Sep 14, 1990

Issue #31

Cover Story

TV's 1990 Fall Season Preview

by Ken Tucker | Sep 14, 1990
Get reviews and behind the scenes coverage of 34 new shows, plus an update on returning TV favorites Read it
Magazine Cover (Sep 14, 1990)

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Feedback from our readers

Sep 14, 1990
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Book Review

Seeing Earth From Space

by Michele Landsberg | Sep 14, 1990

Anatole

by Michele Landsberg | Sep 14, 1990

Iktomi and the Ducks

by Michele Landsberg | Sep 14, 1990

The Reluctant Dragon

by Susan Stewart | Sep 14, 1990

Graded book reviews the week of September 14, 1990

Sep 14, 1990
A guide to new and notable releases Read it

Hocus Pocus

by L.S. Klepp | Sep 14, 1990

The Best There Ever Was

by Gene Lyons | Sep 14, 1990

The Final Club

by Gene Lyons | Sep 14, 1990

Earth

by Thomas M. Disch | Sep 14, 1990

Cover Story

TV's 1990 Fall Season Preview

by Ken Tucker | Sep 14, 1990
Get reviews and behind the scenes coverage of 34 new shows, plus an update on returning TV favorites Read it

DVD Article

Five classic detective movies you can't miss

by Steve Simels | Sep 14, 1990
We look at the films that defined the genre, including ''The Maltese Falcon'' and ''The Big Sleep'' Read it

Graded video reviews the week of September 14, 1990

Sep 14, 1990
A guide to new and notable releases, including ''Border Shootout,'' ''Crazy People,'' and ''Tusks'' Read it

Movie Review

After Dark, My Sweet

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 14, 1990

Postcards From the Edge

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 14, 1990

Akira Kurosawa's Dreams

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 14, 1990

Music Article

Graded music reviews the week of September 14, 1990

by Greg Sandow | Sep 14, 1990
A guide to new and notable releases from Dave Stewart, Warrant, and Rush Read it

Music Review

Tchaikovsky & Verdi Arias

by Michael Walsh | Sep 14, 1990

Martinu: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2

by Michael Walsh | Sep 14, 1990

Curly Lasanga's Terrific Present

by Susan Stewart | Sep 14, 1990

Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1

by Greg Sandow | Sep 14, 1990

Under the Red Sky

by Greg Sandow | Sep 14, 1990

Soul Asylum and the Horse They Road in On

by Ira Robbins | Sep 14, 1990

Ragged Glory

by Greg Sandow | Sep 14, 1990

News Article

Bozo the Clown casting call

by Benjamin Svetkey | Sep 14, 1990
Producer Larry Harmon looks to expand the clown franchise Read it

Richard Gere's new language skills

by Melina Gerosa | Sep 14, 1990
The star of ''Rhapsody In August'' learns Japanese for his role Read it

A ''RoboCop 2'' publicity stunt gone awry

by Melina Gerosa | Sep 14, 1990
Promotion efforts for the sequel end in misunderstanding and jail time Read it

William Paley's revealing biography

by Tina Jordan | Sep 14, 1990
Journalist Sally Bedell Smith uncovers juicy details about the life and career of the television mogul Read it

Chile hosts an Amnesty International benefit

by David Browne, Ron Givens, Elysa Gardner | Sep 14, 1990
New Kids on the Block, Sting, and Jackson Brown are among the artists touring for the cause Read it

Karen Carpenter's legacy lives on

by David Browne, Ron Givens, Elysa Gardner | Sep 14, 1990
We look at recent TV movies and music singles inspired by the musician's untimely death Read it

Suzanne Vega's surprising success

by David Browne, Ron Givens, Elysa Gardner | Sep 14, 1990
How the singer scored a pop hit despite limited success of her album ''Days of Open Hand'' Read it

The future of cartoon cat ''Garfield''

by Jess Cagle | Sep 14, 1990
Creator Jim Davis considers giving his animation a little more edge Read it

Uncovered episodes of ''The Avengers''

by Benjamin Svetkey | Sep 14, 1990
The A+E network prepares to show 51 installments of the series never before seen in the U.S. Read it

A Saddam documentary's rushed production

by Jess Cagle | Sep 14, 1990
Read how British filmmakers created ''Saddam Hussein - Defying the World'' in only 10 days Read it

John Lee Hooker's star-studded tribute concert

by David Browne, Ron Givens, Elysa Gardner | Sep 14, 1990
The legendary blues artist is honored by by Ry Cooder, Gregg Allman, and other rockers Read it

Larry Gonick's ''Universe'' series

by Tina Jordan | Sep 14, 1990
We chat with the cartoonist turning world history into comic strips Read it

Sean Young prepares for upcoming film

by Melina Gerosa | Sep 14, 1990
How the star of ''Love Crimes'' is getting ready for her role as prosecutor Read it

Robert De Niro's role as outlaw

by Melina Gerosa | Sep 14, 1990
We look at Hollywood's quintessential criminal in ''Goodfellas,'' ''Bloody Mama,'' and more Read it

TV Article

''Twin Peaks'' merchandising

Sep 14, 1990
Our list of product ideas based on popular series Read it

A first look at TV's movies and miniseries

by Mark Harris | Sep 14, 1990
Dark themes are the common thread between this season's upcoming TV flicks Read it

The fall pilots that were cut from the lineup

by Benjamin Svetkey | Sep 14, 1990
Your guide to comedies, dramas, sci-fi series, and film-based television shows that didn't make it to TV screens Read it

New cartoons for animated adventure fans

by Kate Meyers , Suelain Moy | Sep 14, 1990
A look at toons for all types of viewers, including ''Tale Spin,'' ''Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,'' ''Bobby's World,'' and more Read it

What to watch on PBS this fall season

by Mark Harris | Sep 14, 1990
We look at the network's latest war documentaries, historical pieces, and detective series Read it

The expanding schedules of cable networks

by Benjamin Svetkey | Sep 14, 1990
With the increase of sitcoms, game shows, movies, and more on cable, we give you an overview of what's coming up this fall Read it

TV Review

Live With Regis and Kathie Lee

by Ken Tucker | Sep 14, 1990

Hee Haw

by Ken Tucker | Sep 14, 1990

Austin City Limits

by Ken Tucker | Sep 14, 1990

American Music Shop

by Ken Tucker | Sep 14, 1990

The Marsha Warfield Show

by Ken Tucker | Sep 14, 1990

The Joan Rivers Show

by Ken Tucker | Sep 14, 1990

Yo! MTV Raps

by Ken Tucker | Sep 14, 1990

Video Review

Tell Me Why

by Jeff Unger | Sep 14, 1990

The Big Sleep

by Steve Simels | Sep 14, 1990

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

by Steve Simels | Sep 14, 1990

Murder, My Sweet

by Steve Simels | Sep 14, 1990

Cry-Baby

by Ira Robbins | Sep 14, 1990

House Party

by Ty Burr | Sep 14, 1990

The Handmaid's Tale

by Ty Burr | Sep 14, 1990

Where the Heart Is

by Ty Burr | Sep 14, 1990

Nightbreed

by Ty Burr | Sep 14, 1990

The Maltese Falcon

by Steve Simels | Sep 14, 1990
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