Nov 22, 2002

Issue #683

Cover Story

How ''Potter'''s wizards plan to keep the magic going

by Daniel Fierman | Nov 15, 2002
As ''Chamber of Secrets'' opens, questions loom about what the departure of the series' director and the death of a costar might mean -- an excerpt from Entertainment Weekly's Nov. 22, 2002, cover story Read it
Magazine Cover (Nov 22, 2002)

Books

'Star' In Her Eyes

by Karen Valby | Nov 22, 2002
Joan Collins Writes a New Novel About -- What Else? -- the Lives of the Bold, Beautiful, and Filthy Rich Read it

Encore

The 'X' Factor

by Joshua Rich | Nov 22, 2002
Spike Lee's controversial Malcolm X overcame racial and financial hurdles on the way to its Nov. 18, 1992, premiere. Read it

Flashes

Burning Question

by Nick White | Nov 22, 2002

Ray Man

by Adam B. Vary | Nov 22, 2002

Pedal Pusher

by Sharon Knolle | Nov 22, 2002

Mail

Mail

Nov 22, 2002

Monitor

Monitor

Nov 22, 2002

Music

For Better Or Durst

by Rob Brunner | Nov 22, 2002
Who the #@!% Are...TapRoot? Read it

Eclectic Company

by Holly George-Warren | Nov 22, 2002
Record Shopping With Jim Dickinson Read it

Review

Metroid Prime

by Geoff Keighley | Nov 22, 2002
Short on story but long on thrills, Metroid Prime is a spiffy and spectacular update of a classic title. Read it

The Way Home

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 22, 2002

James Bond 007: Nightfire

by Gary Eng Walk | Nov 22, 2002
Unlike its film counterparts, the latest 007 actioner runs out of ammo. Read it

Ararat

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 22, 2002

Interview With the Assassin

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 22, 2002

Videogames

Hit Game Spawns Some Monkey Business

by Kimberly Reyes | Nov 22, 2002

Between the Lines

Between the Lines

by Matthew Flamm | Nov 22, 2002
The inside scoop on the book world Read it

Book Article

BEST-SELLERS

Nov 22, 2002

Marvel imagines darker origins for Captain America

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 22, 2002
In Marvel Comics' ''Truth'' series, the hero's origins are reimagined to reveal a black predecessor Read it

Book Review

Journals

by Brian M. Raftery | Nov 22, 2002

DOWN BY THE RIVER

by Chris Nashawaty | Nov 22, 2002

STRANGER ON A TRAIN

by Megan Harlan | Nov 22, 2002

GLOBAL FREQUENCY

by Marc Bernardin | Nov 22, 2002

Breakout

by Ken Tucker | Nov 22, 2002

THE ECSTATIC

by Troy Patterson | Nov 22, 2002

I HATE TO SEE THAT EVENING SUN GO DOWN

by Scott Brown | Nov 22, 2002

Cover Story

How ''Potter'''s wizards plan to keep the magic going

by Daniel Fierman | Nov 15, 2002
As ''Chamber of Secrets'' opens, questions loom about what the departure of the series' director and the death of a costar might mean -- an excerpt from Entertainment Weekly's Nov. 22, 2002, cover story Read it

DVD Review

DEPECHE MODE VIDEOS 86-98+

by Kimberly Reyes | Nov 22, 2002

Digital Review

Ratchet & Clark

by Geoff Keighley | Nov 22, 2002

Red Faction II

by Aaron Ruby | Nov 22, 2002

Contra: Shattered Soldier

by Scott Brown | Nov 22, 2002

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY's Field Guide To The NextNew Things

To 'Die' For

by Clarissa Cruz | Nov 22, 2002

Fresh Meet

Now And Ben

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 22, 2002
With Sha Sha, BEN KWELLER says nyah-nyah to pooh-poohers. Read it

Gimme Shelter

Gimme Shelter

by Tricia Johnson | Nov 22, 2002

Hear & Now

Hear & Now

by Evan Serpick, Tom Sinclair | Nov 22, 2002
This week on the music beat Read it

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Nov 22, 2002
What the country is talking about this week... Read it

