P143 Teletext 143 Oct23 21:00:00       —————————————————————————————  SMALL SOLDIERS (12)   Soldiering on? Toy Story meets war movie in computer-generated FX fun. Small but perfectly formed? A friendly, old-fashioned toy lbker is taken over by a ruthless corporate boss (Denis Leary) who wants to develop a GI Joe with killer computer chips. Head and soldiers above the rest? Director Joe (Gremlins) Dante pits good toys against bad in a gory spectacular. Far more fun than Saving Private Ryan! ——————————————————————————————————1/6—— 4 popcorns = It stands to attention! GET ON THE 'ZINE p142 Soldiers Star Eco Scene TV
P143 Teletext 143 Oct23 21:01:00       —————————————————————————————  AIR BUD (U)   He's walking on air? Young, fatherless Josh moves to a new town with his ltm and befriends stray dog Buddy. Buddy has remarkable basketball skills and helps Josh try to make the school basketball team. Make mine a Bud? Will Josh make the team? Wait for the slam-dunkin' finale. A buddy-buddy flick? Quite, and while it's sugary in parts, there's enough visual gags to lbke it worthwhile. ——————————————————————————————————2/6—— 3 popcorns = Slam-dunk-tastic! YOUR VOIDY RANTS p482 Soldiers Star Eco Scene TV
P143 Teletext 143 Oct23 21:01:01       ————————————————————————————  VIDEOS TO RENT  THE RAINMMAKER (15)  One of the best adaptations of a John Grisham legal novel. Young lawyer Matt Damon takes on a greedy US insurance company suspected of deliberately stalling on health insurance claims. WAG THE DOG (15)  A timely tale about a sex scandal hitting the US President! Spin doctor Robert De Niro concocts an imaginary war on TV to deflect attention from the President's trouser shenanigans. ——————————————————————————————————3/6—— 'Zine Life 142 Voidiness 482 REALLY COSMIC NEWS p481 Soldiers Star Eco Scene TV
P143 Teletext 143 Oct23 21:01:10       —————————————————————————————  HOLLYWOOD GOSS   Unsurprisingly, Steven Spielberg has topped a Variety magazine poll as the most influential director in Hollywood. Small Soldiers director Joe Dante says the film could have been better! "Let's say it's not the best film I've ever made," says Joe.  Mel Gibson has pulled out of a remake of 60s sitcom Hogan's Heroes. He'll now film Million Dollar Hotel, a movie made from a story by U2's Bono. ——————————————————————————————————4/6—— 'Zine Life 142 Rugger 141 YOUR VOIDY RANTS p482 Soldiers Star Eco Scene TV
P143 Teletext 143 Oct23 21:00:13       —————————————————————————————  MY FAVE FLICK   Dance diva Tina Cousins, who has collaborated with Sash! and has a new single, Pray, out this week says you can't beat terrible B-movies! "Yeah, I love curling up on the sofa on a Sunday afternoon with a laughably awful film," says Tina. Journey To The Centre Of The Earth, made in the '60s with really bad dinosaurs, is good." "You can almost see the strings attached to the monsters!" ——————————————————————————————————5/6—— School rugby 141 Cosmic News 481 THOSE LUNAR REVIEWS p484 Soldiers Star Eco Scene TV
P143 Teletext 143 Oct23 21:00:11       —————————————————————————————  TOP TEN FLICKS!   1 1 THE TRUMAN SHOW (PG) 2 10 MULAN (U) 3 2 THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY (15) 4 3 SAVING PRIVATE RYAN (15) 5 - A PERFECT MURDER (18) 6 5 LOCK, STOCK & TWO...BARRELS (18) 7 4 LETHAL WEAPON 4 (15) 8 6 EVER AFTER (PG) 9 - KUCH KUCH HOTA HAI (PG) 10 8 DR DOLITTLE (PG) ——————————————————————————————————6/6—— School rugby 141 Cosmic News 481 THOSE LUNAR REVIEWS p484 Soldiers Star Eco Scene TV