Nov 25, 2011

Issue #1182

Cover Story

'Twilight': The end begins

by Sara Vilkomerson | Nov 18, 2011
''The Twilight Saga'' is about to get real weird real fast. The funny, passionate (and profane) stars of ''Breaking Dawn [MDASH] Part 1'' tell all Read it
Magazine Cover (Nov 25, 2011)

Features

Who Are You Calling Expendable?

by Chris Nashawaty | Nov 18, 2011
'80s action star Dolph Lundgren can kick your ass...and do your chemistry homework. A revealing interview with a man of surprising complexity — and staying power Read it

'Once Upon a Time': Your burning questions answered

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Nov 18, 2011
Fairy-tale characters trapped in modern-day Maine are making ratings magic for ABC's new drama. So what's next for the residents of Storybrooke? EW casts a truth spell on the exec producers for answers Read it

Feedback

Feedback: Nov. 25, 2011

Nov 18, 2011
Much love for Kermit the Frog, The Country A-List close calls, and more Read it

Monitor

Monitor: Nov. 25, 2011

by Grady Smith | Nov 18, 2011
Jerry O'Connell and Rebecca Romijn renew vows, Zoë Saldana separates from fiancé, and more Read it

Celebs embroiled in the Occupy Wall Street debate

by Keith Staskiewicz | Nov 18, 2011
Celebrities take sides as the Occupy Wall Street movement continues Read it

Book Article

Will these books ever be movies?

by Stephan Lee | Nov 18, 2011
Film rights to the buzziest books of the fall were snapped up long ago. But will the novels ever really come to a theater near you? And would they actually be better off if they landed somewhere like HBO? Read it

Books to steal from your kid

by Sara Vilkomerson | Nov 18, 2011
If you're not reading young-adult novels, you should be — they're smart, sharp, fast-paced reads Read it

Books: Nov. 25, 2011

Nov 18, 2011
Reviews of recently released culinary books from Anka Muhlstein, Barbara Ann Kipfer and more Read it

Too novel for the screen

by Stephan Lee | Nov 18, 2011
Whether unmakeable, uncastable, or downright cursed, these books are all stuck in the development process Read it

5 authors who have an afterlife

by Keith Staskiewicz | Nov 18, 2011
These authors' novels have lived on despite their passing Read it

Book Review

Micro

by Keith Staskiewicz | Dec 28, 2011

Cover Shoot

The cover shoot

by Erin Strecker | Nov 18, 2011
Go behind the scenes with EW and the stars of ''The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1'' Read it

Cover Story

'Twilight': The end begins

by Sara Vilkomerson | Nov 18, 2011
''The Twilight Saga'' is about to get real weird real fast. The funny, passionate (and profane) stars of ''Breaking Dawn — Part 1'' tell all Read it

DVD Article

J.J. Abrams' 5 favorite sci-fi movies

by Chris Nashawaty | Nov 18, 2011
The writer-director of 'Super 8' (now on DVD) geeks out. And no, he didn't forget 'Star Wars.' ''I'm leaving it out only because it's so damn obvious,'' Abrams says Read it

DVDs: Nov. 25, 2011

Nov 18, 2011
Reviews of the latest movies to hit stores, including ''Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 4D,'' ''Conan the Barbarian,'' and more Read it

EW Looks Back

Our favorite Pixar characters

by Owen Gleiberman, Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 18, 2011
On Nov. 20, 1995, ''Toy Story'' took us to infinity and beyond, thanks to its cast of delightful playthings. Owen Gleiberman and Lisa Schwarzbaum share their favorite Pixar creations Read it

Editor's Note

Editor's note: Nov. 25, 2011

by Jess Cagle | Nov 18, 2011
Thoughts on hosting the Oscars Read it

Hollywood Insider

The secret life of an Oscar contender

by Dave Karger | Nov 18, 2011

An ABC Family star holds her own with George Clooney in the buzzworthy drama 'The Descendants'

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Deal Report: Nov. 25, 2011

Nov 18, 2011
'Call of Duty' sets another record, Chelsea Clinton joins NBC News, and more Read it

Tweety and Sylvester: Back on the big screen, this time in 3-D

by Adam B. Vary | Nov 18, 2011
A new Looney Tunes animated short features late voice artist Mel Blanc Read it

Sitcom vets struggle to get serious

by Lynette Rice | Nov 18, 2011
Despite previous sitcom success, seasoned TV stars struggle to stay afloat with their new endeavors Read it

Movie Article

Epic hits and misses

by Grady Smith | Nov 18, 2011
''Immortals'' joins a phalanx of sword-and-sandals adventures that have filled theaters for a decade. Some hit it big, but not all were box office titans Read it

The new Steve Mcqueen

by Sara Vilkomerson | Nov 18, 2011
He put Michael Fassbender on the map and is about to work with Brad Pitt on a slave drama. Meet Steve McQueen, the British director who's creating a splash with ''Shame,'' a controversial new movie about a sex addict Read it

What Muppet are you most like?

