Dec 07, 1990

Issue #43

Cover Story

''Home Alone'''s Macaulay Culkin

by Margot Dougherty, Melina Gerosa | Dec 07, 1990
Why kid movies suddenly are showing grown-up muscle at the box office Read it
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Encore

The bombing of Pearl Harbor

by Jess Cagle | Dec 07, 1990
The nation turned on the radio after the traumatic event Read it

Flashes

Entertainment news for December 7, 1990

by Benjamin Svetkey | Dec 07, 1990
Axl Rose, Leonard Nimoy, and Gregory Peck made headlines this week Read it

Book Article

Paperback Picks

Dec 07, 1990
The latest books from Alec Wilkinson, Anita Shreve, and Allan Gurganus Read it

Remembering Roald Dahl

by Mark Harris | Dec 07, 1990
What we'll miss about the author of ''Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'' Read it

A chance meeting with Scott Turow helped the author with his debut, ''Undue Influence''

by Kelli Pryor | Dec 07, 1990
How the McDonald's executive wrote and sold the popular legal thriller ''Undue Influence'' Read it

Michael Crichton's ''Jurassic Park''

by Tim Appelo | Dec 07, 1990
The author's new novel assembles a cast of rampaging dinosaurs to illustrate the dangers of genetic engineering Read it

Book Review

Hard to Get

by Benjamin Svetkey | Dec 07, 1990

Kate Chopin

by Margot Mifflin | Dec 07, 1990

Out From Under

by Jeff Giles | Dec 07, 1990

Dazzle

by Margot Mifflin | Dec 07, 1990

Rock Lives

by Gene Lyons | Dec 07, 1990

Victories

by Josh Rubins | Dec 07, 1990

Symposium

by L.S. Klepp | Dec 07, 1990

Cover Story

''Home Alone'''s Macaulay Culkin

by Margot Dougherty, Melina Gerosa | Dec 07, 1990
Why kid movies suddenly are showing grown-up muscle at the box office Read it

DVD Article

A holiday video gift guide

by Ty Burr | Dec 07, 1990
''The Godfather,'' ''Die Hard,'' and ''Dumbo'' are some of the titles that made our list Read it

Locating hard-to-find video titles

by Steve Daly | Dec 07, 1990
A selection of stores that focus on obscure films Read it

Mail Page

Mail from our readers

Dec 07, 1990
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't on Ken Wahl, the holiday movie preview, and the magazine's new format Read it

Movie Article

A selection of movies undersea

Dec 07, 1990
Quick hits on ''The Abyss,'' The Big Blue,'' and more Read it

Children on the big screen

by Melina Gerosa | Dec 07, 1990
Behind the success of kid films like ''Problem Child'' and ''Look Who's Talking'' Read it

Dianne Wiest: Mother

by Benjamin Svetkey | Dec 07, 1990
A list of films where the actress has played ''Mom'' Read it

Changing movie release dates

by Meredith Berkman | Dec 07, 1990
Exhibitor Relations deals with new dates for ''Mermaids'' and ''Bonfire of the Vanities'' Read it

Animated films from American Express

by Leslie Savan | Dec 07, 1990
The credit card company gets their name in theatres by sponsoring animated shorts Read it

''Boxing Helena'' news

by Casey Davidson | Dec 07, 1990
Jennifer Lynch tells us about her new film and casting Madonna in the lead role Read it

The Feds' secret war on video porn

by Jess Cagle | Dec 07, 1990
The FBI heads to America's heartland in a crusade to eliminate X-rated video movies Read it

Talking with John Hughes

by Margot Dougherty | Dec 07, 1990
The ''Home Alone'' director talks about working with child actors and the popularity of family films Read it

Movie Review

The Nutcracker Prince

by Valerie Monroe | Dec 07, 1990

Edward Scissorhands

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 07, 1990

Hidden Agenda

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 07, 1990

The Nasty Girl

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 07, 1990

Music Article

Christmas and Chanukah tunes

by Martin F. Kohn | Dec 07, 1990
Check out a graded list of seasonal tracks, from traditional melodies to the lyrical wit of Tom Paxton Read it

10 great holiday songs

by Bill Wyman | Dec 07, 1990
''White Christmas,'' ''Run Rudolph Run,'' and ''2000 Miles'' are some of the songs that made our list Read it

Shorter life for the longbox?

by Fred Goodman | Dec 07, 1990
Raffi is the latest musician to insist his new cd not use the wasteful pacakging Read it

