Dec 02, 2005

Issue #852

Cover Story

Ready for really political movies? Get the scoop

by Benjamin Svetkey | Nov 25, 2005
George Clooney and others explain why previously taboo topics are making a big-screen comeback Read it
Magazine Cover (Dec 02, 2005)

DVDReview

Their Eyes Were Watching God

by Karen Valby | Nov 25, 2005

Book Article

The literary ''Life'' of Nicole Richie and Paris Hilton

by Gilbert Cruz | Nov 25, 2005
We give you an inside look at two new books from the stars of ''The Simple Life'' Read it

Book Review

Get a Life

by Jennifer Reese | Nov 30, 2005

Wimbledon Green

by Jeff Jensen | Nov 25, 2005

Rubble

by Gilbert Cruz | Nov 25, 2005

Road to Paradise

by Jennifer Reese | Nov 30, 2005

The Lighthouse

by Jennifer Reese | Nov 25, 2005

Oh What a Slaughter

by Mary Kaye Schilling | Nov 30, 2005

The Reasons I Won't Be Coming

by Jennifer Reese | Nov 25, 2005

Strange Detective Tales

by Paul Katz | Nov 25, 2005

Capote in Kansas

by Gillian Flynn | Nov 25, 2005

She-Hulk

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 25, 2005

Cover Story

Ready for really political movies? Get the scoop

by Benjamin Svetkey | Nov 25, 2005
George Clooney and others explain why previously taboo topics are making a big-screen comeback Read it

DVD Review

March of the Penguins

by Dalton Ross | Nov 29, 2005

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

by Jeff Labrecque | Nov 29, 2005

The Best & Worst of American Idol: Seasons 1-4

by Jennifer Armstrong | Nov 29, 2005

Barbra Streisand - The Television Specials

by Anna Wahrman | Nov 25, 2005

The Tales of Hoffmann

by Sam Adams | Nov 25, 2005

Movie Article

The latest role of Oliver Platt

by Michelle Kung | Nov 25, 2005
The ''Ice Harvest'' star talks about playing a sidekick in the dark comedy Read it

Unauthorized music DVDs are stealth hits

by Michael Endelman | Nov 25, 2005
We look at how illegitimate documentaries on 50 Cent, Tupac, and others have found an audience Read it

''Rent'' finally hits the big screen

by Clarissa Cruz | Nov 25, 2005
We report back from the New York premiere of the hit Broadway musical Read it

EW asks Jessica Alba Stupid Questions

by Dan Snierson | Nov 25, 2005
The ''Into the Blue'' star is faced with being ugly, getting seasick and playing invisible characters Read it

Hot button political movies

by Joshua Rich | Nov 25, 2005
A guide to the films that have shaken things up Read it

Catching up with Freddy Rodriguez

by Vickie An | Nov 25, 2005
EW sits down with the ''Havoc'' star Read it

EW previews this year's Best Actress frontrunners

by Dave Karger, Missy Schwartz | Nov 25, 2005
Dave Karger and Missy Schwartz tell you why this year's field is surprisingly slim Read it

The Best Documentary Oscar snubs

by Gregory Kirschling | Nov 25, 2005
EW looks at what films the Academy overlooked Read it

Movie Review

Rent

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 23, 2005

The Libertine

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 23, 2005

Just Friends

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 23, 2005

The Ice Harvest

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 23, 2005

Yours, Mine & Ours

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 23, 2005

Syriana

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 23, 2005

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 25, 2005

Breakfast on Pluto

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 25, 2005

Walk the Line

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 25, 2005

Ellie Parker

by Scott Brown | Nov 25, 2005

Music Article

Download This: Songs by Lee Ann Womack, and others

by Ryan Dombal | Nov 24, 2005
The best new songs you'll find on the Web, for the week of Nov. 23 Read it

EW goes Five Rounds With... The LeeVees

by Michael Endelman | Nov 25, 2005
We pick the brains of the ''Hannukah Rocks'' rockers Read it

The return of the Gorillaz

Nov 25, 2005
EW goes behind-the-scenes of the strictly animated band's new album Read it

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

by Gary Eng Walk | Nov 25, 2005
We look at the latest releases from Queens of the Stone Age, Lady Sovereign, and more Read it

Twelve CDs Penn Jillette Says You've Gotta Get

Nov 25, 2005
The comedian-magician loves Albert Brooks, Stan Freberg, and more Read it

