May 31, 1991

Issue #68

Cover Story

Susan Sarandon: Driving force

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 31, 1991
Film's sexiest 44-year-old shoots from the hip about life, men, and ''Thelma & Louise'' Read it
Magazine Cover (May 31, 1991)

Flashes

Entertainment news for May 31, 1991

May 31, 1991
''The Young Indiana Jones,'' ''Prelude to a Kiss,'' and the Mini Disc made headlines this week Read it

Book Article

Serial killer summer

by Mark Harris, Tina Jordan | May 31, 1991
A guide to the latest gruesome books by Mary Higgins Clark, Bret Easton Ellis, and Thomas Harris Read it

James Michener: The Mighty

by David Streitfeld | May 31, 1991
The author talks about his simple life, his work, and how his latest book settles some old scores Read it

Mary Cahill's ambition

by Tina Jordan | May 31, 1991
The author sent the manuscript for ''Carpool'' to Random House with no agent Read it

Paperback Picks

May 31, 1991
The latest books from Shelby Foote, Nicholson Baker, and Henry Kisor Read it

Dr. Seuss on tape

by Suelain Moy | May 31, 1991
His books have been read by Billy Crystal, Dustin Hoffman, and Walter Matthau Read it

The essential Dr. Seuss

by Thomas M. Disch | May 31, 1991
Here are the titles that should be in everyone's library Read it

Cover Story

Susan Sarandon: Driving force

by Lisa Schwarzbaum | May 31, 1991
Film's sexiest 44-year-old shoots from the hip about life, men, and ''Thelma & Louise'' Read it

DVD Article

Great American writers series

by Thomas M. Disch | Oct 13, 2000
Broadway dramas turned into Hollywood movies Read it

Supermarket marketing

by Leslie Savan | May 31, 1991
VideO-cart wants your attention while you shop for groceries Read it

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

Jim Mullen's Hot Sheet

by Jim Mullen | May 31, 1991
The 15 hottest topics the week of May 31, 1991 Read it

Mail Page

Mail from our readers

May 31, 1991
Check out letters from those who agreed with us, and those who didn't on Cinema Literacy and ''Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story'' Read it

Movie Article

Edy Williams: The Cannes-Do lady

by Jess Cagle | May 31, 1991
The cheeky actress made her first festival appearance 17 years ago Read it

The films of Stephen Frears

by Gary Giddins | May 31, 1991
See what we think of the director's latest films released on video Read it

Susan Sarandon on video

by Ty Burr | May 31, 1991
''The Rocky Horror Picture Show,'' ''The Hunger,'' and ''The Witches of Eastwick'' are some of our favorites Read it

Spike Lee at Cannes

by Anne Thompson | May 31, 1991
He may not have won the Palme d'Or, but he walked away from the festival with many deals Read it

Bleach blond

by Ty Burr | May 31, 1991
Actors who've dyed their tresses for roles include Laurence Olivier, Marlon Brando and Isabella Rossellini Read it

Weddings to remember

by David Everitt | May 31, 1991
''The Philadelphia Story,'' ''Father of the Bride,'' and ''True Love'' are some of the movies that recreate the nuptial experience Read it

Eric Allard: Effects-man

by Margot Dougherty | May 31, 1991
How he created a futuristic world for ''FX2'' Read it

''Soapdish'''s Kathy Najimy

by Judith Newman | May 31, 1991
What you need to know about the up-and-coming actress Read it

Summer movie toys and product spin-offs

by Pat H. Broeske | May 31, 1991
''The Rocketeer,'' ''Bill and Ted,'' and ''Robin Hood'' are some of the properties you'll see hawked this year Read it

Movie Review

Wild Hearts Can't be Broken

by Valerie Monroe | May 31, 1991

Backdraft

by Owen Gleiberman | May 31, 1991

Hudson Hawk

by Owen Gleiberman | May 31, 1991

Soapdish

by Owen Gleiberman | May 31, 1991

Only the Lonely

by Owen Gleiberman | May 31, 1991

Stone Cold

by Owen Gleiberman | May 31, 1991

Dice Rules

by Owen Gleiberman | May 31, 1991

Music Article

R.E.M. number one album

by David Browne | May 31, 1991
''Out of Time'' gives the Athens, Ga. band their break Read it

Odd band names

by David Browne, Kate Meyers | May 31, 1991
Crash Test Dummies, Bitch Magnet, and The Mr. T. Experience are some of our favorites Read it

Music Review

Make Time for Love

by Ken Tucker | May 31, 1991

Power of Love

by Ken Tucker | May 31, 1991

Why Do Birds Sing?

by Gina Arnold | May 31, 1991

Dancin' on Coals

by Janiss Garza | May 31, 1991

Funke, Funke Wisdom

by James Bernard | May 31, 1991

Jahmekya

by David Browne | May 31, 1991

I Remember

by Gary Giddins | May 31, 1991

High Civilization

by Gina Arnold | May 31, 1991

Cruel Inventions

by David Browne | May 31, 1991

Part III

by Gary Giddins | May 31, 1991

White Soul and Bittersweet

by Bill Wyman | May 31, 1991

Michael Damian

by Chuck Eddy | May 31, 1991

Arditti Two

by Alan Rich | May 31, 1991

Just One Night

by Chuck Eddy | May 31, 1991

From the Heart

by Chuck Eddy | May 31, 1991

News Article

Our own Tony awards

by Marilyn Stasio | May 31, 1991
We give accolades for ''Best Rescue'' and ''Prettiest Song'' among a few others Read it

At home with Ice-T

by Dave DiMartino | May 31, 1991
The rapper talks to us about his music and acting career Read it

Publisher's Letter

Letter from the publisher

by Michael J. Klingensmith | May 31, 1991
The truth about Madonna Read it

TV Article

''The Pepsi Chill-Out''

by Joe Rhodes | May 31, 1991
The making of another pop culture moment on a beach in Santa Monica Read it

Patricia Kalember's year

by Mark Harris | May 31, 1991
The actress shuttled between NYC and L.A. for her shows ''Sisters'' and ''thirtysomething'' Read it

TV Review

The Trials of Life

by Ken Tucker | May 31, 1991

Liquid Television

by Ken Tucker | May 31, 1991

The Green Man

by Ken Tucker | May 31, 1991

All in the Family

by Ken Tucker | May 31, 1991

Sunday Dinner

by Ken Tucker | May 31, 1991

Video Review

Street Soldiers

by Michael Sauter | May 31, 1991

Walking on Air

by Jeff Unger | May 31, 1991

Wilding

by Michael Sauter | May 31, 1991

Popcorn

by Michael Sauter | May 31, 1991

The Rookie

by Michael Sauter | May 31, 1991

Slammin' Rap Video Magazine, Vol. 3

by Taehee Kim | May 31, 1991

Desk Set

by Steve Daly | May 31, 1991

Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever

by Jim Farber | May 31, 1991

Next of Kin

by Melissa Pierson | May 31, 1991

The Silk Road Collection

by Terry Catchpole | May 31, 1991