Dec 04, 1992

Issue #147

Cover Story

The ''Aladdin'' gamble

by Steve Daly | Dec 04, 1992
Disney takes a chance on a thoroughly modern approach to its new cartoon Read it
Magazine Cover (Dec 04, 1992)

Encore

The Who's concert tragedy

by Bob Cannon | Dec 04, 1992
In 1979, eleven fans died while waiting to see the band perform Read it

Review

Astro Boy

by Glenn Kenny | Dec 04, 1992

Book Article

Kurt Cobain & Courtney Love unauthorized

by Tim Appelo | Dec 04, 1992
The rock stars are upset over Britt Collins' upcoming biography, ''Nirvana: Flower Sniffin', Kitty Pettin', Baby Kissin' Corporate Rock Whores'' Read it

David Feldman's imponderables

by Joanna Powell | Dec 04, 1992
The author of ''When Did Wild Poodles Roam the Earth?'' solves perplexing pop culture enigmas Read it

Book Review

It's a Big Big World Atlas

by Casey Davidson | Dec 04, 1992

Skin Deep: Tales of Doomed Romance

by Margot Mifflin | Dec 04, 1992

Sylvia

by Suzanne Ruta | Dec 04, 1992

Jean-Michel Basquiat

by Margot Mifflin | Dec 04, 1992

JFK: Reckless Youth

by Gene Lyons | Dec 04, 1992

Cover Story

The ''Aladdin'' gamble

by Steve Daly | Dec 04, 1992
Disney takes a chance on a thoroughly modern approach to its new cartoon Read it

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Dec 04, 1992
The 15 hottest topics the week of December 4, 1992 Read it

Mail Page

Mail from our readers

Dec 04, 1992
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Movie Article

Accompanying ''Malcolm X''

by Gene Seymour, Pat H. Broeske | Dec 04, 1992
The film inspires a variety of historical products featuring the activist, from books and videos to cassettes and CD's Read it

Film critics on TV

by Tim Appelo | Dec 04, 1992
We grade the entertainment value of movie reviewers, from Gene Shalit to Roger Ebert Read it

Unsung ''Aladdin'' songs

by Steve Daly | Dec 04, 1992
Why some of composer Alan Menken's finished tunes were dropped from the film Read it

Disney's heroines

by Steve Daly | Dec 04, 1992
From ''Beauty and the Beast'''s Belle to ''Aladdin'''s Princess Jasmine, animated leading ladies have evolved from wholesome to sexy Read it

''Aladdin'''s inspirations

by Steve Daly | Dec 04, 1992
''Superman'' and ''Raiders of the Lost Ark'' are among the films from which the Disney movie lifted scenes Read it

''Making of'' books

by Nisid Hajari | Dec 04, 1992
''Aladdin'' and ''Malcom X'' inspire behind-the-scenes literary works Read it

The boss at Twentieth Century Fox

by Gregg Kilday | Dec 04, 1992
If Peter Chernin heads the studio, why are Rupert Murdock and Macaulay Culkin's dad calling the shots? Read it

Upcoming Orion features

by Diane Goldner | Dec 04, 1992
''Love Field,'' ''Blue Sky,'' and ''Robocop 3'' are among the films the newly-restructured studio will release Read it

Movie Review

The Bodyguard

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 04, 1992

Bad Lieutenant

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 04, 1992

Music Article

Selling with song

by Michelle Romero | Dec 04, 1992
''Bust a Move'' and ''Let's Get It On'' are among the musical hits that we believe could inspire product purchases Read it

Legacy: Roy Acuff

by Alanna Nash | Dec 04, 1992
The country music legend dies at age 89 Read it

Music Review

Bram Stoker's Dracula (soundtrack)

by Ty Burr | Dec 04, 1992

Malcolm X (soundtrack)

by Ty Burr | Dec 04, 1992

Sing! The Songs of Joe Raposo

by Susan Stewart | Dec 04, 1992

Supermodel (music video)

by Michele Romero | Dec 04, 1992

Close to the Edge

by Alanna Nash | Dec 04, 1992

Live From Radio City Music Hall

by Linda Sanders | Dec 04, 1992

Hangin' on by a Thread

by Alanna Nash | Dec 04, 1992

Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde

by James Bernard | Dec 04, 1992

Music From the Television Show ''The Heights''

by Dave DiMartino | Dec 04, 1992

Archeology (1966-1976)

by Ira Robbins | Dec 04, 1992

Rap Declares War

by David Browne | Dec 04, 1992

u.f.orb

by Benjamin Svetkey | Dec 04, 1992

Feel This

by Billy Altman | Dec 04, 1992

Low Symphony

by Greg Sandow | Dec 04, 1992

If I Ever Fall in Love

by Amy Linden | Dec 04, 1992

The Bodyguard (soundtrack)

by Amy Linden | Dec 04, 1992

News Article

Movies gone game

by Ty Burr, Bob Strauss | Dec 04, 1992
We look at video game versions of films like ''Batman Returns'' and ''Hook'' Read it

Holiday video game guide: 1992

by Bob Strauss | Dec 04, 1992
From ''NCAA Basketball'' to ''Super Mario Kart,'' we distinguish between the good and the bad of electronic entertainment for kids Read it

Sega's Sewer Shark

by Bob Strauss | Dec 04, 1992
The CD game incorporates technological wizardry with live-action, full-motion video footage Read it

Legacy: Sterling Holloway

Dec 04, 1992
The actor and voice of Winnie-the-Pooh dies at age 87 Read it

Boycott Aspen!

by Giselle Benatar , Frank Spotnitz | Dec 04, 1992
Celebrities including Barbra Streisand shun Colorado over gay rights Read it

Entertainment news for December 4, 1992

Dec 04, 1992
Bill Wyman, Kathy Bates, and Terry McMillan made headlines this week Read it

TV Article

''Mister Rogers''' Johnny Costa

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Dec 04, 1992
The musical director is one of TV's unsung treasures Read it

On location with ''Going to Extremes''

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Dec 04, 1992
Hollywood and the Third World meet on the Jamaican set of the ABC series Read it

Meet Lance Luria

by Kathy Crump | Dec 04, 1992
The real-life doctor who inspired ''Going to Extremes,'' ''St. Elsewhere,'' and ''Northern Exposure'' Read it

Final judgment on ''The People's Court''

by Benjamin Svetkey | Dec 04, 1992
After 12 years, Judge Wapner's courtroom series is cancelled Read it

Fashionable Sheryl Lee Ralph

by Alan Carter | Dec 04, 1992
The ''Designing Women'' actress admits she's a shopaholic Read it

TV Review

The Jackie Thomas Show

by Ken Tucker | Dec 04, 1992

Video Article

Films with violent messages

by Michael Sauter | Dec 04, 1992
''Indio'' and ''The Human Shield'' are some of the action movies that justify blood and guts with social relevance Read it

Video amputating

by Lawrence O'Toole | Dec 04, 1992
Improve movies like ''Hope and Glory'' and ''Never Cry Wolf'' by self-editing them at home Read it

Video Review

Headline Stories of the Century

by Terry Catchpole | Dec 04, 1992

Lethal Weapon 2

by Linda Movish | Dec 04, 1992

Lethal Weapon 3

by Linda Movish | Dec 04, 1992

Lethal Weapon

by Linda Movish | Dec 04, 1992
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