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Winner of the Week

Kim Basinger

The California Court of Appeal overturned the $8.1 million judgment against the actress for backing out of 1993's Boxing Helena.

Loser of the Week

The Academy

The Oscar-awarding Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences opened the doors of its Beverly Hills theater to premiere the X-rated John Wayne Bobbitt ... Uncut. Even weirder, the screening doubled as a benefit for a runaway-children's shelter.

Originally posted Oct 14, 1994 Published in issue #244 Oct 14, 1994 Order article reprints