Sep 01, 2000

Issue #557

Cover Story

'Survivor' Showdown: One for the Money

by Ken Tucker | Sep 01, 2000
Richard, Kelly, Rudy, and Susan were the final four on CBS's island reality show Read it
Magazine Cover (Sep 01, 2000)

Cybertalk

Cybertalk: This week's best internet quotes

Sep 01, 2000
This week's best internet quotes — Kevin Bacon on his film 'Hollow Man,' and Cyrus Sullivan on being a musician Read it

Encore

Stevie Ray's Last Flight

by Tom Sinclair | Sep 01, 2000
Influential guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan perished in a helicopter crash 10 years ago Read it

Mail

Mail from our readers

Sep 01, 2000
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't, on Phish, 'Hollow Man,' and more Read it

Monitor

Monitor

Sep 01, 2000
The birth of Madonna's son and Anne Heche's meltdown made news the week of September 1, 2000 Read it

Book Article

Coattail Ride of the Week

Sep 01, 2000
Cash and 'Harry' Read it

Ladies' Men: Male Romance-Novel Authors

by Clarissa Cruz | Sep 01, 2000
Omar Tyree, Marcus Major, and Eric Jerome Dickey are part of a growing trend of sensitive African-American fiction penned by men Read it

Sex and the Single Guy: E. Lynn Harris

by Clarissa Cruz | Sep 01, 2000
The 'Not a Day Goes By' author adds a screenplay, memoir, and two film adaptations to his work Read it

Kathy Reichs' Body of Work

by Clarissa Cruz | Sep 01, 2000
The novelist/forensic anthropologist talks about her crossover jobs Read it

Book Review

Book Review: 'The Bear and the Dragon'

by Bruce Fretts | Sep 01, 2000

Book Review: 'An Obedient Father'

by Suzanne Ruta | Sep 01, 2000

Book Review: 'Yes You Can'

by Karen Valby | Sep 01, 2000

Book Review: 'The Dark House'

by Charles Winecoff | Sep 01, 2000

Book Review: 'NYPD: A City and Its Police'

by Charles Winecoff | Sep 01, 2000

Book Review: 'The Rules of Engagement'

by Daneet Steffens | Sep 01, 2000

Book Review: 'The Girl in the Picture'

by Megan Harlan | Sep 01, 2000

Cover Story

'Survivor' Showdown: One for the Money

by Ken Tucker | Sep 01, 2000
Richard, Kelly, Rudy, and Susan were the final four on CBS's island reality show Read it

DVD Article

Two New-to-DVD Films

by Marc Bernardin | Sep 01, 2000
We review DVDs of 'Braveheart' and 'T2: The Ultimate Edition' Read it

Internet Review

Website Review: 'MoviePooper!'

by Clarissa Cruz | Sep 01, 2000

Website Review: 'Roadside America'

by Bianca Perlman | Sep 01, 2000

Website Review: 'Total Request Live'

by Caryn Ganz | Sep 01, 2000

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | Sep 01, 2000
The 15 hottest topics the week of September 1, 2000 Read it

Movie Article

Losers of the Week

Sep 01, 2000
Pirates Read it

Daniel Radcliffe's Casting a Spell

by Daniel Fierman | Sep 01, 2000
The actor will play Harry Potter in Chris Columbus's 2001 film 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' Read it

Hamming It Up: 'Hannibal''s Animal Casting

by Daniel Fierman | Sep 01, 2000
The sequel to 'Silence of the Lambs' recently auditioned 6,000 pigs to find the right 15 boards for the film Read it

Donal Logue, the Everywhere Man

by Daniel Fierman | Sep 01, 2000
The actor talks about his recent roles in 'The Tao of Steve,' 'The Patriot,' 'The Opportunists,' and 'Steal This Movie!' Read it

Loretta Young: The Wholesome Truth

by Ty Burr | Sep 01, 2000
Remembering the Oscar-winning actress of 'The Farmer's Daughter' and 'The Bishop's Wife' Read it

Candid Camera: Al Gore Films

by Bruce Fretts | Sep 01, 2000
We review two biographical films about the Democratic candidate Read it

'Spider-Man' Casting Nic Cage?

by William Keck | Sep 01, 2000
Caged Heat — Nicholas Cage is in talks to play one of the webbed superhero's nemeses, the Green Goblin Read it

