Sep 07, 2007

Issue #952

Cover Story

Jodie Foster: Candid Q&A with ''Brave One'' star

by Karen Valby | Aug 31, 2007
Tough. Sexy. Smart. Classy. She's the antidote to everything you hate about Hollywood Read it
Magazine Cover (Sep 07, 2007)

EW.COM

Five fun things online

Aug 31, 2007
Western movies, Glen Hansard, the Toronto Film Festival, and more Read it

Feedback

Feedback from our readers

Aug 31, 2007
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Monitor

Monitor

by Adam Markovitz, Lindsay Soll | Aug 31, 2007
Celebrity news for the week of September 7, 2007 Read it

SPOTLIGHT

Spotlight on Christian Bale

by Clark Collis | Aug 31, 2007
Batman goes West to remake the cowboy classic ''3:10 to Yuma'' Read it

Who is Martha MacIsaac dying to work with?

by Carrie Bell | Aug 31, 2007
The ''Superbad'' star wants to do a female version of ''Twins'' with Julia Roberts Read it

Shooting the bull with Jewel and Ty Murray

by Mandi Bierly | Aug 31, 2007
The First Couple on CMT's ''Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge'' offer tips for mounting the mechanical beast Read it

Book Article

Terry McMillan vs. Jonathan Plummer

by Fred McKindra | Aug 31, 2007
The prolific author and her ex-husband tell their sides of the story that inspired ''How Stella Got Her Groove Back'' Read it

Book Review

Wonderful Tonight

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Aug 31, 2007

Mom, Have You Seen My Leather Pants

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Aug 31, 2007

Changing Tides

by Adam B. Vary | Aug 31, 2007

The Indian Clerk

by Wook Kim | Aug 31, 2007

Heartsick

by Jennifer Reese | Aug 31, 2007

Brother, I'm Dying

by Jennifer Reese | Aug 31, 2007

I Walked the Line

by Chris Willman | Aug 31, 2007

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

by Jennifer Armstrong | Aug 31, 2007

Two Lives

by Jennifer Reese | Aug 31, 2007

If You Liked School, You'll Love Work

by Clark Collis | Aug 31, 2007

The Wheel of Darkness

by Will Boisvert | Aug 31, 2007

Engleby

by Thom Geier | Aug 31, 2007

The Braindead Megaphone

by Gregory Kirschling | Aug 31, 2007

Hotel de Dream

by Steve Daly | Aug 31, 2007

Diaries 1969-1979

by Josh Wolk | Aug 31, 2007

Song for Night

by Youyoung Lee | Aug 31, 2007

For Liberty and Glory

by Michelle Kung | Aug 31, 2007

Capote in Kansas

by Tanner Stransky | Aug 31, 2007

Burning Questions

The scoop on ''Kid Nation,'' Britney, ''Dallas''

Aug 30, 2007
Plus: Did Lindsay Lohan and Nicole Richie get special treatment? Read it

Cover Story

Jodie Foster: Candid Q&A with ''Brave One'' star

by Karen Valby | Aug 31, 2007
Tough. Sexy. Smart. Classy. She's the antidote to everything you hate about Hollywood Read it

DVD Review

30 Rock: Season 1

by Henry Goldblatt | Aug 31, 2007

The Office: Season 3

by Meeta Agrawal | Aug 31, 2007

Dexter: Season 1

by Paul Katz | Aug 31, 2007

Prison Break: Season 2

by Abby West | Aug 31, 2007

Deal Report

Deal Report: September 7, 2007

by Tanner Stransky | Aug 31, 2007
The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment Read it

Hit List

Scott Brown's Hit List

by Scott Brown | Aug 31, 2007
The 10 hottest topics for the week of September 7, 2007 Read it

Movie Article

John Turturro to show ''Romance & Cigarettes'' in NYC

by Tim Stack | Aug 30, 2007
Writer-director decides to self-release his long-MIA musical. Plus: The fates of four other films now sitting on the shelf Read it

Jodie Foster's literary shout-outs

by Karen Valby | Aug 31, 2007
The actress has made cameos in books by David Sedaris, Jonathan Franzen, and Augusten Burroughs Read it

Peter Jackson's ''Halo'' connection

by Neil Drumming | Aug 31, 2007
The director's ''Halo''-themed film is on hold, but he's giving input on a new videogame Read it

Fashion special: ''The Nanny Diaries''

by Archana Ram | Aug 31, 2007
Costume designer Michael Wilkonson talks about his wardrobe decisions for Scarlett Johansson and Laura Linney Read it

Who almost got Jodie Foster's roles?

by Karen Valby | Aug 31, 2007
Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Penn, and Nicole Kidman were were in the running for some of her most memorable roles Read it

Why do all movies aimed at teen girls have to have the same plot?

