Nov 28, 1997

Issue #407

Cover Story

''Scream 2'' is giving nothing away

by David Hochman | Nov 28, 1997
Wes Craven's new flick has plenty of gore Read it
Magazine Cover (Nov 28, 1997)

Cybertalk

Cybertalk

Nov 28, 1997
Overheard online the week of Nov. 28 Read it

Encore

The birth of the videogame

by Kipp Cheng | Nov 28, 1997
''Pong'' bounced onto the scene 25 years ago, spawning a $4 billion industry Read it

Flashes

Celebrity news for the week of Nov. 28

by Dave Karger, Cindy Pearlman | Nov 28, 1997
Mel Gibson, Jennifer Aniston, and more made the news this week Read it

Scene

Tommy Hilfiger helps out for MS

by Tricia Laine | Nov 28, 1997
The Race to Erase MS gala was a star-studded event Read it

Style

Pop culture toys for your shopping pleasure

by Kristen Baldwin | Nov 28, 1997
A roundup of the best kitschin' ware to give your pop-culture addict this holiday season Read it

Being There

Reserved seats for movie theaters?

by Daniel Fierman | Nov 28, 1997
We approach the idea of reserved seating with reservations Read it

Book Article

Between the Lines

by Matthew Flamm | Nov 28, 1997
''As Nature Made Him'' and Judith Regan made the news in the book world this week Read it

''Cobra Event'' puts a spotlight on bio-terrorism

by Dana Kennedy | Nov 28, 1997
''The Hot Zone'' author Richard Preston's latest novel is sure to make you a little paranoid Read it

Book Review

When Do I Start?

by Michael Giltz | Nov 28, 1997

The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye

by Vanessa V. Friedman | Nov 28, 1997

Panther in the Basement

by Megan Harlan | Nov 28, 1997

Forever Yours, Faithfully: My Love Story

by Alanna Nash | Nov 28, 1997

The R. Crumb Coffee Table Art Book

by Margot Mifflin | Nov 28, 1997

Popcorn

by Megan Harlan | Nov 28, 1997

Cold Blood

by Daneet Steffens | Nov 28, 1997

Another City, Not My Own

by Alexandra Jacobs | Nov 28, 1997

Lucky You

by Tom De Haven | Nov 28, 1997

Cover Story

''Scream 2'' is giving nothing away

by David Hochman | Nov 28, 1997
Wes Craven's new flick has plenty of gore Read it

Mail Page

Mail from our readers

Nov 28, 1997
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Movie Article

Newest ''Bond'' movie relies on product tie-ins

by Suna Chang | Nov 28, 1997
BMWs, Smirnoff vodka, Omega watches and more have jumped on the Bondwagon in ''Tomorrow Never Dies'' Read it

Reel World

by Dave Karger | Nov 28, 1997
Gloria Reuben, MGM/UA, Martin Scorsese, and Peter Morton made the news this week in Hollywood Read it

Bosnian war drama may be too dark for audiences

by Dave Karger | Nov 28, 1997
''Welcome to Sarajevo'' faces its own battle on these shores Read it

Movie Review

The Sweet Hereafter

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 28, 1997

One Night Stand

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 28, 1997

Bent

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 28, 1997

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 28, 1997

The Tango Lesson

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 28, 1997

Welcome to Sarajevo

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 28, 1997

Music Article

Hear and Now

by Tom Sinclair, Anna Holmes | Nov 28, 1997
Motley Crue and Jane's Addiction made the news this week in the music world Read it

Luke and 2 Live Crew's newest albums

by Matt Diehl | Nov 28, 1997
We grade ''Changin' the Game'' and ''Shake a Lil' Somethin''' Read it

Spice Check

by Allison Gaines | Nov 28, 1997
Where are the Spice Girls this week? Read it

Will Smith gets back to rap

by Chris Willman | Nov 28, 1997
Actor hopes that ''Big Willie'' will mark a return to old-fashioned rap music Read it

