Nov 13, 1998

Issue #458

Cover Story

Brandy and Jennifer Love Hewitt have high aspirations

by Jessica Shaw | Nov 13, 1998
Their new horror flick is only the latest in the two divergent careers of two very different leading ladies Read it
Magazine Cover (Nov 13, 1998)

Biz

NBC has a new entertainment president

by Joe Flint | Nov 13, 1998
Does Scott Sassa have the right moves to fix up a network plagued by irritated studios? Read it

Close-up

Meet Timothy ''Speed'' Levitch

by Jeff Gordinier | Nov 13, 1998
Star of ''The Cruise,'' Levitch is a true Manhattan mad hatter Read it

Cybertalk

Cybertalk

Nov 13, 1998
Overheard online the week of Nov. 13 Read it

Encore

''Carrie'' changed the face of horror flicks

by James A. Martin | Nov 13, 1998
The patron saint of persecuted teens made her screen debut 22 years ago. Read it

Flashes

Entertainment news for Nov. 13

by Rob Brunner, Will Lee | Nov 13, 1998
Fascist movies and Kevin Costner made the news this week Read it

Monitor

Monitor

by Shawna Malcom | Nov 13, 1998
Celebrity news from Nov. 13 Read it

Scene

''The Big Chill'' and ''Meet Joe Black'' bring out the stars this week

by Jessica Shaw | Nov 13, 1998
Brad Pitt, Jennifer Tilly, and more party it up in New York and LA Read it

Style

Ginger Spice, meet Geri Halliwell

by Tricia Laine | Nov 13, 1998
Ex-Spice Girl revamps her look by turning down the vamp. Read it

''J. Crewd'' spoofs the J. Crew catalog

by Kristen Baldwin | Nov 13, 1998
With fresh-faced models in morbid situations, new book skewers the casual hipness of J. Crew company Read it

What Have You Bought Lately?

Nov 13, 1998
Lara Flynn Boyle, Wendie Malick, and more weigh in with their latest splurges Read it

Book Article

Between the Lines

by Clarissa Cruz, Matthew Flamm | Nov 13, 1998
The NFL and Thomas Pynchon made the news in the book world this week Read it

Collecting experts Ralph and Terry Kovel

by Alexandra Jacobs | Nov 13, 1998
America's premier collectors offer advice in their newest book, ''The Label Made Me Buy It'' Read it

Book Review

The Evolution of Jane

by Daneet Steffens | Nov 13, 1998

Ringmaster!

by Kristen Baldwin | Nov 13, 1998

Homecourt Advantage

by Clarissa Cruz | Nov 13, 1998

Chanel: Her Style and Her Life

by Megan Harlan | Nov 13, 1998

Red, White and Blue

by Megan Harlan | Nov 13, 1998

The Woody

by Will Lee | Nov 13, 1998

The Poisonwood Bible

by Daneet Steffens | Nov 13, 1998

A Man in Full

by Mark Harris | Nov 13, 1998

Cover Story

Brandy and Jennifer Love Hewitt have high aspirations

by Jessica Shaw | Nov 13, 1998
Their new horror flick is only the latest in the two divergent careers of two very different leading ladies Read it

Fashion Etc.

The Who, What, and Wear

Nov 13, 1998
Tuxedo pants, flip flops, and glitter are this season's go-to fashion accessories Read it

Internet Review

Check out these online gameshows

by Leslie Marable | Nov 13, 1998
''Wheel of Fortune,'' ''Jeopardy!,'' ''You Don't Know Jack,'' and more are now available for Internet players Read it

Mail Page

Mail Page

Nov 13, 1998
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't Read it

Movie Article

Ian McKellen aims for an Oscar

by Dave Karger | Nov 13, 1998
As a gay director in ''Gods and Monsters'' and a Nazi in ''Apt Pupil,'' he has good odds this year Read it

Early Oscar contenders

by Dave Karger | Nov 13, 1998
Academy Awards nominations are only 3 months away, and ''Saving Private Ryan'' is in the lead Read it

''The Seige'' risks alienating Muslims and critics alike

by Degen Pener | Nov 13, 1998
An action flick with a brain angers Islamic groups despite its best efforts Read it

Reel World

by Jessica Shaw, David Hochman | Nov 13, 1998
Adam Goldberg, Harry Knowles, and Martin Landau's body double made the news this week in Hollywood Read it

