Nov 30, 2012

Issue #1235

Cover Story

'Sons of Anarchy': TV's wildest ride

by Lynette Rice | Nov 23, 2012
Why is ''Sons of Anarchy'' — a saga of sex, guns, and bad boys on bikes — bigger than ever? Because it's ''Hamlet'' on a Harley. What's not to love? Read it
Magazine Cover (Nov 30, 2012)

Features

'Zero Dark Thirty' and the hunt for Bin Laden

by Rob Brunner | Nov 23, 2012
Director Kathryn Bigelow and writer-producer Mark Boal follow up their Oscar-winning drama ''The Hurt Locker'' with a politically charged true story. In their first major interview, they break their silence about their timely new film Read it

2012 Holiday gift guide: Tech

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Nov 23, 2012
See the hottest tech gifts this holiday season Read it

The 'Downton Abbey' wedding

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Nov 23, 2012
As Matthew and Lady Mary get ready to walk down the aisle — finally! — in season 3, we have the sneak peek Read it

See It! Hear It! Play It! 46 Holiday Gift Ideas

Dec 20, 2012
Perfect presents for fans of movies, TV, music, books, games -- and the tech to use them on Read it

2012 Holiday gift guide: Music

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Nov 23, 2012
Check out this years gift ideas for the audiophile in your life Read it

2012 Holiday gift guide: Games

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Nov 23, 2012
Peruse the latest and greatest in gaming gifts the holidays Read it

2012 Holiday gift guide: Books

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Nov 23, 2012
Browse the hottest selection of book merchandise for this holiday season Read it

2012 Holiday gift guide: Movies

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Nov 23, 2012
Indulge in the top movie gifts for the 2012 season Read it

2012 Holiday gift guide: TV

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Nov 23, 2012
The best TV related presents for the 2012 gift-giving season Read it

Feedback

Feedback: Nov. 30, 2012

Nov 23, 2012
Reaction to our Holiday Preview cover, praise for ''Parenthood,'' and more Read it

Monitor

Monitor: Nov. 23, 2012

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Nov 23, 2012
Elizabeth Banks welcomes a son, Police secure 'Breaking Dawn — Part 2' screening, and more Read it

Fete the Focker!

by Nuzhat Naoreen | Nov 23, 2012
Hollywood A-listers gathered at the American Cinematheque Awards to toast Ben Stiller Read it

Book Article

Why does everything remind us of food?

by Adam Markovitz | Nov 23, 2012
Trade a favorite TV show or hot new movie for a great cookbook Read it

Some authors you can't refuse

by Stephan Lee | Nov 23, 2012
We caught up with the four winners of this year's National Book Awards, which were presented on Nov. 14 in New York City Read it

Books: Nov. 30, 2012

Nov 23, 2012
Reviews of the latest books in stores, including ''The Black Box,'' ''Pizza Bomber,'' and others Read it

Book Review

The Legend of Broken

by Darren Franich | Nov 23, 2012

Diary of a Stage Mother's Daughter

by Tina Jordan | Nov 23, 2012

Cover Story

'Sons of Anarchy': TV's wildest ride

by Lynette Rice | Nov 23, 2012
Why is ''Sons of Anarchy'' — a saga of sex, guns, and bad boys on bikes — bigger than ever? Because it's ''Hamlet'' on a Harley. What's not to love? Read it

DVD Article

DVDs: Nov. 30, 2012

Nov 23, 2012
Reviews of the latest movies in stores, including ''Heaven's Gate,'' ''Nitro Circus,'' and others Read it

DVD Review

Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection

by Chris Nashawaty | Nov 23, 2012

Hollywood Insider

'Beverly Hills Cop' reboot finds its new Foley

by Josh Rottenberg | Nov 23, 2012
The cop comedy is heading to the small screen Read it

Syfy strikes first with 'Robot Combat League'

by James Hibberd | Nov 23, 2012
''Real Steel'' is brought to life on SyFy's new show ''Robot Combat League'' Read it

Comedian Patton Oswalt takes over cable in 2013

by Mandi Bierly | Nov 23, 2012
The former ''King of Queens'' sidekick will be guest starring on ''Justified'' and ''The Newsroom'' in the coming year Read it

