Mar 23, 2012

Issue #1199

Cover Story

'Game of Thrones': Return of the kings

by James Hibberd | Mar 16, 2012
Returning for its second season, HBO's fantasy hit is sexier, bloodier, and more epic than ever. (And it's not just for nerds anymore) Read it
Magazine Cover (Mar 23, 2012)

Features

Natasha Lyonne: 'I was as good as dead'

by Sara Vilkomerson | Mar 16, 2012
The 'American Pie' actress talks about her hell-and-back journey and the 'Reunion' in store Read it

'American Pie': Catching up with the stars

by John Young | Mar 16, 2012
Some have soared and some have struggled — but they're all getting back together for ''American Reunion.'' Here's what they've been up to these past 13 years Read it

The Tao of Woody Harrelson

by Keith Staskiewicz | Mar 16, 2012
From ''Game Change'' to ''The Hunger Games,'' Hollywood's mellowest star is suddenly everywhere Read it

'New Girl' gets a new attitude

by Melissa Maerz | Mar 16, 2012
The Fox sitcom — starring Zooey Deschanel — quickly became the ratings darling of its freshman class. So why has it been getting conspicuously less cutesy? EW investigates Read it

'Game of Thrones': Get your head in the 'Game'

by Ray Rahman | Mar 16, 2012
Yes, winter is coming, but not before season 2 premieres. To help you catch up, here's a guide to what's happened — and what's next — for the key players Read it

Feedback

Feedback: March 23, 2012

Mar 16, 2012
Readers' thoughts on Katniss, Meryl, Uggie, and enough fictional musicians to shake a tambourine at Read it

Monitor

Bobbi Kristina Brown open up about mom Whitney Houston's sudden passing

by Melissa Maerz | Mar 16, 2012
''Krissy'' shares her sadness — and strength — with Oprah Winfrey Read it

Monitor: March 23, 2012

by Grady Smith | Mar 16, 2012
Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez announce engagement, John Mayer takes break from touring, and more Read it

Book Article

Kevin Smith on movies, sex, and fat

by Clark Collis | Mar 16, 2012
In Kevin Smith's new memoir-cum-self-help book ''Tough Sh*t,'' the famously outspoken filmmaker, 41, slams Bruce Willis, recalls the time he was told he was too fat to fly, and confirms his decision to retire from directing after his next film. Is the ''Clerks'' auteur high? Let's find out Read it

Anthony Shadid: Remembering a great journalist and mentor

by Anthony Breznican | Mar 16, 2012
After years reporting on foreign conflicts, the journalist died on Feb. 16 in Syria. Anthony Breznican shares his memories of the inspiring author of a new memoir Read it

Book Review

Fifty Shades of Grey

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Mar 21, 2012

Cover Story

'Game of Thrones': Return of the kings

by James Hibberd | Mar 16, 2012
Returning for its second season, HBO's fantasy hit is sexier, bloodier, and more epic than ever. (And it's not just for nerds anymore) Read it

DVD Article

DVDs: March 23, 2012

Mar 16, 2012
Reviews of the latest movies to hit stores, including ''The Muppets,'' ''The Adventures of Tintin,'' and more Read it

'Girl With the Dragon Tattoo': Who's the better Lisbeth Salander?

Mar 16, 2012
Noomi Rapace and Rooney Mara are both electrifying, but one has the edge Read it

Editor's Note

Editor's note: Swinging for the fences

by Jess Cagle | Mar 16, 2012
How TV is getting it thrillingly right these days, starting with ''The Walking Dead'' Read it

Hollywood Insider

Deal Report: March 23, 2012

Mar 16, 2012
Susan Lucci books moves to primetime soaps, ''RuPaul's Drag Race'' gets all-star season, and more Read it

'Walking Dead': Jon Bernthal talks Shane shocker

by Dalton Ross | Mar 16, 2012
AMC's zombie hit lost another key player this week when loose cannon Shane was killed, came back as an undead ''walker,'' and was then killed again. Now the man who played him discusses his final scene and what's up next Read it

'Desperate Housewives': James Denton happy with exit

by Tanner Stransky | Mar 16, 2012
Just short of the series finale, Mike Delfino died a sudden death, but the man who played him is at peace Read it

