Nov 29, 1996

Issue #355

Cover Story

Who's Who in 'The X-Files'

by A.J. Jacobs | Nov 29, 1996
From Mulder and Scully to the Lone Gunmen, a directory of characters from the sci-fi hit Read it
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Mail

Mail from our readers

Nov 29, 1996
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't, on 'Ransom,' Gillian Anderson and more Read it

Monitor

Monitor

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 29, 1996
Daniel Day-Lewis's wedding and Pamela Lee's break-up made news the week of November 29. 1996 Read it

Book Article

Handbook of the Week

Nov 29, 1996
Planet 'Baywatch': The Unofficial Guide to The New World Order Read it

National Book Award Winners

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 29, 1996
We review 'Shop Fever' and 'An American Requiem' Read it

William Joyce Branches Out

by Ken Tucker | Nov 29, 1996
The 'Toy Story' writer's newest work is 'The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs' Read it

Book Review

Book Review: 'Men Before Ten A.M.'

by Alexandra Jacobs | Nov 29, 1996

Book Review: 'Marrying Mom'

by Vanessa V. Friedman | Nov 29, 1996

Book Review: 'The Swine's Wedding'

by Margot Mifflin | Nov 29, 1996

Book Review: 'Shank'

by Vanessa V. Friedman | Nov 29, 1996

Book Review: 'The Psychotronic Video Guide'

by Curt Feldman | Nov 29, 1996

Book Review: 'Slaying the Dragon'

by Gene Lyons | Nov 29, 1996

Book Review: 'Alias Grace'

by Tom De Haven | Nov 29, 1996

Cover Story

Who's Who in 'The X-Files'

by A.J. Jacobs | Nov 29, 1996
From Mulder and Scully to the Lone Gunmen, a directory of characters from the sci-fi hit Read it

DVD Article

Doppelganger Films

by David Everitt | Nov 29, 1996
From 'American Flyers' and 'Quicksilver' to 'The Greatest Story Ever Told' and 'The Bible', a look at pairs of movies sharing the same subject Read it

Van Peebles in Power

by Cheo Tyehimba | Nov 29, 1996
Indie-film pioneer Melvin rereleases 'Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song' Read it

Internet Review

Website Review: AOL's 'Urban Legends'

by Kipp Cheng | Nov 29, 1996

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Nov 29, 1996
The 15 hottest topics the week of November 29, 1996 Read it

Laserdisc Review

Movie Article

Losers of the Week

Nov 29, 1996
Daffy, Donald, and Anaheim's Mighty Read it

Flashes

by Casey Davidson | Nov 29, 1996
The top entertainment news from the week of November 29, 1996 Read it

Geoffrey Rush 'Shine's

by Jeff Gordinier | Nov 29, 1996
The stage actor takes to the big screen to portray troubled pianist David Helfgott Read it

'Jingle All the Way''s Tie-ins

by Steve Daly | Nov 29, 1996
The holiday Schwarzenegger flick lacks merchandising Read it

Billy Bob Thornton's big break

by David Hochman | Nov 29, 1996
'Sling Blade' was written and directed by its gruff star Read it

Emilio Estevez's future

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Nov 29, 1996
The 'Mighty Ducks' veteran is going to the front with 'The War at Home' Read it

'101 Dalmatians''s Joely Richardson

by Steve Daly | Nov 29, 1996
The actress costars with Laurence Fishburne in next month's 'Event Horizon' Read it

Naveen Andrews, Sexier than Ralph Fiennes

by Rose Martelli | Nov 29, 1996
'The English Patient''s Andrews is drawing fans away from the movie's star Read it

Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3

by Jason Cochran | Nov 29, 1996
The monster piece takes center stage in 'Shine''s plot Read it

Movie Review

Movie Review: '101 Dalmatians'

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 29, 1996

Movie Review: 'The Secret Agent'

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 29, 1996

Movie Review: 'The Crucible'

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 29, 1996

Movie Review: 'Star Trek: First Contact'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 29, 1996

Movie Review: 'Shine'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 29, 1996

Music Article

Big Screen Divas

by Chris Willman | Nov 29, 1996
A look at albums from 'Evita,' 'The Preacher's Wife,' and 'The Mirror Has Two Faces' Read it

'Blood Brothers' on Disc and Video

by Chris Willman | Nov 29, 1996
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band release an EP and performance footage Read it

'Strawberry Wine''s Deana Carter

by Alanna Nash | Nov 29, 1996
The country singer uncorks a top single Read it

Behind 'Van Halen'

Nov 29, 1996
How hating Sammy Hagar spawned a hit Read it

Celine Reheats Meat Loaf

by Rob Brunner | Nov 29, 1996
The singer Dion and the 'It's All Coming Back' rocker share eerie similarities Read it

Music Review

Music Review: 'The Colpix Years'

by Tony Scherman | Nov 29, 1996

Music Single Review: ''Rappers' Ball''

by Dimitri Ehrlich | Nov 29, 1996

Music Review: 'Black Eye'

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 29, 1996

Music Review: 'Foxy Lady'

by Kristen Baldwin | Nov 29, 1996

Music Single Review: ''Without Love''

by William Stevenson | Nov 29, 1996

Music Review: 'Endtroducing ... '

by Jon Wiederhorn | Nov 29, 1996

Music Review: 'Wiseblood'

