Oct 14, 1994

Issue #244

Cover Story

Sharon Stone: She's Got It Covered

by Jess Cagle | Oct 14, 1994
Now that 'Basic Instinct' and the two years of hard knocks that followed are behind her, the actress is primed for her next bout with fame in 'The Specialist' Read it
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Best-sellers

'Baseball' Pops Up

Oct 14, 1994
This week's best-sellers Read it

Encore

Jon-Erik Hexum's Fatal Joke

Oct 14, 1994
A decade ago, kidding on the set, the actor shot a blank from a gun and killed himself Read it

Legacy

The Mother of All TV Mothers

by Ken Tucker | Oct 14, 1994
Legacy Read it

Live

Live: Young and the Rest, Less Amped

Oct 14, 1994
Divergent rockers converge at a Bay Area benefit for disabled kids Read it

Review

CD-ROM Review: 'Sharks'

by Ty Burr | Oct 14, 1994

CD-ROM Review: 'Macbeth'

by Ty Burr | Oct 14, 1994

Book Article

Big Deals

Oct 14, 1994

Can a Sequel be an Equal?

Oct 14, 1994
Risky Literary Reruns Read it

Winner of the Week

Oct 14, 1994
Robert Haft Read it

Book Review

Comic Book Review: 'Zero Hour'

Oct 14, 1994
Zero Power: DC Comics' superheroes are reborn into a brave new world in the revisionist series Read it

Book Review: 'Open Secrets'

by Suzanne Ruta | Oct 14, 1994
Alice Munro Read it

Book Review: 'Cinderella's Revenge'

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Oct 14, 1994

Book Review: 'In the Lake of the Woods'

by Gene Lyons | Oct 14, 1994

Book Review: 'Father's Day'

by Gene Lyons | Oct 14, 1994

Box Office

A Winning Streep

Oct 14, 1994
This week's box office numbers Read it

Cover Story

Sharon Stone: She's Got It Covered

by Jess Cagle | Oct 14, 1994
Now that 'Basic Instinct' and the two years of hard knocks that followed are behind her, the actress is primed for her next bout with fame in 'The Specialist' Read it

Digital Review

PC Game Review: 'The Psychotron'

by Ty Burr | Oct 14, 1994

CD-ROM Review: 'The People vs. O.J. Simpson'

by Ty Burr | Oct 14, 1994
Orderin' the Court: As O.J. Simpson mounts his defense, an 'instant' CD-ROM helps armchair jurors sort out the facts and faces. Is this a new kind of case study or just a trial run? Read it

CD-ROM Reviews: 'Man Enough' and 'Midnight Stranger'

by Ty Burr | Oct 14, 1994
Singles Seen: Looking for love (and more) in all the ROM places Read it

Freeze That Frame

Roman Knows

Oct 14, 1994
Roman Polanski's 'Bitter Moon' will leave you with more questions than answers Read it

In the Works

Movie Article

Tough Guise

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 14, 1994
Arty action heroes Read it

Winner of the Week

Oct 14, 1994
Kim Basinger Read it

Movie Review

Movie Review: 'Second Best'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 14, 1994

Movie Review: 'Jason's Lyric'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 14, 1994

Movie Review: 'Terminal Velocity'

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 14, 1994

Movie Review: 'Only You'

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 14, 1994

Movie Review: 'Pulp Fiction'

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 14, 1994
Renegade auteur Quentin Tarantino assembles a killer ensemble for this dark and mesmerizing tale of life just this side of normal Read it

Movie Review: 'The River Wild'

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 14, 1994
Oar's the Pity: Streep is up river without a paddle Read it

Movie Review: 'The Scout'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 14, 1994
Makin' Rookie: This baseball movie hits the strike' zone with comedic softballs Read it

Movie Review: 'Crooklyn'

by Ty Burr | Oct 14, 1994

Movie Review: 'Monkey Trouble'

by Ty Burr | Oct 14, 1994

Music Article

They Byte the Songs

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 14, 1994
Rock goes on-line Read it

Glenn Danzig's Sympathy for the Devil

Oct 14, 1994
The rocker's satanic verses brought him to the top — but does he really believe that stuff? Read it

Staying Power

Oct 14, 1994
Pop Music's Longest Charters Read it

The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 14, 1994
Weezer sheds its uncool past Read it

