Aug 24, 2012

Issue #1220-1221

Cover Story

A sneak peek at 'Breaking Dawn -- Part 2'

by Sara Vilkomerson | Aug 10, 2012
EW talks with the movie's director, Bill Condon, and actors Kristen Stewart, Rob Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner about the final film in the vampire franchise Read it
Magazine Cover (Aug 24, 2012)

Features

Q & A: Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski

by Adam Markovitz | Aug 10, 2012

EW talks to the directors about their new film, ''Cloud Atlas''

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Q & A: Liam Neeson

by Chris Nashawaty | Aug 10, 2012

EW talks to the actor about his new film, ''Taken 2''

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Q & A: Judd Apatow

by Josh Rottenberg | Aug 10, 2012
EW asks the director about his new film, ''This is 40'' Read it

Q & A: Stephenie Meyer

by Sara Vilkomerson | Aug 10, 2012

The ''Twilight'' author looks back on the series and how much she already misses the cast

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Q & A: Jennifer Lawrence

by Karen Valby | Aug 10, 2012

EW talks to the actress about her new film, ''Silver Linings Playbook''

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Argo

by Chris Nashawaty | Aug 10, 2012

This is the featured movie for October

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Life Of Pi

by Anthony Breznican | Aug 10, 2012
This is the featured movie for November Read it

Looper

by Adam B. Vary | Aug 10, 2012
This is the featured movie for September Read it

Q & A: Jamie Foxx

by Keith Staskiewicz | Aug 10, 2012
EW asks the actor about his new film, ''Django Unchained'' Read it

Les Misérables

by Dave Karger | Aug 10, 2012

This is the featured movie for December

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Q & A: Emma Watson

by Sara Vilkomerson | Aug 10, 2012

EW asks the actress  about her new film, ''The Perks of Being a Wallflower''

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Q & A: Kathryn Bigelow

by Anthony Breznican | Aug 10, 2012
EW talks to the director about her new film, ''Zero Dark Thirty'' Read it

Fall Movie Preview: September

Aug 10, 2012
''The Master,'' ''End of Watch,'' and September's other featured films Read it

Fall Movie Preview: October

Aug 10, 2012
''Pitch Perfect,'' ''The Paperboy,'' and October's other featured films Read it

Fall Movie Preview: November

Aug 10, 2012
''Wreck-It Ralph,'' ''Skyfall,'' and November's other featured films Read it

Fall Movie Preview: December

Aug 10, 2012
''The Hobbit,'' ''This Is 40,'' and December's other featured films Read it

Monitor

Gore Vidal: Honoring a true man of letters

by Stephan Lee | Aug 10, 2012

Literary legend Gore Vidal died at his Hollywood Hills home on July 31 of complications from pneumonia. He was 86. Vidal was known for his eloquence and acerbic wit, and his storied career spanned every aspect of popular culture.

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Monitor: Aug. 17/24, 2012

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Aug 10, 2012
Natalie Portman weds Benjamin Millepied, Daya Vaidya welcomes twin sons, and more Read it

Book Article

Jordin Sparks: What I'm reading

Aug 10, 2012
She won ''American Idol'' and stars in ''Sparkle'' (out Aug. 17) — but Sparks, 22, always makes time for a good book. Here are her latest favorites. Read it

Book Review

What in God's Name

by Ray Rahman | Aug 23, 2012

Motherland

by Leah Greenblatt | Aug 10, 2012

One Last Thing Before I Go

by Rob Brunner | Aug 23, 2012

Where'd You Go, Bernadette

by Stephan Lee | Aug 10, 2012

Cover Story

A sneak peek at 'Breaking Dawn -- Part 2'

by Sara Vilkomerson | Aug 10, 2012
EW talks with the movie's director, Bill Condon, and actors Kristen Stewart, Rob Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner about the final film in the vampire franchise Read it

DVD Review

'Jaws' gets its bite back

by Chris Nashawaty | Aug 10, 2012

Thanks to a stunning Blu-ray restoration, Steven Spielberg's classic thriller looks as sharp as ever

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EW Looks Back

We were wrong

by Rachel Orvino | Aug 10, 2012

We are proud of our track record when it comes to predicting hits and misses. But even we've had the occasional whoopsie! Here's a sampling of our prognosticating skills gone horribly awry.

