Aug 03, 2012

Issue #1218

Cover Story

'Doctor Who': The doctor is in

by Clark Collis | Jul 27, 2012
Since 1963, the hero of a cult British TV show called ''Doctor Who'' has been battling monsters on distant planets. But that's nothing compared with his latest achievement: winning over the American public. Read it
Magazine Cover (Aug 03, 2012)

Features

Little box of horrors

by Clark Collis | Jul 27, 2012
In the new horror movie ''The Possession,'' a girl buys a wooden box and is taken over by a malevolent spirit. The really scary thing? It's based on a true story. EW investigates. Carefully. Read it

Three rounds with fun.

by Clark Collis | Jul 27, 2012
The ''We Are Young'' rockers talk about punctuation, the art of making hits, and why they're just like Chevy Chase Read it

Book Article

Books: August 3, 2012

Jul 27, 2012
Reviews of the latest books from Stephen King, Michael Chabon, and more Read it

R.L. Stine on 20 years of Goosebumps

by Stephan Lee | Jul 27, 2012
With the beloved kids' horror series celebrating two decades of scary stories, Scholastic is rereleasing favorites like ''The Haunted Mask.'' The books' author, R.L. Stine, looks back at his creepy creations. Read it

Hey, what are you reading?

by Stephan Lee | Jul 27, 2012
We asked three prominent writers to tell us about the books they've been loving Read it

Book Review

Dare Me

by Melissa Maerz | Aug 01, 2012

Triburbia

by Stephan Lee | Jul 27, 2012

Double Cross

by Thom Geier | Aug 01, 2012

Cover Story

'Doctor Who': The doctor is in

by Clark Collis | Jul 27, 2012
Since 1963, the hero of a cult British TV show called ''Doctor Who'' has been battling monsters on distant planets. But that's nothing compared with his latest achievement: winning over the American public. Read it

DVD Article

Five cool facts in Marley

by Chris Nashawaty | Jul 27, 2012
A new doc (2012, PG-13, 2 hrs., 24 mins.) sheds light on the life of reggae star Bob Marley Read it

DVDs: August 3, 2012

by Chris Nashawaty | Jul 27, 2012
Reviews of the latest movies in stores, including ''Total Recall,'' ''Dr. Seuss' The Lorax,'' and more Read it

DVD Review

The undercover comedian

by Chris Nashawaty | Jul 27, 2012
On the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's death, a new Blu-ray set proves the vamp was also a top-notch comic actress Read it

John Cusack puts a hit on Blu-ray

by Chris Nashawaty | Jul 27, 2012
The actor was murderously funny as an assassin in the 1997 dark comedy ''Grosse Pointe Blank'' Read it

EW Looks Back

The canine canon

Jul 27, 2012

Droolworthy stars. Tear-jerking story lines. Benji! Lassie! Old Yeller! When it comes to films featuring man's best friend, Hollywood has piled on the doggy treats. Our writers share their favorite live-action pooch pictures.

Read it

Movie Article

'Klown': The Danish sex comedy that outgrossed 'Potter'

by Clark Collis | Jul 27, 2012
The raucous raunchfest ''Klown'' was spun off from a hit Danish TV show — and has already been tapped for a Warner Bros. remake. The backstory of a strange — and we do mean strange — phenomenon. Read it

Why 'Killer Joe' got an NC-17

by Adam Markovitz | Jul 27, 2012
Violence and fried chicken helped earn Matthew McConaughey's new indie the dreaded rating Read it

10 reasons I'm obsessed with the 'Step Up' movies

by Melissa Maerz | Jul 27, 2012
The dance-movie franchise is back with a fourth entry: ''Step Up Revolution.'' Why have the films been so enduring? Because they're kind of awesome. Read it

Movie Review

Ruby Sparks

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 26, 2012

Searching for Sugar Man

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 27, 2012

Killer Joe

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 27, 2012

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 27, 2012

Wagner's Dream

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 27, 2012

Klown

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 27, 2012

Music Article

Singles: August 3, 2012

Jul 27, 2012
Reviews of the latest songs from Pitbull, Dave Matthews Band, and more Read it

On my iPod: Stephen Moyer

by Ray Rahman | Jul 27, 2012
The courtly ''True Blood vamp,'' 42, who's expecting twins with costar Anna Paquin, will also do double duty on the show, directing his first episode Aug. 5 Read it

Albums: August 3, 2012

Jul 27, 2012
Reviews of the latest releases from Joss Stone, Passion Pit, and Gloriana Read it

Music Review

Sparkle: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

by Melissa Maerz | Aug 29, 2012

News Article

Deal Report: August 3, 2012

Jul 27, 2012
Jena Malone joins the ''Hunger Games: Catching Fire'' franchise, Sofia Vergara has a cameo on ''Family Guy,'' and more Read it

Monitor: August 3, 2012

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Jul 27, 2012
Emily Maynard got engaged to Jef Holm, Halle Berry is recovering from a head injury, and more Read it

Dreamworks buys Rocky, Bullwinkle, many more

by Anthony Breznican | Jul 27, 2012
The movie studio pays millions to acquire the rights to scores classic characters Read it

The darkest night

by Josh Rottenberg | Jul 27, 2012
After the Colorado shooting, the nation struggles with a truth more brutal than any blockbuster Read it

Katie Holmes gets back to work after divorce

by Tim Stack | Jul 27, 2012
The newly single actress signs on to star in a new Broadway play, wraps up a movie, cofounds a clothing line, and more Read it

What's your favorite olympic sport?

Jul 27, 2012
With the London Summer Games getting under way, EW asked a slew of stars which event they're most looking forward to watching. From gymnastics to basketball to track and field, we give all their answers a perfect 10. Read it

News and Notes

Hit List: August 3, 2012

by Dan Snierson | Jul 27, 2012
Lady Gaga releases a video for her perfume Fame, Coachella organizers launch 20-band Caribbean cruises, and more Read it

Photo Gallery

11 faces of 'Doctor Who'

by Clark Collis | Aug 04, 2013
Step into the TARDIS and see the men who've brought the cult sci-fi classic's Time Lord to life See photos

26 best cult TV shows ever

by EW Staff | Mar 17, 2014
''Veronica Mars'' owes new life to loyal fans: Ranking the greatest alternate-universe hits See photos

TV Article

Global hits you can watch at home

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Jul 27, 2012
From an Israeli drama that inspired ''Homeland'' to an over-the-top reality series in Great Britain, these hot international shows are now available for viewing online in the U.S. — no passport required. Read it

Sound Bites: August 3, 2012

Jul 27, 2012
Memorable lines from ''True Blood,'' ''The Soup,'' and more Read it

What 'The Bachelorette' taught my daughters

by Jennifer Weiner | Jul 27, 2012
Best-selling author Jennifer Weiner (''The Next Best Thing'') is the mother of two girls — and a huge fan of ''The Bachelor'' and ''The Bachelorette.'' Here, she explains what her kids have learned from the very unfeminist franchise. Read it

Mariah Carey takes the diva seat on 'American Idol'

by James Hibberd | Jul 27, 2012
The singer pulls up a judges chair on reality competition's upcoming season Read it

TV Review

America's Got Talent

by Ken Tucker | Jul 27, 2012

The Big Event

What's your favorite teen movie?

Jul 27, 2012
EW asks stars on the red carpet at the Teen Choice Awards (July 22) what their favorite teen movie is Read it
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