Apr 28, 2006

Issue #874-875
Magazine Cover (Apr 28, 2006)

Book Article

The new Penguin Classics

by Gilbert Cruz | Apr 21, 2006
The beloved orange covers get an artistic update Read it

The surprise Pulitzer Prize winner

by Gregory Kirschling | Apr 21, 2006
Talking with author Geraldine Brooks Read it

Inside the office of Sebastian Junger

by Gilbert Cruz | Apr 21, 2006
The war reporter and author of ''A Death in Belmont'' invites us into his inner sanctum Read it

Augusten Burroughs tells us what's on his mind

by Karen Valby | Apr 21, 2006
The ''Running With Scissors'' author talks about the upcoming movie of his best-selling memoir, James Frey, and more Read it

Book Review

King Dork

by Jennifer Reese | Apr 26, 2006

Desperate Networks

by Henry Goldblatt | Apr 26, 2006

Beach Road

by Jennifer Reese | Apr 26, 2006

Rough Crossings

by Clark Collis | Apr 26, 2006

Teta, Mother, and Me

by Tina Jordan | Apr 26, 2006

Bust

by Ken Tucker | Apr 26, 2006

The Stolen Child

by Jeff Jensen | Apr 26, 2006

Promise Me

by Adam B. Vary | Apr 26, 2006

In the Eye of Heaven

by Eric Kohn | Apr 26, 2006

This Book Will Save Your Life

by Jennifer Reese | Apr 26, 2006

Oracle Bones

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Apr 26, 2006

Snakeskin Shamisen

by Allyssa Lee | Apr 26, 2006

Guests of the Ayatollah

by Gilbert Cruz | Apr 26, 2006

The Secret River

by Tina Jordan | Apr 26, 2006

The Faithful Spy

by Gilbert Cruz | Apr 26, 2006

Which Brings Me to You

by Jennifer Reese | Apr 26, 2006

Throne of Jade

by Marc Bernardin | Apr 26, 2006

Proven Guilty

by Bob Cannon | Apr 26, 2006

DVD Review

American Dad! Vol. 1

by Ken Tucker | Apr 25, 2006

Classic Musicals From the Dream Factory

by Steve Daly | Apr 25, 2006

Magic

by Joe McGovern | Apr 25, 2006

Shopgirl

by Kirven Blount | Apr 25, 2006

Casanova

by Cemile Kavountzis | Apr 25, 2006

Delicatessen

by Edward Karam | Apr 25, 2006

Crumb

by Timothy Gunatilaka | Apr 25, 2006

Hit List

Scott Brown's Hit List for the week of April 21, 2006

by Scott Brown | Apr 21, 2006
The 10 hottest topics this week Read it

Inspirations: Music

Seven who influenced Alicia Keys' life

by Raymond Fiore | Aug 08, 2006
The R&B singer tells Raymond Fiore that Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye and Willa Cather are among those who lit her creative fire Read it

Movie Article

Inside ''United 93,'' 2006's most debated film

by Missy Schwartz | Apr 20, 2006
The 9/11 movies are coming, but will audiences choose to relive the day's tragic events? Read it

Who has astounded you most with his or her singing?

by Owen Gleiberman | Apr 21, 2006
Check out today's Ask the Critic question and post your own Read it

Was ''Matchpoint'' mediocre?

by Chris Willman, Jeff Labrecque | Apr 21, 2006
Two EW staffers hash it out over Woody Allen's latest film Read it

The latest in movie trailers

by Scott Brown | Apr 21, 2006
See what we though of ''The Omen,'' ''The Promise,'' and more Read it

Meet the men who played the hijackers aboard ''United 93''

by Missy Schwartz | Apr 21, 2006
We talk to the actors about their challenging roles Read it

Is Justin Timberlake a movie star?

by Tim Stack, Beth Johnson | Apr 21, 2006
The pop singer has a slew of upcoming films Read it

The movies hitting theaters in August 2006

Apr 21, 2006
''World Trade Center,'' ''Snakes on a Plane,'' ''Clerks II,'' and ''The Ant Bully'' are just some of the movies coming out this month Read it

Oscar winners Tom Hanks and Ron Howard crack ''The Da Vinci Code''

by Benjamin Svetkey | Apr 21, 2006
We get to the bottom of the secrets, lies, and, yes, weird hair Read it

Writing ''The Da Vinci Code''

by Benjamin Svetkey | Apr 21, 2006
How Akiva Goldsman made Dan Brown's best-seller into a movie script Read it

Predicting the season's box office winners

by Dave Karger | Apr 21, 2006
See who we think will reign supreme at the movies this summer Read it

