Empire Magazine Issue 389 (Summer 2021) Tom Cruise
One of the biggest movies to shoot through the pandemic was Mission: Impossible 7 – making it one of the most near-impossible Mission movies yet. In a major world-exclusive, Empire talks with Hollywood icon Tom Cruise on the M:I7 set about fighting back and making a major blockbuster in a global pandemic – plus, we chat with directors Christopher McQuarrie and Jurassic World’s Colin Trevorrow about their experiences on the filmic frontline.
Welcome back to the movies, everyone! After months of delays, the summer schedule is stacked with major flicks that are sure to thrill and delight us with some much-needed escapism. From Last Night In Soho, to A Quiet Place Part II, to Freaky and Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings, Empire looks at 44 must-see movies coming very soon. Plus, we take a bigger look at…
In The Heights - Before Hamilton there was In The Heights – Lin-Manuel Miranda’s dazzling musical about his New York neighbourhood set in a sweltering summer heatwave, which finally comes to the screen from Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu. Empire gets the full story on its making, with Miranda, Chu, star Anthony Ramos and more.
Fast & Furious 9 - The Fast family is back – so Empire caught up with returning director Justin Lin and franchise stalwart Vin Diesel for a major new interview about their time in Hollywood’s most unapologetically bonkers saga.
Censor - Director Prano Bailey-Bond makes her arresting feature debut with Censor – a head-spinning dive into the world of video nasties. Empire finds out how she captured the spirit of Dario Argento and Lucio Fulci to become a vital new voice in British cinema.
Reviews - In this month’s home entertainment rundown, we talk WolfWalkers with the Cartoon Saloon team, rank the DCEU movies, Day Of The Dead gets the Masterpiece treatment, Amy Heckerling revisits Fast Times At Ridgemont High, the directors behind Disney’s Raya And The Last Dragon break down the fantasy adventure in the Viewing Guide, and much more.
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