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 29, 1996

Music Review: 'Missile Me!'

by Mike Flaherty | Nov 29, 1996

Music Review: 'A Normal Family'

by Mike Flaherty | Nov 29, 1996

Music Review: 'The Dark Keys'

by Steve Futterman | Nov 29, 1996

Music Review: 'Ten Easy Pieces'

by David Browne | Nov 29, 1996

Music Review: 'To the Bone'

by Steven Mirkin | Nov 29, 1996

Music Review: 'Saturnalia'

by Mike Flaherty | Nov 29, 1996

Music Review: The Isle of Wight Festival

by Steve Futterman | Nov 29, 1996
A look at two discs based on the 1970 festival Read it

Music Review: 'Store in a Cool Place'

by David Browne | Nov 29, 1996

Music Review: 'Aeroplane Flies High'

by David Browne | Nov 29, 1996

Music Review: 'Tha Doggfather'

by J.D. Considine | Nov 29, 1996

News Article

1996 Faces of AIDS

by Casey Davidson | Nov 29, 1996
EW remembers people in the entertainment field who died of AIDS over the past year Read it

The Risque Business of 'Riana Rouge'

by Bob Strauss | Nov 29, 1996
From 'Playboy' Playmate to media mogul Read it

Cybertalk

Nov 29, 1996

Titanic Games

by Kipp Cheng | Nov 29, 1996
A look at current entertainment based on the famous ship Read it

TV Article

Winner of the Week

Nov 29, 1996
Laura Innes Read it

'X-Files' Dossiers

Nov 29, 1996
A closer look at agents Mulder and Scully Read it

The Ultimate Episode Guide, Season III

Nov 29, 1996
A look at '95-'96 episodes of 'The X-Files' Read it

The Ultimate Episode Guide, Season I

Nov 29, 1996
A look at '93-'94 episodes of 'The X-Files' Read it

The Ultimate Episode Guide, Season IV

Nov 29, 1996
A look at '96-'97 episodes of 'The X-Files' Read it

'X-Files''s most-asked questions

Nov 29, 1996
Chris Carter talks about the show's bloopers, scripts, and more Read it

The Ultimate Episode Guide, Season II

Nov 29, 1996
A look at '94-'95 episodes of 'The X-Files' Read it

'X-Files' Geeks

Nov 29, 1996
The sci-fi show defies casual viewing Read it

A Guide to 'The X-Files'

Nov 29, 1996
An A-to-Z glossary of the show's frequently used terms Read it

An 'X-Files' couple

by Ken Tucker | Nov 29, 1996
An ode to the relationship between Gillian Anderson's Dana Scully and David Duchovny's Fox Mulder Read it

President's Letter

by Michael J. Klingensmith | Nov 29, 1996
EW's crack investigative team created the ultimate guide to 'The X-Files' Read it

'St. Elsewhere''s Mark Harmon

by Nisid Hajari | Nov 29, 1996
The 'Chicago' actor is surgeon ahead Read it

TV Mimics Hollywood

by Kristen Baldwin | Nov 29, 1996
From 'Gulliver's Travels' to Homer's 'Odyssey,' television movies strive to be minor motion pictures Read it

Mad About 'Frasier'

by Ken Tucker | Nov 29, 1996
A look at the two heavy hitters of NBC's Tuesday-night lineup Read it

Sound Bites

Nov 29, 1996
The top TV quotes from the week of November 29, 1996 Read it

Behind the 'X-Files' Scenes

by Mike Flaherty | Nov 29, 1996
From executive producer through photography director, six who conspire to make the show Read it

Whatever Happened to ... Wil Wheaton

by Kate Meyers | Nov 29, 1996
After blasting off from 'Star Trek: The Next Generation,' the former child star navigates a return to the movies Read it

Everything You Need to Know About 'X-Files'

Nov 29, 1996
A complete guide to Fox's sci-fi hit Read it

'X-Files' Questions

by Chris Nutter | Nov 29, 1996
Former supervisory special agent Gregg O. McCrary fills in your FBI wonderings Read it

Biblical Analysis

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 29, 1996
'Genesis: A Living Conversation' seeks to change our takes on the Bible Read it

TV Vets

by Bruce Fretts | Nov 29, 1996
From 'Everybody Loves Raymond' to 'Friends,' current sitcoms showcase classic actors Read it

TV Review

TV Show Review: 'Life's Work'

by Bruce Fretts | Nov 29, 1996

Video Article

Boxed Set of the Week

Nov 29, 1996
Pretty in Pink Read it

Video Review

Video Review: 'Riot'

by J.R. Taylor | Nov 29, 1996

Video Review: 'Breakaway'

by William Stevenson | Nov 29, 1996

Video Review: 'Phat Beach'

by Nisid Hajari | Nov 29, 1996

Video Review: 'A Close Shave'

by Steve Daly | Nov 29, 1996

Video Review: 'Pie in the Sky'

by Steve Daly | Nov 29, 1996

Video Reviews: 'Dragonheart' and 'Independence Day'

by Ty Burr | Nov 29, 1996
Personal F/X — A look at how two high-tech behemoths measure up on the small screen Read it

Videogame Review

Nintendo Game Review: 'Wave Race 64'

by Gary Eng Walk | Nov 29, 1996

PC Game Review: 'The Neverhood'

by Kipp Cheng | Nov 29, 1996
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