Oct 07, 2005

Issue #843

Cover Story

How Orlando, Kirsten, and Cameron Crowe made ''Elizabethtown''

by Christine Spines | Sep 30, 2005
After lackluster festival reviews, Crowe scrambles to get his heartfelt romantic comedy in shape for general audiences. Will they show him the money? Read it
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Television

TV's funniest quotes from Sept. 20 to 26

Sep 30, 2005
Our favorite lines from the week's shows Read it

What to Watch for week of OCTOBER 3

by Alynda Wheat, Dalton Ross | Oct 03, 2005
A day-to-day guide to notable programs.* Read it

Bonus Music Section October 2005: Listen To This

Paul Weller lists 12 must-have CDs

Sep 30, 2005
The Britpop master loves albums by The Zombies, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and more Read it

Book Article

''Julie & Julia'' author channels Julia Child

by Jennifer Reese | Sep 30, 2005
Julie Powell revisits the recipe master's work in her new memoir Read it

Reviewing two new Kennedy clan memoirs

by Gilbert Cruz | Sep 30, 2005
We give our take on ''Symptoms of Withdrawal'' and ''What Remains'' Read it

The latest in Chick Lit

by Clarissa Cruz, Jennifer Armstrong | Sep 30, 2005
We review new books by Lauren Weisberger, Jennifer Vandever, and more Read it

Stephen King waxes nostalgic in ''The Colorado Kid''

Sep 30, 2005
The author celebrates ''pulp'' fiction with his new novel Read it

Book Review

The Complete Calvin and Hobbes

by Scott Brown | Oct 05, 2005

The Year of Magical Thinking

by Jennifer Reese | Oct 05, 2005

The Quitter

by Nisha Gopalan | Oct 05, 2005

A Crack in the Edge of the World

by Gilbert Cruz | Oct 05, 2005

All the Stars Came Out That Night

by Bob Cannon | Oct 05, 2005

The Divide

by Jennifer Reese | Oct 05, 2005

The Commitment

by Henry Goldblatt | Oct 05, 2005

All the Fishes Come Home to Roost

by Tina Jordan | Oct 05, 2005

Cover Story

How Orlando, Kirsten, and Cameron Crowe made ''Elizabethtown''

by Christine Spines | Sep 30, 2005
After lackluster festival reviews, Crowe scrambles to get his heartfelt romantic comedy in shape for general audiences. Will they show him the money? Read it

DVD Review

The Interpreter

by Ty Burr | Oct 04, 2005

Cinderella

by Chris Willman | Oct 04, 2005

Movie Article

Philip Seymour Hoffman takes center stage

by Nicholas Fonseca | Sep 30, 2005
The longtime character actor steps into the spotlight with ''Capote'' Read it

We demand a sequel to ''Grosse Pointe Blank''

by Whitney Pastorek | Sep 30, 2005
The 1997 John Cusack action-comedy needs a follow-up Read it

When reviewing an adaptation, is it fair to criticize the plot?

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 01, 2005
Check out the latest Ask the Critic question and post your own Read it

Val Lewton's new horror ''Collection''

by Chris Willman | Sep 30, 2005
We grade the director's '40s-era fright flicks Read it

Martin Short unlocks Jiminy Glick

by Kirven Blount | Sep 30, 2005
The comedian's film sheds new light on his bizarre character Read it

Nicolas Roeg's art obsession

by Dalton Ross | Sep 30, 2005
EW examines the quirky director's sci-fi catalogue Read it

Wallace & Gromit jump into movies

by Steve Daly | Sep 30, 2005
The Oscar-winning claymation duo are finally taking on the big screen Read it

Movie Review

Capote

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 28, 2005

Duma

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 28, 2005

Into the Blue

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 28, 2005

The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 28, 2005

The Greatest Game Ever Played

by Gregory Kirschling | Sep 28, 2005

MirrorMask

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 28, 2005

Serenity

by Scott Brown | Sep 28, 2005

A History of Violence

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 28, 2005

Oliver Twist

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 30, 2005

Roll Bounce

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 30, 2005

Movie on DVD Review

Night of the Lepus

by Dalton Ross | Oct 04, 2005

Music Article

Download This: Songs by Pharrell, and others

by Ryan Dombal | Sep 30, 2005
The best new songs you'll find on the Web, for the week of Sept. 30 Read it

Five Rounds With My Morning Jacket

by Gabe Soria | Sep 30, 2005
The southern psych-rockers talk about arachnids, pickeled cucumbers, and Cameron Crowe Read it

What not to miss in Music, Books, Games...

by Michele Romero, Gary Eng Walk, Dan Snierson | Sep 30, 2005
Be sure the check out the Foo Fighters and Weezer on tour, the new ''Rainbow Six'' video game, and more Read it

Franz Ferdinand stays indie

Sep 30, 2005
Rock's latest ''It-band'' remains true to its roots on new album Read it

Franz Ferdinand headlines Glasglow's greatest rock

Sep 30, 2005
EW picks the best undiscovered gems of the Glasglow rock scene Read it

