Jul 29, 2005

Issue #831

Cover Story

''Potter'' Exclusive: A look at the new movie, and more

by Jeff Jensen | Jul 22, 2005
Get details about the film adaptation of ''Goblet of Fire,'' and look into the future of the franchise Read it
Magazine Cover (Jul 29, 2005)

Features

The characters from ''Half-Blood Prince''

Jul 22, 2005
We cast our choices to play six new characters from J.K. Rowling's newest book Read it

Review

Trailer Park

by Scott Brown | Jul 22, 2005
EW reviews the latest movie trailers Read it

Television

Analyzing the 2005 Emmy nominations

by Gillian Flynn | Jul 22, 2005
Our TV critic talks about this year's mixed bag including her confusion over the 15 nods for ''Will & Grace'' and a snub for''Everwood'' Read it

TV's funniest quotes from July 14 to 20

Jul 22, 2005
We pick our favorite quips from talk shows and sitcoms Read it

What to Watch for week of JULY 25

by Alynda Wheat | Jul 25, 2005
A day-to-day guide to notable programs.* Read it

Book Article

MacGyver is muse of the week

Jul 22, 2005
MacGyver Read it

Jasper Fforde is an author you can't refuse

by Jennifer Reese | Jul 22, 2005
The ''Eyre Affair'' author launches a new nursery rhyme crime series with ''The Big Over Easy'' Read it

See the movies or hit the books

by Michelle Kung | Jul 22, 2005
EW asks if film adaptations of new releases like ''Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'' and ''Dark Water'' live up to their literary roots Read it

Behind the ''Harry Potter'' mania

by Whitney Pastorek | Jul 22, 2005
We follow the frenzy surrounding the release J.K. Rowling's sixth book about the infamous boy wizard Read it

Life after ''Potter''

by Michelle Kung | Jul 22, 2005
Other fantasy tales coming to the big screen Read it

Dating at Hogwarts

by Alynda Wheat | Jul 22, 2005
J.K. Rowling's high school hotties are just like us Read it

Snape vs. Snape

by Paul Katz, Michelle Kung | Jul 22, 2005
Two opposing views on just whose side Harry's nemesis is on Read it

Book Review

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

by Christopher Paolini | Jul 20, 2005

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

by Christopher Paolini | Jul 22, 2005

White

by Adam B. Vary | Jul 22, 2005

Garbage Land

by Nicholas Fonseca | Jul 27, 2005

Little Star of Bela Lua

by Ben Spier | Jul 22, 2005

A Woman in Berlin

by Karen Karbo | Jul 22, 2005

The Killings of Stanley Ketchel

by Jennifer Reese | Jul 22, 2005

Shockwave

by Jennifer Reese | Jul 22, 2005

The Prophet of Zongo Street

by Channing Joseph | Jul 22, 2005

Double Tap

by Bob Cannon | Jul 27, 2005

Cover Story

''Potter'' Exclusive: A look at the new movie, and more

by Jeff Jensen | Jul 22, 2005
Get details about the film adaptation of ''Goblet of Fire,'' and look into the future of the franchise Read it

Looking ahead to the fifth ''Harry Potter'' movie

by Jeff Jensen
Early details about ''Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'' Read it

What will happen in ''Potter'' book 7?

by Thom Geier
Based on clues from J.K. Rowling and ''Half-Blood Prince,'' we take a stab at predicting what's in store for the series Read it

DVD Q&A

Q&A with ''3rd Rock'' star John Lithgow

by Charles Curtis | Jul 22, 2005
The former alien commander discusses working with Jane Curtin and co-star French Stewart's squinting Read it

DVD Review

The Cosby Show: Season 1

by Dalton Ross | Jul 26, 2005

The Jerk: 26th Anniversary Edition

by Paul Katz | Jul 22, 2005

America's Funniest Home Videos: Volume 1 With Tom Bergeron

by Mandi Bierly | Jul 22, 2005
Gag Reflex Read it

Constantine

by Tom Russo | Jul 26, 2005

Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

by Chris Willman | Jul 22, 2005

The Upside of Anger

by Mandi Bierly | Jul 26, 2005

Second Generation

by Ty Burr | Jul 22, 2005

Different Sex, Different City

''Entourage'' is the male ''Sex and the City''

by Tim Stack | Jul 22, 2005
The parallels between the HBO shows are unmistakable Read it

Hit List

Dalton Ross's Hit List for the week of July 29, 2005

by Dalton Ross | Jul 22, 2005
The 10 hottest topics of the week Read it

King's Ransom of the Week

Legend of the Week

Movie Article

Time to retire these movie-review clichés?