Meet Rain, the star of these flicks

by Scott Brown | Nov 13, 1998
''Truman Show,'' ''Shawshank Redemption,'' and more rely on the rain to drive their plots Read it

Movie Review

T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 13, 1998

The Siege

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 13, 1998

Gods and Monsters

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 13, 1998

Elizabeth

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 13, 1998

Velvet Goldmine

by Owen Gleiberman | Nov 13, 1998

The Waterboy

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Nov 13, 1998

Music Article

Hear and Now

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 13, 1998
The Goo Goo Dolls, Celine Dion, and Kiss made the music beat this week Read it

Music Review

Hard to Swallow

by Steven Mirkin | Nov 13, 1998

Mama Drama

by Rob Brunner | Nov 13, 1998

Queens of the Stone Age

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 13, 1998

The Masterplan

by Matt Diehl | Nov 13, 1998

Believe

by Beth Johnson | Nov 13, 1998

''Pure Morning''

by Tom Sinclair | Nov 13, 1998

Redneck Wonderland

by Tom Lanham | Nov 13, 1998

Farmers in a Changing World

by Alanna Nash | Nov 13, 1998

The Imperial Album

by Matt Diehl | Nov 13, 1998

Follies: The Complete Recordings

by Chip Deffaa | Nov 13, 1998

Rafi's Revenge

by Matt Diehl | Nov 13, 1998

I Belong to You

by Alanna Nash | Nov 13, 1998

You Am I's #4 Record

by Ken Tucker | Nov 13, 1998

Tracks

by David Browne | Nov 13, 1998

R.

by David Browne | Nov 13, 1998

News Article

Jim Mullen's Hotsheet

by Jim Mullen | Nov 13, 1998
The 15 hottest topics from the week of Nov. 13 Read it

Brad Pitt v. Robert Redford

by Suna Chang | Nov 13, 1998
They're more alike than you thought, both physically and resume-wise Read it

Confessions of a game addict

by Ann Limpert | Nov 13, 1998
This undergrad got hooked on ''College Jeopardy!'' Read it

John Glenn is the latest pop culture king

by Jeff Jensen | Nov 13, 1998
77-year-old senator returns to space amid Hollywood fanfare Read it

George C. Scott is the latest HBO spokesman

by Kristen Baldwin | Nov 13, 1998
His ''Germs'' ad is confusing but memorable Read it

Sound Bites

Sound Bites: the week's best TV quotes

Nov 13, 1998
TV's funniest lines from the week of Nov. 7 to Nov. 13 Read it

TV Article

Food Network is serving up Emeril to hungry viewers

by Andrew Essex | Nov 13, 1998
Formerly starved for an audience, the growing network is adding personality to its menu Read it

''The X-Files'' is back, adding spook to Fox

by Ken Tucker | Nov 13, 1998
Mulder and Scully join Chris Carter's ''Millennium'' and new show ''Brimstone'' to make your weekends dark and moody Read it

Some TV possibilities for Fall 1999

by Kristen Baldwin | Nov 13, 1998
''Angel,'' a ''Buffy'' spin-off, is one of several shows in development Read it

Remote Patrol: keeping a watch on TV

by Bruce Fretts | Nov 13, 1998
No kidding: A rash of sitcoms, from ''Friends'' to ''Spin City,'' think children shouldn't be seen or heard Read it

The best and worst of new kids' shows

by Ken Tucker | Nov 13, 1998
''Hysteria!,'' ''Rolie Polie Olie,'' and more offer new entertainment for Christmas break Read it

On The Air

by Joe Flint | Nov 13, 1998
The latest news on the TV beat Read it

Video Article

Fast Forward

by Mike Flaherty, Michael Giltz | Nov 13, 1998
The latest from the home-video front Read it

''Boogie Boy'' is weirdly sublime

by Beth Pinsker | Nov 13, 1998
The straight-to-video flick details an addict's turn to music after tragedy Read it

Video Review

Small Soldiers

by Michael Sauter | Nov 13, 1998

Armageddon

by Joe Neumaier | Nov 13, 1998

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

by Troy Patterson | Nov 13, 1998

Artemisia

by Mike D'Angelo | Nov 13, 1998

Midnight Express

by Michael Giltz | Nov 13, 1998

I Went Down

by Michael Sauter | Nov 13, 1998

Billboard Dad

by Shawna Malcom | Nov 13, 1998
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