'Scary Movie' Gets Dubbed

by Noah Robischon | Sep 01, 2000
Playing To Gwyn: A line about Gwyneth Paltrow will be changed in the DVD of Keenen Ivory Wayans's film Read it

Reel World: This week in Hollywood

by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh | Sep 01, 2000
'Austin Powers''s Verne Troyer may appear in an Oscar-nominated film, while Billy-Bob Thornton has issues cutting down 'All the Pretty Horses' Read it

Movie Review

Movie Review: 'Steal This Movie'

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 01, 2000

Movie Review: 'The Cell'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 01, 2000

Movie Review: 'Bless the Child'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 01, 2000

Movie Review: 'Love and Sex'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 01, 2000

Movie Review: 'Bring It On'

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 01, 2000

Movie Review: 'Autumn in New York'

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 01, 2000

Movie Review: 'Smiling Fish and Goat on Fire'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 01, 2000

Movie Review: 'Godzilla 2000'

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 01, 2000

Movie Review: 'Solomon and Gaenor'

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | Sep 01, 2000

Movie Review: 'The Art of War'

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 01, 2000

Music Article

Winner of the Week

Sep 01, 2000
Jimi Hendrix Read it

Music Review: Two new jazz albums

by Josef Woodard | Sep 01, 2000
We review Branford Marsalis's 'Contemporary Jazz' and the Wynton Marsalis Septet's 'The Marciac Suite' Read it

On Record: Campaign Songs

by Chris Willman | Sep 01, 2000
From Bob Seger's 'Old Time Rock 'n' Roll' to the Jackson 5's 'ABC,' a look at song lyrics misunderstood by politicians Read it

Destiny's Child: Someday We'll Be Together

by Rob Brunner | Sep 01, 2000
Singers Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams talk about their recent hits Read it

Sharon Osbourne: Iron Maiden

by Nancy Miller | Sep 01, 2000
Ozzy Osbourne's wife and manager may be the most powerful woman in rock Read it

Hear and Now: This week on the music beat

by Brian M. Raftery, Tom Sinclair | Sep 01, 2000
Weezer is back together, while Mike Tyson is appearing in a new music video for Big Tymers Read it

Music Review

Music Review: 'This Is Easy'

by David Browne | Sep 01, 2000

Music Review: 'Steppin' Out'

by Josh Tyrangiel | Sep 01, 2000

Music Review: 'Rancid'

by Rob Brunner | Sep 01, 2000

Music Review: '2000 B.C. (Before Can-I-Bus)'

by Craig Seymour | Sep 01, 2000

Music Review: 'Strong Heart'

by Alanna Nash | Sep 01, 2000

Music Single Review: ''Who Let the Dogs Out''

by James Sullivan | Sep 01, 2000

Music Review: 'Mardi Gras Mambo'

by Ernesto Lechner | Sep 01, 2000

Music Review: 'Four Cornered Night'

by Brian M. Raftery | Sep 01, 2000

Music Review: 'House of Binary'

by David Browne | Sep 01, 2000

Music Review: 'The Band'

by Tony Scherman | Sep 01, 2000
We review the four Band reissues 'Music From Big Pink,' 'The Band,' 'Stage Fright,' and 'Cahoots' Read it

News Article

The inside scoop on the book world

by Clarissa Cruz, Matthew Flamm | Sep 01, 2000
The inside scoop on the book world — Romance writer Barbara Taylor Bradford will appear on a Caribbean stamp Read it

Movie Per-plex: Multiplex Problems

by Josh Wolk | Sep 01, 2000
Even with popular films like 'Scary Movie' and 'Gladiator' drawing crowds, theater chains are scrambling to turn a profit Read it

Food Works: Edible Beauty Products

by Alice M. Lee | Sep 01, 2000
Betsey Johnson, Jenna Elfman, and celebrities use items containing olive oil, grapefruit, and other foods Read it

Gimme Shelter: Martha Stewart

by Clarissa Cruz | Sep 01, 2000
The domestic goddess purchased an estate in Bedford, New York Read it

Star Grazing: Celebrity Meals

by Clarissa Cruz | Sep 01, 2000
What stars like Sisqó, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Tom Cruise eat on the set Read it

