Mar 16, 1990

Issue #5

Cover Story

'Blue Steel': A new kind of cop-movie

Mar 16, 1990
With a stylish eye for blood and bullets, director Kathryn Bigelow bashes cop-movie conventions in the Jamie Lee Curtis flick Read it
Magazine Cover (Mar 16, 1990)

Book Article

Serials: Making a comeback

by Kelli Pryor | Mar 16, 1990
Novelists like Peter Cameron and Tom Wolfe are rediscovering the pleasures of writing in installments Read it

The latest book news for the week of March 16, 2009

Mar 16, 1990
''Green'' books, Madonna, and Carrie Fisher were in the news this week Read it

Book Review

Our Man in Panama

by Gene Lyons | Mar 16, 1990

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

by Michele Landsberg | Mar 16, 1990

Now Pitching, Bob Feller

by Allen Barra | Mar 16, 1990

Once a Bum, Always a Dodger

by Allen Barra | Mar 16, 1990

Dodgers! The First One Hundred Years

by Allen Barra | Mar 16, 1990

Means of Ascent: The Years of Lyndon Johnson

by Benjamin DeMott | Mar 16, 1990

Higher Than Hope

by Andrew Kopkind | Mar 16, 1990

Silver Light

by Allen Barra | Mar 16, 1990

Divorcing the Dictator

by Gene Lyons | Mar 16, 1990

Cover Story

'Blue Steel': A new kind of cop-movie

Mar 16, 1990
With a stylish eye for blood and bullets, director Kathryn Bigelow bashes cop-movie conventions in the Jamie Lee Curtis flick Read it

Critic on the Loose

Andy Rooney should be off the air

by Jeff Jarvis | Mar 16, 1990
Jeff Jarvis on why the controversial ''60 Minutes'' commentator doesn't deserve to be back on our TVs Read it

Movie Article

The latest movie news for the week of March 16, 1990

Mar 16, 1990
Dan Aykroyd, Meg Ryan, and Tom Selleck were in the news this week Read it

The 'Lord of Flies' remake

Mar 16, 1990
Lewis Allen didn't want to update the beloved story -- he just thought his classic movie wasn't quite ready for prime time. Read it

Monty Python take a bow

Mar 16, 1990
Recalling 20 years of sublime silliness, and swearing no more reunions, Monty Python takes a curtain call on cable. Read it

Movie Review

Nuns on the Run

by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 16, 1990

Bad Influence

by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 16, 1990

Blue Steel

by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 16, 1990

Lord of the Flies

by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 16, 1990

Joe Versus the Volcano

by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 16, 1990

Music Article

Rhino Records: Moving forward

by Barak Zimmerman | Mar 16, 1990
The folks at tiny Rhino Records and Video have plundered the '50's and 60's, and now they're moving into the '70's Read it

The latest in Country music

by Alanna Nash | Mar 16, 1990
We review new music from Travis Tritt, Kris Kristofferson, Alan Jackson, and more Read it

The latest music news for the week of March 16, 1990

Mar 16, 1990
Bonnie Raitt, Al Green, and Big Audio Dynamite were in the news this week Read it

Music Review

Time Can Be So Magic

by Susan Stewart | Mar 16, 1990

I Do not Want What I Haven't Got

by Greg Sandow | Mar 16, 1990

Violator

by Greg Sandow | Mar 16, 1990

Join Together

by Greg Sandow | Mar 16, 1990

Eye

by Greg Sandow | Mar 16, 1990

Strong at Broken Places

by Greg Sandow | Mar 16, 1990

TV Article

Phantom of the Opera: Making a comeback?

by Max Alexander | Mar 16, 1990
We discuss the many incarnations of the classic tale and how it came to be what it is today Read it

The latest TV news for the week of March 16, 2009

Mar 16, 1990
Peg Bundy, Susan Olsen, and Julie Brown were in the news this week Read it

Late-night bands

Mar 16, 1990
We talked to college students to get their opinions on the house bands on Arsenio Hall, Johnny Carson, and more Read it

Battle of the late night bands

by Jess Cagle | Mar 16, 1990
''Late Night with David Letterman'' and ''The Tonight Show'' are among the late night talk shows that have given birth to a new breed of orchestras that really rock Read it

TV Review

Love and Lies

by Ken Tucker | Mar 16, 1990

The Phantom of the Opera

by Ken Tucker | Mar 16, 1990

Gunsmoke: The Last Apache

by Ken Tucker | Mar 16, 1990

Secret Weapon

by Ken Tucker | Mar 16, 1990

A Taste for Death

by Ken Tucker | Mar 16, 1990

Why, Charlie Brown, Why?

by Ken Tucker | Mar 16, 1990

Life of Python

by Ken Tucker | Mar 16, 1990

Video Article

Rhino's home video collection

by Jess Cagle | Mar 16, 1990
The company specializes in cult classics and nostalgic videos, including ''The Lone Ranger'' and ''Sleazemania'' Read it

The lastest video news for the week of March 16, 2009

Mar 16, 1990
''Dead Poets Society,'' Super VHS VCRs, and ''Honey I Shrunk the Kids'' were in the news this week Read it

Video Review

Beauty and the Beast

by Valerie Monroe | Mar 16, 1990

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

by Tim Appelo | Mar 16, 1990

Casualties of War

by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 16, 1990

An Innocent Man

by Richard Stengel | Mar 16, 1990

Queen of Hearts

by Gene Seymour | Mar 16, 1990

Shocker

by Ty Burr | Mar 16, 1990

Evolution

by Ira Robbins | Mar 16, 1990