Aug 24, 2007

Issue #949-950

Cover Story

Reese Witherspoon: Actress without borders

by Benjamin Svetkey | Aug 17, 2007
She's proven she can do pratfalls, steal Johnny Cash's heart [MDASH] and win an Oscar. Now, top earner Reese Witherspoon tackles a political drama, ''Rendition'' Read it
Magazine Cover (Aug 24, 2007)

EW.COM

Five fun things online

Aug 17, 2007
''Superbad,'' our favorite aliens, and more Read it

Feedback

Feedback from our readers

Aug 17, 2007
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Monitor

Monitor

by Lindsay Soll | Aug 17, 2007
Celebrity news for the week of August 24, 2007 Read it

SPOTLIGHT

Spotlight on Brad Paisley

by Chris Willman | Aug 17, 2007
The singer talks about marrying into Hollywood and shaking up traditional country values Read it

''Rush Hour 3'' roundtable

by Carrie Bell | Aug 17, 2007
Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, and Brett Ratner talk about their latest project Read it

What Marion Cotillard did for her art

by Missy Schwartz | Aug 17, 2007
The ''La Vie en Rose'' star explains what it took to transform into Edith Piaf Read it

Book Article

A book recommendation from Sara Gruen

by Sara Gruen | Aug 17, 2007
The ''Water for Elephants'' author likes ''Sin in the Second City'' by Karen Abbott Read it

Book Review

Sandworms of Dune

by David Greenwald | Aug 17, 2007

Red Seas Under Red Skies

by Chris Schonberger | Aug 17, 2007

Away

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 20, 2007

Still Summer

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Aug 17, 2007

Hartsburg, USA

by Gilbert Cruz | Aug 17, 2007

Wash This Blood Clean From My Hand

by Adam B. Vary | Aug 20, 2007

Red Rover

by Karen Valby | Aug 17, 2007

The Accidental Time Machine

by Wook Kim | Aug 17, 2007

The Chicago Way

by Jennifer Reese | Aug 20, 2007

The Great Man

by Troy Patterson | Aug 17, 2007

Dizzy City

by David Greenwald | Aug 20, 2007

Deluxe

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Aug 17, 2007

Spaceman Blues

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Aug 17, 2007
Sara Gruen recommends Sin in the Second City Read it

Cover Story

Reese Witherspoon: Actress without borders

by Benjamin Svetkey | Aug 17, 2007
She's proven she can do pratfalls, steal Johnny Cash's heart — and win an Oscar. Now, top earner Reese Witherspoon tackles a political drama, ''Rendition'' Read it

DVD Review

RoboCop: Collector's Edition

by Clark Collis | Aug 20, 2007

Ugly Betty (Season 1)

by Kristen Baldwin | Aug 20, 2007

Wild Hogs

by Ty Burr | Aug 20, 2007

The Fugitive: Season One, Volume One

by Ken Tucker | Aug 20, 2007

Deal Report

Deal Report

by Vanessa Juarez | Aug 17, 2007
The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment Read it

Fall Movie Preview

Will Smith takes on ''I Am Legend''

by Jeff Jensen | Sep 06, 2007
His follow-up to ''Happyness'' adapts a classic sci-fi story that aims to weave elements of the art house into a popcorn zombie film Read it

Inside ''The Kingdom''

by Christine Spines | Sep 06, 2007
Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Garner star in this highly anticipated September 2007 release Read it

Inside ''Elizabeth: The Golden Age''

by Steve Daly | Sep 06, 2007
Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, and Clive Owen star in this highly anticipated October 2007 release Read it

Disney reinvents the princess in ''Enchanted''

by Steve Daly | Sep 06, 2007
Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey star in the highly anticipated November 2007 release Read it

Fall Movie Q&A

Jessica Alba on showing us the funny

by Vanessa Juarez | Aug 17, 2007
The 26-year-old actress talks about fall's ''Good Luck Chuck,'' ''The Love Guru'' (a Mike Myers comedy she just signed on for), and...menudo? Read it

Hit List

Scott Brown's Hit List

by Scott Brown | Aug 17, 2007
The 10 hottest topics for the week of August 24 Read it

Movie Article

Films coming out in December 2007 --

Aug 17, 2007
''Alvin and The Chipmunks,'' ''Nanking,'' and ''Juno'' are some of the movies coming out this month Read it

