Dec 12, 2008

Issue #1025

Cover Story

Jennifer Aniston: A fresh start

by Josh Rottenberg | Dec 04, 2008
Candid, confident, and so over the gossip, ''Friends'' fave is all smiles about holiday tearjerker ''Marley & Me'' Read it
Magazine Cover (Dec 12, 2008)

Feedback

Letters from our readers

Dec 05, 2008
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't, on our list of the 50 Sexiest Movies Ever Read it

Monitor

Monitor

by Kate Ward | Dec 05, 2008
Kirsten Dunst's stalker and an arrest in the murders of Jennifer Hudson's family made news the week of December 1, 2008 Read it

Best & Worst 2008: Photo Gallery

Stephen King: Best books of '08

by Stephen King | Dec 06, 2008
Thrills, chills, narrative mastery -- our columnist's top picks to replace movie night See photos

Book Article

Scared of Santa

by Kate Ward | Dec 05, 2008
Denise Joyce and Nancy Watkins compiled 250 photos of traumatized children sitting on the jolly one's lap Read it

Book Review

A Dog Named Christmas

by Adam Markovitz | Dec 03, 2008

The Paper Bag Christmas

by Missy Schwartz | Dec 03, 2008

Cover Story

Jennifer Aniston: A fresh start

by Josh Rottenberg | Dec 04, 2008
Candid, confident, and so over the gossip, ''Friends'' fave is all smiles about holiday tearjerker ''Marley & Me'' Read it

Hit List

Scott Brown's hit list

by Scott Brown | Dec 05, 2008
The 10 hottest topics for the week of December 1, 2008 Read it

Holiday Gift Guide 2008

Gift books for all budgets

by Kate Ward | Dec 07, 2008
Elves fill the shelves! Inspired ideas in seven categories for penny-pincher and bailout billionaire alike See photos

Movie Article

Pop culture hits and misses

Dec 05, 2008
We rate pop culture for the week of December 1, 2008 including the John Favreau in ''Four Christmases,'' Anderson Cooper, and Rick Astley Read it

The latest news from Hollywood

Dec 05, 2008
Rachel McAdams, ''Heroes,'' and The Notorious B.I.G. were in the news this week Read it

Dogs at the box office

by John Young | Dec 05, 2008
''Beverly Hills Chihuahua,'' ''Beethoven,'' and ''101 Dalmatians'' are some of the top-earning movies starring canines Read it

Beyonce Knowles talks 'Cadillac Records'

by Clark Collis | Dec 05, 2008
The diva dishes on her role in the new film about the creation of the famous blues record label Read it

'Australia,' downsized

by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 05, 2008
We offer our suggestions on what scenes the Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman film can do without Read it

Jennifer Aniston: A filmography

by Josh Rottenberg | Dec 05, 2008
''Office Space,'' ''Bruce Almighty,'' and ''The Break-Up'' are some of the ''Friends'' star's film highlights Read it

Roger Moore's James Bond: The best and worst

by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 05, 2008
A look Moore's 007 tenure, including 'The Spy Who Loved Me,'' Octopussy, and ''Moonraker'' Read it

Introducing Brian Goodman

by Dave Karger | Dec 05, 2008
A look at how the director of the autobiographical ''What Doesn't Kill You'' went from troubled youth to actor and filmmaker Read it

Movie Review

Cadillac Records

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 03, 2008

Frost/Nixon

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 03, 2008

Nobel Son

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 03, 2008

Doubt

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 03, 2008

What Doesn't Kill You

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 03, 2008

Punisher: War Zone

by Clark Collis | Dec 03, 2008

Wendy and Lucy

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 03, 2008

The Black Balloon

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 03, 2008

Movie Spotlight

'Slumdog': To Mumbai, with love

by Missy Schwartz | Dec 08, 2008
Terrorism in India has given Danny Boyle's homage to the city -- and Best Picture hopeful -- a tragic undertone Read it

Movie on DVD Review

White Dog

by Kim Morgan | Dec 03, 2008

Wanted

by Aubry D'Arminio | Dec 03, 2008

The X-Files: I Want to Believe

by Ken Tucker | Dec 03, 2008

Murnau, Borzage and Fox

by Tim Purtell | Dec 03, 2008

Man on Wire

by Jeff Labrecque | Dec 03, 2008

Step Brothers

by Jeff Labrecque | Dec 03, 2008

Movies Spotlight

Roger Moore: The best James Bond?

