Jun 29, 2012

Issue #1213

Cover Story

By the way, we're gay

by Mark Harris | Jul 02, 2012
...and it's truly no big deal. Or is it? How Hollywood's stars have created a new, quiet [MDASH] and incredibly effective [MDASH] way to come out Read it
Magazine Cover (Jun 29, 2012)

Features

Mark Duplass: His cup runneth over

by Anthony Breznican | Jul 16, 2012
The actor-director-writer-producer has eight movies out this year, including roles in this month's ''Your Sister's Sister'' and ''People Like Us.'' He's also the father of two and a central figure in a do-it-yourself indie-filmmaking movement. And he stopped working just long enough to tell us his story Read it

Feedback

Feedback: June 29, 2012

Aug 10, 2012
Your predictions for the ''Mad Men'' finale, disappointment that ''The Closer'' is coming to an end, and more Read it

Monitor

Rihanna's exes in nightclub brawl

by Marc Snetiker | Jun 22, 2012
Chris Brown and Drake spark a rumble in a Manhattan club Read it

Monitor: June 29, 2012

by Grady Smith | Jun 22, 2012
Sugarland vocalist Jennifer Nettles is expecting, Jack Osbourne has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and more Read it

Book Article

The mafia man who inspired 'GoodFellas'

by Keith Staskiewicz | Jun 22, 2012
Henry Hill died this month, leaving behind an unusual but lasting legacy. It was his life story, told in Nicholas Pileggi's ''Wiseguy'' and Martin Scorsese's ''GoodFellas,'' that changed the way we see organized crime Read it

What cool writers are reading this summer

Jun 22, 2012
From ''Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk'' to ''Bel Canto,'' famous authors reveal their summer reads Read it

Secrets from 'The New Yorker'

by Melissa Maerz | Jun 22, 2012
In ''The Receptionist,'' Janet Groth chronicles her decades at the country's most famous literary magazine — starting with the day E.B. White hired her back in 1957 Read it

Book Review

Skios

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jun 27, 2012

The Age of Miracles

by Melissa Maerz | Jul 03, 2012

The Kings of Cool

by Thom Geier | Jun 27, 2012

The Infinite Tides

by Keith Staskiewicz | Jun 22, 2012

We Only Know So Much

by Stephan Lee | Jun 22, 2012

Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace

by Tina Jordan | Jun 27, 2012

Books: June 29, 2012

Jun 22, 2012
''Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness,'' ''The Flight of Gemma Hardy,'' and other new paperbacks Read it

Cover Story

By the way, we're gay

by Mark Harris | Jul 02, 2012
...and it's truly no big deal. Or is it? How Hollywood's stars have created a new, quiet — and incredibly effective — way to come out Read it

EW Poll

Favorite TV family

Aug 10, 2012
What's more enjoyable to watch: familial fun or feuding? When we asked which clan leads your list of beloved TV families, the recently returned Ewings came out on top. J.R. wouldn't have it any other way Read it

Editor's Note

Gay pride

by Jess Cagle | Jun 22, 2012
Managing editor Jess Cagle discusses the implications of the matter-of-fact manner entertainers are coming out as gay Read it

Hollywood Insider

Andy Whitfield fans help fund documentary

by Keith Staskiewicz | Jun 22, 2012
A Kickstarter campaign hopes to raise funds to complete a documentary about Whitfield's health battle Read it

Confessions from 'The Killing''s killer

by Lynette Rice | Jun 22, 2012
Actress Jamie Anne Allman was revealed to be ''the killer'' Read it

Deal Report: June 29, 2012

Jun 22, 2012
David Lyons will star in ''Safe Haven,'' Ethan Hawke will film a follow-up to ''Before Sunrise'' and ''Before Sunset,'' and more Read it

Can Sheen stage a comeback?

by James Hibberd | Jun 22, 2012
Sheen's new FX comedy ''Anger Management'' may be his ticket to redemption Read it

Movie Article

Young men on 'That's My Boy'

by Marc Snetiker | Jun 22, 2012
Adam Sandler's latest comedy failed to ignite the general public, but how did the R-rated raunchfest fare with its target audience? EW polled a group of (mostly) male Gen-Y moviegoers in New York City Read it

Right on target

by Grady Smith | Jun 22, 2012
'Brave''s Merida joins an impressive list of big-screen archers. We rate their bow-and-arrow badassery Read it

Hey, isn't that Flash Gordon?

by Rob Brunner | Jun 22, 2012
More than 30 years after battling an evil alien emperor, the muscleman-turned-bodyguard returns to the big screen this month in Seth MacFarlane's ''Ted'' Read it

