- On the cover: Christian Bale as Batman. I'm glad to hear this is going to be a darker version of Batman. I mean, the less Bat-nipples and bright colors the better, right? Take a look at the Batman flicks that didn't get made.
- The annual list of the 50 Most Powerful People In Hollywood. This is always fun. Some of the people you've never heard of but you've heard of what they've done. #2 is Steven Spielberg. #3 is Steve Jobs and John Lasseter. # 5 is Michael Lynton and Amy Pascal. #10 is Jerry Bruckheimer. #29 is The Weinstein Brothers. #38 is Will Ferrell. #44 is Drew Barrymore (really?!). #1, by the way, is Peter Jackson, lord of the Rings and this year's big holiday movie, King Kong. And #51? Angelina Jolie's hypnotic, man-catching breasts.
- Confused by everything that has happened in the six Star Wars flicks? Here's a handy cheat sheet.
- In the print edition, a behind-the-scenes look at the War of the Worlds remake. Wow, War of the Worlds and King Kong remade in the same year.