Jul 08, 2005

Issue #828

Cover Story

How Johnny Depp brought a new flavor to ''Charlie''

by Chris Nashawaty | Jul 01, 2005
Will his eccentric-to-the-extreme Willy Wonka suit audiences' tastes -- or make them nostalgic for Gene Wilder? Read it
Magazine Cover (Jul 08, 2005)

Review

EW reviews ''Film Noir Collection, Vol. 2''

by Dade Hayes | Jul 01, 2005
The new box set includes classics like ''Clash By Night'' and ''Dillinger'' Read it

Television

The Logo channel begins its run this week

by Nicholas Fonseca | Jul 01, 2005
The MTV-owned gay network launches and competes with Q and Here! Read it

TV's funniest quotes from June 23 to 30

Jul 01, 2005
We pick our favorite quips from talk shows and sitcoms Read it

What to Watch for week of JULY 4

by Alynda Wheat | Jul 04, 2005
A day-to-day guide to notable programs.* Read it

Book Article

Olivia and Eloise are losers of the week

Jul 01, 2005
Olivia and Eloise are losers of the week Read it

Blair Tindall talks about her new book

by Gilbert Cruz | Jul 01, 2005
The ''Mozart in the Jungle'' author exposes behind-the-scenes scandals at the New York Philharmonic Read it

Book Review

Oh Pure and Radiant Heart

by Jennifer Reese | Jul 06, 2005

The Lady and the Panda

by Thom Geier | Jul 06, 2005

The Essence of Style

by Clarissa Cruz | Jul 06, 2005

EW reviews four new sci-fi/fantasy titles

by Noah Robischon | Jul 01, 2005
We take a closer look at releases by Larry Niven and Brenda Cooper, Alastair Reynolds, Orson Scott Card, and Charles Stross Read it

Freddy and Fredericka

by Jennifer Reese | Jul 06, 2005

Chain of Command

by Thom Geier | Jul 06, 2005

The Number We End Up With

by Leah Greenblatt | Jul 06, 2005

Six Bad Things

by Tim Stack | Jul 06, 2005

EW reviews two ''Grizzly'' titles

by Raymond Fiore | Jul 01, 2005
We take a closer look at ''The Grizzly Maze'' and ''Death in the Grizzly Maze'' Read it

Everybody Into the Pool

by Jennifer Reese | Jul 06, 2005

Cover Story

How Johnny Depp brought a new flavor to ''Charlie''

by Chris Nashawaty | Jul 01, 2005
Will his eccentric-to-the-extreme Willy Wonka suit audiences' tastes -- or make them nostalgic for Gene Wilder? Read it

DVD Review

The Daily Show: Indecision 2004

by Mandi Bierly | Jul 05, 2005
It's politics as unusual with The Daily Show's election extravaganza, Indecision 2004. Read it

Hide and Seek

by Brian M. Raftery | Jul 05, 2005

The Pacifier

by Mandi Bierly | Jul 05, 2005

Prozac Nation

by Alisa Cohen | Jul 05, 2005

Point Blank

by Joe McGovern | Jul 05, 2005

FLASHBACK OF THE WEEK

Gimme Sequel

We demand a sequel for ''The Professional''

by Marc Bernardin | Jul 01, 2005
Here's why EW thinks Natalie Portman's first big role deserves a follow-up Read it

Hit List

Dalton Ross's Hit List for the week of July 1, 2005

by Dalton Ross | Jul 01, 2005
The 10 hottest topics of the week Read it

Losers of the Week

Movie Article

The dirt about the new ''Charlie''

by Chris Nashawaty | Jul 01, 2005
We uncover how Johnny Depp created his character, what's new in this version and who's unhappy about the remake Read it

The sole Oompa-Loompa

by Michelle Kung | Jul 01, 2005
Deep Roy talks about being the only Oompa-Loompa in the remake of ''Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'' Read it

The star of ''Murderball''

by Karen Valby | Jul 01, 2005
Mark Zupan talks about what's poised to become the next breakout documentary, a movie about quadriplegic rugby players Read it

Two versions of ''War of the Worlds'' debut

by Scott Brown | Jul 01, 2005
The Tom Cruise version is competing with a straight-to-video release by ''Outsider'' costar C. Thomas Howell Read it

AMC is offering refunds to unsatisfied moviegoers

by Tim Stack | Jul 01, 2005
An offer theaters hope you can't refuse Read it

''Fantastic Four'' has incredible trouble

by Scott Brown | Jul 01, 2005
The would-be blockbuster had a tough time getting released Read it

Marvel Studios plans to exploit unknown heroes

by Tom Russo | Jul 01, 2005
The studio will likely spotlight characters less familiar than Spider-Man or X-Men Read it

