Nov 30, 2007

Issue #966-967

Cover Story

The Top 25 Entertainers of 2007

Nov 25, 2007
Meet the extraordinary talents who shined brightest in 2007, from George Clooney to Johnny Depp to Carrie Underwood to...EW's pick for Entertainer of the Year! Read it
Magazine Cover (Nov 30, 2007)

EW.COM

Five fun things online

Nov 23, 2007
Dustin Hoffman, singing stars, TV Icons, and more Read it

Feedback

Feedback from our readers

Nov 23, 2007
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Monitor

Monitor

by Adam Markovitz | Nov 23, 2007
Celebrity news for the week of November 30, 2007 Read it

Spotlight

Spotlight on Laura Linney

by Christine Spines | Nov 23, 2007
The star of ''The Savages'' discusses her career and how she became a movie star without trying Read it

Q&A with Posh Spice

by Kristen Baldwin | Nov 23, 2007
Victoria Beckham talks about the Spice Girls, kids, and Hollywood Read it

2008 Preview

Eight new faces to watch in '08

Jan 02, 2008
Can't pronounce ''Saoirse''? We'll bet by 2009, she and seven other up-and-comers will be household names See photos

Book Article

J.K. Rowling's influences on pop culture

by Tanner Stransky | Nov 23, 2007
The words, foods, and sports that originated from the ''Harry Potter'' series Read it

The latest ''Harry Potter'' installment

by Adam Markovitz | Nov 23, 2007
J.K. Rowling reveals the existence of a rare eighth book Read it

Book substitutes for TV favorites

Nov 23, 2007
What to read when the writer's strike ruins your television lineup Read it

Book Review

Lord John and the Hand of Devils

by Jennifer Reese | Nov 27, 2007

The Darkest Evening of the Year

by Marc Bernardin | Nov 23, 2007

The Redbreast

by Jennifer Reese | Nov 23, 2007

Good Dog. Stay.

by Tina Jordan | Nov 23, 2007

Hollywood's Censor

by Tim Purtell | Nov 27, 2007

Darkmans

by Karen Karbo | Nov 23, 2007

I Am America (And So Can You!)

by Margeaux Watson | Nov 23, 2007

Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black

by Troy Patterson | Nov 27, 2007

Person of Interest

by Ken Tucker | Nov 27, 2007

Signed, Mata Hari

by Beth Johnson | Nov 23, 2007

The Abstinence Teacher

by Ari Karpel | Nov 23, 2007

Pontoon

by Jennifer Reese | Nov 23, 2007

The Almost Moon

by Gary Susman | Nov 23, 2007

Clapton

by Sean Howe | Nov 23, 2007

Books Q&A

George R.R. Martin answers your questions

by Gregory Kirschling | Nov 27, 2007
The author of the blockbuster fantasy series ''A Song of Ice and Fire'' responds to queries from EW.com readers Read it

Cover Story

The Top 25 Entertainers of 2007

Nov 25, 2007
Meet the extraordinary talents who shined brightest in 2007, from George Clooney to Johnny Depp to Carrie Underwood to...EW's pick for Entertainer of the Year! Read it

2007 Entertainer of the Year: J.K. Rowling

by Mark Harris | Nov 28, 2007
Her ''Harry Potter'' books feel timeless, but also manage to speak to today's fraught world. Our salute to a visionary Read it

DVD Review

Waitress

by Ken Tucker | Nov 26, 2007

Hudson Hawk

by Marc Bernardin | Nov 26, 2007

Nosferatu

by Tim Purtell | Nov 26, 2007

Live Free or Die Hard

by Marc Bernardin | Nov 26, 2007

Editor's Letter

Letter from the Editor

by Rick Tetzeli | Nov 23, 2007
Why the Entertainers of the Year got their own issue Read it

Entertainers of the Year

FunnyOrDie proves Web comedy is no joke

by Josh Rottenberg | Nov 25, 2007
Will Ferrell and Andy McKay -- with a big push from a 2-year-old -- give user-generated comedy clips a high-profile home Read it

Flashback: 2007

George Clooney on his big year in 2007

by Dave Karger | Nov 25, 2007
One of EW's Valedictorians reflects on ''Michael Clayton,'' ''Ocean's 13,'' Darfur, and that motorcycle accident Read it

Hit List

Scott Brown's Hit List

by Scott Brown | Nov 23, 2007
The 10 hottest topics for the week of November 30, 2007 Read it

Inside EW Article

America's hot spots in 2007

Nov 23, 2007
We look at 21 places to be this year, including Judd Apatow's L.A. office, Tennessee's Bonnaroo Music Festival, and more Read it

Movie Article

Director's Chair: Tamara Jenkins

by Missy Schwartz | Nov 23, 2007
We talk to the director of ''The Savages'' about what she's been doing since ''Slums of Beverly Hills'' and her new film Read it

Save Wes Bentley's career

by Tim Stack | Nov 23, 2007
Our advice for the breakout actor of ''American Beauty'' to regain his credibility Read it

Scene-stealing outfits

by Meeta Agrawal | Nov 23, 2007
We reveal our favorite dresses from pivotal ''top of the stairs'' moments in films like ''Sabrina'' and ''Pretty Woman'' Read it

