This week in EW: The best and worst of 2012, from the edgy genius of FX’s Louie to the sugar-rush high of Carly Rae Jepsen’s Call Me Maybe.
This week in EW: We take a deep dive into into The Hobbit, exploring the film’s long, difficult road to the big screen and the critical, sometimes controversial creative decisions director Peter Jackson has made along the way. Precioussssss.
This week in EW: It’s our annual Entertainers of the Year issue, starring Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lawrence, Joss Whedon, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and even more of the people you love.
This week in EW: Channing Tatum and the cast of Magic Mike bare (almost) all. EW brought Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, Joe Manganiello, and Matt Bomer back together for a wet and wild photo shoot followed by a rowdy, booze-soaked dinner, where the costars swapped their best stories about acting, waxing, and stripping in their new film.
This week in EW: We pry open the coffin lid on the longtime friendship between Johnny Depp and director Tim Burton.
“I feel as though he’s my brother,” Depp tells EW. “It’s a weird understanding, this kind of shorthand we have. I truly understand him and know him, I think, just as well as anybody can. He certainly knows me as well as anybody can.”
This week in EW: It’s Avengin’ time! We did an exclusive Q&A with Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans and Mark Ruffalo; see video from our roundtable at PopWatch, and get the whole scoop in the magazine.
Have we reached Avengers-saturation point yet?
This week in EW: Our giant summer movie preview, featuring The Dark Knight Rises.
This week in EW: Music! Makes the people! Come together! We’ve got a list of the 30 Greatest Artists Right Now (Rihanna, Taylor Swift, the Black Keys, Drake, Jack White, Azealia Banks, and two dozen other musical phenomena), an Ultimate 2012 Playlist, a 2012 Coachella Preview… and, of course, an article about how Adele is changing music.
Jim Carrey visited Letterman last night and delivered a memorable Tom Hanks Late Show appearance word for word.
He’s still got it.
(video via Deadline.com)
This week’s EW Cover: “Why I’m Obsessed with Ryan Reynolds,” by… Ryan Reynolds.