Movie Review

Bewitched

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jun 15, 2005

Herbie: Fully Loaded

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jun 15, 2005

War of the Worlds

by Owen Gleiberman | Jun 29, 2005

Tropical Malady

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jun 29, 2005

The Beat That My Heart Skipped

by Owen Gleiberman | Jun 29, 2005

The Talent Given Us

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jun 29, 2005

Rebound

by Scott Brown | Jun 29, 2005

Yes

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jun 29, 2005

Land of the Dead

by Owen Gleiberman | Jun 29, 2005

Undead

by Owen Gleiberman | Jun 29, 2005

Rize

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 01, 2005

The Perfect Man

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 01, 2005

My Summer of Love

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 01, 2005

Me and You and Everyone We Know

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 01, 2005

Batman Begins

by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 01, 2012

March of the Penguins

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 01, 2005

Music Article

EW chats with Sufjan Stevens

by Leah Greenblatt | Jul 01, 2005
The ''Illinois'' singer-songwriter tells us about his love for everyday objects Read it

EW goes strip clubbling with Ying Yang Twins

by Raymond Fiore | Jul 01, 2005
The ''United State of Atlanta'' artists take us to a strip joint to talk about their new album Read it

Download This

by Ryan Dombal | Jul 01, 2005
EW recommends tracks by DMX, Jamie Lidell, The Greenhornes, and Skeletons & the Girl-Faced Boys Read it

A look at four new albums

Jul 01, 2005
We review titles by A Band of Bees, Cassidy, Vivian Green, and Lizz Wright Read it

Digital downloading increases music sales

by Michael Endelman, Raymond Fiore | Jul 01, 2005
The music industry rethinks how it sells music after Gwen Stefani hit No. 1 without much radio play Read it

The solo career of Rob Thomas

by Tom Sinclair | Jul 01, 2005
The matchbox twenty singer talks about his new album, being a rock star, and paying his dues Read it

Music Review

The Cookbook

by Margeaux Watson | Jul 04, 2005

Blink the Brightest

by Chris Willman | Jul 04, 2005

Out of Nothing

by Jennifer Maerz | Jul 04, 2005

De Nova

by Douglas Wolk | Jul 04, 2005

Chavez Ravine

by Marc Weingarten | Jul 04, 2005

Discover a Lovelier You

by Brian M. Raftery | Jul 04, 2005

The Way It Is

by Janet Tzou | Jul 04, 2005

Wikked Lil' Grrrls

by Kristina Feliciano | Jul 04, 2005

Hurricane

by Jem Aswad | Jul 04, 2005

TP.3 Reloaded

by Raymond Fiore | Jul 04, 2005

Blame the Vain

by Alanna Nash | Jul 04, 2005

News Article

Taking the temperature of pop culture

Jul 01, 2005
We rate the hottest and coldest in entertainment Read it

The Deal Report: July 1, 2005

by Jennifer Armstrong, Nicholas Fonseca | Jul 01, 2005
The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment Read it

Celebrity news for the week of July 1, 2005

by Timothy Gunatilaka, Adam B. Vary | Jul 01, 2005
Brief updates on births, divorces, court dates, and more Read it

Letters from our readers

Jul 01, 2005
Check out the readers who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Spotlight on ROSS MCELWEE

EW spotlights documentarian Ross McElwee

by Gregory Kirschling | Jul 01, 2005
The ''Bright Leaves'' director discusses his first-person films Read it

TV Article

Why reality TV editors are up in arms

by Lynette Rice | Jul 01, 2005
They're demanding to get the same benefits as writers on scripted series -- especially since they claim to craft dramatic plots on reality shows like ''The Bachelor'' Read it

How Kyra Sedgwick finally got to to be a leading lady

by Missy Schwartz | Jul 01, 2005
Thanks to TNT's surprise hit ''The Closer'' Mrs. Bacon has been bringing home the, well, bacon Read it

Tawny Kitaen grades girls ''on the hood''

by Whitney Pastorek | Jul 01, 2005
The star of ''Whitesnake'''s 1987 video helps us judge scenes with young women and cars Read it

The fashion of ''Dancing with the Stars''

by Joyce Caruso Corrigan | Jul 01, 2005
EW delves into the effect of clothing on ballroom dancing Read it

TV Review

Monk

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 01, 2005
Tony Shalhoub continues to deliver the goods as Monk's tic-tocking detective. Read it

The Must List

The Must List: July 8, 2005

Jul 02, 2005
'Penguins,' 'Poison,' and 8 other things we love this week Read it

The Pop of King

Stephen King on the ''Dead'' quartet

by Stephen King | Feb 01, 2007
The Pop of King reminisces about the past 37 years of George Romero's filmography Read it

WE'RE DYIN' FOR...

We're dyin' for a DVD of ''Family Ties''

by Alisa Cohen | Jul 01, 2005
Here's why we can't wait to see discs of Alex P. Keaton and the rest of the clan Read it

What I Hate

EW movie critic hates celebrity cameos

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 01, 2005
We can't stand when James Lipton and Regis Philbin appear playing themselves in movies Read it

Winner of the Week

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