Oct 08, 2004

Issue #787

Cover Story

Britney, Lindsay Lohan, and more: EW's star portraits from 2004

Oct 01, 2004
Photographers who've worked with the stars for Entertainment Weekly over the past year tell the stories behind their intriguing pictures See photos
Magazine Cover (Oct 08, 2004)

Music

Download This

Oct 08, 2004
EW recommends tracks from Beyonce, Le Tigre and Lil Jon Read it

Review

Dandy Warhols

by Owen Gleiberman
Two bands go to war with the music biz and themselves Read it

Television

Why Sela Ward won't return to television

Oct 08, 2004
The ''Suburban Madness'' actress talks about southern accents and the importance of family Read it

Book Article

''Shantaram''s bizarre story is true to life

by Troy Patterson | Oct 08, 2004
Gregory David Roberts's novel is a fictionalized account of his harrowing criminal exploits Read it

Book Review

The Plot Against America

by Jennifer Reese | Oct 08, 2004
Philip Roth attempts to rewrite 20th-century history in The Plot Against America. Read it

Cheat and Charmer

by Jennifer Reese | Oct 08, 2004

My Kind of Place

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Oct 08, 2004

Shopaholic and Sister

by Clarissa Cruz | Oct 08, 2004

Hairstyles of the Damned

by Michael Endelman | Oct 08, 2004

Who the Hell's in It

by Benjamin Svetkey | Oct 08, 2004

War Trash

by Melissa Rose Bernardo | Oct 08, 2004

Married mystery writers co-author book

by Karyn L. Barr | Oct 08, 2004
Jonathan and Faye Kellerman each contribute a mystery novella to their new book, ''Double Homicide" Read it

The Red Queen

by Jennifer Reese | Oct 08, 2004

Cover Story

Britney, Lindsay Lohan, and more: EW's star portraits from 2004

Oct 01, 2004
Photographers who've worked with the stars for Entertainment Weekly over the past year tell the stories behind their intriguing pictures See photos

DVD Review

Aladdin

by Chris Willman | Oct 08, 2004
The enchanting Aladdin still conjures animation magic 12 years later. Read it

Explain Yourself!

Yeah Yeah Yeahs explain their disturbing new video

by Michael Endelman | Oct 08, 2004
The indie band talks about why they decided to follow up their surprise hit video ''Maps'' with one that is purposely not MTV-friendly Read it

Extra Of The Week

'Best Of Black' is the Extra of the Week

Oct 08, 2004
'Best Of Black' Read it

Movie Article

Q&A with ''Shawshank Redemption'' director

by Jeff Labrecque | Oct 08, 2004
Frank Darabont talks about the enduring popularity of his film and how he adapted Stephen King's short novella into a long movie Read it

Q&A with ''Unspeakable'''s Dennis Hopper

by Whitney Pastorek | Oct 08, 2004
The actor tells EW the surprising reason he agreed to appear in such an unspeakably bad movie Read it

DVD roundtable with the ''Saved!'' cast

by Timothy Gunatilaka | Oct 08, 2004
Macaulay Culkin, Mandy Moore, and Eva Amurri discuss the movie's take on religion and their experiences working on the film Read it

What's your biggest cinematic disappointment?

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 08, 2004
Lisa Schwarzbaum answers this and other reader questions Read it

A burning question about ''Shaun of the Dead''

by Raymond Fiore | Oct 08, 2004
We find answers to the inexplicable Read it

Movie Review

Dig!

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 30, 2004

I Heart Huckabees

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 29, 2004

Ladder 49

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 30, 2004

Red Lights

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 29, 2004

Shark Tale

by Lisa Schwarzbaum

The Yes Men

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 29, 2004

Woman, Thou Art Loosed

by Gregory Kirschling | Sep 29, 2004

A Dirty Shame

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 08, 2004

First Daughter

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 08, 2004

The Forgotten

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 08, 2004

Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 08, 2004

Infernal Affairs

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 08, 2004

The Last Shot

by Scott Brown | Oct 08, 2004

The Motorcycle Diaries

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 08, 2004

Shaun of the Dead

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 08, 2004

Movie on DVD Review

Rivers and Tides

by Nicholas Fonseca | Oct 08, 2004

The Three Faces of Eve

by Michelle Kung | Oct 08, 2004

Tanner '88

by Sam Adams | Oct 08, 2004

The Untouchables

by Jeff Labrecque | Oct 08, 2004
Special Collector's Edition Read it

Music Article

Interview with Ben Folds and William Shatner  

by Chris Willman | Oct 08, 2004
EW talks to the musical odd couple about their recent collaboration and audience reaction to their spoken-word album Read it

EW ranks music videos with a message

by Leah Greenblatt | Oct 08, 2004
Soul Asylum, Good Charlotte, and Pearl Jam have all put out clips that teach lessons or try to change lives Read it

