Apr 20, 2012

Issue #1203-1204

Cover Story

'The Dark Knight Rises'

by Jeff Jensen | Apr 13, 2012
Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, and director Christopher Nolan discuss the highly anticipated summer blockbuster Read it
Magazine Cover (Apr 20, 2012)

Features

Summer movie preview: June

Apr 13, 2012
''Snow White and the Huntsman,'' ''Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted,'' and more Read it

Summer movie preview: 5 to watch

by Dave Karger | Apr 13, 2012
A look at up-and-coming stars from some of this summer's biggest films Read it

Summer Movie Preview: May

Apr 13, 2012
''Men in Black 3,'' ''Dark Shadows,'' and more Read it

Zach Galifianakis talks 'The Campaign'

by Adam Markovitz | Apr 13, 2012
The funnyman on Will Ferrell, President Obama, and more Read it

Mila Kunis talks 'Ted'

by Rob Brunner | Apr 13, 2012
The brown-haired beauty discusses ''Family Guy,'' her celeb crush, and her favorite stuffed animal Read it

Elizabeth Banks talks 'What to Expect When You're Expecting'

by Keith Staskiewicz | Apr 13, 2012
The star of the upcoming film talks infertility, motherhood, and the baby bonanza Read it

Summer movie preview: August

Apr 13, 2012
''Hope Springs,'' ''Sparkle,'' and more Read it

Summer movie preview: July

Apr 13, 2012
''The Amazing Spider-Man,'' ''Savages,'' and more Read it

Channing Tatum talks 'Magic Mike'

by Adam Markovitz | Apr 13, 2012
The former stripper talks modeling, Tarzan costumes, and more Read it

Feedback

Feedback: April 20, 2012

Apr 13, 2012
Rants and raves on ''Fifty Shades of Grey,'' lusty literature, and more Read it

Monitor

Mike Wallace: The legendary newsman remembered

by Anderson Cooper | Apr 13, 2012
A ''60 Minutes'' colleague pays tribute to the stalwart, straight-talking journalist Read it

Book Article

Sissy Spacek: 'My Extraordinary Ordinary Life'

Apr 13, 2012
And you thought your prom was bad. In an exclusive excerpt from her memoir, Spacek writes about her iconic turn in ''Carrie'' Read it

Book Review

The Spoiler

by Leah Greenblatt | Apr 13, 2012

An Unexpected Guest

by Melissa Maerz | Apr 13, 2012

Truth Like the Sun

by Keith Staskiewicz | Apr 13, 2012

The Newlyweds

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 04, 2012

Cover Story

'The Dark Knight Rises'

by Jeff Jensen | Apr 13, 2012
Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, and director Christopher Nolan discuss the highly anticipated summer blockbuster Read it

DVD Article

4 Fassbender Films to Feast On

by Chris Nashawaty | Apr 13, 2012

You loved him as X-Men: First Class' Magneto. Now check out these other Michael Fassbender movies, starting with last year's controversial Shame.

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DVDs: April 20, 2012

by Chris Nashawaty | Apr 13, 2012
Reviews of the latest movies in stores, including ''Dark Tide,'' ''Pariah,'' and more Read it

EW Looks Back

TV's most annoying characters ever

Apr 13, 2012
There are characters we love, ones we love to hate, and ones who just bug the heck out of us (see: Ellis Boyd, currently making ''Smash'' viewers squirm). Our writers weigh in on the fictional folks who really get on their nerves Read it

Editor's Note

Editor's Note: Joy And Julia

by Jess Cagle | Apr 13, 2012
Thoughts on Julia Louis-Dreyfus's return to TV, and our annual Summer Movie Preview Read it

Guest Column

TV's crash-and-burn problem

by Mark Harris | Apr 13, 2012
New series tend to launch with great ambitions and then wear out their welcome. Right now, ''Smash,'' ''Awake,'' ''Missing,'' and ''Touch'' are all trying (and failing) to stay interesting Read it

Hollywood Insider

Jennifer Lawrence has new heft in Hollywood

by Keith Staskiewicz | Apr 13, 2012
With her ''Hunger Games'' success, Lawrence becomes Hollywood royalty Read it

Deal Report: April 20, 2012

Apr 13, 2012
Matt Lauer stays with ''Today,'' Jimmy Smits joins ''Sons of Anarchy,'' and more Read it

Jesse Eisenberg reports to HBO's ''Newsroom''

by Lynette Rice | Apr 13, 2012
The ''Social Network'' star heads to primetime Read it

