Oct 29, 1999

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Boy on the Side

by Dave Karger | Oct 29, 1999
In Boys Don't Cry, a controversial indie based on a true-life tale, Hilary Swank stars as a woman raped and murdered after passing as a man. Critics are raving. Others are not. Read it

Encore

The Con Game

by Rob Brunner | Oct 29, 1999
Popular quiz whiz Charles Van Doren admitted Twenty-One was rigged on Oct. 23, 1959. Read it

Soundbites

Soundbites

Oct 29, 1999

Book Article

Between The Lines: Oct. 29, 1999

by Clarissa Cruz | Oct 29, 1999
The inside scoop on the book world Read it

The Browser

Oct 29, 1999
Opening lines from recently published books Read it

Book Review

All Tomorrow's Parties

by Ty Burr | Oct 29, 1999
In his new futuristic novel, William Gibson harks back to characters from past books. But this time his cybervision is a little fuzzy. Read it

If Only

by Clarissa Cruz | Oct 29, 1999
Geri Halliwell (Delacorte, $21.95) Read it

Yes We Have No: Adventures in the Other England

by Vanessa V. Friedman | Oct 29, 1999
Nik Cohn (Knopf, $22) Read it

The Killing Game

by Gillian Flynn | Oct 29, 1999
Iris Johansen (Bantam, $23.95) Read it

Waiting

by Megan Harlan | Oct 29, 1999
Ha Jin (Pantheon, $24) Read it

Hard Time

by Charles Winecoff | Oct 29, 1999
Sara Paretsky (Delacorte, $24.95) Read it

Lo's Diary

by Charles Winecoff | Oct 29, 1999
Pia Pera (Foxrock, $22.95) Read it

Crying: The Natural & Cultural History of Tears

by Rhonda Johnson | Oct 29, 1999
Tom Lutz (Norton, $25.95) Read it

Gone Boy: A Walkabout

by Megan Harlan | Oct 29, 1999
Gregory Gibson (Kodansha, $24) Read it

EW Recommends

EW Recommends

Oct 29, 1999
Movies we think you'll like this week: Oct. 29, 1999 Read it

Internet Review

Fall TV.com

by Ann Limpert | Oct 29, 1999

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet: October 29, 1999

by Jim Mullen | Oct 29, 1999
What the country is talking about this week... Read it

Movie Article

New To DVD

by Rob Brunner | Oct 29, 1999

COMING UP

Oct 29, 1999

Movie Review

The Best Man

by Steve Daly | Oct 29, 1999
The Best Man exchanges cheerful vows, yet this comedy can't help but stand on ceremony Read it

Crazy in Alabama

by Steve Daly | Oct 29, 1999
Melanie Griffith gets bewitched and then bewilders in the schizophrenic Crazy in Alabama Read it

Bringing Out the Dead

by Ty Burr | Oct 29, 1999
In Martin Scorsese's grimly flashy Bringing Out the Dead, Nicolas Cage drives himself nuts as a paramedic dying to change his life. Read it

The Story of Us

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 29, 1999
(90 mins., R) Read it

The Straight Story

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 29, 1999
(111 mins., G) Read it

Superstar

by Owen Gleiberman | Oct 29, 1999
(88 mins., PG-13) Read it

Body Shots

by Bruce Fretts | Oct 29, 1999
(New Line, 103 mins., R) Read it

julien donkey-boy

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 29, 1999

Bats

by Doug Brod | Oct 29, 1999
(Destination, 91 mins., PG-13) Read it

Joe the King

by Bruce Fretts | Oct 29, 1999
(100 mins., R) Read it

Fight Club

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Oct 29, 1999
(139 mins., R) Read it

The Omega Code

by Chris Willman | Oct 29, 1999
(Providence, 99 mins., PG-13) Read it

Muppets From Space

by Michael Stewart | Oct 29, 1999
Gonzo, Kermit the Frog (1999, Columbia TriStar, 82 mins., G, also on DVD) Read it

Never Been Kissed

by Gillian Flynn | Oct 29, 1999
Drew Barrymore, David Arquette (1999, Fox, 108 mins., PG-13, also on DVD) Read it

Arlington Road

by Daniel Fierman | Oct 29, 1999
Jeff Bridges, Tim Robbins (1999, Columbia TriStar, 117 mins., R, also on DVD) Read it

Hideous Kinky

Oct 29, 1999
Kate Winslet, Said Taghmaoui (1999, Columbia TriStar, 99 mins., R, also on DVD) Read it

Three to Tango

by Bruce Fretts | Oct 29, 1999
Prime-time TV stars cut an ugly rug in Three to Tango, a graceless mistaken-sexual-identity pas de trois that's truly for the dogs Read it

Music Article

Batman And Rockin' Robin

by Ken Tucker | Oct 29, 1999
And you thought Catwoman was evil? Review of Batman comics. Read it

Where the Boys Are

by Chris Willman | Oct 29, 1999
An older, taller Hanson take to the studio to map their return from Nowhere--and the teen idols sound more in synch with Buddy Holly than the Backstreet nation. Read it

Hear And Now

by Laura Morgan | Oct 29, 1999
This week on the music beat Read it

Music Review

No. 4

by Rob Brunner | Oct 29, 1999
New CDs find high-flying grunge acts cruising on automatic Read it

