Virtual Newsstand: Movieline, August 1993

August 1993


20 Movies to Kill For
We know we should love Taxi Driver, but it's just like one of those people you respect and don't sleep with. At least not twice. Same goes for The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, and a lot of the "best" movies of the '70s. Some of our choices may be disreputable, but we do love the following 20 movies.

Confessions of a CinePlex Heckler
The (nearly) indomitable Joe Queenan set out to annoy innocent moviegoers with rude outbursts, just to see what they'd do. Here he gives us his astonishing account of how nobody beat the crap out of him.

Is There Life After Wayne's World?
Mike Myers certainly hopes so. While waiting for his new movie to come out, the self-professed comedic actor and "Saturday Night Live" star explains why he'd hate toe be a dog, reveals what it's like being a "low-grade psychic," and tell us how marriage can be viewed as "the waiting room for death."

Glory Days
Long before his name became synonymous with scandal, courtroom drama, and comeback chatter, Robert Evans reigned over Hollywood as the Paramount executive who oversaw, or produced, such seminal '70s hits as Chinatown, Paper Moon, Love Story, and The Godfather. Here, in the first of a two-part interview, Evans recalls the ups and downs of the roller coaster ride he says is still "the only game in town."

The Decade When Movies Mattered
In the '70s, when the going got touch, the touch made movies, and those movies remain a last testament to the tough-mindedness that is no longer the province of the big screen.


Ed Reckoning
We met at The Rose Cafe in Venice: I'm nervously lurking by the postcard rack, clutching a copy of Movieline. Ed Harris arrives a few minutes late, but toned up to the neck in blue...