Oct 06, 1995

Issue #295

Cover Story

Antonio Banderas heats up

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Oct 06, 1995
The red-hot import gets fired up with killer roles in ''Desperado,'' ''Assassins,'' and about a zillion other upcoming movies Read it
Magazine Cover (Oct 06, 1995)

Encore

Encore: 'Mad' magazine debuts

by Geoff Williams | Oct 06, 1995
William Gaines and his usual gang of idiots unveiled their nutty magazine this week in 1952 Read it

Soundbites

Soundbites

Oct 06, 1995
The funniest TV lines from the week of October 2, 1995 Read it

Behind the Scenes

The corpse stars of 'Seven'

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Oct 06, 1995
Five working stiffs from the Brad Pitt thriller had their parts down cold Read it

Book Article

EW's 'Late Show' Top Ten list

Oct 06, 1995
David Letterman and his writers provide us with our very own top ten list Read it

Critics and 'The Horse Whisperer'

by Matthew Flamm | Oct 06, 1995
Bad reviews for the sentimental Nicholas Evans novel haven't stopped a sales stampede Read it

An interview with Nicholas Pileggi

by Steve Daly | Oct 06, 1995
The author and Martin Scorsese collaborator takes a backwards approach and turns his screenplay into a book Read it

Anne Rice: Bloody book signings

by Lisa Milbrand | Oct 06, 1995
Fans open up their arms (and veins) to get close to the ''Interview With the Vampire'' author Read it

Book Review

Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas

by Gene Lyons | Oct 06, 1995

Morning, Noon, & Night

by D.A. Ball | Oct 06, 1995

Oblivion

by Vanessa V. Friedman | Oct 06, 1995

Dinopix

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Oct 06, 1995

Restaurant Guide

by Ken Neville | Oct 06, 1995

Cover Story

Antonio Banderas heats up

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Oct 06, 1995
The red-hot import gets fired up with killer roles in ''Desperado,'' ''Assassins,'' and about a zillion other upcoming movies Read it

Internet Review

Nick at Nite

by Bob Strauss | Oct 06, 1995

Movie Article

Stars go mad on the big screen

Oct 06, 1995
Psychos are the new hot role in movies, with stars like Nicole Kidman and John Travolta playing crazy Read it

Booted-up thrillers bottom out

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 06, 1995
Why are Cyberthrillers like ''Hackers'' and ''Virtuosity'' tanking at the box office? Read it

Flashes: George Clooney gets mean

Oct 06, 1995
The ''ER'' hunk made news this week, plus Tori Spelling, Diane Keaton, and more Read it

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Oct 06, 1995
The 15 hottest topics for the week of October 2, 1995 Read it

Are Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown splitting?

by Jessica Shaw, Casey Davidson | Oct 06, 1995
Plus Brian Wilson, John Popper, and more celebrities making news the week of August 2, 1995 Read it

The future of NC-17

by Steve Daly | Oct 06, 1995
''Showgirls'' offers new hope for the controversial rating, but will other movies follow suit? Read it

In the Works: 'The Crucible'

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 06, 1995
Arthur Miller's play gets the Hollywood treatment with Daniel Day-Lewis and Winona Ryder set to star Read it

Movie Review

To Die For

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 06, 1995

Persuasion

by Ken Tucker | Oct 06, 1995

Showgirls

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 06, 1995

Canadian Bacon

by Ken Tucker | Oct 06, 1995

Music Article

Christian music ascends the charts

by Russ Spencer | Oct 06, 1995
Successful spiritual stars Michael W. Smith and Rev Run pave the way for the growing genre Read it

Lisa Loeb takes center stage

by David Browne | Oct 06, 1995
After a smash hit on the ''Reality Bites'' soundtrack, the bespectacled songstress releases her debut album Read it

Music video roundup

by David N. Meyer | Oct 06, 1995
We review the latest from Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, and more Read it

Joy Division: Album reviews

by Josef Woodard | Oct 06, 1995
We check out the newest album from the gloomy band, as well as new tribute CD Read it

Divas duke it out on the charts

by Degen Pener | Oct 06, 1995
Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Madonna pump up the volume with new albums out this fall Read it

Rock star wisdom

by Erica K. Cardozo | Oct 06, 1995
A new book reveals the musings of some of music's biggest names, from Axl Rose to Yoko Ono Read it