Soapbox Derby: Pop-Culture Politics

by Corey Takahashi | Sep 01, 2000
From a fake Oscar for Bill Clinton to Bush's brother discussing 'Survivor,' media and government are being blended everywhere Read it

Nesting Instincts: Celebrity Real Estate

by Tricia Johnson | Sep 01, 2000
Stars like Leonardo DiCaprio, Tori Spelling, and Jodie Foster all live on the 'Bird Streets' of Hollywood Hills Read it

Relative Merits: Politicians' Relatives in Media

by Clarissa Cruz | Sep 01, 2000
Al Gore's daughter Kristin writes for 'Futurama,' while George W. Bush's cousin Billy hosts a radio show Read it

Hot Spot: Ibiza

by Lori L. Tharps | Sep 01, 2000
This tiny island off the coast of Spain is the new vacation spot for stars like Kate Moss and Noel Gallagher Read it

Wonderbrows: Star Arches

by Alice M. Lee | Sep 01, 2000
Denise Richards, Jennifer Lopez, and Madonna may have eyebrow stencils modeled after them Read it

Big Harry From Ain't It Cool News

by Noah Robischon | Sep 01, 2000
The movie gossip Harry Knowles talks about his upcoming TV show Read it

Cyber Digest

by Cable Neuhaus | Sep 01, 2000
From Steve Martin's deal with Pop.com to the JenniCam controversy, this week's top web stories Read it

Zero Degrees: Successful College Dropouts

by Ann Limpert | Sep 01, 2000
Executives from internet businesses like Scour.com and IFILM talk about why they didn't need a degree Read it

On The Air

The latest news from the TV beat

by Lynette Rice | Sep 01, 2000
The latest news from the TV beat — 'The Tao of Steve' may be made into a TV show, while 'Survivor' cast members have limited time to land other acting roles Read it

Sound Bites

Sound Bites: The week's best TV quotes

Sep 01, 2000
TV's funniest lines from the week of September 25th Read it

TV Article

Winner of the Week

Sep 01, 2000
Tiger Woods Read it

The Post 'Survivor' Survival Guide

by William Keck | Sep 01, 2000
From 'Blue Lagoon' for Colleen/Greg fans to 'Cocoon' for Rudy fans, films to watch when the island reality show season ends Read it

Passport to Prime Time: Traveling TV Shows

by William Keck | Sep 01, 2000
NBC plans to shoot the casts of sitcoms like 'Friends' and 'Will & Grace' in interesting locales Read it

Richard Roeper

by William Keck | Sep 01, 2000
Richard Roeper: Roger Ebert's new partner talks about his job Read it

The Wit and Wisdom of Rudy

by Dan Snierson | Sep 01, 2000
Our favorite quotations from 'Survivor''s Rudy Boesch Read it

'Survivor' Oscars: Summer Cum Laude

by Josh Wolk | Sep 01, 2000
Our awards recognize the less lucrative achievements of the reality-show cast Read it

Color Decoding: Black Men on Television

by Ken Tucker | Sep 01, 2000
'Survivor' and 'Big Brother' allowed unguarded portrayals of modern black men Read it

Video Article

Reversal of the Week

Sep 01, 2000
'Fantasia' Flip-Flop Read it

Video Review

Video Review: 'The Cider House Rules'

by Troy Patterson | Sep 01, 2000

Video Review: 'Simpatico'

by Michael Sauter | Sep 01, 2000

Video Review: 'The Big Kahuna'

by Troy Patterson | Sep 01, 2000

Video Review: 'With Friends Like These'

by Donald Liebenson | Sep 01, 2000

Video Review: 'Princess Mononoke'

by Marc Bernardin | Sep 01, 2000

Video Review: 'I Dreamed of Africa'

by Alice King | Sep 01, 2000

Video Review: 'The Next Best Thing'

by Alice King | Sep 01, 2000

Video Review: 'The Tigger Movie'

by Bruce Fretts | Sep 01, 2000

Video Review: 'Not One Less'

by Ben Spier | Sep 01, 2000

What to Watch

What to Watch

by Dalton Ross, Bruce Fretts, Nicholas Fonseca | Sep 01, 2000
From Showtime's 'Latter Day Plays' to the final show of 'The Outer Limits,' a guide to notable programs during the week of September 1, 2000 daylight and are subject to change. Read it