Sean Hayes is one busy Stooge

by Dave Karger | Apr 13, 2012
The ''Three Stooges'' actor does double-time as co-founder of his production company Hazy Mills Read it

Movie Article

Nicholas Sparks picks 5 romances

by Grady Smith | Apr 13, 2012
In ''The Lucky One'' (in theaters April 20), Zac Efron plays an Iraq-war vet looking for love. It's the seventh film to be adapted from a best-selling novel by Nicholas Sparks, author of ''The Notebook'' and ''Dear John.''among others. We asked Hollywood's go-to source for all things weepy and swoony to tell us about his top romantic movies Read it

The great life of Meagan Good

by Keith Staskiewicz | Apr 13, 2012
She follows up ''Californication'' with a standout role in ''Think Like a Man'' Read it

Movie Review

The Cabin in the Woods

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Apr 23, 2012

Lockout

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Apr 18, 2012

Chimpanzee

by Adam Markovitz | Apr 23, 2012

Think Like a Man

by Owen Gleiberman | May 03, 2012

Marley

by Owen Gleiberman | Apr 13, 2012

The Moth Diaries

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Apr 13, 2012

Darling Companion

by Owen Gleiberman | Apr 13, 2012

Monsieur Lazhar

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Apr 13, 2012

Music Article

Shannen Doherty: What's on my iPod

by Lanford Beard | Apr 13, 2012
The actress, 41, stars on a new reality show, ''Shannen Says'' (Tuesdays at 10 p.m. on WEtv), about planning her walk down the aisle Read it

Florence Welch: The soundtrack of my life

by Ray Rahman | Apr 13, 2012
The London-bred Florence + the Machine frontwoman, 25, who just released her ''MTV Unplugged'' live album and is currently touring the U.S., talks to EW about the songs that shaped her Read it

What's that song?: TV that rocks

Apr 13, 2012
EW scopes out the best musical moments from recent episodes of your favorite shows Read it

Singles: May 7, 2012

Apr 13, 2012
Reviews of the latest songs from Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, and Kanye West Read it

Albums: April 13, 2012

Apr 13, 2012
Reviews of the latest releases from Eric Hutchinson, SWV, and Spiritualized Read it

Music Review

Love Is a Four Letter Word

by Kyle Anderson | Apr 13, 2012

Picture Show

by Ray Rahman | Apr 13, 2012

The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends

by Kyle Anderson | Apr 13, 2012

Blunderbuss

by Melissa Maerz | Apr 13, 2012

My Career

Robert Harling: The man who loves women

by Tanner Stransky | Apr 13, 2012
Some of the big screen's most iconic female characters — ''Steel Magnolias''' Shelby, ''Sister Act's'' Mother Superior — share a creator: Robert Harling. Now that the writer-producer has turned his razor-sharp pen to ABC's Southern-fried indulgence GCB (Sundays at 10 p.m.), EW enlisted Harling to look back at a few of his favorite creations Read it

News + Notes

Hit List: April 20, 2012

by Dan Snierson | Apr 13, 2012
Matt Lauer stays with ''Today,'' Ryan Gosling saves the day, and more Read it

Val Kilmer's bizarre tribute to Twain

by Benjamin Svetkey | Apr 13, 2012
The actor portrays Mark Twain on stage as he continues his nine-performance run in his one-man show Read it

Hollywood goes girl crazy

by Melissa Maerz | Apr 13, 2012
At last, TV shows and movies are featuring females who are funny, flawed, and fabulously immature Read it

TV Article

Tom Selleck on Tom Selleck

by Rob Brunner | Apr 13, 2012
The mustachioed ''Magnum, P.I.'' star's hit CBS series ''Blue Bloods'' (Fridays at 10 p.m.) wraps up season 2 on May 11, and CBS' latest Jesse Stone movie,'' Benefit of the Doubt,'' airs May 20 at 9 p.m. Here the actor, 67, discusses some of his most notable roles Read it

SoundBites: April 20, 2012

Apr 13, 2012
Memorable lines from ''Happy Endings,'' ''Gossip Girl,'' and more Read it

Kiernan Shipka can beat you up

by Dan Snierson | Apr 13, 2012
That's just one surprising thing we learned about the 12-year-old actress who costars as Sally on ''Mad Men.'' And here are four more fun facts about Shipka, who'll play herself in the April 25 episode of ABC's ''Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23'' Read it

TV Review

Veep

by Rob Brunner | Apr 13, 2012
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