Listen 2 This #06

Idiot Wind

Nov 22, 2002
sometimes pop stars talk stupid Read it

Charts

Nov 22, 2002
Thievery Corporation steals first, Fabolous trades up, and the Dixie Chicks win by a landslide Read it

Audio's Amigos

by Brian Hiatt | Nov 22, 2002
From gripes to group hugs, meet AUDIOSLAVE, the band that almost wasn't. Read it

Props Department

Nov 22, 2002
Santana's little helper, Michelle branch, riffs on rockers who inspired her: Read it

S.A.T.'s for Rockers

by Wook Kim | Nov 22, 2002
Shifty of Crazy Town, you've got 15 minutes... Read it

Under My Thumb

by Kimberly Reyes | Nov 22, 2002
Missy Elliott gave us the finger; hand analyst Leslie Zemenek gave us the dirt. Read it

Movie Article

Critical Mass

Nov 22, 2002

BOX OFFICE

Nov 22, 2002

Behind-the-scenes battles plague Connery's latest

by Benjamin Svetkey | Nov 22, 2002
From clashes over direction to shooting delays to budget overruns, Sean Connery's new film is having some major ''League'' problems Read it

THE CHARTS

Nov 22, 2002

EW RECOMMENDS

Nov 22, 2002

COMING UP

Nov 22, 2002

Details of ''The Ring'' sequel

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Nov 19, 2002
The takeoff of the Japanese thriller is set to hit theaters again Read it

Movie Review

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 01, 2005

Standing in the Shadows of Motown

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 13, 2002

El Crimen del Padre Amaro

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 13, 2002

Half Past Dead

by Bruce Fretts | Nov 13, 2002

8 MILE

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 22, 2002

FEMME FATALE

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 22, 2002

I SPY

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 22, 2002

TULLY

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 22, 2002

Movie on DVD Review

Solaris

by Daniel Fierman | Nov 22, 2002

La Boheme

by Melissa Rose Bernardo | Nov 22, 2002

Multimedia Review

Music Article

The New Classics

by Brian M. Raftery | Nov 22, 2002
They do make 'em like they used to. Latter-day landmark discs worth latching on to. Read it

Buck 65

by Jon Caramanica | Nov 22, 2002
Import Taste For Global Gourmets Read it

Fast Forward

Upcoming Albums Read it

Nas on why he's through with all the controversy

by Neil Drumming | Nov 22, 2002
The rapper talks about hip-hop's golden days, his eyebrow-raising new single, and whether he ever really lightens up Read it

Listen 2 This

by David Browne | Nov 22, 2002

THE CHART

Nov 22, 2002

Missy Elliott sees the light on her new CD

by Rob Brunner | Nov 22, 2002
Despite some heavy childhood drama, Missy Elliott is keeping it fun on ''Under Construction'' Read it

Three EW critics give Jay-Z's ''Blueprint 2'' a spin

Nov 22, 2002
The rapper fails to earn his bragging rights on two new ego-tripping discs -- just ask our exhausted scribes Read it

Meet Audioslave, the supergroup that almost wasn't

by Brian Hiatt | Nov 18, 2002
Former Rage members and Soundgarden's Chris Cornell blend to create a not-always-harmonious new project -- an excerpt from the Nov. 22, 2002, Listen2This cover story Read it

COLLAGE ROCK

Nov 22, 2002

Music Review

''From tha Chuuuch to da Palace''

by Evan Serpick | Nov 22, 2002

More Than a Woman

by Chris Willman | Nov 22, 2002

Slicker Than Your Average

by Ken Tucker | Nov 22, 2002

Thug World Order

by Jon Caramanica | Nov 22, 2002

Travelogue

by Chris Willman | Nov 22, 2002

Live at Folsom Field, Boulder, Colorado

by Chris Willman | Nov 22, 2002

Cherry Blue Skies

by Rob Brunner | Nov 22, 2002

Melt

by Alanna Nash | Nov 22, 2002

Audioslave

by David Browne | Nov 22, 2002
As Audioslave, Chris Cornell and three Rage vets strike a masterful balance between explosive sound and contained fury on their debut disc Read it

