Peter Gerstenzang

EW examines films similar to ''School of Rock''
We look at the actress' ''L.A. Confidential'' inspiration, Veronica Lake
The poor results of making Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Cimino, and other auteurs working for hire
We analyze corrupt attorneys in ''True Believer,'' ''The Verdict,'' ''Body Heat,'' and others
Stand-up philosophy
John Travolta, Katharine Hepburn, and more have sunk and risen again
From 'Citizen Kane' to 'Psycho,' a look at films based on real people
We take a look at the harshest hurdles faced by onscreen lovers, from ''Where's Poppa'' to ''Truly, Madly, Deeply''
Bob Dylan, Nick Cave, and Johnny Cash all wrote novels
Success seems to find the actors, such as Vivien Leigh, Judy Garland, and Audrey Hepburn, who were not immediately wanted for their roles
Respect for their writing is what Sylvester Stallone, Joan Collins and other actors want for their books
The director has two books out tied to his latest film
The R&B quartet inked a seven-album deal for $30 million