Movie Article

'Goon': The rowdy true story of a hockey enforcer

by Clark Collis | Mar 16, 2012
You don't have to be a world-class ice skater to play professional hockey — as long as you can throw a mean punch. Meet Doug Smith, whose unlikely path to the rink is the subject of a new indie comedy Read it

Drew Barrymore's essential actresses

by Tim Stack | Mar 16, 2012
Through January of next year, the ''Big Miracle'' star is cohosting Turner Classic Movies' ''The Essentials with Robert Osborne,'' presenting and commenting on such female-fronted classics as ''Gilda'' and ''Diabolique.'' So we asked her for her favorite screen sirens of all time Read it

Movie Review

Jeff, Who Lives at Home

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Mar 20, 2012

21 Jump Street

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Mar 20, 2012

Casa de Mi Padre

by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 20, 2012

Delicacy

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Mar 16, 2012

The Kid With A Bike

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Mar 16, 2012

Seeking Justice

by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 16, 2012

Detachment

by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 16, 2012

Movie on Blu-ray Review

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

by Chris Nashawaty | Mar 20, 2012

Movie on DVD Review

The War Room

by Chris Nashawaty | Mar 13, 2012

Music Article

Singles: March 23, 2012

Mar 16, 2012
Reviews of the latest songs from Norah Jones, Marilyn Manson, and Beach House Read it

Albums: March 23, 2012

Mar 16, 2012
Reviews of the latest releases from WZRD, Melanie Fiona, and Nite Jewel Read it

Music Review

Up All Night

by Adam Markovitz | Mar 20, 2012

'The Hunger Games' Soundtrack

by Melissa Maerz | Mar 22, 2012

Happy to You

by Adam Markovitz | Mar 20, 2012

Radio Music Society

by Mikael Wood | Mar 20, 2012

Port of Morrow

by Ray Rahman | Mar 20, 2012

News + Notes

'John Carter' and the top 10 bombs

by Adam Markovitz, Keith Staskiewicz, John Young | Mar 16, 2012
Where does the disappointing Disney flick fall in the pantheon of Hollywood's most epic flops? Read it

The iPad...plus!

by Jon Chase | Mar 16, 2012
Apple's new tablet made its splashy debut, but other major tech players had very big news of their own Read it

Hit List: March 23, 2012

by Dan Snierson | Mar 16, 2012
Katy Perry gets 3-D movie, MPAA creates a stir with ''Bully'' doc rating, and more Read it

DollarShaveClub.com: Funniest ad ever?

by Clark Collis | Mar 16, 2012
How a man, a machete, and a dancing bear went viral Read it

Fun.: 'We Are Young' rocks the charts

by Kyle Anderson | Mar 16, 2012
The New York band's parties right up the ''Billboard'' Hot 100 Read it

Photo Gallery

Top 10 movie bombs

by Adam Markovitz, Keith Staskiewicz, John Young | Mar 28, 2012
''John Carter'' cost Disney a bundle, but it's still not on the list of Hollywood's most epic flops See photos

TV Article

'Pretty Little Liars' drops 'A' bombshell

by Tanner Stransky | Mar 16, 2012
The ABC Family drama will finally unmask mystery villain ''A,'' whose hidden identity is the hit series' key secret. SPOILER ALERT: EW was on the ''PLL'' set for the much-anticipated episode that reveals all Read it

What's up with that epic Cartier ad?

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Mar 16, 2012
The jeweler's big-budget new ad features diamonds, a panther, and dragons. Here's how it came together — and what the heck it means Read it

SoundBites: March 23, 2012

Mar 16, 2012
One-liners from ''Cougar Town,'' ''90210,'' and more Read it

TV Review

Mad Men

by Ken Tucker | Mar 22, 2012

The Big Event

'The Hunger Games' premiere

by Carrie Bell | Mar 16, 2012
Stars and screaming fans collide at the highly anticipated Los Angeles launch on March 12 Read it

The Cover Shoot

'Game of Thrones': The cover shoot

by Marc Snetiker | Mar 16, 2012
Cast members kick back for some fun and ''Games'' Read it
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