Oct 20, 2006

Issue #903

Cover Story

''Borat'': Funniest movie ever...or the most offensive?

by Josh Rottenberg | Oct 13, 2006
Sacha Baron Cohen provokes, offends, and embarrasses in the name of satire. Will U.S. moviegoers get the joke? Read it
Magazine Cover (Oct 20, 2006)

SPOTLIGHT

Beverley Mitchell's favorite ''7th Heaven'' Scene

Oct 13, 2006
The actress is most proud of a particularly emotionally gripping episode Read it

Book Article

What made Charles Frazier the ''$8 Million Man''?

by Gregory Kirschling | Oct 31, 2006
The ''Cold Mountain'' author returns with ''Thirteen Moons'' Read it

Book Review

The Best American Comics 2006

by Whitney Pastorek | Oct 13, 2006

MOME 5

by Tom Russo | Oct 13, 2006

The Ghost at the Table

by Jennifer Reese | Oct 18, 2006

The Collectors

by Lindsay Soll | Oct 13, 2006

I Like You

by Jessica Shaw | Oct 18, 2006

Beauty Junkies

by Jennifer Reese | Oct 13, 2006

The Ghost Map

by Clark Collis | Oct 13, 2006

The Uses of Enchantment

by Jennifer Reese | Oct 18, 2006

The End

by Alynda Wheat | Oct 13, 2006

The Children's Hospital

by Whitney Pastorek | Oct 13, 2006

What Came Before He Shot Her

by Tina Jordan | Oct 13, 2006

You're Lucky You're Funny

by Mandi Bierly | Oct 13, 2006

Love Don't Live Here No More

by Gilbert Cruz | Oct 18, 2006

Soldier

by Gilbert Cruz | Oct 13, 2006

The Man Who Saved Britain

by Benjamin Svetkey | Oct 13, 2006

Cover Story

''Borat'': Funniest movie ever...or the most offensive?

by Josh Rottenberg | Oct 13, 2006
Sacha Baron Cohen provokes, offends, and embarrasses in the name of satire. Will U.S. moviegoers get the joke? Read it

DVD Review

Reds

by Karen Valby | Oct 17, 2006

American Dreamz

by Aubry D'Arminio | Oct 17, 2006

The Magus

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 13, 2006

Clean, Shaven

by Ken Tucker | Oct 13, 2006

Billy Wilder Speaks

by Tim Purtell | Oct 13, 2006

The Break-Up

by Tanner Stransky | Oct 17, 2006

Movie Article

What was the best year for movies ever?

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 10, 2006
Check out today's Ask the Critic question, then post your own Read it

Alicia Silverstone's guilty pleasure

Oct 13, 2006
A buttery Chardonnay makes the ''Clueless'' star's day Read it

My Resume: Famke Janssen

by Tanner Stransky | Oct 13, 2006
The actress looks back on a few roles from her ten-year movie career Read it

Warren Beatty breaks his long silence about ''Reds''

by Mark Harris | Oct 17, 2006
After 25 years, the director talks with EW about his 1981 political masterpiece Read it

Classic franchises are returning to Hollywood

by Tim Stack | Oct 13, 2006
Sequels for ''Rocky,'' ''Rambo,'' ''Indiana Jones,'' and others are in the works Read it

Scott Brown’s Hit List

by Scott Brown | Oct 13, 2006
The 10 hottest topics for the week of October 20, 2006 Read it

The Oscars like biopics of recording artists

by Missy Schwartz | Oct 13, 2006
More actors try their hand at playing musicians for awards season Read it

The Deal Report: October 20, 2006

by Adam B. Vary | Oct 13, 2006
The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment Read it

Is Queen Elizabeth II a trendsetter?

by Shanelle Rein-Olowokere | Oct 13, 2006
Designers like Alexander McQueen update the monarch's look Read it

Celebrity News for the week of October 20, 2006

by Leah Greenblatt | Oct 13, 2006
Brief updates on births, divorces, court dates, and more Read it