Music Review

Live

by J.D. Considine | Nov 28, 1997

Sevens

by Alanna Nash | Nov 28, 1997

Open Your Eyes

by Chuck Eddy | Nov 28, 1997

Deuces Wild

by Steve Futterman | Nov 28, 1997

Higher Ground

by Bob Cannon | Nov 28, 1997

Living It All Wrong

by Scott Schinder | Nov 28, 1997

MTV Unplugged NYC 1997

by Ethan Smith | Nov 28, 1997

Trouble Is...

by Scott Schinder | Nov 28, 1997

Roxanne '97 Puff Daddy Remix

by Matt Diehl | Nov 28, 1997

Autoditacker

by Marc Weingarten | Nov 28, 1997

Plays the Music of Oasis

by Tom Lanham | Nov 28, 1997

The BBC Sessions

by Tricia Laine | Nov 28, 1997

In My Lifetime, Vol. 1

by Dimitri Ehrlich | Nov 28, 1997

Sounds of the Satellites

by Rob Brunner | Nov 28, 1997

MiLiGHT

by Will Hermes | Nov 28, 1997

News Article

''Beavis and Butt-head'' ends this week

by Kristen Baldwin | Nov 28, 1997
We tally up the duo's deeds in the box office and in stores Read it

''Quake II'' prepares to launch

by David Kushner | Nov 28, 1997
Gamers are psyched for the chance to play online and win real-world prizes Read it

Harry Belafonte's new CD looks mighty trendy

by Anna Holmes | Nov 28, 1997
Singer's new album cover is nearly identical to last year's ''Trainspotting'' Read it

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Nov 28, 1997
The 15 hottest topics from the week of Nov. 28 Read it

Monitor

by Tricia Laine | Nov 28, 1997
Celebrity news from the week of Nov. 28 Read it

Ted Mann shopped his script online

by Rebecca L. Eisenberg | Nov 28, 1997
Hoping to find a buyer for ''Al the Bigot,'' screenwriter posted his script for online viewing Read it

TV Article

TV women's wardrobes examined

by Shawna Malcom | Nov 28, 1997
We ask real-life women to judge the accuracy of costumes in ''Veronica's Closet,'' ''Ally McBeal,'' and more Read it

On the Air

by Joe Flint | Nov 28, 1997
''Murphy Brown'' and ''Dellaventura'' made the TV news this week Read it

Everybody really does love ''Raymond''

by Bruce Fretts | Nov 28, 1997
Now in year two, Ray Ramono's sitcom is winning raves from critics and audiences alike Read it

Remote Patrol

by Bruce Fretts | Nov 28, 1997
Brett Butler's ''Grace Under Fire'' is back from the brink Read it

TV Review

Late Show With David Letterman

by Ken Tucker | Nov 28, 1997

The Chris Rock Show

by Ken Tucker | Nov 28, 1997

The Charts

Nov 28, 1997

Video Article

20-something directors find their voices on video

by Mike D'Angelo | Nov 28, 1997
In ''Walking and Talking,'' ''Kicking and Screaming,'' and ''Chasing Amy'' words speak louder than action - for better or worse Read it

The truth behind ''Chasing Amy''

by Allison Gaines | Nov 28, 1997
Did Kevin Smith date a lesbian? Read it

Vincent D'Onofrio is a chameleon actor

by Tom Russo | Nov 28, 1997
He's been in almost 30 films, yet keeps outrunning stardom Read it

Video Review

Batman & Robin

by Steve Daly | Nov 28, 1997

Speed 2: Cruise Control

by Mike D'Angelo | Nov 28, 1997

Shades of Fear

by Mike D'Angelo | Nov 28, 1997

National Lampoon's Dad's Week Off

by Denise Lanctot | Nov 28, 1997

Meantime

by Mike D'Angelo | Nov 28, 1997

Joyride

by Denise Lanctot | Nov 28, 1997

Tap Dogs

by Eileen Clarke | Nov 28, 1997

Rough Magic

by Michael Sauter | Nov 28, 1997

Operation Condor

by Michael Sauter | Nov 28, 1997

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

by Steve Daly | Nov 28, 1997

Speed 2: Cruise Control

by Mike D'Angelo | Nov 28, 1997