We love Laura Linney in ''The Savages''

Aug 17, 2007
The Oscar nominated actress shows her worth in Tamara Jenkins’ emotional film Read it

Paramount's problems

by Nicole Sperling | Aug 17, 2007
Hollywood's No. 1 studio suffers another setback with ''Stardust'' Read it

How to score a music-related Oscar

by Dave Karger | Aug 17, 2007
New Academy rules prohibit studios from sending CDs, music videos, and sheet music to voters Read it

Catching up with Judd Apatow

Aug 17, 2007
After writing for December's ''Walk Hard,'' the ''Knocked Up'' director talks about switching roles Read it

The new superheroes

by Adam Markovitz | Aug 17, 2007
''Everyguys'' like Seth Rogen, Edward Norton, and Robert Downey Jr. buck the stereotype of chiseled comic-book protagonists Read it

The ''Lost Boys'' sequel

by Mandi Bierly | Aug 17, 2007
Corey Haim and Corey Feldman resurrect their vampire-slayer hit with the straight-to-DVD ''Lost Boys II: The Tribe'' Read it

Talking with Sean Penn

Aug 17, 2007
The actor tells us about directing ''Into the Wild'' Read it

Films coming out in September 2007

Aug 17, 2007
''Good Luck Chuck,'' ''Resident Evil,'' and ''The Brothers Solomon'' are some of the movies coming out this month Read it

Will ''Grace'' be a winner for John Cusack?

Aug 17, 2007
The actor shows us something new in the indie ''Grace is Gone'' Read it

Will ''The Brave One'' be Oscar gold?

Aug 17, 2007
Her vengeance-fueled role in ''The Brave One'' could yield the actress her third Academy Award Read it

A chat with Nicole Kidman

Aug 17, 2007
The actress talks about getting emotional in Noah Baumbach’s ''Margot at the Wedding'' Read it

Films coming out in October 2007

Aug 17, 2007
''Virgin Territory,'' ''Dead in the Water,'' and ''Why Did I Get Married'' are some of the movies coming out this month Read it

Films coming out in November 2007

Aug 17, 2007
''Day Zero,'' ''All That Really Matters,'' and ''Pathology'' are some of the movies coming out this month Read it

The strength of Javier Bardem's evil role

Aug 17, 2007
The actor tells us about the part he almost didn't take in ''No Country For Old Men'' Read it

Why I love special effects

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 17, 2007
Our film critic talks about what made Philip Kaufman's ''Invasion of the Body Snatchers'' so fascinating Read it

