Jul 21, 2006

Issue #887

Cover Story

How Al Gore tamed Hollywood

by Benjamin Svetkey | Jul 14, 2006
With his global warming doc ''An Inconvenient Truth'' rising at the box office, the ex-VP describes his life as a movie star Read it
Magazine Cover (Jul 21, 2006)

Book Article

Is the third time the charm for the new title to Matthew Carnahan's first novel?

by Gilbert Cruz | Jul 14, 2006
We follow the path from ''Serpent Girl'' to ''Copping Free'' Read it

A book you have to read

Jul 14, 2006
Anthony Bourdain recommends Chuck Palahniuk's ''Haunted'' Read it

Book Review

The Ruins

by Gillian Flynn | Jul 19, 2006

Pegasus Descending

by Gilbert Cruz | Jul 14, 2006

The Brambles

by Jennifer Reese | Jul 14, 2006

A Mind of Its Own

by Wook Kim | Jul 14, 2006

Between, Georgia

by Hannah Tucker | Jul 14, 2006

Body Piercing Saved My Life

by Gilbert Cruz | Jul 14, 2006

Claire Fontaine Crime Fighter

by Jennifer Armstrong | Jul 14, 2006

End in Tears

by Jennifer Reese | Jul 19, 2006

The Natural Disorder of Things

by Karen Karbo | Jul 14, 2006

South of the Pumphouse

by Clark Collis | Jul 19, 2006

The Highly Effective Detective

by Tina Jordan | Jul 14, 2006

Turing's Delirium

by Troy Patterson | Jul 14, 2006

Psychic Junkie

by Mandi Bierly | Jul 14, 2006

The Burning

by Tina Jordan | Jul 14, 2006

Hotel California

by Clark Collis | Jul 14, 2006

How Nashville Became Music City, U.S.A.

by Chris Willman | Jul 14, 2006

Here Comes the Bride

by Jennifer Armstrong | Jul 14, 2006

Target Underwear and a Vera Wang Gown

by Leah Greenblatt | Jul 14, 2006

Straight Up and Dirty

by Leah Greenblatt | Jul 14, 2006

Notorious C.O.P.

by Michael Endelman | Jul 14, 2006

Cover Story

How Al Gore tamed Hollywood

by Benjamin Svetkey | Jul 14, 2006
With his global warming doc ''An Inconvenient Truth'' rising at the box office, the ex-VP describes his life as a movie star Read it

DVD Review

Tough Guys Collection

by Edward Karam | Jul 18, 2006

Yi Yi

by Cemile Kavountzis | Jul 14, 2006

The Complete Sherlock Holmes Collection

by Tim Purtell | Jul 14, 2006

Edison Force

by Gregory Kirschling | Jul 18, 2006

Sybil

by Missy Schwartz | Jul 14, 2006

Ren & Stimpy: The Lost Episodes

by Michael Endelman | Jul 14, 2006

The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.

by Ken Tucker | Jul 18, 2006

The Pee-wee Herman Show

by J.P. Mangalindan | Jul 14, 2006

Movie Article

We compare the ''Road House 2'' DVD with its predecessor ''Road House''

by Dalton Ross | Jul 14, 2006
Can Johnathon Schaech compete with Patrick Swayze? Read it

Why you should love ''Perry Mason''

by Ken Tucker | Jul 14, 2006
Ken Tucker discusses the first great show about law and order Read it

Feedback from our readers

Jul 14, 2006
Check out those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Public servants who are ready for their close-ups

by Benjamin Svetkey | Jul 14, 2006
John McCain, Rudy Giuliani and Ann Richards are some politicians ready to hit the big screen Read it

The drug addled life of Jason Mewes

by Christine Spines | Jul 14, 2006
How the ''Clerks II'' actor bounced back from his addiction Read it

Why did you dislike the new ''Pirates'' film?

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 14, 2006
Check out this week's Ask the Critic question and post your own Read it

The latest in movie trailers

by Marc Bernardin | Jul 14, 2006
See what we thought of ''Renaissance,'' ''The Illusionist,'' ''Hollywoodland,'' and ''Deja Vu'' Read it

The Academy doesn't invite Michelle Williams to join

by Dave Karger | Jul 14, 2006
Oscar memberships were given to her fellow ''Brokeback Mountain'' stars Read it

A sneak peek at the star studded fantasy film ''Stardust''

by Tim Stack | Jul 14, 2006
We give you the scoop on the project starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes, and more Read it

Steal Johnny Depp's style with this pirate's booty

by Michele Romero | Jul 14, 2006
Shirts, belts, and jewelry that will bring out your inner Jack Sparrow Read it

The Deal Report: July 21, 2006

by Adam B. Vary | Jul 14, 2006
The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment Read it

