May 30, 2003

Issue #712

Cover Story

Jay-Z and 50 Cent on bad raps and good fortune

by Rob Brunner | May 26, 2003
The summer's hottest touring duo sit down for an exclusive Q&A -- an excerpt from Entertainment Weekly's May 30, 2003, cover story Read it
Magazine Cover (May 30, 2003)

Books

'Ghost' World

by Karyn L. Barr | May 30, 2003

Calendar

Upcoming Albums

May 30, 2003
NEW OFFERINGS FROM ASHANTI TO ZEVON JUST MIGHT CURE THOSE SUMMERTIME BLUES Read it

Tours

May 30, 2003
...AND WHEN YOU COME OUT OF WARPED DRIVE, CHECK OUT THESE UPCOMING GIGS AND GATHERINGS Read it

Contents

Contents

May 30, 2003

Legacy

Country Thoroughbred

by Alanna Nash | May 30, 2003
JUNE CARTER CASH, 1929 -- 2003 Read it

Legacy

by Ken Tucker | May 30, 2003

Mail

Mail

May 30, 2003

Music

DJ Kay Slay's Corner Shop

by Evan Serpick | May 30, 2003
The Drama King Picks His 10 All-Time Favorite Mixtapes. Want to Sample Them for Yourself? Try Your Local Street Vendor or Sites Like Mixtapekings.com and Tapemafia.com Read it

Review

Critical Mass

May 30, 2003

Out of Order

by Ken Tucker | May 30, 2003
With its portrait of a Hollywood duo's marriage, Out of Order glows with sun, sex, and surprisingly deep emotions. Read it

Snap Judgments

by Bruce Fretts | May 30, 2003

Television

On The Air

by Bruce Fretts | May 30, 2003

Book Review

My Invented Country: A Nostalgic Journey Through Chile

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | May 30, 2003

HELL AT THE BREECH

by Daniel Fierman | May 30, 2003

THE OTHER WOMAN

by S. Tia Brown | May 30, 2003

LONG FOR THIS WORLD

by Karen Valby | May 30, 2003

RUMBLE, YOUNG MAN, RUMBLE

by Gregory Kirschling | May 30, 2003

The Face

by Scott Brown | May 30, 2003

Candy and Me

by Jessica Shaw | May 30, 2003

Casting About

Out of 'Practice'

by Jennifer Armstrong | May 30, 2003

Cover Story

Jay-Z and 50 Cent on bad raps and good fortune

by Rob Brunner | May 26, 2003
The summer's hottest touring duo sit down for an exclusive Q&A -- an excerpt from Entertainment Weekly's May 30, 2003, cover story Read it

DVD Review

Throne of Blood: Criterion Collection

by Joshua Rich | May 30, 2003

Movie Article

Albert Brooks takes a look back on his career

by Benjamin Svetkey | May 30, 2003
The comedian/filmmaker discusses his near-30-year careers of screen gems Read it

BOX OFFICE

May 30, 2003

FILMOGRAPHY: JENNIFER ANISTON

May 30, 2003
JENNIFER ANISTON Read it

Our new column has critics tackling your film queries

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 30, 2003
In our new column tackling your film queries, she stands behind her pan of ''Fight Club'' but admits she now understands the dazzle of ''The Matrix'' Read it

What bee-utiful Oscar-nominated film is getting buzz?

by Missy Schwartz | May 30, 2003
The much-hyped documentary ''Spellbound'' involves young spellers making the rounds Read it

Find out why Viggo Mortensen is back in the saddle

by Gillian Flynn | May 30, 2003
The ''LOTR'' star plays a cowboy in his latest flick, ''Hidalgo'' Read it

Four ways ''The Matrix'' will change Hollywood

by Steve Daly | May 30, 2003
After ''Reloaded'''s record-breaking R-rated opener, the industry will soon be playing by Neo's rules Read it

THE CHARTS

May 30, 2003

EW RECOMMENDS

May 30, 2003

COMING UP

May 30, 2003

Movie Review

Bruce Almighty

by Owen Gleiberman | May 30, 2003

The In-Laws

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 30, 2003

Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns)

by Owen Gleiberman | May 30, 2003

Respiro

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 30, 2003

DRACULA: PAGES FROM A VIRGIN'S DIARY

by Owen Gleiberman | May 30, 2003

L'AUBERGE ESPAGNOLE

by Owen Gleiberman | May 30, 2003

THE MATRIX RELOADED

by Owen Gleiberman | May 30, 2003

THE SEA

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 30, 2003

SWEET SIXTEEN

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 30, 2003

Movie on DVD Review

CHARLIE'S ANGELS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON

by Jennifer Armstrong | May 30, 2003

THE REAL WORLD LAS VEGAS: THE COMPLETE SEASON

by Kimberly Reyes | May 30, 2003

Music Article

Beyonce on her destiny as a solo star

by Carina Chocano | May 26, 2003
With an album and a new movie due to drop this summer, the driven diva guns for pop culture domination -- an excerpt from Entertainment Weekly's May 30, 2003, issue Read it

