Newest Review: ... in the US mag which was soon dropped. I guess the American punters complained about it. Anyway, this is a very slick magazine with l... more
Member Name: fatboyjim
Date: 15/08/00, updated on 15/08/00 (33 review reads)
Advantages: Has all the info on recent release
Disadvantages: Articles are not that good at all.
Premiere magazine has been on the shelves for quite some time. It is no where near as popular as Empire magazine who already had a good readership base when it was bought over from the States. I bought he first few versions and occasionally rea it when I find one floating around.
The aticle humour is not vbery sharp and although the topics covered are those that the general movie going public would wih to read, the magazine just does not seem to deliver. There are never any freebies with it (as we are all suckers for the free videos/cds etc that magazines offer).
The movie reviews are useful, interviews ocassionally interesting and readers letters allow some light into the otherwise dark, maybe misty, cavern that is the Premiere magazine.
If you are unlucky enough to get hold of one of the American imports (and you have to ask why as the movies are about one issue early) you will also see why American magazines pale in comparison to British ones - the pages feel like newspaper and every other page is an advert - also a shortcoming of the Britih Premiere.