Feb 17, 2012

Issue #1194

Cover Story

'The Vampire Diaries': Vampires in love

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Feb 10, 2012
Fans of The CW's hit drama can't get enough of the sexy love triangle between two undead brothers and one very lucky mortal girl. We talked to the cast and creators about what's next for Damon, Stefan, and Elena. Plus: Meet the ''shippers'' -- TV's weirdest (and most devoted) fans Read it
Magazine Cover (Feb 17, 2012)

Features

'Star Wars': I was Jar Jar Binks

by Dalton Ross | Feb 10, 2012
He played one of the most polarizing characters in movie history. Now Ahmed Best and his ''Star Wars'' costars try to make sense of how one goofy Gungan could make so many fans so gosh-darn angry Read it

TV (Relation)shippers: Just do it!

by Jeff Jensen | Feb 10, 2012
Once upon a time, fans had a dream that Mulder and Scully would kiss. Today those fans, known as shippers, have grown into a pop culture movement and are making their voices heard through fan fiction, homemade music videos, and endless online debates — and showrunners can't help but listen. Welcome to Shipper Nation Read it

Adam Levine: All the right moves

by Melissa Maerz | Feb 10, 2012
On paper, the Maroon 5 frontman-turned-''Voice'' coach is kind of hard to like: He's a cocky rock star who dates a lingerie model and lives in a bachelor pad with suede floors. But on TV, he's funny, charming, and (dare we say it?) sweet. Okay, fine, Adam, we like you. We really like you Read it

Feedback

Feedback: Feb. 17, 2012

Feb 10, 2012
Oscar nominations chatter, ''Bridesmaids 2'' chatter, and more Read it

Monitor

Ben Gazzara: The essential roles (1930-2012)

by Chris Nashawaty | Feb 10, 2012
Five of the actor's best Read it

Monitor: Feb. 17, 2012

by Grady Smith | Feb 10, 2012
Randy Travis arrested for post-Super Bowl public intoxication, John Waters sues Marisa Tomeo -- for flooding, and more Read it

Don Cornelius (1936-2012)

by Kyle Anderson | Feb 10, 2012
Remembering a ''Soul''-ful TV visionary Read it

Book Article

Book Swap: Feb. 17, 2012

Feb 10, 2012
Trade a favor TV show or movie for a book Read it

Scotty Bowers: The young man who sold sex to Old Hollywood

by Clark Collis | Feb 10, 2012
In ''Full Service,'' the former escort to Cary Grant, Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn, and more shares all the juicy details Read it

The latest, greatest young-adult fiction

by Stephan Lee | Feb 10, 2012
Offerings from Emily M. Danforth, Julianna Baggott, Julie Cross, and more Read it

Book Review

Bringing Up Bébé

by Missy Schwartz | Feb 10, 2012

The Wolf Gift

by Rachel Orvino | Feb 10, 2012

History Of A Pleasure Seeker

by Sara Vilkomerson | Feb 10, 2012

Once Upon A Secret

by Tina Jordan | Feb 15, 2012

Cover Story

'The Vampire Diaries': Vampires in love

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Feb 10, 2012
Fans of The CW's hit drama can't get enough of the sexy love triangle between two undead brothers and one very lucky mortal girl. We talked to the cast and creators about what's next for Damon, Stefan, and Elena. Plus: Meet the ''shippers'' -- TV's weirdest (and most devoted) fans Read it

DVD Article

DVDs: Feb. 17, 2012

by Chris Nashawaty | Feb 10, 2012
Reviews of the latest films to hit stores, including ''Paranormal Activity 3,'' ''J. Edgar,'' ''Puss in Boots,'' and more Read it

EW Looks Back

'Carrie': Broadway's bloodiest flop

by Clark Collis | Feb 10, 2012
Star Betty Buckley looks back on the five-show stinker and discusses an upcoming revival Read it

Guest Column

Demián Bichir: The star who speaks for 11 million of us

Feb 10, 2012
Jose Antonio Vargas discusses how the Oscar nominee honors the lives of undocumented immigrants in ''A Better Life'' Read it

Hollywood Insider

Shailene Woodley: Going places and staying put

by Lynette Rice | Feb 10, 2012
After a star-building turn in Oscar-nominated ''The Descendants,'' the star remains committed to her TV role on ''The Secret Life of the American Teenager'' Read it

Teaching Honest Abe to kick vampire butt

by Anthony Breznican | Feb 10, 2012
''Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'' comes swinging toward the big screen Read it

Colin Farrell's ex takes her tale to the big screen

by Keith Staskiewicz | Feb 10, 2012
Emma Watson, David Yates in talks for Emma Forrest's ''Your Voice in My Head'' Read it

Deal Report: Feb. 17, 2012

Feb 10, 2012
Terry O'Quinn joins ''Falling Skies,'' David Schwimmer set to reunite with ''Friends'' costar Lisa Kudrow on ''Web Therapy,'' and more Read it

'X Factor,' 'American Idol': Fox faces new reality

by James Hibberd | Feb 10, 2012
Despite a dip for the network tentpole and massive changes for 'Factor' season 2, execs insist all is well Read it

If You Ask Me...

