Nov 04, 1994

Issue #247

Cover Story

'Mad About You''s High Fidelity

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 04, 1994
Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt prove that a couple doesn't have to change partners to really swing Read it
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Best-sellers

'Vampire' Bites Back

Nov 04, 1994
What's on the best-seller list this week Read it

Credits

Tales of the Gritty

by A.J. Jacobs | Nov 04, 1994
TV's hour-long dramas toughen up — and watch their ratings soar Read it

Encore

Steve McQueen's Last Fight

by Chris Nashawaty | Nov 04, 1994
The rebellious leading man lost his battle with cancer 14 years ago Read it

Filmography

From Hero to Eternity

Nov 04, 1994
Actor Burt Lancaster leaves a legacy of big-screen strength Read it

Christopher Lee: My Movies

Nov 04, 1994
Revisiting Old Haunts: Britain's reigning scream king looks back at a life in horror Read it

Legacy

The Crown (Raul) Julia

by Beth Pinsker | Nov 04, 1994
Legacy Read it

Book Article

Fran Lebowitz Pens a Book for Kids

Nov 04, 1994
Unlikely story Read it

Tim Green, Making All the Write Moves

Nov 04, 1994
An ex-football player scores a second thriller Read it

Matalin and Carville

Nov 04, 1994
Mary Matalin and James Carville share what they're reading Read it

Book Review

Book Review: 'Sessions!'

by Ken Tucker | Nov 04, 1994

Book Review: 'None to Accompany Me'

by Vanessa V. Friedman | Nov 04, 1994

Book Review: 'Michael Jackson: Unauthorized'

by Dana Kennedy | Nov 04, 1994
An unauthorized biography of Christopher Andersen gathers all the dirt on pop maestro Michael Jackson, but by now we may be too jaded to be shocked Read it

Book Review: 'My Sister Roseanne: The True Story of Roseanne Barr Arnold'

by L.S. Klepp | Nov 04, 1994
Twisted Sister: Sibling Geraldine sheds light on Roseanne's "dark side" Read it

Book Review: 'The Lives of Danielle Steel: The Unauthorized Biography of America's 1 Best-Selling Author'

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Nov 04, 1994
Once Upon a Romance Novel: A steamy bio tells the tale of writer Danielle Steel Read it

Box Office

An 'Affair' To Forget

Nov 04, 1994
This week's box office numbers Read it

Burning Questions

Stumped Again

by Jeff Gordinier | Nov 04, 1994
Burning Questions for 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarves' Read it

Cover Story

'Mad About You''s High Fidelity

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 04, 1994
Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt prove that a couple doesn't have to change partners to really swing Read it

Movie Article

'Junior': The Birth of a Notion

by Michael Sauter | Nov 04, 1994
Trailer Park Read it

A View from 'The Bridges of Madison County'

by Dana Kennedy | Nov 04, 1994
Behind the scenes with Eastwood and Streep Read it

(Wo)Men at Work

Nov 04, 1994
Despite the obstacles, 'To Wong' did make a right Read it

Bench Marks

by Jessica Shaw | Nov 04, 1994
'Forrest Gump' and his infamous bench Read it

The Cow Costar of 'City Slickers'

Nov 04, 1994
Hollywood and Bovine Read it

Movie Review

Movie Review: 'Exit to Eden'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 04, 1994

Movie Review: 'Radioland Murders'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 04, 1994

Movie Review: 'Love Affair'

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 04, 1994

Movie Review: 'Wes Craven's New Nightmare'

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 04, 1994

Movie Review: 'Little Giants'

by Lois Alter Mark | Nov 04, 1994

Movie Review: 'Imaginary Crimes'

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 04, 1994

Movie Review: 'Mary Shelley's Frankenstein'

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 04, 1994
Alive and, Well ... : Renaissance guy Kenneth Branagh revives the gothic chiller in a gory and atmospheric film that's good only in parts Read it

Movie Review: 'The War'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 04, 1994
When Love is a Battlefield: Kevin Costner and Elijah Wood survive 'The War' Read it

Movie Review: 'Robert A. Heinlein's The Puppet Masters'

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 04, 1994
The alien thriller flops about Read it

Movie Reviews: 'City Slickers' and 'City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold'

by Ty Burr | Nov 04, 1994
Billy the Kidder: With the original movie, Billy Crystal turned his gefilte-fish-out-of-water shtick into hit fodder, but the sequel finds him fenced in by his own cynicism Read it

Music Article

Music Reviews: 'Wildflowers' and 'You Got Lucky'

by David Browne | Nov 04, 1994
Tom Tom Club: Petty's new album and a tribute go free-fallin' Read it

Music Review

Music Review: 'Big Ones'

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 04, 1994

Music Review: 'Youthanasia'

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 04, 1994

Music Review: 'Deliverance'