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 31, 2007
Check out this week's Ask the Critic question, then post your own Read it

Movie Review

Balls of Fury

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 29, 2007

3:10 to Yuma

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 29, 2007

The Nines

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 29, 2007

In the Shadow of the Moon

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 29, 2007

Deep Water

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 29, 2007

The Hottest State

by Scott Brown | Aug 29, 2007

War

by Marc Bernardin | Aug 29, 2007

Manda Bala

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 29, 2007

Exiled

by Gregory Kirschling | Aug 29, 2007

September Dawn

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 29, 2007

Mr. Bean's Holiday

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 31, 2007

The Nanny Diaries

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 31, 2007

The Last Legion

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 31, 2007

Resurrecting the Champ

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 31, 2007

Right at Your Door

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Aug 31, 2007

Illegal Tender

by Marc Bernardin | Aug 31, 2007

Movie on DVD Review

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

by Jeff Labrecque | Aug 31, 2007

Offside

by Kerrie Mitchell | Aug 31, 2007

Music Article

Hip-hop goes folk

by Leah Greenblatt | Aug 31, 2007
A trend of cross-genre collaboration creates some unlikely pairings, like R. Kelly and Will Oldham Read it

First listen: Q-Tip

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Aug 31, 2007
EW gets a sneak peak at the legendary rapper's long-awaited ''Renaissance'' album Read it

Music Review

Poison Kiss

by Jonathan Bernstein | Aug 31, 2007

It's Not Big It's Large

by Chris Willman | Aug 31, 2007

Wattstax

by Rob Brunner | Aug 31, 2007

Going Way Out With Heavy Trash

by Mikael Wood | Aug 31, 2007

Fillith Tillith

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Aug 31, 2007

Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates

by Whitney Pastorek | Aug 31, 2007

The Historical Conquests of...

by Leah Greenblatt | Aug 31, 2007

La Radiolina

by Tom Sinclair | Aug 31, 2007

Lifeline

by Mikael Wood | Aug 31, 2007

News Article

Source says Wilson not doing Stiller movie

by Adam B. Vary | Aug 30, 2007
Following his hospitalization and reports that he attempted suicide, Owen Wilson is no longer shooting the Ben Stiller-directed ''Tropic Thunder,'' according to a source Read it

Readers weigh in on the best of the best

Aug 31, 2007
We agreed with them on ''Umbrella'' as the ''song of summer,'' but had a different take on ''Sicko'' vs. ''The Hills'' Read it

Oscar Watch

Toronto Fest: Six films seeking an Oscar boost

by Dave Karger | Sep 04, 2007
''Elizabeth,'' ''No Country for Old Men,'' ''Elah'' among prestige titles looking to pick up buzz at north of the border screenings Read it

Sound Bites

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

Aug 30, 2007
An expanded online-only version of our favorite quips Read it

Stage Review

Grease

by Nicholas Fonseca | Aug 31, 2007

Xanadu

by David Barbour | Aug 31, 2007

A Midsummer Night's Dream

by Melissa Rose Bernardo | Aug 31, 2007

Avenue Q

by Jennifer Reese | Aug 31, 2007

THE Q&A

Tim Gunn on his new Bravo show

by Tim Stack | Aug 31, 2007
Why the sartorial guru wants to make over America on ''Guide to Style'' Read it

TV Article

Legal Briefs: ''Kid Nation''

Aug 31, 2007
What did the parents sign their kids up for? Read it

The dirt on ''Desperate Housewives: Season 3'' DVD

by Michael Slezak | Aug 31, 2007
How scandalous does the ''Dirty Laundry Edition'' really get? Read it

''Burn Notice'''s detective influences

by Ken Tucker | Aug 31, 2007
USA's spy show reminds us of ''MacGyver'' and ''Magnum P.I.'' Read it

TV Review

Tell Me You Love Me

by Gillian Flynn | Aug 31, 2007

The Glutton

Six fun ways to survive the dregs of summer TV

by Dalton Ross | Aug 29, 2007
Attention, entertainment junkies: See Dalton's alternatives to bad late-summer movies and TV. Plus: ''Burn Notice,'' The Five, and the mailbag Read it

The Must List

The Must List: September 7, 2007

Aug 31, 2007
Ten Things We Love This Week Read it

The Q&A

''Lost'' producers on their five new actors

by Jeff Jensen | Sep 03, 2007
Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse explain how they cast next season's fresh faces -- and why they've been so sneaky about it Read it

Going ''Balls''-out with Dan Fogler

by Mandi Bierly | Sep 04, 2007
The Tony winner and star of ''Balls of Fury'' shares anecdotes about working with Walken, reveals his Ping-Pong playlist, and talks about his next comedies Read it

Videogame Preview

''Halo 3'': Bigger than ''Pirates'' or ''Potter''?

by Neil Drumming | Sep 03, 2007
The minds behind the mega-selling videogame saga satisfy the devoted by doing exactly what they say Read it
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