Ask Libby: Great figures

by Libby Gelman-Waxner | Feb 10, 2012
Thoughts on this year's crop of biographical performances, from Keira Knightley to Meryl Streep Read it

Movie Article

Joel Kinnaman enters the 'Safe House'

by Sara Vilkomerson | Feb 10, 2012
The Swedish actor best known for AMC's ''The Killing'' has a shining moment in the new action thriller Read it

Movie Review

Big Miracle

by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 08, 2012

Perfect Sense

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Feb 11, 2012

Chronicle

by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 11, 2012

Return

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Feb 10, 2012

In Darkness

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Feb 10, 2012

Music Article

Singles: Feb. 17, 2012

Feb 10, 2012
Reviews of new songs from Madonna, Chris Brown, Brandy and Monica, and more Read it

Songs for the lovers (and haters)

Feb 10, 2012
No matter what your dating status, we have a new fresh-baked V-Day playlist for you Read it

Josh Charles: What's on my iPod

by Tanner Stransky | Feb 10, 2012
When the star of ''The Good Wife'' isn't legal-eagling on screen, he's digging into blues, soul, and folk Read it

Music's coolest new supergroup

by Kyle Anderson | Feb 10, 2012
An indie-beloved shoe brand brings together LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy, OutKast's Andre 3000, and Gorillaz' Damon Albarn for one stellar new music project Read it

Ginnifer Goodwin: My first album

Feb 10, 2012
The ''Once Upon a Time'' star shares one of her earliest musical influences Read it

Albums: Feb. 17, 2012

Feb 10, 2012
Reviews of new releases from Amos Lee, Ben Kweller, and more Read it

Music Review

Kisses on the Bottom

by Mikael Wood | Feb 15, 2012

Home

by Mandi Bierly | Feb 10, 2012

A Different Kind of Truth

by Kyle Anderson | Feb 10, 2012

Scars & Stories

by Melissa Maerz | Feb 10, 2012

News + Notes

Hit List: Feb. 17, 2012

by Dan Snierson | Feb 10, 2012
Adam Sandler scores lead in ''Candy Land'' film, Daniel Radcliffe used to show up drunk on ''Harry Potter'' set, and more Read it

Super Bowl winners & losers

by Keith Staskiewicz | Feb 10, 2012
The New York Giants weren't the only victors when they beat the New England Patriots 21-17 in the Super Bowl on Feb. 5. Here's a rundown of some of the NBC telecast's champs and chumps Read it

'Cougar Town': Three rounds with Courteney Cox & Bill Lawrence

by Tanner Stransky | Feb 10, 2012
To celebrate the ABC comedy's return, we pounded some grape with the sitcom's star and co-creator Read it

TV's cool and crazy 2012 pilot season

by James Hibberd | Feb 10, 2012
Magic, mayhem, and ''The Munsters.'' A look at the most intriguing shows being considered for fall Read it

TV Article

'Shameless': Love it or loathe it

Feb 10, 2012
Is Showtime's recently renewed dark comedy refreshingly original or appallingly unfunny? Two EW writers face off Read it

'Mob Wives' 101

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Feb 10, 2012
With its knock-down, drag-out fights, incessant cursing, and occasional FBI busts, VH1's oddly compelling reality series about a group of Staten Island, N.Y., women with ties to the Mafia has become our newest guilty pleasure. Here's a handy look at what makes these Mob molls so intriguing Read it

'The Loving Story': A moving tale of love and Civil Rights

by Stephan Lee | Feb 10, 2012
The HBO movie documents the landmark legal battle of an interracial couple fighting to stay together in Virginia in the 1950s Read it

SoundBites: Feb. 17, 2012

Feb 10, 2012
Notable quotables from ''New Girl,'' ''30 Rock,'' and more Read it

The Big Event

When was the last time you were starstruck?

Feb 10, 2012
We asked A-listers George Clooney, Michelle Williams, and more at the Academy Awards Nominees luncheon in Beverly Hills on Feb. 6 Read it

The Cover Shoot

'The Vampire Diaries': The cover shoot

Feb 10, 2012
The show's stars steam up the set for EW's Feb. 17 cover Read it
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