Music Review

Album Review: '4'

by David Browne | Oct 14, 1994

Album Review: 'Chocolate and Cheese'

by Dimitri Ehrlich | Oct 14, 1994

Album Review: 'Have a Little Faith'

by Chuck Eddy | Oct 14, 1994

Album Review: 'The Bradley Barn Sessions'

by Alanna Nash | Oct 14, 1994
George Jones Read it

Album Review: 'Volume One'

by James Bernard | Oct 14, 1994

Album Review: 'Songs'

by Jeremy Helligar | Oct 14, 1994
Luther Vandross Read it

Album Review: 'Feed the Fire'

by Chip Deffaa | Oct 14, 1994
Betty Carter Read it

Album Review: 'Weezer'

by Mike Flaherty | Oct 14, 1994

Album Review: 'No Goats, No Glory'

by Devon Jackson | Oct 14, 1994
The Goats Read it

Album Review: 'Red Hot + Country'

by Alanna Nash | Oct 14, 1994
Down-Home Remedy: Like rockers before her, country's Kathy Mattea picks a stellar cast — including Brooks and Dunn, Jackson Browne, and Dolly Parton — to fight AIDS with music Read it

News Article

Mail

Oct 14, 1994

Tarantino's Shop Class

Oct 14, 1994
His life as a video clerk Read it

Mira Sorvino: Voice of a New Generation

Oct 14, 1994
The beautiful brunette talks about acting, working in Hollywood, and having a famous dad Read it

Winner Of The Week

Oct 14, 1994
Jack Irons Read it

The Week

by Bruce Fretts | Oct 14, 1994
A guide to notable programs (times are Eastern daylight and are subject to change) Read it

Biohazards: Now celebs have to watch their lives on TV

by Dana Kennedy | Oct 14, 1994
Living it wasn't bad enough? Read it

Cast of the Week

Oct 14, 1994
Pork Roast Read it

Random Quote

Random Quote

Oct 14, 1994
Robert Redford Read it

Reality Check

Just Like a Woman?

by A.J. Jacobs | Oct 14, 1994
Three professional drag queens size up a trio of TV cross-dressers Read it

Sound Bites

Sound Bites

Oct 14, 1994

TV Article

The Lure of the Crowd

by Beth Pinsker | Oct 14, 1994
How talk shows get their audiences Read it

Winners of the Week

Oct 14, 1994
Puppies Read it

TV Review

TV Show Reviews: 'The Suzanne Somers Show'; 'Marilu'; 'The Susan Powter Show'

by Ken Tucker | Oct 14, 1994
Distaff Meetings: Suzanne Somers, Marilu Henner, and Susan Powter have joined the daytime yak pack in hopes of becoming the next Oprah. But do they have the gift of gab? Read it

TV Series Review: 'Lakota Woman: Siege At Wounded Knee'

by Ken Tucker | Oct 14, 1994
Crow Dog Days: Turner and Fonda's series revisits Wounded Knee Read it

TV Movie Review: 'Without Consent'

by Ken Tucker | Oct 14, 1994
Loco Parentis: Jennie Garth's folks lock her up in this ABC movie Read it

The Biz

Quake, Battle, and Roil

by Benjamin Svetkey | Oct 14, 1994
Recent studio shake-ups have rocked some of Hollywood's loftiest careers Read it

The Charts

'Monster' Smash

Oct 14, 1994
This week on the music chart ... Read it

The Ratings

Tori! Tori! Tori!

Oct 14, 1994
This week's TV ratings Read it

The Soap Box

'Light' Cuisine

by Alan Carter | Oct 14, 1994
Sitting down with 'Guiding Light' star Melissa Hayden Read it

Top Software

Brands of Gold

Oct 14, 1994
This week's top-selling software Read it

Top Videos

West Cravin'

Oct 14, 1994
This week's top videos Read it

Video Article

A Hypnotic Review of 'Clean Slate'

by Lois Alter Mark | Oct 14, 1994
'Clean' Trance Action Read it

Video Review

Video Review: 'Sirens'

by Ty Burr | Oct 14, 1994

Video Review: 'Grief'

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 14, 1994

Video Review: 'Army of One'

by J.R. Taylor | Oct 14, 1994

Video Review: 'Pieces of Time'

by Amy Linden | Oct 14, 1994

Video Review: 'Aladdin'

by Steve Daly | Oct 14, 1994

Video Review: 'No Escape'

by Michael Sauter | Oct 14, 1994

Video Review: 'Clean Slate'

by Glenn Kenny | Oct 14, 1994
'Clean Slate' joins the film follies of ex-'SNL' cast members — showing yet again why prime time may not be all these players aren't ready for Read it
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