Books boost the cost of today's films
All hail the president of pop!
Girls just want to have fun on the Internet Computers: The Web, often thought to be the domain of nerdy young men, is attracting young females.
Good evening of Hitchcock
Cinema fireworks Movie violence: Hollywood's response this summer to 'family values': boom, boom, boom.
A few words of wisdom about weeds
Karate Kid's New 'Business' Theater: Ralph Macchio, now 34, has made a career out of his boyish charm. He's set to star in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," which opens Tuesday at the Mechanic.
Cruise couldn't resist doing own 'cool' stunts Actor: In the first film from his new production team, the star either volunteered to do the stunts himself, or he allowed himself to be talked into it.
Taking a timely look at addiction's tragic toll Articles: Rolling Stone asks who is responsible for keeping drug-using rock artists away from heroin.
Summer films mix the classic with the dumb Previews: The season starts with a splash and departs with a duh.
Scientology goes online in a big way
Bleachers are a fan's best friend Outside chances: Coming days early and camping out were stargazers' only hope of getting a seat.
Tarentino biography -- bandwagon or pumpkin?
O. J. Simpson plays host on 'SNL' rebroadcast
Details goes Hollywood, and the tinsel piles high All that glitters: New issue covers everything from Scientology to Quentin Tarantino on 'Showgirls.'
Country decor heads south Home: Country-casual design acquires a strong Hispanic accent.
For 'Sabrina,' charming Greg Kinnear has winning edge
Teen sex drama ignores AIDS TV preview: "The Price of Love," Fox's story of a young male prostitute, includes scarcely a word about safe sex.
Mild-Mannered Memphis Seeing the sights: In little more than a day, a visitor can see much of the Mississippi River town that King Cotton -- and music -- built.
20th century foxes
A change in address in Beverly Hills
Hollywood is clucking over salaries
Well-heeled Charlie Sheen pays big money for kicks
World of Disney teaches girls love conquers all
Washington's present meets the past in Adams-Morgan NEIGHBORHOOD TOUR
Turning books to films a tricky trade
New Republic raises a Germaine issue dTC
Prague looks simply perfect, but Tom Cruise feels deceived
Depp the next Brando? Peers call him a contender
A Plea for Some Ever-After on Television
TV's young audience gets one of its own on camera
People shows double standard when it comes to sex symbols
Actor Brad Pitt is on the verge of stardom still
Stallone gets record deal for next film
NFL offering enjoyment, even without team here
America's New Obsession with Death
Video is overrun with vampire movies
Mayhem rules with Hong Kong series
INTERVIEW WITH THE DIRECTOR Neil Jordan put his signature on vampire film
Anne Rice's novel is transformed into a murky and lifeless film
'F' is for Friday, 'Files' and 'Fences'
Married co-stars don't sizzle on film
Vampires are alive and well in popular culture and gaining devotees all the time
Premiere's Libby Gelman-Waxner denies her nonexistence in New York
Video games, the next generation
An explosion of movies lights up Great Britain's filmmaking industry
It's De Niro as Frankenstein, and, yes . . . Freddy's back FRIGHTS OF FANCY
On Cruise and his father, and Hitchcock and Kelly