Rosario Dawson talks about being a ''hot geek''

by Neil Drumming | Jul 14, 2006
How she grew up with comics and misses the NYC subway Read it

Emily Blunt is having a moment

by Missy Schwartz | Jul 14, 2006
Why we think the ''Devil Wears Prada'' actress is on a roll Read it

''Pirates of the Caribbean 2'' sets a box office high

Jul 14, 2006
We give you the numbers behind the hit summer flick Read it

Ten things you should know about Gong Li

by Adam B. Vary | Jul 14, 2006
The ''Miami Vice'' film star is a fan of the campy TV show Read it

Movie Review

You, Me and Dupree

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 12, 2006

Heading South

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 12, 2006

Gabrielle

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 12, 2006

Time To Leave

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 12, 2006

Excellent Cadavers

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 12, 2006

Beowulf & Grendel

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 12, 2006

Kill Your Idols

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 12, 2006

The Oh in Ohio

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 12, 2006

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 14, 2006

Who Killed the Electric Car?

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 14, 2006

Waist Deep

by Gregory Kirschling | Jul 14, 2006

A Scanner Darkly

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 14, 2006

Click

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 14, 2006

Music Article

The five CDs that most inspire Brit-popster Tom Chaplin

by Clark Collis | Jul 14, 2006
Find out what the Keane front-man is listening to Read it

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

by Scott Brown | Jul 14, 2006
The 10 hottest topics of the week Read it

Taylor Hicks' lost albums

by Leah Greenblatt | Jul 14, 2006
The ''Idol'' star made two records before his single topped the charts Read it

We compare Lil' Kim and Kim Jong II

by Vanessa Juarez | Jul 14, 2006
See what these two news makers have in common Read it

We remember Pink Floyd's Syd Barrett

by Clark Collis | Jul 14, 2006
The troubled singer passed away on July 7 Read it

Music Review

Sacred

by Tom Sinclair | Jul 17, 2006

Deja Vu

by Michael Endelman | Jul 14, 2006

Another Fine Day

by Clark Collis | Jul 17, 2006

The Audience Is Listening

by Michael Endelman | Jul 14, 2006

King at the Controls

by Michael Endelman | Jul 14, 2006

Hallelujah Sirens

by Ryan Dombal | Jul 14, 2006

Life Short Call Now

by Beth Johnson | Jul 14, 2006

Call on Me

by Michael Endelman | Jul 14, 2006

A Public Affair

by Clark Collis | Jul 14, 2006

News Article

Greatest sidekicks: Nos. 26-50

Jul 14, 2006
Here's why the Supremes, Silent Bob, and others made the second half of our second-banana list Read it

Celebrity news for the week of July, 21 2006

by Leah Greenblatt | Jul 14, 2006
Brief updates on births, divorces, court dates, and more Read it

Sound Bites

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

Jul 17, 2006
An expanded online-only version of our favorite quips Read it

TV Article

Our take on Emmy snags and Emmy snubs

by Lynette Rice | Jul 14, 2006
Our cheers for ''The Office'''s Steve Carell, our tears for ''Gilmore Girls''' Lauren Graham Read it

''The View'' is the Hot Mess of the Week

by Margeaux Watson | Jul 14, 2006
Check out why the daytime show has earned that shameful title Read it

David Hasselhoff is back in the limelight

by J.P. Mangalindan | Jul 14, 2006
Check out this timeline of his greatest achievements Read it

Jason Issacs confesses his guilty pleasure manuals

Jul 14, 2006
The ''Brotherhood'' star secretly loves electronics manuals Read it

Stupid Questions with Mo'Nique

by Dan Snierson | Jul 14, 2006
The movie and tv star tackles skinny people, bathroom scales and eating celebrities Read it

Our favorite ''Rock Star'' contestants

by Michael Endelman | Jul 14, 2006
We make snap judgments about Storm Large, Toby Rand and more Read it

Two new Spike TV shows specialize in men behaving badly

by Whitney Pastorek | Jul 14, 2006
Check out EW's reviews for ''The Dudesons'' and ''Raising the Roofs'' Read it

''Driving Force''

by Alynda Wheat
July 17 Read it

TV Review

Brotherhood

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jul 14, 2006

Coming Out Stories

by Tim Stack | Jul 14, 2006

OurPrisoner.com

by Lynette Rice | Jul 14, 2006

The Must List

The Must List: July 21st, 2006

Jul 14, 2006
Ten Things We Love This Week Read it

What to Watch

What to Watch for week of July 21, 2006

by Alynda Wheat | Jul 17, 2006
A day-to-day guide to notable programs* Read it

''The Tonight Show''

by Alynda Wheat

''Sexual Healing''

by Alynda Wheat

''Fallen''

by Alynda Wheat
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