Movie Review

Brave

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 01, 2012

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jun 22, 2012

To Rome With Love

by Owen Gleiberman | Jun 22, 2012

The Invisible War

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jun 22, 2012

Dark Horse

by Owen Gleiberman | Jun 22, 2012

Paul Williams Still Alive

by Owen Gleiberman | Jun 22, 2012

Kumaré

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jun 22, 2012

Movies: June 29, 2012

by Owen Gleiberman, Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jun 22, 2012
Reviews of ''Prometheus,'' ''Snow White and the Huntsman,'' and other films still playing in theaters Read it

Movie on Blu-ray Review

21 Jump Street

by Chris Nashawaty | Jun 22, 2012

Django Kill...If You Live, Shoot!

by Chris Nashawaty | Jun 20, 2012

Movie on DVD Review

Project X

by Chris Nashawaty | Jun 20, 2012

Music Article

5 things you don't know about him

by Marc Snetiker | Jun 22, 2012
The 42-year-old musician and star of 2007's surprise indie-film hit ''Once'' talks about duetting with Bono, finding inspiration for his new album, and why he first thought ''Once'' should never go to Broadway Read it

It's a ''Call Me Maybe'' world

by Kyle Anderson | Jun 22, 2012
How did a three-minute pop ditty from a Canadian talent-show contestant go on to spark viral-video mania, turn celebrities into superfans, and rule the Hot 100? Follow the creation of a pop phenomenon below Read it

My First Album: Jessica Chastain

Jun 22, 2012
Chastain's first album was George Michael's ''Faith'' Read it

Music Review

Walk the Moon

by Ray Rahman | Jun 22, 2012

Overexposed

by Adam Markovitz | Jun 27, 2012

Living Things

by Kyle Anderson | Jun 27, 2012

Write Me Back

by Kyle Anderson | Jun 27, 2012

Self Made Vol. 2

by Ray Rahman | Jun 22, 2012

News Article

DVDs: June 29, 2012

Jun 22, 2012
Reviews of the latest movies in stores, including ''The Artist,'' ''Mirror Mirror,'' and more Read it

Real-life dingo drama

by Sara Vilkomerson | Jun 22, 2012
Over 30 years after Azaria Chamberlain's disappeared, an Australian coroner ruled last week that the baby really was killed in a dingo attack, like her mother Lindy had claimed Read it

Hit List: May 29, 2012

by Dan Snierson | Jan 04, 2008
Kanye West's home burglarized, CBS buys game-show adaptation of ''Draw Something,'' and more Read it

News and Notes

Megabudgeted blockbusters in trouble

by Dave Karger | Jun 22, 2012
More bad news for blockbusters: The Lone Ranger and World War Z are reportedly behind schedule and over budget. Time to panic? Read it

'Family Guy,' Kiss get license to shill

by Erin Strecker | Jun 22, 2012
Entertainment tie-ins were among the hottest commodities at last week's Licensing Expo 2012 in Las Vegas. Read it

Blake Lively as ''O'' in 'Savages'

by Bronwyn Barnes | Jun 22, 2012

Bringing Don Winslow's 2010 novel to the big screen (on July 6) meant breathing life into O, the Laguna Beach hippie at the center of the story. ''There's so much that goes into this character to make it look like nothing's been done,'' says makeup-department head Bill Corso, who collaborated with costume designer Cindy Evans, makeup artist Elaine Offers, and Lively herself to sculpt a character who's equal parts SoCal surfer girl and Sienna Miller It Girl. ''It's not as effortless as it seems.'' Read it

Dehydration: the race for a cure

by Keith Staskiewicz | Jun 22, 2012
In light of Lindsay Lohan's recent bout, we urge celebrities everywhere to quench their thirst once and for all Read it

Our dream Emmy nominees

by Ken Tucker | Jun 22, 2012
Hey, Emmy voters! Don't turn in your ballots before reading this passionate plea from EW's TV critic Read it

A virtual Elvis lives!

by Ray Rahman | Jun 22, 2012
Tupac's Coachella hologram has sparked a virtual trend in the music world Read it

Photo Gallery

Coming out in showbiz: A timeline

by EW Staff | Jul 02, 2012
EW this week looks at new art of coming out in Hollywood; the evolution since Ellen DeGeneres' ''Yep'' See photos

16 crazy reality TV dating shows

by EW Staff | Jul 16, 2012
Summer of ''love'' on TV? History shows an unhealthy attraction to bad romance in prime time See photos

Emma Stone: Movies of my life

by Adam Markovitz | Jan 12, 2013
''Gangster Squad'' star on why ''The Jerk,'' ''City Lights,'' and more have a special place in her heart See photos

TV Article

Half of you hate Bethenny Frankel. The other half will watch her talk show.

by Tanner Stransky | Jun 22, 2012
EW grilled the ''Real Housewives of New York City'' and ''Bethenny Ever After'' star just after the June 11 launch of her eponymous talk show Read it

Sound Bites: June 29, 2012

Jun 22, 2012
Memorable lines from ''Bunheads,'' ''Dallas,'' and more Read it

TV Review

The Newsroom

by Ken Tucker | Jun 22, 2012