Jun 22, 2012

Issue #1212

Cover Story

'Breaking Dawn -- Part 2': Sweet child o' mine

by Sara Vilkomerson | Jul 16, 2012
First comes love, then comes marriage [MDASH] then comes a half-vampire, half-human girl growing at supernatural speed. Here's an exclusive first look at Bella and Edward's daughter, Renesmee, and a preview of ''Breaking Dawn [MDASH] Part 2,'' the movie to end all ''Twilight'' movies Read it
Magazine Cover (Jun 22, 2012)

Features

The untold story of Matt Leblanc

by Dan Snierson | Jul 16, 2012
After his ''Friends'' spin-off was cancelled in 2006, Matt LeBlanc took a year off ... which tuned into four. Now the star of ''Episodes'' finally talks openly about his self-imposed exile (hint: it involved cutting his own hair) Read it

Feedback

Feedback: June 22, 2012

Jun 15, 2012
Your excitement about Gillian Flynn's ''Gone Girl,'' disappointment that Hugh Howey has gone mainstream, and more Read it

Monitor

Ray Bradbury (1920-2012): Honoring a fantasy mastermind

by Anthony Breznican | Jun 15, 2012
The legendary author died on June 5. He was 91 Read it

Robin Roberts' health struggle: ''I'm going to beat this''

by Grady Smith | Jun 15, 2012
''The Good Morning America'' coanchor Robin Roberts has been diagnosed with a rare blood and bone-marrow disease Read it

Monitor: June 22, 2012

by Grady Smith | Jun 15, 2012
Matthew McConaughey wed girlfriend Camila Alves, Liam Hemsworth popped the question to Miley Cyrus, and more Read it

Book Article

Meet Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey

by Ken Tucker | Jun 15, 2012
The Mississippian is the first Southerner to hold the post since Robert Penn Warren — and, at 46, one of the youngest Read it

Top novelists try YA fiction

by Stephan Lee | Jun 15, 2012
Writers are embracing YA for the sheer fun of switching genres. But the ka-ching! of the cash register doesn't hurt either Read it

Book Review

Capital

by Rob Brunner | Jun 15, 2012

New Ways To Kill Your Mother

by Melissa Maerz | Jun 15, 2012

The World Without You

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jun 15, 2012
Joshua Henkin Read it

Niceville

by Darren Franich | Jun 15, 2012
Carsten Stroud Read it

Cover Story

'Breaking Dawn -- Part 2': Sweet child o' mine

by Sara Vilkomerson | Jul 16, 2012
First comes love, then comes marriage — then comes a half-vampire, half-human girl growing at supernatural speed. Here's an exclusive first look at Bella and Edward's daughter, Renesmee, and a preview of ''Breaking Dawn — Part 2,'' the movie to end all ''Twilight'' movies Read it

DVD Article

DVDs: June 22, 2012

Jun 15, 2012
Reviews of the latest movies in stores, including ''Jeff, Who Lives at Home,'' ''Big Miracle,'' and more Read it

DVD Review

How Spidey got stuck on love

by Jeff Jensen | Jun 15, 2012
Peter and Mary Jane's complex romance was the high point of the megahit Spider-Man trilogy (now on Blu-ray) — and also its downfall Read it

Hit List

Hit List: June 22, 2012

by Dan Snierson | Jun 15, 2012
Reboot of ''Dirty Dancing'' delayed until 2014, Amanda Bynes tweets President Obama to arrest a cop, and more Read it

Hollywood Insider

'Weeds' lights up for one final season

by James Hibberd | Jun 15, 2012
What to expect from the show's final season Read it

MTV's 'Teen Mom' may be effective birth control

by Melissa Maerz | Jun 15, 2012
A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests there's a correlation between watching the show and teen birth rate Read it

Deal Report: June 22, 2012

Jun 15, 2012
Robert Pattinson will appear in ''Maps to the Stars,'' Lifetime's ''Drop Dead Diva'' will get a slew of guest stars, and more Read it

Movie Article

Paul Williams: After addiction, a star is reborn

by Clark Collis | Jun 15, 2012
From co-writing ''Rainbow Connection'' to joking with Johnny Carson, Paul Williams was a '70s pop culture phenomenon. The documentary ''Paul Williams Still Alive'' tracks his rise, drug-fueled fall, and ultimate recovery Read it

Movie Review

Rock of Ages

by Owen Gleiberman | Jun 15, 2012

Your Sister's Sister

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jun 15, 2012

The Woman In The Fifth

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jun 15, 2012

Marina Abramović The Artist Is Present

by Owen Gleiberman | Jun 15, 2012

Music Article

On My iPod: Kelly Macdonald

by Kyle Anderson | Jun 15, 2012
The ''Boardwalk Empire'' actress, 36, stars as the voice of heroine Merida in Pixar's 3-D animated adventure ''Brave,'' out June 22 Read it

Singles Swap (Special Euro Edition): June 22, 2012

Jun 15, 2012
EW recommends songs similar to the ones you already love Read it

Music Review

The Idler Wheel...

by Melissa Maerz | Jun 14, 2012

Welcome to the Fishbowl

by Grady Smith | Jun 14, 2012

Believe

by Kyle Anderson | Jun 14, 2012

News Article

Albums: June 22, 2012

Jun 15, 2012
Reviews of the latest releases from Ed Sheeran + and The Smashing Pumpkins Read it

News and Notes

The 5 hottest games of E3

by Darren Franich | Jun 15, 2012
These upcoming videogames had everyone talking at this month's annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in L.A. Read it

Music rarities and oddities up for bid

by Stephan Lee | Jun 15, 2012
Whitney Houston's 1986 Grammy dress is one of the items up for auction during Julien's Auctions Music Icons sale Read it

How Dish became network enemy no. 1

by Lynette Rice | Jun 15, 2012
The cable provider is throwing out the rule book — and making serious waves Read it

Wonder Woman bound for the big screen?

by Josh Rottenberg | Jun 15, 2012
After a decade in limbo, a Wonder Woman movie may finally get the go-ahead Read it

EW Wonders: Is this a movie?

by Keith Staskiewicz | Jun 15, 2012

Photo Gallery: Summer Must List 2012

10 TV shows to follow on Twitter

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Jul 16, 2012
Stars, execs, and off-camera talent we keep an eye on for story hints, trivia, and general hilarity See photos

Photo Gallery

Justin Bieber's road to manhood

by Kyle Anderson | Jul 16, 2012
Trace his path from pop-star Bratz doll to 18-year-old R&B don in 20 months. (Next: chest hair!) See photos

'Snooki & JWoww': What's in store?

by Tim Stack | Jun 25, 2012
EW tags along for a wild day at a New Jersey Babies ''R'' Us with the dynamic duo of MTV spin-off series See photos

TV Article

Sound Bites: May 22, 2012

Jun 15, 2012
Memorable lines from ''True Blood,'' ''Girls,'' and more Read it

TV Review

True Blood

by Ken Tucker | Jun 15, 2012

The Big Event

What's your worst audition story?

Jun 15, 2012
We asked stars at the Tony Awards on June 10 to recall audition horror stories Read it