Looking Forward

by David Browne | Oct 29, 1999
For more than a decade, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young had fans helplessly hoping for a reunion album. Their new Looking Forward is a friendly, at times wince-some, remembrance of songs past. Read it

Anthology

by Matt Diehl | Oct 29, 1999
Anthology (Jive) Read it

Under the Influence

by Alanna Nash | Oct 29, 1999
Under the Influence (Arista Nashville) Read it

Fast as You Can

by Rob Brunner | Oct 29, 1999
"Fast as You Can" (Clean Slate/Epic) Read it

Shake, Rattle & Roll

by Scott Schinder | Oct 29, 1999
Shake, Rattle & Roll (MCA) Read it

The Funky Precedent

by Will Hermes | Oct 29, 1999
The Funky Precedent (Loosegroove/No Mayo) Read it

The Grass Is Blue

by Alanna Nash | Oct 29, 1999
The Grass Is Blue (Sugar Hill) Read it

A Ma Zone

by Rob Brunner | Oct 29, 1999
A Ma Zone (Luaka Bop) Read it

As Time Goes By

by Elisabeth Vincentelli | Oct 29, 1999
As Time Goes By (Virgin) Read it

Pavarotti & Friends for Guatemala and Kosovo

by Josef Woodard | Oct 29, 1999
Pavarotti & Friends for Guatemala and Kosovo (Decca) Read it

So...How's Your Girl?

by Will Hermes | Oct 29, 1999
So...How's Your Girl? (Tommy Boy) Read it

Not Two, Not One

by Steve Futterman | Oct 29, 1999
Not Two, Not One (ECM) Read it

Born Again Savage

by Marc Weingarten | Oct 29, 1999
Born Again Savage (Renegade Nation) Read it

Only God Can Judge Me

by Marc Weingarten | Oct 29, 1999
Only God Can Judge Me (No Limit/Priority) Read it

News Article

Mail

Oct 29, 1999

Disney Whirled

by Noah Robischon | Oct 29, 1999
Controversy over video game that lets users attack Disney characters Read it

In 'Toon

by Noah Robischon | Oct 29, 1999
Japanimation rules on the Web. Can it take over U.S. movie screens? Read it

Reel Genius of the Week

Oct 29, 1999
Fred Durst Read it

Women's day

by Daniel Fierman | Oct 29, 1999
Move over, teens. America's latest pop-culture powerhouse is...your mom. Read it

Millennial list of the week: October 29, 1999

Oct 29, 1999
The Five Best Butch Haircuts of the Last 1,000 Years Read it

Stars remember their favorite costumes

Oct 18, 2004
On Halloween, Hollywood does its own wardrobe -- with suitably ghastly results Read it

Hines Sight?

by Daniel Fierman | Oct 29, 1999

Gimme Shelter

Oct 29, 1999
What the celebs are buying and selling, week of Sept. 29, 1999 Read it

Screen Time

Oct 29, 1999

Monitor

Oct 29, 1999
Celeb happenings the week of Sept. 29, 1999 Read it

Netrepreneur of the Week

Oct 29, 1999
Francis Ford Coppola Read it

On The Air: Week of Sept. 29, 1999

by Bruce Fretts | Oct 29, 1999
The latest news from the TV beat Read it

Reel World

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh, David Hochman | Oct 29, 1999
This week in Hollywood Read it

Fixation of the week

Oct 29, 1999
Boy Bands Read it

Power 101

EW Presents Power Mania 1999

Oct 29, 1999
The 101 most powerful people in entertainment Read it

Salaries

Oct 29, 1999
How much Sarah Michelle Gellar, M. Night Shyamalan and others make per flick Read it

TV Article

The Heather Report

Oct 29, 1999
THE 'DOLLHOUSE' STAR IS AT IT 'AGAIN' Read it

Remote Patrol Keeping a watch on TV

by Bruce Fretts | Oct 29, 1999
Can a pair of new romantic sitcoms clone Dharma & Greg's odd-couple chemistry? Read it

Winner of the Week

Oct 29, 1999
Dave Foley Read it

TV Review

Now and Again

by Ken Tucker | Oct 29, 1999
Moonlighting creator Glenn Gordon Caron grabs our attention with the genre-busting brain-transplant drama Now and Again. Read it

Video Review

Curse of the Blair Witch

by Ty Burr | Oct 29, 1999
Take three spooked-out campers, add some sticks and stones and one wicked ad campaign, and you get the Blair Witch phenomenon: a postmodern brew of urban legends and marketing savvy. Read it

Jacob the Liar

by Joshua Rich | Oct 29, 1999
Vlastimil Brodsky, Armin Mueller-Stahl (1974, Icestorm, 96 mins., unrated, subtitled, also on DVD) Read it

Tactical Assault

by Marc Bernardin | Oct 29, 1999
Rutger Hauer, Robert Patrick (1999, Trimark, 89 mins., R, also on DVD) Read it

Freeway 2

by Erin Richter | Oct 29, 1999
Natasha Lyonne, Vincent Gallo (1999, Full Moon, 90 mins., R) Read it

Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's

by Troy Patterson | Oct 29, 1999
(1998, New Video, 90 mins., unrated) Read it

Violent Cop

Oct 29, 1999
"Beat" Takeshi Kitano, Hakuryu (1989, Fox Lorber, 103 mins., unrated, subtitled, also on DVD) Read it
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