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  • YEAR STRIKES OUT

    published December 28, 1994

    This was the most tumultuous year in American sports history--O.J. Accused! Nuggets Beat Seattle! World Series Canceled!--but behind the screaming... More >>

  • GALLO'S PICKS

    published December 28, 1994

    BEST TEN OF 1994 1. Pulp Fiction. Boy wonder Tarantino scores again with wickedly clever crime triptych. Travolta comeback in full... More >>

  • POOR UNCLE ALBERT

    published December 28, 1994

    The last time I checked, Albert Einstein was better known as the most brilliant theoretical physicist in human history than as a cute old... More >>

  • NELL AND VOID

    published December 28, 1994

    Out there in the forest primeval of moviedom, the "wild child" has long lurked, rustling around in search of edible tree bark and good box office.... More >>

  • FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

    published December 28, 1994

    In the Age of Jackie Collins, Anton Chekhov is not the first name that springs to mind when the prof starts talking lit. The Schwarzenegger crowd... More >>

  • THE FILLY THAT COULDN'T RUN STRAIGHT

    published December 21, 1994

    We had Cuban sandwiches, oxtail stew and cold beer in a place on Southwest Eighth Street. Then we drove out to Calder in Martinez's new Coupe de... More >>

  • DOROTHY IN TOTO

    published December 21, 1994

    For seventy years Dorothy Parker's adherents have been calling her "the first modern American woman" or "the wittiest writer of her time" or... More >>

  • FINAL CUTS

    published December 21, 1994

    "Don't look at me in that tone of voice." Yes, Dorothy Parker said that, too. She also said, "Let's go wild--there's plenty of time to do... More >>

  • COUTURE SHOCK

    published December 21, 1994

    Before the cameras even started rolling on Ready to Wear (formerly Pret-a-Porter), Robert Altman's mordant sendup of the fashion industry, the... More >>

  • CARREYING ON

    published December 21, 1994

    The title says it all. The makers of Dumb and Dumber won't win a genius grant anytime soon, but as long as you have a taste for the flipped-out... More >>

  • MICKEY RAT

    published December 14, 1994

    Baseball's problems have grown bigger than Babe Ruth, what with the possibility that the clubs may not step to the plate next year, either. Do you... More >>

  • THE GUY'S IN A RUT

    published December 14, 1994

    For some reason, beautiful wackos just can't keep their hands off Michael Douglas. Glenn Close made him pay dearly for infidelity in Fatal... More >>

  • THE LOVE VOTE

    published December 14, 1994

    Robert King, it says right here, in 1989 began to write a screenplay about love at first sight between political junkies from opposite camps.... More >>

  • YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE

    published December 14, 1994

    Gary Busey is six years old. That's how long it's been since the blond Texan star of Under Siege and Lethal Weapon dumped his... More >>

  • TAKING THE DIRECTOR APPROACH

    published December 14, 1994

    The relationship between great film directors and their actors can be perfunctory--Alfred Hitchcock showed open contempt for the succession of... More >>

  • SALUTING THE COLORS

    published December 14, 1994

    Red is the final chapter of Krzysztof Kieslowski's riveting "Three Colors Trilogy," and if we can believe him, it's also his swan song. But even... More >>

  • HEISMAN, SCHMEISMAN

    published December 7, 1994

    If, in the past two weeks or so, you've been watching the jock-sniffer segments on the TV news or plowing through the daily sports sections, you... More >>

  • LOST IN BOROVNIA

    published December 7, 1994

    The fevers of adolescence have fascinated moviemakers since Griffith discovered the Gish sisters, but the results have grown more predictable by... More >>

  • SKETCHY AT BEST

    published December 7, 1994

    Unless you want to feel dull and laughless over the holidays, beware the latest outbreak of Chevy Chase Syndrome. Trapped in Paradise... More >>

  • WIN ONE FOR THE ARCHBISHOP

    published November 23, 1994

    As Bill McCartney can tell you, if you've ever been to a football game in Texas--any football game--it's like full immersion at the river bend.... More >>

  • IT'S SURREAL THING

    published November 23, 1994

    The third and fourth generations of "magical realist" writers and moviemakers may have strayed from the path lit long ago by Borges, Garcia... More >>

  • DEADLY IS THE FEMALE

    published November 23, 1994

    Bridget Gregory, the scheming vixen at the heart of John Dahl's neo-noir thriller The Last Seduction, is already undergoing feminist scrutiny, and... More >>

  • VOLLEY OF THE DOLLS

    published November 16, 1994

    Last week the only news trickling out of the moribund women's tennis tour concerned the return of Jennifer Capriati, the eighteen-year-old burnout... More >>

  • WAR OF THE SEXISTS

    published November 16, 1994

    To hear David Mamet tell it, his two-character play Oleanna is such a lightning rod that, all over the country, couples who come to it wind up... More >>

  • SOMETHING TO SINK YOUR TEETH INTO

    published November 16, 1994

    The new-wave ghouls who inhabit Anne Rice's vampire novels don't back off from the traditional threats. Wave a crucifix in the face of one of... More >>

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