Nov 18, 2011
We asked stars of ''The Muppets'' which character they're most like as they walked the green carpet at the Los Angeles premiere Read it

Movie Review

The Descendants

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 22, 2011

Happy Feet Two

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 22, 2011

Tomboy

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 18, 2011

Another Happy Day

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 21, 2011

Movie on DVD Review

The Game [Blu-ray]

by Chris Nashawaty | Nov 18, 2011

Rushmore (Blu-ray)

by Chris Nashawaty | Nov 21, 2011

Music Article

Boy band Big Time Rush readies for the big time

by Tanner Stransky | Nov 18, 2011
With a string of pop delights and a huge Nickelodeon show, Big Time Rush have conquered the tween market. But now they're aiming to move beyond their retainer-wearing, slumber-partying audience with a new album, ''Elevate,'' out Nov. 21. Read it

Singles Swap: Nov. 25, 2011

Nov 18, 2011
EW recommends songs similar to the ones you already love from Mumford & Sons, Taylor Swift, and more Read it

Elijah Wood: What's on my iPod

by Kyle Anderson | Nov 18, 2011
The actor, 30, trades his Frodo cape for animated flippers, starring as Mumble the penguin in ''Happy Feet Two,'' out Nov. 18. Read it

Heavy D (1967-2011)

by Kyle Anderson, Leah Greenblatt | Nov 18, 2011
The king-size rapper, who passed away Nov. 8, brought his genial charm to a long run of hip-hop hits in the '80s and '90s. We remember his best musical moments Read it

Albums: Nov. 25, 2011

Nov 18, 2011
Reviews of the latest releases from Michael Jackson, Chris Cornell, and more Read it

Singles: Nov. 25, 2011

Nov 18, 2011
Reviews of the latest songs from R.Kelly, Cee Lo Green, and Pink Read it

Music Review

Talk That Talk

by Melissa Maerz | Nov 23, 2011

Take Care

by Kyle Anderson | Nov 17, 2011

Come Through For You

by Mikael Wood | Nov 17, 2011

50 Words for Snow

by Mikael Wood | Nov 17, 2011

Blue Slide Park

by Kyle Anderson | Nov 17, 2011

Break the Spell

by Kyle Anderson | Nov 17, 2011

News + Notes

Inside the eternal Oscar struggle

by Josh Rottenberg | Nov 18, 2011
Will the Ratner debacle prove that a good awards show doesn't require pushing the envelope? Read it

Ellen Barkin: Our new Twitter obsession

by Tim Stack | Nov 18, 2011
The actress made her bawdy social-media debut last month. Twitter still doesn't know what hit it. Read it

Hit List: Nov. 25, 2011

by Dan Snierson | Nov 18, 2011
Justin Timberlake attends Marine Corps Ball, ''Survivor'' host gets a talk show, and more Read it

Pottermore delays continue

by Keith Staskiewicz | Nov 18, 2011
'Harry Potter' fans continue to wait for the public release of Pottermore.com Read it

Elizabeth Taylor's estate bonanza

by Tanner Stransky | Nov 18, 2011
A look into the legendary star's property before it gets auctioned Read it

Stage Article

Stage: Nov. 25, 2011

by Aubry D'Arminio | Nov 18, 2011
Previews of upcoming musicals ''Newsies,'' ''Once,'' and more Read it

TV Article

SoundBites: Nov. 25, 2011

Nov 18, 2011
Notable quotables from ''Up All Night,'' ''Saturday Night Live,'' and more Read it

Back to 'The Office'

by Clark Collis | Nov 18, 2011
U.K. ''Office'' co-creator and star Ricky Gervais tells us why we should buy the new 10th-anniversary special edition of the original ''Office.'' Read it

Eric Ripert grills Anthony Bourdain

Nov 18, 2011
The ''Top Chef'' guest judge and his celeb chef BFF dish it out Read it

Handler juggles 3 shows and annoying co-workers

by Tim Stack | Nov 18, 2011
With two successful shows under her belt, the comedian tackles a new NBC sitcom Read it

TV Review

The Good Wife

by Ken Tucker | Nov 21, 2011

I Hate My Teenage Daughter

by Ken Tucker | Nov 21, 2011
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