The rescue of emo's Say Anything

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 25, 2005
Tom Sinclair talks with the up-and-coming band about their long-delayed new album Read it

EW talks with the rock stars of ''Gilmore Girls''

by Whitney Pastorek | Nov 25, 2005
We chat with Joel Gion and Sebastian Bach about their recent appearance on the WB show Read it

EW remembers Link Wray

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 25, 2005
Here's what the entertainment world will miss most about him Read it

Music Review

Oral Fixation Vol. 2

by David Browne | Nov 28, 2005

Some Hearts

by Chris Willman | Nov 28, 2005

My Lives

by Marc Weingarten | Nov 28, 2005

Right About Now

by Ryan Dombal | Nov 25, 2005

Black Sheep Boy Appendix

by Leah Greenblatt | Nov 25, 2005

Chris Brown

by Michael Endelman | Nov 25, 2005

The Rising Tied

by Marc Weingarten | Nov 25, 2005

The Sound of Revenge

by Ryan Dombal | Nov 25, 2005

One Way Ticket to Hell...And Back

by Michael Endelman | Nov 25, 2005

For the Season

by Leah Greenblatt | Nov 25, 2005

Sweatsuit

by Raymond Fiore | Nov 25, 2005

Sewed Soles

by Will Hermes | Nov 25, 2005

Back in Time

by Will Hermes | Nov 25, 2005

Crime and Dissonance

by Ty Burr | Nov 25, 2005

News Article

Letters from our readers

Nov 25, 2005
Check out the readers who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Celebrity news for the week of December 2, 2005

by Tim Stack | Nov 25, 2005
Brief updates on births, divorces, court dates, and more Read it

Music stars glam out at the CMAs

by Whitney Pastorek | Nov 25, 2005
EW rates the fashion at this year's New York City ceremony Read it

EW reviews Microsoft's Xbox 360

by Wook Kim | Nov 25, 2005
We look at the video game giant's new gaming system Read it

Taking the temperature of pop culture

Nov 25, 2005
We rate the hottest and coldest in entertainment Read it

The life of Hollywood's married women

by Jessica Shaw | Nov 25, 2005
Uncovering the domestic bliss of the wives of Brian Grazer, Adam Corolla, Denzel Washington, Norman Lear and Jimmy Kimmel Read it

When Hollywood Marriages Go Wrong

by Jessica Shaw | Nov 25, 2005
Nikki Ziering had it all -- now all she has is a four-poster bed Read it

Dalton Ross's Hit List for the week of December 2, 2005

by Dalton Ross | Nov 25, 2005
The 10 hottest topics of the week Read it

What's next for ''Gilmore Girls''?

by Whitney Pastorek | Nov 25, 2005
EW looks at what's in store for the WB's megaliterate dramedy Read it

Who's making deals in the week of December 2, 2005

by Michelle Kung | Nov 25, 2005
The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment Read it

Sound Bites

TV's funniest quotes: Pick this week's best

Nov 25, 2005
An expanded online-only version of our favorite quips Read it

TV Article

Monday Night Football's 10 Most Memorable Moments

by Dalton Ross | Nov 25, 2005
Here is a look back at the agony and the ecstasy Read it

''South Park'' takes a shot at Scientology

by Whitney Pastorek | Nov 25, 2005
We look at the Comedy Central hit show's recent Tom Cruise-bashing episode Read it

On the set of ''King of Queens''

by Lynette Rice | Nov 25, 2005
We go behind-the-scenes of the CBS sitcom Read it

EW looks at TV's latest vanity projects

by Paul Katz | Nov 25, 2005
We grade the personalized sign-offs of ''My Name is Earl,'' ''Bone,'' and two others Read it

Catching up with Robert Knepper

by Nicholas Fonseca | Nov 25, 2005
EW talks with the ''Prison Break'' star about the Fox drama's future Read it

TV Review

Sleeper Cell

by Gillian Flynn | Nov 30, 2005

The Must List

The Must List: December 2, 2005

Nov 25, 2005
Sir Sean, Lady Day, and 8 other things we recommend this week Read it

What to Watch

What to Watch for week of NOVEMBER 28

by Alynda Wheat | Nov 28, 2005
A day-to-day guide to notable programs.* Read it
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