by Chris Nashawaty | Dec 09, 2008
Daniel Craig and Sean Connery get all the respect, but this 007's winking humor charmed a generation Read it

Music Article

Britney Spears goes on the 'Record'

by Tim Stack | Dec 05, 2008
We reveal our favorite moments from the pop star's MTV documentary Read it

The six steps to 'Single Ladies'

by Tanner Stransky | Dec 05, 2008
We show you how to bust the moves from Beyonce's hit video Read it

Music Review

Hank Williams: The Unreleased Recordings

by Ken Tucker | Dec 03, 2008

Genesis: 1970–1975

by Clark Collis | Dec 03, 2008

At Folsom Prison

by Chris Willman | Dec 03, 2008

Budokan!: 30th Anniversary Edition

by Tom Sinclair | Dec 03, 2008

Olivier Messiaen: The Anniversary Edition

by Bryant Manning | Dec 03, 2008

Human

by Henry Goldblatt | Dec 03, 2008

Call and Response: The Remix Album

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Dec 03, 2008

Universal Mind Control

by Josette Compton | Dec 03, 2008

Brighten the Corners: Nicene Creedence Edition

by Leah Greenblatt | Dec 03, 2008

Avant

by Mikael Wood | Dec 03, 2008

News Article

Rob Corddry's new web series

by Dan Snierson | Dec 05, 2008
Ken Marino, Megan Mullally, Ed Helms, and others star in the show about hilariously inept doctors Read it

Photo Gallery: Cover Story

Jennifer Aniston's top 5 weepies

by Josh Rottenberg | Dec 04, 2008
From one about a washed-up boxer to...an R-rated comedy?! The ''Marley & Me'' star's sob story picks See photos

Photo Gallery

25 smartest people in TV

Jan 04, 2009
MOST POPULAR GALLERIES OF 2008: Insiders ID the TV titans driving today's sharpest shows and deals See photos

'Star Wars' reference: Must sci-find!

Dec 05, 2008
Force resource leads our countdown of pop culture gems YOU -- and the EW staff -- are loving this week See photos

Pop Style

Beyonce: 10 'Fierce' looks

by Lesley Savage | Dec 09, 2008
This star has a saucy new alter ego -- and a distinctive style. See the best of her bold recent fashion moves See photos

Sound Bites

Sound Bites: The week's best TV quotes

Dec 05, 2008
TV's funniest lines from November 28 to December 4 Read it

TV Article

'The Simpsons' skewers Apple

by Dan Snierson | Dec 05, 2008
The show made some (hilarious) jokes at the tech giant's expense, but what did the company and its CEO think? Read it

'Gossip Girl' guesses

by Tim Stack | Dec 05, 2008
We offer some possible scenarios to explain why Lily is in the sanatorium Read it

Three dumbest TV moves of 2008

by Dan Snierson | Dec 05, 2008
The biggest head-scratchers of the year, including the Emmy host debacle and NBC's revival of ''Knight Rider'' Read it

The Ben Silverman dilemma

by Lynette Rice | Dec 05, 2008
The NBC Entertainment co-chair has been heavily scrutinized this year Read it

TV's smartest: The best of the rest

Dec 05, 2008
Jerry Bruckheimer, Greg Berlanti, and Mark Burnett didn't make our list, but they came close Read it

TV Review

CSI

by Ken Tucker | Dec 11, 2008

Boston Legal

by Ken Tucker | Dec 03, 2008

The Ausiello Files

The Ausiello Files for December 12, 2008

by Michael Ausiello | Dec 05, 2008
EW's TV scooper spills on the ''Eli Stone,'' ''Dirty Sexy Money,'' and ''Pushing Daisies'' finales, season three of ''Friday Night Lights,'' and more Read it

The Must List

The Must List: Week of December 7, 2008

Dec 05, 2008
David Cook, Sean Penn in ''Milk,'' ''Dexter,'' and 12 others make up the countdown of pop culture gems YOU -- and the EW staff -- are loving this week Read it