Movie Review

Infamous

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 11, 2006

Deliver Us From Evil

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 11, 2006

Man of the Year

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 11, 2006

Tideland

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 11, 2006

Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker

by Gregory Kirschling | Oct 11, 2006

Nearing Grace

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 11, 2006

Employee of the Month

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 11, 2006

Driving Lessons

by Gregory Kirschling | Oct 11, 2006

49 Up

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 13, 2006

Little Children

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 13, 2006

Shortbus

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 13, 2006

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning

by Gregory Kirschling | Oct 13, 2006

The Departed

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 13, 2006

Music Article

Diddy is back with a new album

by Chris Willman | Oct 13, 2006
''Press Play'' is the entertainment mogul's first record in five years Read it

Janet Jackson is the hot mess of the week

by Margeaux Watson | Oct 13, 2006
The singer's new body-baring style hasn't translated to huge record sales Read it

Jimmy Buffett's Merchandise Paradise

by Clark Collis | Oct 13, 2006
We rate some of the singer's Margaritaville products Read it

Music Review

Blood Mountain

by Sean Howe | Oct 13, 2006

Black Aria II

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Oct 13, 2006

Thornography

by Clark Collis | Oct 13, 2006

Press Play

by Will Hermes | Oct 16, 2006

The Black Swan

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Oct 13, 2006

Ray Charles Sings, Basie Swings

by Larry Blumenfeld | Oct 13, 2006

Robbers & Cowards

by Michael Endelman | Oct 13, 2006

Long Trip Alone

by Will Hermes | Oct 13, 2006

Sacrament

by Clark Collis | Oct 13, 2006

Still Searching

by Whitney Pastorek | Oct 13, 2006

These Days

by Chris Willman | Oct 13, 2006

The Return

by Jody Rosen | Oct 16, 2006

Coming Home

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Oct 16, 2006

Born in the U.K.

by Jody Rosen | Oct 13, 2006

News Article

Feedback from our readers

Oct 13, 2006
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

John Travolta takes on ''Hairspray''

by Tanner Stransky | Oct 13, 2006
The 'Swordfish' star dons a dress to play Edna Turnblad in the new musical Read it

Should you head to the multiplex or just hit the books?

by Hannah Tucker, Michelle Kung | Oct 13, 2006
We give our take on ''Infamous,'' ''Tideland,'' and ''Little Children'' Read it

Sound Bites

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

Oct 13, 2006
An expanded online-only version of our favorite quips Read it

Stupid Questions

Stupid Questions with Rachael Ray

by Dan Snierson | Oct 13, 2006
The talk show host takes on being peppy, Oprah and unicorns Read it

TV Article

John Lithgow and Jeffery Tambor on ''Twenty Good Years''

by Lynette Rice | Oct 13, 2006
The actors talk about filming their new comedy series Read it

Jenna Fischer finally gets her moment

by Jessica Shaw | Oct 13, 2006
''The Office'' actress breaks out in her role as Pam Read it

Predicting who will win ''Dancing With the Stars''

by Alynda Wheat | Oct 13, 2006
EW places its bets on the remaining couples Read it

Is ''Prison Break'' good or bad?

by Lynette Rice, Henry Goldblatt | Oct 13, 2006
EW's critics debate the merits of the Fox drama Read it

TV Networks cancel floundering new shows

by Lynette Rice | Oct 13, 2006
''Smith'' and ''Kidnapped'' are only some of the this years casualties Read it

What's new at HBO

by Jennifer Armstrong | Oct 13, 2006
We look at some of the cable channel's new shows Read it

TV Review

30 Rock

by Ken Tucker | Oct 11, 2006

Saturday Night Live

by Ken Tucker | Oct 11, 2006

The Must List

The Must List: October 20, 2006

Oct 13, 2006
Ten Things We Love This Week Read it

The Q&A

Borat unfiltered: More talk with the moviefilm star

by Josh Rottenberg | Oct 13, 2006
In our extended interview with the Kazakh journalist, he talks about his favorite pop singers, surprising folk remedies, and more Read it

What to Watch

What to Watch for week of October 16-22, 2006

by Alynda Wheat | Oct 16, 2006
A day-to-day guide to notable programs* Read it

''Top Chef''

by Alynda Wheat

''After Innocence''

by Alynda Wheat

''Las Vegas''

by Alynda Wheat