMING EL DORADO WITH JOHN WAYNE.
*EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW! ERNEST BORGNINE RECALLS WILLARD, THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE AND THE WILD BUNCH.
*EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW! KAREN BLACK RECALLS FILMING HITCHCOCK'S FAMILY PLOT.
*EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW! ACTOR HARRY NORTHUP REMEMBERS STEVE MCQUEEN.
*EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH GERALD WILSON, SCREENWRITER OF LAWMAN AND CHATO'S LAND.
*COVERAGE OF THE BRADFORD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL'S WIDESCREEN CLASSIC MOVIE WEEKEND IN ENGLAND WHERE CINEMA RETRO SPONSORED A 70MM SCREENING OF WHERE EAGLES DARE
*WE GO INSIDE RAY HARRYHAUSEN'S GARAGE AND DISCOVER CLASSIC PROPS!
*UNSEEN PHOTOS FROM THE 1969 JAMES BOND CLASSIC "ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE" STARRING GEORGE LAZENBY
*THE FILMS FROM U.N.C.L.E. CONTINUES WITH COVERAGE OF THE KARATE KILLERS
THE MAKING OF CLINT EASTWOOD'S OFFBEAT ROMANCES THE BEGUILED, PLAY MISTY FOR ME AND BREEZY
*THE ESPIONAGE FILMS OF ALISTAIR MCLEAN PT 2: FEAR IS THE KEY, PUPPET ON A CHAIN AND WHEN EIGHT BELLS TOLL
*INSIDE THE STORY BEHIND MICHAEL WINNERS HORROR FILM THE SENTINEL
*CELEBRATING THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ITALIAN JOB WITH A NEW DOCUMENTARY
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ISSUE #15 (AUGUST 2009)
LEE MARVIN TRIBUTE ISSUE FEATURING RARE UNPUBLISHED 1974 INTERVIEW IN WHICH MARVIN DISCUSSES HIS KEY FILMS; PLUS STEVE MORI'S ON-LOCATION REPORT FROM THE SET OF "THE KLANSMAN" STARRING MARVIN, RICHARD BURTON, O.J. SIMPSON AND LUCIANA PALUZZI - FEATURING UNPUBLISHED BEHIND THE SCENES SET PHOTOS TAKEN BY STEVE.WE ALSO FEATURE STEVE SARAGOSSI'S TRIBUTE TO MARVIN'S BIZARRE CRIME CLASSIC "PRIME CUT"
SIR CHRISTOPHER LEE RECALLS THE MAKING OF THE FU MANCHU MOVIES IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH JOHN EXSHAW
BRUCE R. MARSHALL INTERVIEWS SCREENWRITER RICHARD TUGGLE ABOUT THE MAKING OF THE CLINT EASTWOOD CRIME CLASSIC "ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ"
JAMES CAAN'S EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH STEVE SARAGOSSI CONTINUES WITH HIS MEMORIES OF MAKING "THE GODFATHER" AND THE SCI-FI CLASSIC "ROLLERBALL"
SEXY SCREEN SIREN SHIRLEY ANNE FIELD TALKS TO MARK MAWSTON ABOUT HER REMARKABLE CAREER AND WORKING WITH STEVE MCQUEEN
GARETH OWEN TAKES US BEHIND THE SCENES FOR THE MAKING OF "THE RED SHOES" AT PINEWOOD STUDIOS
DEAN BRIERLY CONCLUDES HIS SERIES ON THE ESPIONAGE FILMS OF ALISTAIR MCLEAN WITH A LOOK AT "BEAR ISLAND", "CARAVAN TO VACCARES" AND "GOLDEN RENDEZVOUS"
CRAIG HENDERSON'S POPULAR "THE FILMS FROM U.N.C.L.E." CONTINUES WITH HIS COVERAGE OF THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. FEATURE "THE HELICOPTER SPIES"
TONY EARNSHAW REVEALS SOME STARTLING FACTS BEHIND THE MAKING OF "BILLY LIAR"
RAYMOND BENSON PRESENTS HIS LIST OF THE BEST FILMS OF 1974
PLUS THE BEST SOUNDTRACK, DVD AND MOVIE BOOK REVIEWS!