Music Review

Design of a Decade 1986/1996

by David Browne | Oct 06, 1995

Greatest Hits 1985-1995

by David Browne | Oct 06, 1995

Ultimate

by David Browne | Oct 06, 1995

Live

by Alanna Nash | Oct 06, 1995

Exit the Dragon

by David Browne | Oct 06, 1995

Roll to Me

by Steven Mirkin | Oct 06, 1995

All I Want

by Alanna Nash | Oct 06, 1995

(What's the Story) Morning Glory?

by Mike Flaherty | Oct 06, 1995

Angus

by Mike Flaherty | Oct 06, 1995

These Cats Can Swing!

by Chip Deffaa | Oct 06, 1995

Jesus Wept

by Susan Richardson | Oct 06, 1995

Back for Good

by Jim Farber | Oct 06, 1995

Sentimental

by Devon Jackson | Oct 06, 1995

JMC Hate Rock 'n' Roll

by Chuck Eddy | Oct 06, 1995

News Article

Notes From the Underground, Vols. 1 & 2

by Ethan Smith | Oct 06, 1995

Stage Review

Mortal Kombat: The Live Tour

by Bob Strauss | Oct 06, 1995

TV Article

Ernest Borgnine's lives

by A.J. Jacobs | Oct 06, 1995
The veteran actor and Oscar winner adds a new role on ''The Single Guy'' to his impressive resumé Read it

Can 'Central Park West' be saved?

by A.J. Jacobs | Oct 06, 1995
CBS' much-hyped new soap by TV titan Darren Star failed to take Manhattan Read it

Feedback: Fall TV Preview

Oct 06, 1995
Readers (and Geena Davis!) respond to our Fall TV Preview, ''A League of Their Own,'' and more Read it

Conan O'Brien and the internet

by Dana Kennedy | Oct 06, 1995
The ''Late Night'' host gets his first taste of the new interactive café society Read it

TV stars cut their locks

by Liza Schoenfein | Oct 06, 1995
The gents of ''Friends'' and ''Frasier'' returned with noticeably trimmed tresses this season Read it

Sitcom sidekicks take notes from 'MTM'

by Kristen Baldwin, Bret Watson | Oct 06, 1995
Today's TV gal pals take a cue from Mary Tyler Moore's BFF, including Paige on ''Ellen'' to Maryann on ''Cybill'' Read it

Jason Brooks: Clothes horse

by Alan Carter | Oct 06, 1995
The ''Days of Our Lives'' star has a curious history in female fashion Read it

'Lauren Hutton And...' paints it black

by Shirliey Fung | Oct 06, 1995
The new talk show distinguishes itself with a The new talk show distinguishes itself with a goth-inspired audience clad all in the noir color Read it

TV Review

Caroline in the City

by Ken Tucker | Oct 06, 1995

New York News

by Ken Tucker | Oct 06, 1995

The Jeff Foxworthy Show

by Ken Tucker | Oct 06, 1995

The Single Guy

by Ken Tucker | Oct 06, 1995

Video Article

Movie mistakes: 'Kiss of Death'

by George Mannes | Oct 06, 1995
A closer inspection of the David Caruso thriller reveals a blood blunder Read it

Truly scary haunted houses

by Michael Sauter | Oct 06, 1995
Get into the Halloween spirit with our list of the creepiest movie homesteads, from ''Poltergeist'' to '' The Shining'' Read it

Video couples' romantic roadblocks

by Peter Gerstenzang | Oct 06, 1995
We take a look at the harshest hurdles faced by onscreen lovers, from ''Where's Poppa'' to ''Truly, Madly, Deeply'' Read it

Video Review

Casper

by Glenn Kenny | Oct 06, 1995

Dance Me Outside

by Michael Sauter | Oct 06, 1995

Open City

by Steve Simels | Oct 06, 1995

Tommy Boy

by Chris Nashawaty | Oct 06, 1995

Frank & Jesse

by Ed Hulse | Oct 06, 1995

Rob Roy

by Melissa Pierson | Oct 06, 1995

Number One Fan

by J.R. Taylor | Oct 06, 1995

Destiny Turns On the Radio

by Glenn Kenny | Oct 06, 1995

Jack-O

by J.R. Taylor | Oct 06, 1995

Videogame Review

Machiavelli the Prince

by John R. Quain | Oct 06, 1995