- On the cover: Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson of The Island, looking all sexy and futurisitc. McGregor and Johansson that is, not the island.
- Think you can do better than J.K. Rowling? Then go write your own Harry Potter tale.
- Here's the movie Lisa Schwarzbaum says is "the film you loved as a child that now appears awful."
- The EW critics give an A to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and A- to Wedding Crashers, a C to Happy Endings, and a B to Cronicas.
- In the print edition only: an interview with Richard Linklater about his Bad News Bears remake, and an examination of the funny poster for The-40-Year-Old Virgin.