Dec 14, 1990

Issue #44

Cover Story

Madonna's hot new video

by Benjamin Svetkey | Dec 14, 1990
''Justify My Love'' sparks controversy in the music world Read it
Magazine Cover (Dec 14, 1990)

Encore

Davy Crockett on TV

by Jess Cagle | Dec 14, 1990
How Disney made a mint from the Alamo patriot in 1954 Read it

Flashes

Entertainment news the week of December 14, 1990

Dec 14, 1990
Heather Graham, Mel Gibson, and Victoria Jackson made headlines this week Read it

Book Article

Holiday children's book

by Michele Landsberg | Dec 14, 1990
A list of some of the best books inspired by Christmas and Hanukkah Read it

Where's Waldo?

by Cyndi Stivers | Dec 14, 1990
We talk to Martin Handford, Waldo's creator Read it

Cover Story

Madonna's hot new video

by Benjamin Svetkey | Dec 14, 1990
''Justify My Love'' sparks controversy in the music world Read it

Mail Page

Mail from our readers

Dec 14, 1990
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't on Queen, the turkeys list, and John Stamos Read it

Movie Article

''RoboCop 2'''s drug message

by Ty Burr | Dec 14, 1990
Why the PSA's don't work on the video release of the Peter Weller film Read it

Vittorio Storaro: Visual aid

by Tim Appelo | Dec 14, 1990
''Dick Tracy,'' ''Tucker,'' and ''Reds'' are some of the cinematographer's films Read it

A casting call for Barbara and George Bush

by James Greenberg | Dec 14, 1990
Mindy Marin tells us about filling roles in ''The Naked Gun II 1/2: The Smell of Fear'' Read it

Talking with Dr. Oliver Sacks

by Ellen Tumposky | Dec 14, 1990
The author of ''The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat'' talks about being portrayed in ''Awakenings'' Read it

''The Linguini Incident''

by Gregg Kilday | Dec 14, 1990
How David Bowie talked his way into the new film Read it

Tim Burton's latest film

by Giselle Benatar | Dec 14, 1990
''Edward Scissorhands'' is the director's darkest creation yet Read it

''Edward Scissorhands'' illustrations

by Giselle Benatar | Dec 14, 1990
Director Tim Burton's shares his preproduction sketches Read it

Tim Burton's career

by Ty Burr | Dec 14, 1990
See what we thought of the director's early films like ''Frankenweenie'' and ''Beetlejuice'' Read it

Movie Review

The Sheltering Sky

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 14, 1990

The Russia House

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 14, 1990

Mermaids

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 14, 1990

The Rookie

by Owen Gleiberman | Dec 14, 1990

Music Article

A holiday music gift guide

by David Browne | Dec 14, 1990
Led Zeppelin, Frank Sinatra, and Elton John are some of our picks for the coming season Read it

''Immaculate Collection'''s QSound

by Ron Givens | Dec 14, 1990
How Madonna's latest album used the new audio technology Read it

Jimi Hendrix's notebooks

by Giselle Benatar | Dec 14, 1990
The rocker's memorabilia is set to go up for auction at Sotheby's Read it

Aaron Copland's finest works

by Alan Rich | Dec 14, 1990
We remember the life of the American composer Read it

Herb Ritts on Janet Jackson

by Ron Givens | Dec 14, 1990
The well-known photographer talks about working with the pop star Read it

Frank Sinatra's best albums

by David Hajdu | Dec 14, 1990
See what we thought of ''September of My Years,'' She Shot Me Down,'' and ''Songs for Swingin' Lovers'' Read it

''Justify My Love''

by Jim Farber | Dec 14, 1990
See what we thought of Madonna's new video Read it

Videos banned by MTV

by Jim Farber | Dec 14, 1990
Aerosmith, R.E.M., and the Ramones are some of the artists whose videos get a second life on tape Read it

Music Review

Do Me Again

by James Bernard | Dec 14, 1990

The Simpsons Sing the Blues

by Ken Tucker | Dec 14, 1990

Pills 'N' Thrills and Bellyaches

by Bob Mack | Dec 14, 1990

3 Deep

by James Bernard | Dec 14, 1990

Moment of Truth

by Alanna Nash | Dec 14, 1990

The 3 Violin Sonatas

by Michael Walsh | Dec 14, 1990

Les Illuminations; Serenade; Nocturne

by Michael Walsh | Dec 14, 1990

Even Trolls Have Moms

by Susan Stewart | Dec 14, 1990

The Immaculate Collection

by David Browne | Dec 14, 1990

TV Article

''Married...With Children'’

by Mark Harris | Dec 14, 1990
Amanda Bearse talks about Marcy Rhoades transformation on the Fox show Read it

Remembering Bob Cummings

by Mark Harris | Dec 14, 1990
TV's first swingin' single made his debut 35 years ago Read it

The movers and shakers of daytime TV

by Mark Harris | Dec 14, 1990
Behind the NBC moves of Katherine Couric, Deborah Norville, and Faith Daniels Read it

Fall TV's troubled shows

by Ken Tucker | Dec 14, 1990
''Lenny,'' ''Parenthood,'' and ''Evening Shade'' are having a hard time finding an audience Read it

A new Dennis Miller

by Ken Tucker | Dec 14, 1990
How the ''SNL'' actor has changed his comedy for the season Read it

''Wings'' ads

by Ken Tucker | Dec 14, 1990
Why we love the spots for NBC's sitcom Read it

TV Review

The Kid Who Loved Christmas

by Ken Tucker | Dec 14, 1990

You Take the Kids

by Ken Tucker | Dec 14, 1990

China Beach

by Ken Tucker | Dec 14, 1990

Madeline's Christmas

by Ken Tucker | Dec 14, 1990

Video Review

Gremlins 2: The New Batch

by Ty Burr | Dec 14, 1990

RoboCop 2

by Ty Burr | Dec 14, 1990

The Tree of Wooden Clogs

by Michael Sauter | Dec 14, 1990

Henry V

by Lawrence O'Toole | Dec 14, 1990

Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

by Lawrence O'Toole | Dec 14, 1990

10,000 Maniacs: Time Capsule

by Ira Robbins | Dec 14, 1990

Cult People

by Terry Catchpole | Dec 14, 1990

Making Great Beer at Home

by Terry Catchpole | Dec 14, 1990