Jan 12, 2007

Issue #915

Cover Story

'Idol' returns! All the dish on season 6!

by Jessica Shaw | Jan 11, 2007
Simon, Paula, Randy, and Ryan spill exclusive details Read it
Magazine Cover (Jan 12, 2007)

Feedback

Feedback from our readers

Jan 05, 2007
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Monitor

Celebrity News for the week of January 12, 2007

by Hannah Tucker | Jan 05, 2007
Brief updates on births, divorces, court dates, and more Read it

Television

What to Watch for week of January 8-14, 2006

by Alynda Wheat | Jan 08, 2007
A day-to-day guide to notable programs* Read it

Tribute

In their own words: What James Brown meant to me

by Leah Greenblatt | Jan 12, 2007
Aretha Franklin, Ice Cube, Reverend Run, and other peers and disciples remember the Godfather of Soul Read it

2007 Forecast

What's ahead for Madonna, '24,' Axl, and more?

by Whitney Pastorek | Jan 15, 2007
Our fearless fortune-teller hints at the havoc our baby-loving, sequel-spewing pals in Hollywood will wreak Read it

Twenty big events we can't wait to see this year

Jan 15, 2007
From ''The Simpsons Movie'' to ''Spider-Man 3'' to Kanye West's ''Graduation,'' these new releases promise to make it a lucky '07 Read it

Book Article

Which is better -- the book or the movie?

by Michelle Kung, Hannah Tucker | Jan 05, 2007
EW looks at ''Charlotte's Web,'' ''Notes on a Scandal,'' and ''Children of Men'' Read it

Book Excerpt

Inside the life of a personal assistant to the stars

by Jake Halpern | Jan 11, 2007
In this excerpt from his new book, ''Fame Junkies,'' Jake Halpern wonders what drives the men and women who work long hours catering to the whims (and tantrums) of Hollywood celebs Read it

Book Review

Blood and Circumstance

by Will Boisvert | Jan 05, 2007

Dancing in the Streets

by Tina Jordan | Jan 05, 2007

The Blade Itself

by Nicholas Fonseca | Jan 05, 2007

Sacred Games

by Jennifer Reese | Jan 10, 2007

Prime Green

by Ken Tucker | Jan 09, 2007

Exit A

by Gregory Kirschling | Jan 09, 2007

Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name

by Jennifer Reese | Jan 05, 2007

The Saffron Kitchen

by Jessica Shaw | Jan 05, 2007

Exile

by Tina Jordan | Jan 05, 2007

Forever in Blue

by Michelle Kung | Jan 09, 2007

Paula Spencer

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Jan 05, 2007

Midnight Cactus

by Anat Rosenberg | Jan 05, 2007

The Case of the Missing Books

by Will Boisvert | Jan 05, 2007

Cover Story

'Idol' returns! All the dish on season 6!

by Jessica Shaw | Jan 11, 2007
Simon, Paula, Randy, and Ryan spill exclusive details Read it

DVD Review

Two-A-Days: Hoover High

by Ken Tucker | Jan 09, 2007

Little Miss Sunshine

by Mandi Bierly | Jan 09, 2007

Conversations With Other Women

by Jason Clark | Jan 05, 2007

The Descent

by Tanner Stransky | Jan 09, 2007

Snakes on a Plane

by Paul Katz | Jan 09, 2007

Extras: Season 1

by Aubry D'Arminio | Jan 05, 2007

The Last Kiss

by Allyssa Lee | Jan 05, 2007

Hit List

Scott Brown's Hit List

by Scott Brown | Jan 05, 2007
The 10 hottest topics for the week of January 12, 2007 Read it

Movie Article

5 things you should know about Ken Watanabe

by Michelle Kung | Jan 11, 2007
The ''Iwo Jima'' star loves a good laugh, wanted to be a sports reporter, and three other fun facts Read it

Who Dustin Hoffman wants to work with

Jan 05, 2007
The ''Perfume: The Story of a Murderer'' star would like to share the screen with Jack Nicholson Read it

Our Favorite Scene: Jennifer Hudson and Beyonce

Jan 05, 2007
The two ''Dreamgirls'' divas loved filming their catfight Read it

What's the most movies you've seen in one day?

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 05, 2007
Check out this week's Ask the Critic question, and post your own Read it

New live jazz DVDs

by Andrew Clevenger | Jan 05, 2007
EW reviews three discs featuring Chet Baker, Chico Freeman, and Anita O'Day Read it

Is ''The Wicker Man'' worth the upgrade?

by Clark Collis | Jan 05, 2007
EW review the original and special editions of the British horror film Read it

