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ISSUE 6 has now sold out but if you click on the front cover you can enjoy a free sample article in PDF format. Issue 6 was our B-Movie Special and included features on Edward D. Wood Jnr, The Wasp Woman, Kingdom of the Spiders, Hatchet for the Honeymoon and it also boasted a whole section on VHS technology.
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Our next digital issue is our Pop Culture edition which is out in August. Our next print edition is our horror special which is out in October.
ISSUE 5 has now sold out but if you click on the front cover you can enjoy a free sample article in PDF format.Issue 5 was our Silent Film Special an included features on Who Invented Cinema, The Bluffer’s Guide to Silent Film, Silent Hitchcock: The Voiceless Origins of a Visual Master, The Silent Stories of a host of early film icons and a special column from silent film expert Matthew Sweet. We also talked exclusively to silent musician Neil Brand.
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ISSUE 4.1 is our first digital edition. New Empress Magazine’s Minema titles are a mini-digi-dose of film commentary, flashbacks and review. In issue 4.1, New Empress writers celebrate 100 years of film criticism, look at when cartoons went to war and offer up an alternative reading of the Disney classic Mary Poppins.
ISSUE 4 is printed in A5 to the highest quality. It’s our Spaced-Out Edition where we deliver some very special features on extraterrestrial pictures and a two page comic strip inspired one of the more amorous on-screen space cadets: Howard the Duck.
Articles include: Don’t believe the double-speak: lessons learnt from 1984, a feature on the Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle, When Film Goes Gaga and A Brief History of Bromance. Priced at 4.75. Limited copies available here.
ISSUE 3 is printed in A5 to the highest quality. It’s an 88 page film love-in boasting features and flashbacks on How Blu-ray Killed The Classics, Japanese Rom-Coms, James Cagney’s cult classic: White Heat, Blade Runner and the digial city, Army of Sharkness: Bruce Vs Bruce and the British film classic: Bhaji on the Beach.
We also have interviews on classification and censorship in the UK with David Cooke of the BBFC and with independent director Phil Bowman and a real-life MD gives his medical diagnosis on the viability of Flatliners (1990). Priced at 4.75. Limited copies available here.
Our Golden Ticket Edition celebrates 40 years of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory with a special interview with the original Veruca Salt. You’ll also find articles on the death of the double feature, what German film did for the sci-fi genre, why 80s teen rebels are missed, the best and worst werewolves, a flashback to Labyrinth, a historic feature on the Carlton Cinema of Islington and our very first comic strip. Priced at 4.75. Limited copies available here.
In issue one you can find out how to predict the Oscars, whether or not 3D technology is a good thing for cinemas, why film fans are slipping under the spell of movie masochism and how blonde women have been represented throughout the history of cinema.
We also have a very special article inspired by the picture house after which our publication is named: The New Empress Cinema in Nottingham. Priced at 4.75. Limited copies available here.