ISSUE #16 (JANUARY 2010)
The making of the lesbian-themed Hammer horror film Lust for a Vampire with an abundance of rare and provocative photos.
Exclusive interview with director Norman Jewison, who gives the inside story on the making of such classics as In the Heat of the Night, Fiddler on the Roof and The Thomas Crown Affair.
Exclusive interiview! James Caan recalls A Bridge Too Far and The Killer Elite
Exclusive! The full inside story of the making of Errol Flynn's ill-fated adventure epic William Tell. In an interview with the film's director, the late Jack Cardiff, the inside story is revealed about why Flynn's comeback project was stopped in mid-filming. There is an abundance of never-before-seen photos from the production.
Producer David V. Picker relates the making of the 1970s disaster film Juggernaut starring Richard Harris and Omar Sharif.
Celebrating the 35th anniversary of The Godfather Part II - and making the case why it's an even better film than the original
Exclusive! Acclaimed character actor Joe Turkel recalls making films with Stanley Kubrick including Paths of Glory and The Shining, as well as other film classics such as The Sand Pebbles and Blade Runner.
Exclusive! Shirley Anne Field recalls making the cult hits These Are the Damned and Doctor in Clover.
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. feature films series continues with How to Steal the World starring Robert Vaughn and David McCallum
Raymond Benson's 10 best films of 1975
ISSUE #17 (MAY, 2010)
Interview with cover girl Valerie Leon about her fascinating career including roles as a Bond girl and Hammer horror star.
Ten page tribute to the classic horror film The Haunting featuring Todd Garbarini's unpublished interview with director Robert Wise and John Exshaw's fascinating history of the film, including insights from star Richard Johnson.
Dean Brierly's unpublished interview with David Carradine, who discusses the Kung Fu years
Producer David V. Picker recalls the filming of the cult comedy classic Smile starring Bruce Dern and Barbara Feldon
Tony Dalton provides exclusive photos from Ray Harryhausen's amazing archive of original film props
Christopher Gullo looks at the cult Blaxploitation/voodoo film Sugar Hill and interviews director Paul Maslansky and star Don Pedro Colley.
Storm in a D Cup: Dave Worrall celebrates the career of buxom beauty June Wilkinson.
Dean Brierly provides the third and final installment of The Espionage Films of Alistair MacLean.
How the West Was Won: Tom March takes us on a road trip to visit the present day locations seen in the Cinerama classic
Cinema Retro reunites The Men From U.N.C.L.E. at the Players Club when David McCallum makes a surprise appearance at our black tie dinner for Robert Vaughn - exclusive photos.
Raymond Benson provides with his choices for the best films of 1976
Gareth Owen looks at the shooting of The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes at Pinewood Studios
Plus the usual extensive news about movie soundtracks, film-related books and hard-to-find DVDs.
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ISSUE #18 (SEPTEMBER 2010)
Gary Giblin offers an extensive, in-depth tribute to Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho to commemorate the film's 50th anniversary. He shares little-known facts about the movie and also examines its legacy, including the sequels.
Matthew Field offers part one of his recent interview with director Lewis Gilbert, who discusses his war movies such as Sink the Bismarck! and The 7th Dawn.
Dean Brierly's ass-kicking interview with ass-kicking Blaxploitation legend Fred ("The Hammer") Williamson
Coverage of Cinema Retro's Movie Magic Tour of England: Richard Johnson joins us at the mansion seen in The Haunting and we catch up with Sir Roger Moore, Britt Ekland, Maud Adams, Richard Kiel and George Lazenby at a major London James Bond event. Howard Hughes' special tribute to the life and career of Lee Van Cleef
Gareth Owen's unpublished interview with screen legend Sir John Mills
Ian Brown interviews Roger Corman and analyzes his film adaptations of the stories of Edgar Allan Poe that starred Vincent Price
Tom Lisanti celebrates the cult B movie Once You Kiss and Stranger and star Carol Lynley shares her memories of the film.