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 04, 1994

Music Review: 'Home of the Brave'

by Evelyn McDonnell | Nov 04, 1994

Music Review: 'The Sound of Hope'

by Jeremy Helligar | Nov 04, 1994

Music Review: 'Jason's Lyric'

by Devon Jackson | Nov 04, 1994

Music Review: 'Singin' With the Big Bands'

by Josef Woodard | Nov 04, 1994

Music Review: 'Brandy'

by Anderson Jones | Nov 04, 1994

Music Review: 'Stolen Moments: Red Hot + Cool'

by Anderson Jones | Nov 04, 1994

Music Review: 'The Platinum Collection'

by Steven Mirkin | Nov 04, 1994

Music Review: 'Amorica'

by Chuck Eddy | Nov 04, 1994

Music Review: 'Dog Man Star'

by Chuck Eddy | Nov 04, 1994

Music Review: 'MTV Unplugged in New York'

by David Browne | Nov 04, 1994
Uneasy Listening: Taped a year ago, Nirvana's performance let us hear a different side of their cathartic music. Now released on record, it reveals an eerie calm before the storm. Read it

News Article

Disney on Ice

by Steve Daly | Nov 04, 1994
Just think-a rink ado Read it

Mail

Nov 04, 1994

"I'm As Serious As A Heart Attack" — Quentin Tarantino

Nov 04, 1994
Now that his 'Pulp Fiction' has Hollywood by the aorta, the director moves in for the thrill Read it

Frightfully Classy

by Chris Nashawaty | Nov 04, 1994
Horror Flicks Go Upscale Read it

Assignment of the Week

Nov 04, 1994
Go-Go Getter Read it

Nirvana's Helping Hand

Nov 04, 1994
Kurt Cobain's other legacy Read it

Thanks for the Melodies

Nov 04, 1994
It seems everyone's getting a tribute album, but the result isn't always such an honor Read it

Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves

by Jeff Gordinier | Nov 04, 1994
An 800-year-old nun rocks out Read it

Winner of the Week

Nov 04, 1994
Urge Overkill Read it

Jackie 2-and-0

Nov 04, 1994
Two feature films about the famous baseball player, Jackie Robinson Read it

On a Role

by A.J. Jacobs | Nov 04, 1994
Recent tabloid stars are trying their hands at acting Read it

Mane Attraction

Nov 04, 1994
Hollywood hair trends Read it

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Nov 04, 1994
What the country is talking about this week... Read it

Bombshells of the Week

Nov 04, 1994
Pouty Blond Sex Goddesses Read it

TV Spouse Calls

Nov 04, 1994
Dr. Will Explains It All Read it

Never Say Nebbish Again

by Dan Snierson | Nov 04, 1994
David Schwimmer of 'Friends' Read it

Winner Of The Week

Nov 04, 1994
George Bush Read it

The Week

Nov 04, 1994
A guide to notable programs (times are eastern daylight and are subject to change) Read it

Pet Tape Of The Week

Nov 04, 1994
Felines of Resolution Read it

Reality Check

Watching the Detectives

by A.J. Jacobs | Nov 04, 1994
Reality Check Read it

Sound Bites

Sound Bites

Nov 04, 1994

TV Review

TV Show Review: 'Cagney and Lacey: The Return'

by Ken Tucker | Nov 04, 1994
Jimmied 'Cagney': Groundbreaking cops Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless are back cracking cases, but their '80s-style crime-solving seems out of place in the gritty era of 'NYPD Blue' Read it

TV Show Review: 'Touched By An Angel'

by Ken Tucker | Nov 04, 1994
Angel, O Mercy: A divine Downey can't save the unmagic 'Touched' Read it

TV Show Review: 'Cosmic Slop'

by Ken Tucker | Nov 04, 1994
Cosmic Zing: The Hudlin brothers make sci-fi fly with black humor Read it

TV Show Review: 'Genghis Cohn'

by Ken Tucker | Nov 04, 1994
Cohn the Vaudevillian: A dead comic gets the last laugh on his Nazi nemesis Read it

The Biz

A Little Fight Music

Nov 04, 1994
Upheavals at Warner Bros. Records could cost the label its No. 1 position Read it

The Charts

'Murder,' He Rapped

Nov 04, 1994
This week on the music charts ... Read it

The Ratings

The Soap Box

Jack of All Trades

by Alan Carter | Nov 04, 1994
Getting to know 'General Hospital''s Jack Wagner Read it

Top Videos

Action Reaction

Nov 04, 1994
The top videos this week Read it

Video Review

Video Review: The fairest 'Snow White' video edition of them all

by Steve Daly | Nov 04, 1994
The fairest 'Snow White' video edition of them all. A blizzard of merchandising brings Disney's first-ever animated feature home — in several versions, but one manages to dwarf the rest Read it

Video Review: 'Prehysteria! 2'

by Glenn Kenny | Nov 04, 1994

Video Review: 'Little Big League'

by Michael Sauter | Nov 04, 1994

Video Review: 'With Honors'

by Chris Nashawaty | Nov 04, 1994

Video Review: 'Hong Kong '97'

by J.R. Taylor | Nov 04, 1994

Video Review: 'Barbra: The Concert'

by Steve Simels | Nov 04, 1994

Video Review: 'Assault on Precinct 13'

by Steve Simels | Nov 04, 1994
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