Movie Preview

The Kingdom

by Christine Spines | Sep 14, 2007

3:10 To Yuma

Aug 29, 2007

Eastern Promises

Sep 06, 2007

Into the Wild

Sep 14, 2007

Lust, Caution

Sep 14, 2007

The Brave One

Sep 06, 2007

Gone Baby Gone

Oct 15, 2007

30 Days of Night

Oct 15, 2007

Michael Clayton

Oct 04, 2007

Grace Is Gone

Dec 03, 2007

Sleuth

Oct 05, 2007

Reservation Road

Oct 15, 2007

Lions for Lambs

Nov 06, 2007

Bee Movie

Oct 25, 2007

Fred Claus

Nov 06, 2007

Beowulf

Nov 15, 2007

The Kite Runner

Dec 11, 2007

Shoot 'Em Up

Aug 29, 2007

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

by Steve Daly | Oct 05, 2007

Enchanted

by Steve Daly | Nov 21, 2007

The Bucket List

Jan 11, 2008

The Savages

Nov 27, 2007

Leatherheads

Aug 09, 2007

Sweeney Todd

Dec 11, 2007

Walk Hard

Dec 11, 2007

Atonement

Dec 03, 2007

Trade

Aug 10, 2007

Fierce People

Aug 10, 2007

Feast of Love

Sep 14, 2007

Run, Fatboy, Run

Mar 26, 2008

December Boys

Aug 10, 2007

The Game Plan

Sep 14, 2007

Silk

Aug 29, 2007

Saw IV

Oct 25, 2007

Dan in Real Life

Oct 25, 2007

We Own the Night

Oct 05, 2007

The Good Night

Sep 14, 2007

Hitman

Nov 21, 2007

Slipstream

Aug 10, 2007

Lake of Fire

Aug 10, 2007

Rails & Ties

Oct 25, 2007

August Rush

Nov 21, 2007

Crossing Over

Aug 09, 2007

I'm Not There

Aug 09, 2007

This Christmas

Aug 09, 2007

Persepolis

Dec 26, 2007

The Orphanage

Dec 26, 2007

P.S. I Love You

Dec 11, 2007

The Walker

Aug 09, 2007

I Am Legend

by Jeff Jensen | Dec 11, 2007

Movie Review

Superbad

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 15, 2007

The Invasion

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 15, 2007

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 15, 2007

The 11th Hour

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 15, 2007

Death at a Funeral

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 15, 2007

Descent

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 15, 2007

Them

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 15, 2007

Rocket Science

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 17, 2007

Rush Hour 3

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 17, 2007

Stardust

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 17, 2007

The Ten

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 17, 2007

2 Days in Paris

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 17, 2007

Underdog

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 17, 2007

Daddy Day Camp

by Gregory Kirschling | Aug 17, 2007

Movie on DVD Review

Labyrinth

by Jeff Jensen | Aug 17, 2007

Hamlet: Two-Disc Special Edition

by Tim Purtell | Aug 17, 2007

Inland Empire

by Ken Tucker | Aug 17, 2007

Vacancy

by Jeff Labrecque | Aug 17, 2007

Music Article

Kenny Chesney vs. hip-hop

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Aug 17, 2007
The country singer tells EW why he's taking on 50 Cent and Kanye West with a September 11 release date Read it

Who are the new pop-punk bands?

by Leah Greenblatt | Aug 17, 2007
Here's the difference between Cartel, Quietdrive, and Boys Like Girls Read it

Music Review

Projekt Revolution Tour

by Shirley Halperin | Aug 17, 2007

Under the Blacklight

by Neil Drumming | Aug 20, 2007

One Man Band Man

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Aug 17, 2007

2

by Leah Greenblatt | Aug 17, 2007

Balboa Island

by Tom Sinclair | Aug 17, 2007

Andorra

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Aug 17, 2007

This Delicate Thing We've Made

by Tim Stack | Aug 17, 2007

Eardrum

by Josette Compton | Aug 20, 2007

The Stage Names

by Mikael Wood | Aug 17, 2007

Kala

by Leah Greenblatt | Aug 20, 2007

9 Lives

by Jonathan Bernstein | Aug 17, 2007

Challengers

by David Greenwald | Aug 20, 2007

Moo, You Bloody Choir

by Shirley Halperin | Aug 17, 2007

Live at the Ryman

by Chris Willman | Aug 17, 2007

News Article

A porkpie hat fashion special

by Leah Greenblatt | Aug 17, 2007
From Buster Keaton to Fergie, the flat-brimmed topper is a timeless hit Read it

Ben Affleck discusses the future of his career

Aug 17, 2007
The actor-turned-director explains why he's shunning big-budget films Read it

Sound Bites

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

Aug 17, 2007
An expanded online-only version of our favorite quips Read it

THE FINAL CUT

Analyzing the 2007 summer movie season

by Mark Harris | Aug 21, 2007
What we stand to lose if studios insist on only putting out ''blockbusters'' Read it

TV Article

Remembering Merv Griffin

by Ty Burr | Aug 17, 2007
The ''Jeopardy'' creator leaves an unforgettable mark on TV history Read it

Don't watch ''Bob Saget: ''That Ain't Right''

by Dan Snierson | Aug 17, 2007
The comic offers three reasons not to watch his special Read it

Ryan Seacrest's new E! show

by Lindsay Soll | Aug 17, 2007
The ''Idol'' host's reality series about Kim Kardishan makes us say, "Oh hell no!" Read it

Where are the ''Freaks and Geeks'' now?

by Tanner Stransky | Aug 17, 2007
Seth Rogen, James Franco, and the rest of the gang are getting the last laugh Read it

TV Review

Californication

by Gillian Flynn | Aug 17, 2007

The Must List

The Must List: August 24, 2007

Aug 17, 2007
Ten Things We Love This Week Read it

The Q&A

Star Jones: ''I haven't watched 'The View' since I left''

by Margeaux Watson | Aug 17, 2007
Upon her return to TV after ''The View,'' the controversial talk-show host withstands our cross-examination Read it