Lee Pfeiffer looks back at the British film noir crime movie Never Let Go starring Peter Sellers in a rare dramatic role. Dave Worrall tracks down the film locations from the British serials based on the Famous Five stories
Raymond Benson reveals his choices for the best films of 1977
Rare unpublished photos from the Suzy Kendall/Dudley Moore groovy comedy hit "30 is a dangerous age, Cynthia..."
plus the usual extensive reviews of soundtracks, DVDs and movie books.
ISSUE #19 (JANUARY 2011)
We celebrate the Blu-ray release of The Exorcist with
Matthew R. Bradley and Gilbert Colon's in-depth interview with author
William Peter Blatty, who discusses some fascinating aspects about the
making of the classic movie. There's also an abundance of facts and rare
photos including a cover photo that is bound to give you the creeps.
Todd Garbarini has an exclusive interview with the original
cougar, Angie Dickinson, who discusses Roger Vadim's quirky sex
comedy/murder mystery Pretty Maids All in a Row, with Rock Hudson as a horndog high school counselor- who might also be a serial killer.
Lee Pfeiffer celebrates the 45th anniversary of the film version of The Sound of Music by visiting the famed Von Trapp Lodge in Vermont, where he meets with Johannes Von Trapp, son of Captain and Maria.
Steve Saragossi presents an in-depth look at the career of an under-rated leading man of 60s and 70s cinema: Rod Taylor.
In part two of Matthew Field's interview with Lewis Gilbert,
the famed director looks back on his "personal" films including the
Dave Worrall takes you behind the scenes at the James Bond Aston Martin DB5 auction in London
Tim Greaves examines the off-beat 60s sex comedy Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush
Phil Gavin looks back on the history of classic Hammer horror film posters.
John Surles recalls his meeting with actor/singer Jimmy Dean and his role as Willard Whyte in Diamonds Are Forever.
Famed character actor Shane Rimmer's new autobiography
S.O.S Film Industry - Gary McMahon culls comments from famed filmmakers who take issue with the direction of today's motion picture industry.
Adrian Smith covers Brian Clemens, director of many classic episodes of The Avengers, at his BFI tribute in London.
Matthew Field covers Sean Connery's appearance at the Edinburgh
International Film Festival and gets to meet the Great Scot, who
introduced a screening of The Man Who Would Be King.
More on the world of 007 in this Bond-heavy issue: Gareth Owen
and Dave Worrall spend a day with director Guy Hamilton and accompany
him to an outdoor London screening of Goldfinger.
Raymond Benson provides us with his choices of the ten best films of 1978.
Darren Allison covers the latest soundtracks on CD
Plus extensive DVD and film book reviews
ISSUE #20 (APRIL 2011)
How do you have a movie that features such top-line talent as Marlon Brando, James Coburn, Walter Matthau, Charles Aznavour, Richard Burton and Ringo Starr
and yet make a debacle of it? Dean Brierly looks into the disastrous
results of attempting to bring Terry Southern's ribald sex novel Candyto the screen.
Ross Warner looks at the ground-breaking impact (technically, at least) of the blockbuster 1974 disaster movie Earthquakeand Thomas Hauerslev examines the fascinating history of the short-lived Sensurround phenomenon.
Darren Allison looks at the life and remarkable career of five-time Oscar winning film composer John Barry.
Nicholas Anez analyzes two major Fox Westerns from the 1960s: The Comancherosand Rio Conchosand discusses whether the latter can really be considered a remake of the former film.
In the article Claustrophobiccinema, Gary McMahon looks at remarkably exciting film sequences shot in confined spaces, from Hitchcock's Lifeboatto James Bond's battle aboard the Orient Express in From Russia With Love .