Brainwashed

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 22, 2002
George Harrison goes out on a grace note with his last studio album, the spiritually uplifting Brainwashed. Read it

Falling in Love Is Wonderful

by Will Hermes | Nov 22, 2002

Touching Down

by Will Hermes | Nov 22, 2002

Panchpuran

by Will Hermes | Nov 22, 2002

Greensleeves Rhythm Album #30: Bollywood

by Will Hermes | Nov 22, 2002

New Musical Express

London Calling

Nov 22, 2002
What's new in the land of royals and Radiohead? The editors of Britain's NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS whisk us their monthly report. Read it

News Article

Time Capsule

Nov 22, 2002
NOVEMBER 18, 1992 Read it

The Blaine Truth

by Josh Wolk | Nov 22, 2002
THE SMOOTH STREET ILLUSIONIST HAS CONJURED UP A BOOK ABOUT HIS LIFE AND MAGIC. SO WHY IS IT SO HARD TO NAIL DOWN THE REAL DAVID BLAINE? Read it

What ''Will & Grace'''s Jack is REALLY like

by Nicholas Fonseca | Nov 22, 2002
His characters love the spotlight (see his flamboyant sitcom character or CBS' upcoming Jerry Lewis pic), but Sean Hayes is a glutton for privacy Read it

A tribute to the very addictive VH1 Classic

by Brian M. Raftery | Nov 22, 2002
The music network's new channel found fans with their obscure '80s videos Read it

Harry Potter And The Challenge Of Sequels

by Daniel Fierman | Nov 22, 2002
'The Chamber of Secrets' is a surefire hit. But with scarier scripts, a new director, and child stars who keep growing and growing, future Potter fodder may require some wicked wizardry. Read it

What Winona should do to save her career

by Clarissa Cruz | Nov 22, 2002
After her conviction on criminal charges, the star could stand to take a few cues from Halle Berry, experts say Read it

The Shaw Report

by Jessica Shaw | Nov 22, 2002

Swiss Miss

by Alice M. Lee | Nov 22, 2002

WRITTEN BY

Nov 22, 2002

On the Air

On the Air

by Lynette Rice | Nov 22, 2002
The latest news from the TV beat Read it

Reel World

Reel World

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Nov 22, 2002
News From Hollywood Read it

Single File

Common Bond

Nov 22, 2002
Soul singer Erykah Badu and rapper Common sweeten Brown Sugar with an ode-fashioned romance of their own. Read it

TV Article

The Guest List

Nov 22, 2002

Muppets make a comeback with a Christmas caper

by Scott Brown | Nov 22, 2002
The fuzzy franchise, whose lovable creatures have popped up in commercials and a Weezer video, now adds an NBC movie Read it

Whack Job Of The Week

by Nicholas Fonseca | Nov 22, 2002

TV Review

Without a Trace

by Ken Tucker | Nov 22, 2002

ER

by Ken Tucker | Nov 19, 2002

Video Review

Reign of Fire

by Scott Brown | Nov 22, 2002

SUNSHINE STATE

by Bruce Fretts | Nov 22, 2002

THIRTEEN CONVERSATIONS ABOUT ONE THING

by Jennifer Armstrong | Nov 22, 2002

Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year

by Jennifer Armstrong | Nov 22, 2002

SPIRIT: STALLION OF THE CIMARRON

by Caren Weiner Campbell | Nov 22, 2002

JUWANNA MANN

by Josh Wolk | Nov 22, 2002

NOTORIOUS C.H.O.

by Marc Bernardin | Nov 22, 2002

POSSESSION

by William Stevenson | Nov 22, 2002

What to Watch

What to Watch for week of November 18

by Josh Wolk, Caroline Kepnes, Ken Tucker | Nov 22, 2002
A day-to-day guide to notable programs. Times are Eastern standard and are subject to change. Read it