Movie Review

I'm Not There

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 21, 2007

The Savages

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 21, 2007

Enchanted

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 21, 2007

Redacted

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 21, 2007

The Red Balloon

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 21, 2007

White Mane

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 21, 2007

Hitman

by Clark Collis | Nov 21, 2007

This Christmas

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 21, 2007

August Rush

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 21, 2007

Starting Out in the Evening

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 21, 2007

Movie on DVD Review

The Namesake

by Youyoung Lee | Nov 23, 2007

Paprika

by Joe McGovern | Nov 23, 2007

The Lady Vanishes

by Jeff Labrecque | Nov 23, 2007

Music Article

''American Idol'' dominates the AMAs

by Shirley Halperin | Nov 23, 2007
Chris Daughtry and Carrie Underwood win at the American Music Awards Read it

New music for November 30, 2007

by Leah Greenblatt | Nov 23, 2007
Check out the latest singles from Paul Oakenfold, The Chapin Sisters, and Ben's Brother Read it

The pop-culture impact of ''Joshua Tree''

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Nov 23, 2007
U2's classic album continues to influence everything from ''Friends'' to Tim McGraw Read it

Introducing Flyleaf

by Leah Greenblatt | Nov 23, 2007
The goth-rockers with a religious bent are winning some new fans thanks to the MTV hit ''All Around Me'' Read it

Music Review

The Big Doe Rehab

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Nov 27, 2007

Sawdust

by Leah Greenblatt | Nov 27, 2007

Joyful

by Lesley Savage | Nov 23, 2007

Dirt Farmer

by Rob Brunner | Nov 23, 2007

Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall

by Chris Willman | Nov 23, 2007

Peanut Butter Wolf Presents 2K8: B-Ball Zombie War

by Simon Vozick-Levinson | Nov 27, 2007

Intoxication

by Leah Greenblatt | Nov 23, 2007

Hvarf/Heim

by Sean Howe | Nov 27, 2007

News Article

Pop culture hit and miss

Nov 23, 2007
We rate pop culture for the week of November 30, 2007 including Mary J. Blige, ''Heroes,'' and ''The Bachelor'' Read it

Whiny PR train-wrecks

by Jessica Shaw | Nov 23, 2007
Heather Mills and Terry McMillan don't win any sympathy for their misguided pleas for attention Read it

The latest news from Hollywood

by Chris Willman | Nov 23, 2007
Sheryl Crow, Johnny Depp, and Stephen King made news the week of November 30, 2007 Read it

Our favorite online videos of 2007

by Michael Slezak, Annie Barrett | Nov 23, 2007
10 web hits, from Will Ferrell's ''The Landlord'' to a 'Star Wars' trumpet solo Read it

We compare ''October Road'' and ''August Rush''

by Lindsay Soll, Youyoung Lee | Nov 23, 2007
The sappy ABC drama has a lot in common with the Freddie Highmore film Read it

Viral Video Hall of Fame

by Michael Slezak, Annie Barrett | Dec 14, 2007
The net clips that we couldn't forget Read it

Sound Bites

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

Nov 22, 2007
An expanded online-only version of our favorite quips Read it

Stage Review

Young Frankenstein

by Steve Daly | Nov 15, 2007

The Receptionist

by Melissa Rose Bernardo | Nov 27, 2007

Hairspray

by Mark Shenton | Nov 27, 2007

Peter and Jerry

by Lisa Quintela | Nov 27, 2007

THE GLUTTON

TV vs. movies: Round two!

by Dalton Ross | Nov 23, 2007
Yes, it's been a good year in film -- but don't count out the boob tube just yet. Plus: your overwhelming response to last week's ''Sixteen Candles''/''Pretty in Pink'' throwdown! Read it

TV Article

Have mercy! A ''Full House'' marathon

by Joe Pickett | Nov 27, 2007
Intrepid reporters, er, TV watchers Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher camp out on the couch for a three-day journey through the 192-episode world of the so-bad-it's-good sitcom Read it

''30 Rock'' Takes the Stage

by Kristen Baldwin | Nov 23, 2007
Tina Fey and cast performed live to benefit the production staff of their cult show Read it

How the strike could help new shows

by Lynette Rice | Nov 23, 2007
TV dramas such as ''Dirty Sexy Money'' and ''Journeyman'' may get a second season because of the strike Read it

NBC picks up ''Quarterlife''

by Lynette Rice | Nov 23, 2007
NBC picks up ''Quarterlife'' -- The hit web series from the producers of ''My So-Called Life'' moves to primetime next spring Read it

John Slattery's familiar gig

by Jennifer Armstrong | Nov 23, 2007
The star discusses similarities in his roles on ''Ed,'' ''Sex and the City,'' ''Desperate Housewives,'' and ''Mad Men'' Read it

Which shows to see in HDTV

by Alynda Wheat | Nov 23, 2007
Why fans of ''CSI: Miami'' and ''Ugly Betty'' should watch in high def, but fans of ''NCIS'' and ''Boston Legal'' can skip it Read it

TV Review

Tin Man

by Ken Tucker | Nov 26, 2007

Frank TV

by Ken Tucker | Nov 26, 2007

The Must List

The Must List: November 30, 2007

Nov 23, 2007
Ten Things We Love This Week Read it

The Scene

Seven days in entertainment

Nov 23, 2007
Last week's biggest events including the Spice Girls, the premiere of ''Enchanted,'' and more Read it