You dropped a Bond on us, baby! Readers spied lots to adore under the cover, starting with our peek at the latest from secret agent Pierce Brosnan and his right-hand woman, the OO7-heavenly Halle Berry (#684, Nov. 29). ''Die Another Day...more like to die for!'' cheers Toronto's Michelle Sparks. ''Your coverage was excellent and so was the movie! Pierce has really hit his stride this time out, and the foil of Halle's Jinx was a great match.'' It's the affection, or more like rejection, of another man, though, that left our e-mail box overflowing with the most love, if not for us, then for the actors whom readers accused us of overlooking in our list of the 100 best Oscar-snubbed performances. ''It's great seeing these unsung performances and actors get their due,'' applauds Angie Hammond of Cockeysville, Md., one of more than 250 movie fans who literally begged for more. And who are we to refuse?
Forget These Not!
Your mag gets better and better. You will probably get a big response from your great article about performances Oscar overlooked. Here's mine: Robert Duvall in Network, Steve McQueen in Bullitt, and Anthony Hopkins in Magic. WINSTON MARCELLE email@example.com San Francisco
...Val Kilmer in Tombstone. JONATHON GEORGE firstname.lastname@example.org Lorain, Ohio
...Nicole Kidman in To Die For. TOM WOOLLAM WOOLAMTB@pjm.com Richboro, Pa.
...Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufman in Man on the Moon. CHARLIE RICCARDELLI Wanaque, N.J.
...Reese Witherspoon in Election. JAY AURITT JayAuritt@aol.com Warrington, Pa.
...Naomi Watts in Mulholland Drive. FRANCES POLITO Millbury, Mass.
...Martin Sheen in Apocalypse Now and Treat Williams in Prince of the City. SEAN SWEENEY Los Angeles
...Jack Lemmon in Glengarry Glen Ross. STEVEN HIDO Americanmarriage@aol.com Sagamore Hills, Ohio
...Jeremy Irons in Dead Ringers. MIKE MALONE Burbank, Calif.
...Tom Cruise in Rain Man. BRENTT DAYTON email@example.com Norfolk, Mass.
...Madonna in Evita. CHAD A. SALVATORE firstname.lastname@example.org Buffalo
...Edward Norton in Fight Club. HEATHER MORROW email@example.com Sabillasville, Md.
...Doris Day in Love Me or Leave Me. BOBBY RIVERS firstname.lastname@example.org New York City
...Courtney Love in The People vs. Larry Flynt. CHIP DUCKETT New York City
...Christian Bale in American Psycho. WES HUETT email@example.com El Paso, Ill.
...R. Lee Ermey's drill sergeant in Full Metal Jacket. JOHN MOSS firstname.lastname@example.org Kamloops, British Columbia
...Lisa Kudrow in The Opposite of Sex. JEREMY D. HENRY email@example.com Abilene, Tex.
...John Goodman in The Big Lebowski. STEVE BIELAWSKI Stevebiel2@aol.com Columbus, Ohio
...Ian Holm in The Sweet Hereafter. JOE LYNCH Indianapolis
...Orson Welles for his wonderful Harry Lime in The Third Man. Ray Bolger in The Wizard of Oz. Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins. Sammy Davis Jr. in Porgy and Bess. IVAN SONDEL firstname.lastname@example.org Tallahassee, Fla.