Michael Jackson's latest record deal

by Fred Goodman | Dec 07, 1990
Behind the ''King of Pop'''s latest negotiations with CBS Records Read it

An early '80s revival

by David Browne | Dec 07, 1990
The Go-Go's, a Boy George comeback, and Wham reuniting at Rock in Rio II are signs the decade is coming back Read it

Monie Love: Close Up

by Ron Givens | Dec 07, 1990
Talking with the singer of ''Monie in the Middle'' Read it

Sofia Coppola and Redd Kross

by Bob Mack | Dec 07, 1990
Some say Francis Ford Coppola's daughter is the nude model on ''Third Eye'' Read it

Sitting down with AC/DC

by Linda Sanders | Dec 07, 1990
The metal band talks about their longevity and ''Razors Edge,'' their new album Read it

Music Review

Ralph Tresvant

by David Browne | Dec 07, 1990

Five Man Acoustical Jam

by Janiss Garza | Dec 07, 1990

Not Just A Fad

by Chuck Eddy | Dec 07, 1990

Robin Holcomb

by David Browne | Dec 07, 1990

Rope a Dope Style

by Ken Tucker | Dec 07, 1990

Crazy World

by Bob Mack | Dec 07, 1990

Choke

by Elysa Gardner | Dec 07, 1990

Gumption

by Elysa Gardner | Dec 07, 1990

Collectors Series: Gene Vincent

by Ira Robbins | Dec 07, 1990

Surf City: The Best of Jan and Dean

by Ira Robbins | Dec 07, 1990

In a Different Light

by Gary Giddins | Dec 07, 1990

Furthermore

by Gary Giddins | Dec 07, 1990

Alone Together

by Gary Giddins | Dec 07, 1990

Too Cold at Home

by Alanna Nash | Dec 07, 1990

A Thousand Winding Roads

by Alanna Nash | Dec 07, 1990

You Will

by Alanna Nash | Dec 07, 1990

Christmas With Maureen McGovern

by Ron Givens | Dec 07, 1990

Because It's Christmas

by Ron Givens | Dec 07, 1990

We Three Kings

by Ron Givens | Dec 07, 1990

Christmas Harmony

by Ron Givens | Dec 07, 1990

That Holiday Feelin'

by Ron Givens | Dec 07, 1990

A Creole Christmas

by Ron Givens | Dec 07, 1990

Christmas Party With Eddie G.

by Ron Givens | Dec 07, 1990

Guy...The Future

by Ken Tucker | Dec 07, 1990

News Article

An Apocalyptic trend

by Giselle Benatar | Dec 07, 1990
Sales of books about the end of the world are growing in popularity Read it

TV Article

Carol Leifer: ''Really Big Shoo!''

by Ken Tucker | Dec 07, 1990
Why you should watch the comedian's Showtime special and not ''Six Ladies Laughing'' Read it

Will ''Access America'' spoil Fred Willard?

by Benjamin Svetkey | Dec 07, 1990
The actor's new show will focus on the talents of local cable-TV personalities Read it

NKOTB's pay-per-view concert

by Ken Tucker | Dec 07, 1990
The pop stars aren't always about making money Read it

Defending Roseanne Barr

by Ken Tucker | Dec 07, 1990
Her show boldly takes on tough issues, like sex roles, class distinctions, and feminism Read it

TV Review

Donor

by Ken Tucker | Dec 07, 1990

Good Cops, Bad Cops

by Ken Tucker | Dec 07, 1990

Columbo Goes to College

by Ken Tucker | Dec 07, 1990

The Showtime 30-Minute Movie

by Ken Tucker | Dec 07, 1990

Nature: Monkey Island

by Ken Tucker | Dec 07, 1990

The Lookalike

by Ken Tucker | Dec 07, 1990

Video Review

Last Exit to Brooklyn

by Jess Cagle | Dec 07, 1990

Ghost Dad

by Jess Cagle | Dec 07, 1990

High Desert Kill

by Ty Burr | Dec 07, 1990

Overexposed

by Ty Burr | Dec 07, 1990

Kiss of Death

by Steve Daly | Dec 07, 1990

Panic in the Streets

by Steve Daly | Dec 07, 1990

Marc and Ann

by Terry Catchpole | Dec 07, 1990

The Cousteau Society Collector's Edition

by Terry Catchpole | Dec 07, 1990

Madonna: The Immaculate Collection

by Steve Simels | Dec 07, 1990
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