Bryce Dallas Howard is stepping out of the shadows

by Steve Daly | Apr 21, 2006
With M. Night Shyamalan's latest, ''Lady in the Water,'' and a plum role in ''Spider-Man 3,'' the third-generation actor is set to shine Read it

The movies hitting theaters in July 2006

Apr 21, 2006
''Miami Vice,'' ''My Super Ex-Girlfriend,'' ''A Scanner Darkly,'' and ''Monster House'' are just some of the movies coming out this month Read it

The movies hitting theaters in June 2006

Apr 21, 2006
''Nacho Libre,'' ''The Break-Up,'' ''The Omen,'' and ''Click'' are just some of the movies coming out this month Read it

The man who could save animation

by Steve Daly | Apr 21, 2006
John Lasseter, the creative engine behind the Pixar hit machine, is poised to make over Disney's cartoon empire Read it

The movies hitting theaters in May 2006

Apr 21, 2006
''X-Men: The Last Stand,'' ''Poseidon,'' and ''Over the Hedge'' are just some of the movies coming out this month Read it

Walden Media breaks out as a Hollywood power player

by Jeff Jensen | Apr 21, 2006
Looking at the company that's making its name by producing family films like ''Hoot,'' ''Holes,'' and ''Charlotte's Web'' Read it

Angela Bassett talks about her career

by Whitney Pastorek | Apr 21, 2006
The star of ''Akeelah and the Bee'' has a soft spot for roles that send a positive message Read it

How you know Melanie Lynskey

Apr 21, 2006
We go through the career of Charlie Sheen's neighbor/stalker on ''Two and a Half Men'' Read it

Movie Preview

Over the Hedge

Apr 20, 2006

Poseidon

Apr 20, 2006

The Promise

Apr 20, 2006

Superman Returns

Apr 20, 2006

Nacho Libre

Apr 20, 2006

Click

Apr 20, 2006

The Break-Up

Apr 20, 2006

The Omen

Apr 20, 2006

Miami Vice

Apr 20, 2006

A Scanner Darkly

Apr 20, 2006

Monster House

Apr 20, 2006

The Reaping

Jan 03, 2007

The Illusionist

Aug 15, 2006

Clerks II

Apr 20, 2006

Wah-Wah

Apr 21, 2006

Just My Luck

Apr 21, 2006

Hoot

Apr 21, 2006

The Lake House

Apr 21, 2006

Peaceful Warrior

Apr 21, 2006

Wordplay

Apr 21, 2006

Pulse

Apr 21, 2006

Pathfinder

Jan 03, 2007

Little Man

Apr 21, 2006

Barnyard

Apr 21, 2006

The Ant Bully

Apr 21, 2006

Half Nelson

Apr 21, 2006

Quinceanera

Apr 21, 2006

The Descent

Apr 21, 2006

Trust the Man

Aug 15, 2006

Zoom

Apr 21, 2006

Idlewild

Aug 15, 2006

Invincible

Aug 15, 2006

Movie Review

Akeelah and the Bee

by Scott Brown | Apr 19, 2006

American Dreamz

by Owen Gleiberman | Apr 19, 2006

La Mujer de Mi Hermano

by Owen Gleiberman | Apr 19, 2006

I Am a Sex Addict

by Owen Gleiberman | Apr 19, 2006

The Sentinel

by Gregory Kirschling | Apr 19, 2006

Clean

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Apr 19, 2006

The Death of Mr. Lazarescu

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Apr 19, 2006

United 93

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Apr 19, 2006

Hard Candy

by Owen Gleiberman | Apr 21, 2006

Kinky Boots

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Apr 21, 2006

The Notorious Bettie Page

by Owen Gleiberman | Apr 21, 2006

Scary Movie 4

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Apr 21, 2006

The Wild

by Owen Gleiberman | Apr 21, 2006

The Benchwarmers

by Owen Gleiberman | Apr 21, 2006

Music Article

Five classic albums you shouldn't fuhgeddabout

Apr 21, 2006
Little Steven tells us about his favorite records Read it

Music Review

Journey Into Paradise: The Larry Levan Story

by Michael Endelman | Apr 24, 2006

We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions

by David Browne | Apr 24, 2006

Goodbye Alice in Wonderland

by Leah Greenblatt | Apr 24, 2006

Blood Money

by Margeaux Watson | Apr 24, 2006

Louder Now

by Clark Collis | Apr 24, 2006

A Girl Like Me

by Raymond Fiore | Apr 24, 2006

Let Love In

by Whitney Pastorek | Apr 24, 2006

The Hardest Way to Make an Easy Living

by Ryan Dombal | Apr 24, 2006

Invaders

by Michael Endelman | Apr 24, 2006

Pearl Jam

by Chris Willman | Apr 24, 2006

A City by the Light Divided

by Jason Adams | Apr 24, 2006

Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited

by Michael Endelman | Apr 24, 2006

Morning

by Margeaux Watson | Apr 24, 2006

Capture/Release

by Michael Endelman | Apr 24, 2006

Wolfmother

by Raymond Fiore | Apr 24, 2006

The Boxing Mirror

by Tom Sinclair | Apr 24, 2006

Pick a Bigger Weapon

by Will Hermes | Apr 24, 2006

How We Operate

by Michael Endelman | Apr 24, 2006

Three Days of Rain

by Scott Brown | Apr 21, 2006

News Article

Feedback from our readers

Apr 21, 2006
Check out the letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Netflix sues Blockbuster over its rent-by-mail strategy

Apr 21, 2006
We provide some numbers behind the controversy Read it

The Deal Report: April 21, 2006

by Michelle Kung, Hannah Tucker | Apr 21, 2006
The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment Read it

The living room of the future

by Michael Endelman | Apr 21, 2006
We asked some leading futurists how our homes will look in 2016 and this is what they said Read it

EW's Fashion Hall of Fame inducts Pat Benatar

by Clarissa Cruz | Apr 21, 2006
The '80s pop singer talks about her signature leggins, fringe, hair, and more Read it

Celebrity news for the week of April 28, 2006

by Vanessa Juarez | Apr 21, 2006
The 10 hottest topics of the week Read it

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes baby arrives

by Vanessa Juarez | Apr 21, 2006
All the details about Suri and other celebrity kids Read it

Decoding ''The Da Vinci Code''

by Gilbert Cruz | Apr 21, 2006
We tell you some of secret riddles hidden in Dan Brown's best-seller Read it

Sound Bites

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

Apr 22, 2006
An expanded online-only version of our favorite quips Read it

Stage Review

The Threepenny Opera

by Scott Brown | Apr 21, 2006

Awake and Sing!

by Melissa Rose Bernardo | Apr 21, 2006

Festen

by Thom Geier | Apr 21, 2006

Well

by Melissa Rose Bernardo | Apr 21, 2006

The Glass Menagerie

by Jennifer Reese | Apr 21, 2006

TV Article

Will your favorite television show survive?

by Jennifer Armstrong | Apr 21, 2006
We predict which low-rated programs will live to see another day Read it

Why ''The Sopranos'' ratings are tanking

by Margeaux Watson | Apr 21, 2006
We explain why the HBO show has seemingly lost a million viewers Read it

Eva Longoria is the Hot Mess of the Week

by Margeaux Watson | Apr 21, 2006
The pop culture miscue for the week of April 21, 2006 Read it

The upcoming pilot season

by Dan Snierson | Apr 21, 2006
We look at the similarities between new shows on rival networks Read it

Comparing ''American Idol'' and ''Nashville Star''

by Whitney Pastorek | Apr 26, 2006
We look at how the shows have crossed over this season Read it

Lou Ferrigno gives his take on ''Ghost Whisperer''

Apr 21, 2006
What the Hulk thinks of Jennifer Love Hewitt's show Read it

TV Review

The Unit

by Gillian Flynn | Apr 25, 2006
Testosterone triumphs over creativity in CBS' macho military-men drama The Unit. Read it

Prison Break

by Gillian Flynn | Apr 24, 2006
The inmates are ruining the asylum in Fox's once-intriguing prison drama. Read it

The Must List

The Must List: April 28, 2006

Apr 22, 2006
Ten Things We Love This Week Read it

The Pop of King

Stephen King on why he couldn't care less Katie is leaving ''Today''

by Stephen King | Feb 01, 2007
The Pop of King reveals why he doesn't tune in to network morning shows to get his wake-up fix Read it

The Reviews: Television

What to Watch for week of Apr 24-Apr 30, 2006

by Alynda Wheat | Apr 24, 2006
A day-to-day guide to notable programs* Read it

What to Watch

''All of Us''

by Alynda Wheat

'Boston Legal'

by Alynda Wheat

''The O.C.''

by Alynda Wheat

''Daytime Emmys''

by Alynda Wheat

What to Watch for week of May 1-May 7, 2006

by Alynda Wheat | May 01, 2006
A day-to-day guide to notable programs* Read it

''Abused''

by Alynda Wheat

''ER''

by Alynda Wheat

''Las Vegas''

by Alynda Wheat

''Crossing Jordan''

by Alynda Wheat
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