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Editor's Note

Editor's Note: Aug. 17/24, 2012

Aug 10, 2012
Managing editor Jess Cagle gives us the rundown on fall's most anticipated films Read it

Hollywood Insider

Hollywood hitmaker gives new life to 'Bourne'

by Chris Nashawaty | Aug 10, 2012

EW talks to Frank Marshall about keeping the action franchise going without Matt Damon

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Deal Report: Aug. 17/24, 2012

Aug 10, 2012

La Toya Jackson gets her own reality show, the release date for Baz Luhrmann's ''The Great Gatsby'' has been pushed back, and more

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Who's ready for 'Trump,' the movie?

by Clark Collis | Aug 10, 2012
The business magnate is the star of a new, critical documentary ''You've Been Trumped'' Read it

'Idol' winner's single scores Olympic gold

by Grady Smith | Aug 10, 2012

Phillip Phillips' new song skyrocketed in popularity after being played during women's gymnastics segments on NBC

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Movie Article

Simon West: 5 tips for directing action stars

by Keith Staskiewicz | Aug 10, 2012
The director of ''The Expendables 2'' (as well as ''Con Air,'' ''Lara Croft: Tomb Raider,'' and ''The Mechanic''), shares his secrets for working with Hollywood's biggest, baddest butt-kickers Read it

Spy vs. spy: Who's tougher?

by Andrew Santana | Aug 10, 2012
How does Jeremy Renner's man-on-the-run Aaron Cross from ''The Bourne Legacy'' stack up against Matt Damon's Jason Bourne? We compared two of their most badass sequences. Read it

Movie Review

The Bourne Legacy

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 17, 2012

The Campaign

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 17, 2012

ParaNorman

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 17, 2012

2 Days In New York

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 10, 2012

Cosmopolis

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 17, 2012

The Awakening

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 10, 2012

Goats

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 10, 2012

Red Hook Summer

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 10, 2012

Compliance

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 10, 2012

Music Article

Attack of the '90s music stars

by Kyle Anderson | Aug 10, 2012
Schwing! Suddenly No Doubt, Matchbox Twenty, and Hootie & the Blowfish are back in the 21st-century spotlight. Find out how — and why — they've returned. Read it

Singles: Aug. 17/24, 2012

Aug 10, 2012
Reviews of the latest songs from Mariah Carey, Bob Dylan, and more Read it

Albums: Aug. 17/24, 2012

Aug 10, 2012
Reviews of the latest releases from Sixpence None the Richer and more Read it

News Article

Feedback: Aug. 17/24, 2012

Oct 19, 2012

Your passion for ''Doctor Who,'' ''Chuck,'' and more 

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EW goes to Lollapalooza

by Kyle Anderson | Aug 10, 2012

Oberhofer frontman Brad Oberhofer performs at and talks about the three-day music festival

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News and Notes

Roasting Roseanne

by Emily Rome | Aug 10, 2012
Stars gathered in Los Angeles Aug. 4 to poke fun at the notoriously crass comedian in the latest ''Comedy Central Roast'' (airing Aug. 12). A look at the best (printable) lines of the night. Read it

Hit List: Aug. 17/24, 2012

by Dan Snierson | Aug 10, 2012
Bruce Springsteen plays a four-hour concert, Kristen Stewart cast in a new film, ''Lie Down in Darkness,'' and more Read it

Awkward questions for Will Ferrell

by Josh Rottenberg | Aug 10, 2012
We got up close and (too) personal with the actor, who costars with Zach Galifianakis in the election satire ''The Campaign,'' out Aug. 10 Read it

The TV of the future

by Jon Chase | Aug 10, 2012

Just what might the next-generation television set be able to do? With any luck, everything.

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TV Article

Soundbites: Aug. 17/24, 2012

Aug 10, 2012
Memorable lines from ''Conan,'' ''Dallas,'' and more Read it

Rob K. Silverstein: What did you do today?

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Aug 10, 2012
In London for the Olympics, the ''Access Hollywood'' exec producer kept up with the games, the headlines, and the time difference on a recent Wednesday Read it

Jeremiah Sullivan: Shark Week's suit maker

by Ray Rahman | Aug 10, 2012

Who crafts the chain-mail armor that keeps Shark Week explorers from being turned into shark bait? Meet former marine biologist Jeremiah Sullivan.

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TV Review

The Closer

by Ken Tucker | Aug 10, 2012

Major Crimes

by Ken Tucker | Aug 10, 2012

Wardrobe Notes

Jessica Chastain as Maggie in 'Lawless'

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Aug 10, 2012
EW talks to the film's costumer about Jessica's wardrobe Read it