Saturday 29 August 1998
Also: Denzel Washington in Spike Lee's basketball movie He Got Game; Rachel Weisz and Anna Friel in The Land Girls; and Species II, the sequel no one has been waiting for.
11 September: the gory opening half-hour of Steven Spielberg's WWII drama Saving Private Ryan is rumoured to really sort the men from the boys. What follows is the story of Captain Miller (Tom Hanks), dispatched behind enemy lines to rescue Private Ryan (Matt Damon). Will he make it? More pertinently, will you?
Also: Babymother, a British reggae musical; and Character, the (Dutch) winner of this year's Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
In October: Jim Carrey (right) finds his entire life is being televised in The Truman Show; and Michael Haneke's controversial anti-violence thriller Funny Games is belatedly released.
Review: Imaginative storytelling returns with vigourfilm
Bannatyne leaves Dragon's DenTV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let's see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Gingers face extinction due to climate change, scientists warn
- 3 Brazil vs Germany World Cup 2014: In defence of Mesut Ozil - the Arsenal midfielder works magic in the shadows
- 4 BBC’s new Game of Thrones slayer 'The Last Kingdom' relies on Saxon appeal, creators say
- 5 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
British jihadist calls for 'flag of Islam' over Downing Street and Buckingham Palace
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories