May 26, 2006

Issue #878

Cover Story

A behind-the-scenes look at ''X-Men: The Last Stand''

by Neil Drumming | May 19, 2006
With a new director, new characters, and all sorts of new pressures, can the comic-book franchise stay in the black? Read it
Magazine Cover (May 26, 2006)

Book Article

Elizabeth Heyert's ''The Travelers''

by Gilbert Cruz | May 19, 2006
We look at the photographer's new book Read it

John Hodgman recommends Trevanian's ''Shibumi''

by John Hodgman | May 19, 2006
''The Daily Show'' regular tells us why he adores this spy novel Read it

John Updike can't stop writing

by Gregory Kirschling | May 19, 2006
A half century into his career, the famed author returns with his most surprising novel yet: ''Terrorist'' Read it

Book Review

The Pale Blue Eye

by Ken Tucker | May 24, 2006

On, Off

by Tina Jordan | May 19, 2006

Secrets of the Savanna

by Tim Purtell | May 19, 2006

Blow the House Down

by Gilbert Cruz | May 19, 2006

Heat

by Jennifer Reese | May 19, 2006

The Whole World Over

by Jennifer Reese | May 24, 2006

Eye of Vengeance

by Timothy Gunatilaka | May 19, 2006

Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

by Warren Cohen | May 19, 2006

Don't I Know You?

by Melissa Rose Bernardo | May 19, 2006

Touchy Subjects

by Whitney Pastorek | May 19, 2006

Boot Tracks

by Hannah Tucker | May 19, 2006

The Nasty Bits

by Jennifer Reese | May 19, 2006

The Reach of a Chef

by Jennifer Reese | May 19, 2006

Two for the Road

by Jennifer Reese | May 19, 2006

The Poe Shadow

by Ken Tucker | May 24, 2006

Cover Story

A behind-the-scenes look at ''X-Men: The Last Stand''

by Neil Drumming | May 19, 2006
With a new director, new characters, and all sorts of new pressures, can the comic-book franchise stay in the black? Read it

DVD Review

High School Musical

by Ken Tucker | May 23, 2006

Boston Legal: Season 1

by Michael Sauter | May 23, 2006

Transamerica

by Kirven Blount | May 23, 2006

Harlan County, USA

by Sam Adams | May 19, 2006

Deadwood: The Complete Second Season

by Paul Katz | May 23, 2006

The Producers

by Ken Tucker | May 19, 2006

Movie Article

The frightening movies of Michael Haneke

by Ken Tucker | May 19, 2006
Even before ''Cache'' the Austrian filmmaker made audiences shudder Read it

Is the reissued special edition of ''Napoleon Dynamite'' worth buying?

by Timothy Gunatilaka | May 19, 2006
We tell you whether the extras make it worth an upgrade Read it

Feedback from our readers

May 19, 2006
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Are you influenced by an actor's offscreen behavior when assessing a film?

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 22, 2006
Check out today's Ask the Critic question and post your own Read it

Remake ''The Black Cauldron''

by Whitney Pastorek | May 19, 2006
Why the Lloyd Alexander novel should be given another birth Read it

The latest in movie trailers

by Marc Bernardin | May 19, 2006
See what we thought of ''Casino Royale,'' ''Invincible,'' ''Fearless,'' and ''The Lake House'' Read it

Scott Brown's Hit List for the week of May 26, 2006

by Scott Brown | May 19, 2006
The 10 hottest topics of the week Read it

Will ''The Da Vinci Code'' be a box office hit?

May 19, 2006
EW takes a look at the numbers behind the controversial film Read it

The top four most terrible lines in ''Poseidon''

May 19, 2006
Here are lines from Kurt Russell, Richard Dreyfus and others from the catastrophe film Read it

''I Am Legend'' will finally be made

by Vanessa Juarez | May 19, 2006
Mulled over for a decade, the sci-fi movie is now set to star Will Smith Read it

The Deal Report: May 26, 2006

by Hannah Tucker | May 19, 2006
The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment Read it

How to escape ''Poseidon''

by Jeff Labrecque | May 19, 2006
We provide a detailed guide to getting off the upside-down boat Read it

Julianna Margulies discusses her uncomfortable fame

by Jennifer Armstrong | May 19, 2006
The actress also chats about Broadway, ''ER'', ''The Sopranos'', and ''Snakes on a Plane'' Read it

The third ''X-Men'': A character guide

by Neil Drumming | May 25, 2006
Meet the new mutants, and get details on the paths your favorites take in ''The Last Stand'' Read it

Movie Review

The Da Vinci Code

by Owen Gleiberman | May 17, 2006

Just My Luck

by Owen Gleiberman | May 17, 2006

The Lost City

by Owen Gleiberman | May 17, 2006

Army of Shadows

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 17, 2006

Dead Man's Shoes

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 17, 2006

Over the Hedge

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 17, 2006

Saving Shiloh

by Gregory Kirschling | May 17, 2006

The Proposition

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 17, 2006

12 and Holding

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 17, 2006

Forgiving Dr. Mengele

by Owen Gleiberman | May 17, 2006

Goal! The Dream Begins

by Gregory Kirschling | May 19, 2006

Keeping Up With The Steins

by Owen Gleiberman | May 19, 2006

Lady Vengeance

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 19, 2006

Poseidon

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 19, 2006

Sketches of Frank Gehry

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 19, 2006

Down in the Valley

by Owen Gleiberman | May 19, 2006

Music Article

Harry Nilsson is rediscoverd through reissues

by Will Hermes | May 19, 2006
We give you the singer-songwriters' essential albums Read it

Is Garth Brooks the new Elvis?

by Michael Endelman | May 19, 2006
The country singer is set to become the best-selling American solo act Read it

Is dressing up like Kurt Cobain okay?

by Tim Stack | May 19, 2006
A look at the controversial new video from Red Hot Chili Peppers Read it

Corrine Bailey Rae is so 5 minutes from now

May 19, 2006
We think the British singer is going to be huge Read it

What’s influenced T Bone Burnett?

by Chris Willman | May 19, 2006
The musician lists his influences from Maybelle Carter to ''Dr. Strangelove'' Read it

Summer 2006's must hear albums

May 19, 2006
Check out why we're looking forward to records by Tom Petty, Christina Aguilera, Busta Rhymes, and more Read it

The end of Outkast?

by Margeaux Watson | May 19, 2006
They were hip-hop superstars and best friends. Then something changed, and soon they could be history. Read it

An inside look at Bonnaroo

by Leah Greenblatt | May 19, 2006
How summer jamfest went from hippie to hip Read it

Must see tours: Summer 2006

May 19, 2006
Madonna, Kelly Clarkson, and Sonic Youth are only some of the tours not to miss this year Read it

Music Review

Taking the Long Way

by David Browne | May 22, 2006

A Hundred Miles Off

by Ryan Dombal | May 22, 2006

A Prairie Home Companion

by Michael Endelman | May 19, 2006

It's Never Been Like That

by Tom Sinclair | May 19, 2006

In With the Out Crowd

by Whitney Pastorek | May 19, 2006

Stand Still, Look Pretty

by Clark Collis | May 19, 2006

Son

by Michael Endelman | May 19, 2006

Garden Ruin

by Clark Collis | May 19, 2006

We Don't Need to Whisper

by Leah Greenblatt | May 19, 2006

Personal File

by Chris Willman | May 22, 2006

The True False Identity

by Ryan Dombal | May 19, 2006

News Article

Books that will all ''save your life''

by Gilbert Cruz | Dec 27, 2006
We look at the glut of books out with nearly the same title Read it

Bon Jovi's Tico Torres designs baby strollers

by Clark Collis | May 19, 2006
We compare the drummer's Rock Star Baby stroller and his band Read it

Critics say Julia Roberts should stay onscreen

by Melissa Rose Bernardo | May 19, 2006
Her play ''Three Days of Rain'' was ignored by the Tony awards Read it

The 25 best music websites

by Michael Endelman | May 19, 2006
See our picks for where to pick up on hot new tunes Read it

Sound Bites

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

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

Stupid Questions

Stupid Questions with Reba McEntire

by Mandi Bierly | May 19, 2006
The country and tv star faces music award shows, being born a man, and pranking Barry Manilow Read it

TV Article

Why the world stops when ''Idol'' hits the air

by Ken Tucker | May 23, 2006
Love it, hate it, or hate yourself for loving it -- here are a few reasons the biggest show on the planet just keeps getting bigger Read it

The inside word on next season’s TV

by Lynette Rice | May 19, 2006
Calista Flockhart returns, ''Grey's Anatomy'' switches nights and more Read it

Celebrity news for the week of May 26, 2006

by Vanessa Juarez | May 19, 2006
Brief updates on births, divorces, court dates, and more Read it

Donald Faison on his ''Scrubs'' co-star Zach Braff

May 19, 2006
The actor jokes about the new fame of his onscreen best friend Read it

A script cop explains her job on ''24''

by Tim Stack | May 19, 2006
Someone has to make sure the bloodstains are in the right spot Read it

A ''24'' writer and a ''General Hospital'' producer switch places on paper

by Lynette Rice | May 19, 2006
Two men tell what would happened if they were in charge of the other’s show Read it

''Alias''

by Alynda Wheat
May 22 Read it

''American Idol''

by Alynda Wheat
May 23 Read it

''Lost''

by Alynda Wheat
May 24 Read it

''Freaky Friday''

by Alynda Wheat
May 26 Read it

''My Fair Brady''

by Alynda Wheat
May 28 Read it

TV Review

My Super Sweet 16

by Gillian Flynn | May 22, 2006
MTV's new material girls want it all, too bad the viewers are paying the price Read it

In2TV

by Jennifer Armstrong | May 19, 2006

House of Payne

by Paul Katz | May 19, 2006

Tiara Girls

by Gillian Flynn | May 22, 2006

The Must List

The Must List: May 26, 2006

May 19, 2006
Ten Things We Love This Week Read it

What to Watch

What to Watch for week of May 22-28, 2006

by Alynda Wheat | May 22, 2006
A day-to-day guide to notable programs* Read it
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