Movie Review

Children of Men

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jan 03, 2007

Notes on a Scandal

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 03, 2007

Curse of the Golden Flower

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 03, 2007

Night at the Museum

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jan 03, 2007

Happily N'ever After

by Gregory Kirschling | Jan 03, 2007

Black Christmas

by Gregory Kirschling | Jan 03, 2007

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jan 03, 2007

Venus

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 03, 2007

The Good Shepherd

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jan 05, 2007

Days of Glory

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jan 05, 2007

Dreamgirls

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 05, 2007

The Good German

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jan 05, 2007

Home of the Brave

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jan 05, 2007

Letters From Iwo Jima

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Jan 05, 2007

Rocky Balboa

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 05, 2007

We Are Marshall

by Owen Gleiberman | Jan 05, 2007

Charlotte's Web

by Owen Gleiberman | Jul 31, 2012

Music Article

For Jared Leto, rock star is the role of a lifetime

by Michael Endelman | Jan 10, 2007
With 30 Seconds to Mars, the edgy actor's music career takes off Read it

Remembering James Brown

by Ken Tucker | Jan 05, 2007
We look at the life of the Godfather of Soul Read it

The life of James Brown

by Clark Collis | Jan 05, 2007
Famous friends recall working with Mr. Dynamite Read it

News Article

Dalton Ross presents his New Year's resolutions

by Dalton Ross | Jan 09, 2007
Dalton Ross offers this year's resolutions. Plus: ''Survivor'' Parvati Shallow laces up the gloves, the 5 Greatest Musical Acts Who Pretended to Be From Outer Space, and a special New Year's surprise Read it

EW's guide to Sundance style

by Michele Romero | Jan 05, 2007
We look at the cool winter gear the stars will be wearing at this year's festival Read it

A Letter from the Editor

by Rick Tetzeli | Jan 05, 2007
For 2007, we introduce two new columnists and a brand-new website Read it

PHOTO GALLERY

Hot TV to watch this winter

Jan 12, 2007
Here's what to expect from 10 new and returning series See photos

Sound Bites

TV's funniest quotes: Pick the best

Jan 11, 2007
An expanded online-only version of our favorite quips Read it

TV Article

What's on my mind: Cybill Shepherd

by Lynette Rice | Jan 09, 2007
The veteran actress talks about her new role on ''The L Word'' Read it

What to watch on TV this winter

Jan 05, 2007
Twelve shows that'll make staying inside worth your while Read it

Day One of ''24''

by Lynette Rice | Jan 05, 2007
EW's guide to the real-time show's first season Read it

Day Two of ''24''

by Jeff Jensen | Jan 05, 2007
EW's guide to the real-time show's second season Read it

Day Three of ''24''

by Dan Snierson | Jan 05, 2007
EW's guide to the real-time show's third season Read it

Day Four of ''24''

by Josh Wolk | Jan 05, 2007
EW's guide to the real-time show's four season Read it

Day Five of ''24''

Jan 05, 2007
EW's guide to the real-time show's fifth season Read it

Who is Wayne Palmer?

by Jennifer Armstrong | Jan 05, 2007
We give you the background on this ''24'' character Read it

Who is Curtis Manning?

by Alynda Wheat | Jan 05, 2007
We give you the background on this ''24'' character Read it

Who is Thomas Lennox?

by Lynette Rice | Jan 05, 2007
We give you the background on this ''24'' character Read it

Who is Chloe O'Brian?

by Dan Snierson | Jan 05, 2007
We give you the background on this ''24'' character Read it

Who is Sandra Palmer?

by Dan Snierson | Jan 05, 2007
We give you the background on this ''24'' character Read it

Who is Bill Buchanan?

by Alynda Wheat | Jan 05, 2007
We give you the background on this ''24'' character Read it

Who is Ahmed Amar?

by Josh Wolk | Jan 05, 2007
We give you the background on this ''24'' character Read it

Who is Karen Hayes?

by Dan Snierson | Jan 05, 2007
We give you the background on this ''24'' character Read it

Who is Hamri Al-Assad?

by Tim Stack | Jan 05, 2007
We give you the background on this ''24'' character Read it

Who's who on ''24''

by Tim Stack | Jan 05, 2007
EW's guide to new and familiar faces on the hit show Read it

Hot TV to watch this winter

Jan 11, 2007
Here's what to expect from 10 new and returning series Read it

This season's gaydar-related shows

by Tim Stack | Jan 05, 2007
How ''Gay, Straight or Taken?'' and other shows are exploiting our ability to guess the gay Read it

An open letter to ''Beauty and the Geek''

by Whitney Pastorek | Jan 05, 2007
Whitney Pastorek politely requests a shift in the gender balance of the hit reality show Read it

TV Review

Dirt

by Gillian Flynn | Jan 08, 2007

The Sopranos

by Ken Tucker | Jan 05, 2007

The Must List

The Must List: January 12, 2007

Jan 05, 2007
Ten Things We Love This Week Read it

The Pop of King

Stephen King on '24': So good it's scary

by Stephen King | Feb 01, 2007
Why the new season will spook even longtime fans Read it

The Q&A

Kiefer Sutherland talks about his next ''24'' hours

by Jeff Jensen | Jan 15, 2007
The Emmy winner explains the joy of playing Jack Bauer ''at the lowest he's ever been'' Read it