Linda Perry makes her return

by Nancy Miller | Sep 30, 2005
The ex-4 Non Blondes frontwoman is looking reboot her singing career with a rerelease of her solo debut Read it

Taking mandolin lessons with Nickel Creek

by Michael Endelman | Sep 30, 2005
Our reporter learns how to play the instrument thanks to bluegrass virtuoso Chris Thile Read it

Young Jeezy pitches a motivational book

by Ryan Dombal | Sep 30, 2005
The Gangsta Rapper is working on a book that promotes education and wholesome parenting Read it

Music Review

Extraordinary Machine

by David Browne | Oct 03, 2005

Z

by Tom Sinclair | Oct 03, 2005

The Trinity

by Raymond Fiore | Oct 03, 2005

Thunder, Lightning, Strike

by Michael Endelman | Oct 03, 2005

Back to Bedlam

by Leah Greenblatt | Oct 03, 2005

Witching Hour

by Elisabeth Vincentelli | Oct 03, 2005

Somebody's Miracle

by David Browne | Oct 03, 2005

Wildflower

by David Browne | Oct 03, 2005

Real Fine Place

by Will Hermes | Oct 03, 2005

News Article

Meet Dane Cook, the guy with 374,026 friends, and counting

by Susan Casey | Sep 30, 2005
The well-known comedian has made it to the top without being angry, neurotic, or mean Read it

Cameron Crowe's soundtrack legacy

by Gregory Kirschling | Sep 30, 2005
EW examines the ''Elizabethtown'' director's movie music fixation Read it

EW remembers Don Adams

by Timothy Gunatilaka | Sep 30, 2005
Here's what the entertainment world will miss most about Don Adams Read it

Letters from our readers

Sep 30, 2005
Check out the readers who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

''Head Cases'' gets the ax

by Lynette Rice | Sep 30, 2005
The Fox legal drama is the new TV season's first casualty Read it

Celebrity news for the week of October 7, 2005

by Tim Stack | Sep 30, 2005
Brief updates on births, divorces, court dates, and more Read it

''Good Night'' gets a warm welcome

by R.A. Feld | Sep 30, 2005
George Clooney's new film is a big hit at the New York Film Festival Read it

Dalton Ross's Hit List for the week of October 7, 2005

by Dalton Ross | Sep 30, 2005
The 10 hottest topics of the week Read it

Ben Kingsley talks about ''Oliver Twist

by Steve Daly | Sep 30, 2005
The Oscar winner discusses his nasty role in Roman Polanski's new adaptation Read it

Oscar campaigns arrive early

by Dave Karger | Sep 30, 2005
The annual awards advertisement glut kicks off sooner than expected Read it

Taking the temperature of pop culture

Sep 30, 2005
We rate the hottest and coldest in entertainment Read it

The Deal Report: October 7, 2005

by Michelle Kung | Sep 30, 2005
The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment Read it

Are spoilers a crime against viewers?

by Jeff Jensen, Dan Snierson | Oct 04, 2005
EW debates the merits and perils of advance plot info Read it

Can Oprah save publishing and Broadway?

by Gregory Kirschling | Sep 30, 2005
The talk show giant reaches out to her book club and ''The Color Purple'' Read it

Brit actresses get racy

by Tim Stack | Sep 30, 2005
Vanessa Redgrave, Kate Winselt, and Helen Mirren show off their dark sides in new roles Read it

Gwen Stefani hits the runway

by Tim Stack | Sep 30, 2005
The No Doubt songstress debuts her L.A.M.B. clothing line Read it

Moss gets tossed and VH1 honors hip hop

by Whitney Pastorek | Sep 30, 2005
EW updates the supermodels firing and checks out the VH1 Hip Hop Honors Read it

Why ''Serenity'''s Nathan Fillion is such a nice guy

by Jeff Jensen | Sep 30, 2005
Playing the roguish captain of a space freighter who helps a young woman fulfill her destiny made Harrison Ford a star -- will it do the same for Fillion? Read it

Which new TV show is next to go?

by Lynette Rice | Sep 30, 2005
EW picks the four freshman series most likely to be yanked Read it

''Samurai'' DVD roundup

by Edward Karam | Oct 04, 2005
EW grades four swordplay classics Read it

Nick Park's Greatest Hits

by Steve Daly | Sep 30, 2005
EW picks the ''Wallace & Gromit'' creator's best work Read it

TV Article

Catching up with Mayim Bialik

by Whitney Pastorek | Sep 30, 2005
The former ''Blossom'' star talks about losing touch, Ph.D's, and kicking ass Read it

Scott Wolf finds a home on ''Everwood''

by Jennifer Armstrong | Sep 30, 2005
The ''Party of Five'' alum weighs in on the WB drama's new season Read it

Debating ''Lost'' and ''Desperate Housewives''

Sep 30, 2005
Our critics give their views on the fall's hottest returning shows Read it

TV Review

Reunion

by Gillian Flynn | Sep 29, 2005

The Must List

The Must List: October 7, 2005

Sep 30, 2005
Dickens, Doctorow, and 8 other things we love this week Read it
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