'Potter' director sets his sights on 'Tarzan'

by Geoff Boucher | Nov 23, 2012
Earlier this month David Yates announced plans to revive ''Tarzan'', the lionhearted hero raised by apes, for Warner Bros Read it

Deal Report: Nov. 30, 2012

Nov 23, 2012
Morgan Spurlock tackles a new project, Josh Gad and Ryan Dixon take on the ''Twins'' sequel, and more Read it

Movie Article

The softer side of David O. Russell

by Sara Vilkomerson | Nov 23, 2012
In 2011 he was nominated for an Academy Award for ''The Fighter''. Now the famously passionate director is back with ''Silver Linings Playbook,'' and that could put him back in the Oscar ring. Read it

Movie Review

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 23, 2012

Rise of the Guardians

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 23, 2012

Life of Pi

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 22, 2012

Red Dawn

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 20, 2012

Hitchcock

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 23, 2012

The Central Park Five

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 23, 2012

Barrymore

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 23, 2012

Starlet

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 23, 2012

Rust and Bone

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 23, 2012

Music Article

Best New Artist: EW's predictions

Nov 23, 2012
On Dec. 5, the world will know exactly who's in the running for one of the Grammys' biggest prizes. We place our best bets on the candidates in this year's extra-competitive field. Read it

On my iPod: Norman Reedus

by Kyle Anderson | Nov 23, 2012
When the actor, 43, isn't slaying flesh-chomping zombies as the terrifically taciturn Daryl on ''The Walking Dead'' (AMC, Sundays, 9 p.m.), he's digging deep into rock — and maybe having a Molly Ringwald moment Read it

Singles: Nov. 30, 2012

Nov 23, 2012
Reviews of the latest releases from Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood Read it

LL Cool J: The stories behind the songs

by Kyle Anderson | Nov 23, 2012
As the trailblazing rapper-turned-''NCIS: Los Angeles'' special agent, 44, preps for a gig cohosting the Grammy nominations special with Taylor Swift (CBS, Dec. 5, 10 p.m.) and a new album, ''Authentic Hip Hop,'' due next February, he looks back on nearly three decades of hits Read it

Albums: Nov. 30, 2012

Nov 23, 2012
Reviews of the latest songs from How to Destroy Angels, Keyshia Cole, and more Read it

Music Review

Girl on Fire

by Melissa Maerz | Nov 28, 2012

News Article

Soundbites: Nov. 23, 2012

Nov 23, 2012
Memorable lines from ''Silver Linings Playbook,'' ''Rihanna,'' and more Read it

News and Notes

Hit List: Nov. 30, 2012

by Dan Snierson | Nov 23, 2012
Madonna bares bottom, another Amish-based series is in the works, and more Read it

Fall TV winners and losers

by James Hibberd | Nov 23, 2012
Hooded heroes and postapocalyptic pioneers are kicking butt this season. Monkey doctors? Not so much. Read it

General Petraeus' true Hollywood story

by Keith Staskiewicz | Nov 23, 2012
We envision how the sex scandal could play on both big and small screens Read it

TV Article

'CSI''s Elisabeth Shue

by Lynette Rice | Nov 23, 2012
Before she was hired to help reinvigorate the CBS drama, the 49-year-old Oscar nominee had built an acting career that even she admits is all over the map. EW asked her to revisit the roles that thrilled — and terrified — her Read it

'Spartacus' meets the troops

by Josh Stillman | Nov 23, 2012
The cast of the Starz drama — which returns Jan. 25 for its fourth and final installment — headed to Kuwait with the USO earlier this month to meet with soldiers. Producer Aaron Lam shares his pics. Read it

Shows we've dropped from the DVR

Nov 23, 2012
A famous pop song tells us that breaking up is hard to do — and we'll amend that by adding that it's even more difficult when dumping a former TV fave. Three EW writers explain which shows are getting the ''It's not you, it's me'' treatment this fall Read it

TV Review

Liz & Dick

by Ken Tucker | Nov 23, 2012

The Final Cut

Dawn of the dread

Nov 23, 2012
Great horror stories tap into fears that were already rattling around in our brains. So what are we afraid of right now? Everything we love, need, and rely on disappearing in a flash. Read it
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