6 Batman

ER heart-throb George Clooney proves he is man enough to fill Batman’s rubber suit.

9 Raw talent

As reality bites for Scottish graduates, meet some of tomorrow’s filmmakers, artists, actors and musicians.


13 The Fifth Element

Action man Bruce Willis and model Milla Jovovich take a sky-cab to the stars in Luc Besson’s sci-fi thriller.

15 Body art

Hold on to your bits as we explore the cutting edge of style, from pierced nipples to tattooed torsos. Scary Spice, eat your heart out.

20 Pride Scotland As the nation’s biggest gayfest ticks off, we ask


Harrison Ford on The Devi/’5 Own (23);

' Spiritualized on tour (47); Mark Eitzel

' on Peter Buck (51); David Greig’s Ca/edon/a Dreaming revealed (66); Paul ’Trouble’ Anderson interviewed

(71); John Shuttleworth on TV (83);

18-year-old author

A Jenn Crowell (93)

what Pride means to Scottish gays and lesbians.



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