In an exclusive interview, Lee Pfeiffer meets with acclaimed jazz musician Kyle Eastwood and talks about his work scoring films for his legendary father, Clint Eastwood.
In the final chapter of his exclusive interview with director Lewis Gilbert, Matthew Field gets him to open up about the filming of Friendsand Educating Rita.
Herbie J. Pilato looks at the often disturbing trend of transforming classic TV series into mediocre feature films.
Gareth Owen examines a film that was far ahead of its time: Michael Powell's sexual shocker Peeping Tom.
Cinema Retro hosts a special evening in honor of legendary film critic and documentary film maker Richard Schickel at the famed Players club in New York.
Raymond Benson provides us with his choices of the ten best films of 1979.
Darren Allison covers the latest soundtracks on CD
Plus extensive DVD and film book reviews
ISSUE #21 (SEPTEMBER 2011)
Raymond Benson examines the legacy of A Clockwork Orangeand interviews Malcolm McDowell and Jan Harlan, Stanley Kubrick's assistant and future producer of his films.
John Exshaw looks into the making of Ken Russell's controversial The Devilsand
explores how the film has been cut and censored around the world since
its initial release.
Stephanie Callas celebrates Bertolucci's X-rated classic Last Tango in Paris
Ian Brown looks into Don Siegel's kinky remake of The Killers- the final film of Ronald Reagan.
Mark Cerulli gives us the inside story on the making of John Carpenter's horror classic Halloween
Adrian Smith interviews "The British Marilyn Monroe", Vera Day and attends the reunion of The Avengerscast and crew.
Matthew Field gets personal with directors Michael Winner, Mike Hodges and Ken Russell
Mark Mawston attends the St. Trinian'sreunion
Tom Lisanti covers the bizarre story behind the two competing 1965 big screen biopics of Jean Harlow
Dave Worrall takes a sentimental journey and attends the family memorial service for producer Elliott Kastner
Raymond Benson's 10 best films of 1980
Plus the story behind Cinema Sex Sirens, Cinema Retro publishers Dave Worrall and Lee Pfeiffer's new book that pays tribute to the screen goddesses of the 60s and 70s.
Plus the latest DVD, soundtrack and film book reviews
ISSUE #22 (JANUARY 2012)
An exciting issue that begins with our eye-popping cover girl Sybil Danning. Major features include a tribute to the grand process of Cinerama plus:
Sir Christopher Frayling provides a major 10 page article on the making of MGM's Cinerama blockbuster How the West Was Won, featuring deleted scenes and a wealth of rarely seen photographs.
Howard Hughes pays tribute to Jack Cardiff's 1968 gut-busting adventure Dark of the Sun(aka The Mercenaries) starring Rod Taylor
Dave Worrall blows the lid off the 1969 Cinerama epic Krakatoa, East of Javaand takes us behind the scenes for the Cinerama family classic The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm.
Thomas Hauerslev takes us back to those wonderful Cinerama travelogues This is Cinerama, Seven Wonders of the Worldand traces the history of the format.
Lee Pfeiffer reviews a plethora of spy movies on DVD including The Man From U.N.C.L.E. feature films
Adrian Smith interviews actress Anneke Wills, star of the mod London cult classic The Pleasure Girls and pays tribute to Jane Asher in Jerzy Skolimowsky's Deep End
Raymond Benson looks at the best films of 1981
Gareth Owen revisits the filming of The Great Gatsby at Pinewood Studios
ISSUE #23 (APRIL 2012)
We take you inside the British James Bond in Motion automobile exhibition
Major tribute to John Wayne's Hatari! and visits to the African locations as they appear today
A look at the films of Elvis Presley and how infrequently "The King" ever got to go on location
The Night of the Following Day: the most under-rated Marlon Brando movie ever?
The overlooked supernatural gem Games starring James Caan and Katharine Ross