Music Review

Around the Sun

by Doug Brod | Oct 08, 2004

Real Gone

by Craig Seymour | Oct 08, 2004

Size Matters

by Dalton Ross | Oct 08, 2004

Palookaville

by Leah Greenblatt | Oct 08, 2004

The Chronicles of Life and Death

by Michael Endelman | Oct 08, 2004
They ain't ready for AARP, but Good Charlotte and Sum 41 are older and, musically, wiser. Read it

The Grind Date

by Raymond Fiore | Oct 08, 2004

Raphael Saadiq as Ray Ray

by Neil Drumming | Oct 08, 2004

Hidden Vagenda

by Ken Tucker | Oct 08, 2004

Chuck

by Michael Endelman | Oct 04, 2004

News Article

Celebrity news for the week of October 8, 2004

by Whitney Pastorek, Vickie An | Oct 08, 2004
Brief updates on births, divorces, court dates, and more Read it

Mr. Britney Spears' lack of fashion sense

by Timothy Gunatilaka | Oct 08, 2004
A look at Kevin Federline's shoddy style choices, including wifebeaters, fedoras, and ''Pimp'' emblazoned sweats Read it

Letters from our readers

Oct 08, 2004
Check out the readers who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

EW reviews four freaky movie trailers

by Scott Brown | Oct 08, 2004
Previews aren't just blood and guts for some fright films Read it

Steven Tyler narrates cell phone tour of Boston

by Matt Robinson | Oct 08, 2004
The Aerosmith frontman lends his voice to a recorded sightseeing guide of his hometown Read it

Who's making deals in the week of Oct. 8, 2004

by Gregory Kirschling, Mandi Bierly | Oct 08, 2004
The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment Read it

Which actors need coaching to seem like sports pros?

by Mickey Rapkin | Oct 08, 2004
Adam Sandler, Bernie Mac, and Nelly are among the stars that have used athletic consultants to train for their roles in sports-themed movies Read it

EW remembers Russ Meyer

by Mary Kaye Schilling, Whitney Pastorek | Oct 08, 2004
Here's what the entertainment world will miss most about him Read it

Photo Gallery

Dalton Ross on ''Star Wars'' and other newsmakers

by Dalton Ross | Oct 02, 2004
EW's columnist analyzes 10 current events from the past week See photos

Sound Bites

TV's funniest quotes for the week of Oct. 8, 2004

Oct 08, 2004
We pick our favorite quips from talk shows and sitcoms Read it

TV Article

Does ''The Apprentice'' have a race problem?

by Mark Harris | Oct 01, 2004
EW takes a look at reality TV and the reality of race Read it

''Gilmore Girls'' phone number links to charity

by Kirthana Ramisetti | Oct 08, 2004
Luke's cell phone number on the show connects to a real-life message from his portrayer Read it

''Amazing Race'' winner pops up in unusual place

by Alex Gordon | Oct 08, 2004
EW tells you about a surprising celebrity sighting Read it

Winners, losers of ''Tonight Show'' changing hosts

Oct 08, 2004
EW tells you who does and doesn't benefit from Conan O'Brien taking over for Jay Leno on the long-running late night talk show Read it

EW's favorite new TV fashionistas

by Karyn L. Barr | Oct 08, 2004
Characters on ''Desperate Housewives,'' ''Kevin Hill,'' and ''Lost'' are among those who made a stylish debut this fall Read it

Q&A with ''Tanner on Tanner'''s Cynthia Nixon

by Jennifer Armstrong | Oct 08, 2004
The Emmy-winning actress discusses the likelihood of a ''Sex and the City'' reunion and whether her ''Tanner'' character and Miranda would get along Read it

How releasing shows on DVD affects ratings

by Ken Tucker | Oct 08, 2004
Ken Tucker answers this and other reader questions Read it

TV Review

The Real World: Philadelphia

by Ken Tucker | Oct 08, 2004
Ken Tucker says The Real World's latest cast of seven strangers puts the ''boob'' in ''boob tube'' Read it

Life as We Know It

by Gillian Flynn | Oct 08, 2004
Hormones are all the rage in ABC's randy new drama. Read it

The Must List

10 things EW loves: Week of Oct. 8, 2004

Oct 08, 2004
A guide to the best in recent movies, TV, DVDs, music, books and more Read it

The Photo Issue

The Photo Issue

by Allyssa Lee

Sarah Michelle Gellar on ''The Grudge''

by Jeff Jensen | Oct 08, 2004
TV's favorite scream queen posed for EW's Photo Issue Read it

The Pop of King

Stephen King on musicians voicing their political opinions

by Stephen King | Feb 01, 2007
The master of horror dissects popular culture in his monthly column Read it

What to Watch

What to Watch for week of OCTOBER 4

Oct 08, 2004
A day-to-day guide to notable programs.* Read it
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