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 22, 2005
Check out the latest Ask the Critic question and post your own Read it

What you don't know about Tom Arnold

by Joshua Rich | Jul 22, 2005
The ''Happy Endings'' star talks about woking at a meat-packing plant, his marriage to Roseanne, and working in Hollywood Read it

The life of Taryn Manning

by Nicholas Fonseca | Jul 22, 2005
The ''Hustle and Flow'' star employs her tough and sexy image to touching effect in Craig Brewer's new film Read it

Movie Reviews

The Devil's Rejects

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 20, 2005

Movie Review

The Island

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 20, 2005

November

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 20, 2005

Last Days

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 20, 2005

Hustle & Flow

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 20, 2005

Bad News Bears

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 10, 2006

9 Songs

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 20, 2005

Happy Endings

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 22, 2005

Wedding Crashers

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 22, 2005

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 22, 2005

Music Article

Professional wrestling with Bob Mould

by Tom Sinclair | Jul 22, 2005
EW chats with the former Husker-Du guitarist about his obsession with wrestling Read it

Pussycat Dolls remake a minor hit into a major one

by Michael Endelman | Jul 22, 2005
The barely dressed vamp act covered Tori Alamaze's ''Don't Cha'' and took it to the big time Read it

Reasons to turn the radio on or turn it off

by Michael Endelman | Jul 22, 2005
We give thumbs up or down to songs by Rihanna, Damien Marley, Bo Bice, and D.H.T. Read it

Download This: July 29, 2005

by Ryan Dombal | Jul 22, 2005
EW recommends tracks by Daft Punk, Paul Wall, Erin McKeown, and Apsci Read it

A look at angry songs on the radio

by Leah Greenblatt | Jul 22, 2005
We survey examples of radio rage by Hilary Duff, Lindsay Lohan, Good Charlotte, and T.I. Read it

Music Review

MR. A-Z

by Chris Willman | Jul 25, 2005

Alpine Static

by Mikael Wood | Jul 22, 2005

The Spinto Band

by Michael Endelman | Jul 22, 2005

Soft Dangerous Shores

by Tom Sinclair | Jul 22, 2005

Less Than Human

by Ryan Dombal | Jul 22, 2005

Spelled in Bones

by Sandra Kofler | Jul 22, 2005

Layourbattleaxedown

by Ryan Dombal | Jul 22, 2005

Holes in the Valley

by David Browne | Jul 22, 2005

Grown & Sexy

by Channing Joseph | Jul 25, 2005

I Gotta Make It

by Margeaux Watson | Jul 22, 2005

Boyz N Da Hood

by Margeaux Watson | Jul 22, 2005

A Change Is Gonna Come

by Michael Endelman | Jul 22, 2005

Hustle & Flow

by Michael Endelman | Jul 25, 2005

Needy Champion of the Week

News Article

Letters from our readers

Jul 22, 2005
Check out the readers who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

EW talks with country star Keith Urban

by Chris Willman | Jul 22, 2005
The platinum-selling ''Be Here'' artist talks to us about his music Read it

Dakota Fanning: most powerful actress in Hollywood

by Karen Valby | Jul 22, 2005
We analyze the precocious 11-year-old actress's rise to stardom Read it

Taking the temperature of pop culture

Jul 22, 2005
We rate the hottest and coldest in entertainment Read it

The Deal Report: July 29, 2005

by Michelle Kung | Jul 22, 2005
The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment Read it

Celebrity news for the week of July 29, 2005

by Jeremy Helligar | Jul 22, 2005
Brief updates on births, divorces, court dates, and more Read it

Is the ''The Island'' a clone of another movie

by David Guggenheim | Jul 22, 2005
The new Ewan McGregor flick seems eerily similar to ''Parts: The Clonus Horror'' Read it

Can Aquaman get any love

by Scott Brown | Jul 22, 2005
The '40s superhero is battling ridicule for being so lame Read it

Cracker Barrel enters the music biz

by Whitney Pastorek | Jul 22, 2005
The food chain gives Starbucks a run for its money by signing its second artist, Charlie Daniels Read it

Celebs salute military chic

by Joyce Caruso Corrigan | Jul 22, 2005
Field jackets, dog tags, and commando-style cargo pants are the latest fad for stars like Jay-Z, Brad Pitt, and Chris Martin Read it

Lenny Kravitz launches a design firm

by Margeaux Watson | Jul 22, 2005
The ''Are You Gonna Go My Way'' rocker makes the crossover to interior design and architectural consulting Read it

Where to find the funniest ''dotcomedies''

by Scott Brown | Jul 22, 2005
Tune in and turn online to see these four hilarious Web-only series Read it

TV Article

Why DIY comedy is no joke to TV network scouts

by Scott Brown | Jul 27, 2005
The people have spoken — they want better TV, and they're making it themselves at festivals, on the Internet, and even with the help of a reality show Read it

Showtime's ''Huff'' gets seven Emmy noms

by Paul Katz | Jul 22, 2005
The under-the-radar show caught the Academy's attention with a mass-mailing of the entire-season DVD Read it

TV Review

Over There

by Gillian Flynn | Jul 25, 2005

Rock Star: INXS

by Michael Endelman | Jul 25, 2005

The Must List

The Must List: July 29, 2005

Jul 23, 2005
Bad boys, drama queens, and 8 other things we love this week Read it

The Pop of King

Stephen King on 20+ reasons to love pop culture

by Stephen King | Feb 01, 2007
Why a Distinguished Contributor to American Letters finds joy in a Confederate Railroad song Read it