What alt-rocker is behaving like an Avril wannabe?

by Rob Brunner | May 30, 2003
Thirty-six-year-old Liz Phair's fans aren't liking that she's trying to act like a pop star Read it

THE CHART

May 30, 2003

IN STORES JUNE 3

May 30, 2003

Music Review

The Streetsweeper Vol. 1

by Evan Serpick | May 30, 2003

Falling Uphill

by Chris Willman | May 30, 2003

Frontin'

by Neil Drumming | May 30, 2003

Live Phish 17-20

May 30, 2003

From Every Sphere

by Wook Kim | May 30, 2003

La Musica Negra

by Marc Weingarten | May 30, 2003

Only the Strong Survive

by Steve Futterman | May 30, 2003

To Lefty From Willie; San Antonio Rose

by Ken Tucker | May 30, 2003

4

by Jon Caramanica | May 30, 2003

News + Notes

Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | May 30, 2003

Monitor

by Missy Schwartz | May 30, 2003

Rise of the Merchandise

by Gregory Kirschling | May 30, 2003

The Deal Report

by Gregory Kirschling | May 30, 2003

The Shaw Report

by Jessica Shaw | May 30, 2003

The Dream Team

by Dalton Ross | May 30, 2003
Ready for 'Survivor' MVP? Here's who EW votes into the tribe. Read it

News Article

Why ''My Big Fat Greek'' didn't translate to TV

by Lynette Rice | May 30, 2003
And how it was that Hollywood's Grecian earner turn into TV's feta-complete Read it

Get both sides of a debated entertainment topic

by Erin Richter | May 30, 2003
We ask the experts to argue their positions Read it

State Of Shock

by Josh Wolk | May 30, 2003
Day after day, from sea to shining sea, America's SHOCK JOCKS manage to shtick it where the FCC don't shine Read it

Why Kathy Griffin is going under the knife

by Joel Stein | May 30, 2003
Joel Stein wrestles with his love of surgical perfection and simultaneously outs the comedians plea for publicity Read it

Sound Bites

Sound Bites

May 30, 2003
Sound Bites Read it

TV Article

''Miami'' heat, clipped ''Wing'': TV's hits and flops

by Dan Snierson | May 30, 2003
This season the reality of TV is that Americans don't worship false idols -- and they still want their crime-scene-investigating friends Read it

THE RATINGS

May 30, 2003

A look at the new show featuring grandmas gone wild

by Dan Snierson | May 30, 2003
Why NBC is saying enough with the kids already, lets give some talented seniors a shot Read it

TV Review

Out of Order

by Ken Tucker | May 22, 2003

The 5 Year Plan

Justin Theroux

May 30, 2003
COSTARRING IN 'CHARLIE'S ANGELS: FULL THROTTLE' Read it

The Hitmakers

Cash Of The Titans

by Rob Brunner | May 30, 2003
THEIR TOUR IS THE SUMMER'S MAIN EVENT. IN THIS CORNER, HIP-HOP'S HOTTEST STAR, 50 CENT. IN THE OTHER, LONGTIME CHAMP JAY-Z. Read it

The Multi-Threat

Destiny Awaits

by Carina Chocano | May 30, 2003
THE SOLO CAREER, THE MOVIE ROLES, AND THE ALL-AROUND FAME-MAKING MACHINATIONS THAT SURROUND THEM. BEYONCE KNOWLES HAS FINALLY REACHED THE PLACE SHE SET OUT FOR AT AGE 5. AND WHAT'S HER REWARD? A HAMBURGER Read it

The Road Ragers

Noise In The Hood

May 30, 2003
SURE, 50 AND JAY WILL BE BIG, BUT HARD ROCKERS, FOR WHOM SARTORIAL SPLENDOR RANKS AS HIGH AS SOUND CHECK, ALWAYS RULE THE CONCERT CIRCUIT Read it

The Survivors

Making All Stops

by Brian M. Raftery | May 30, 2003
AFTER PEAKING IN THE LATE '90S, FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE -- LIKE MANY POP AND ROCK ACTS IN THE DEPRESSED RECORD BIZ -- LOST THEIR CONTRACT. THEY'RE BACK ON TRACK, BUT NOW IT'S A DIFFERENT KIND OF RIDE. Read it

Video Review

Talk to Her

by Missy Schwartz | May 27, 2003

The Pianist

by Alice King | May 30, 2003

ANTWONE FISHER

by Sumeet Bal | May 30, 2003

TALK TO HER

by Missy Schwartz | May 30, 2003

A GUY THING

by Alice M. Lee | May 30, 2003

NATIONAL SECURITY

by S. Tia Brown | May 30, 2003

THE RECRUIT

by Joshua Rich | May 30, 2003

What to Watch

What to Watch

by Dalton Ross, Ken Tucker, Nisha Gopalan, Jennifer Armstrong | May 30, 2003
A day-to-day guide to notable programs. Times are Eastern daylight and are subject to change. Read it
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