Virtual Newsstand: Movieline, August 1998

August 1998


Giovanni Ribisi: Don Giovanni
"I'M SOOO SORRY," SAYS GIOVANNI RIBISI as his cell phone rings for, like, the third time in four minutes. "There, I'm turning it off. I feel like such a Hollywood asshole." At least he doesn't look like one. Hardly

Breckin Meyer: Oscar, Meyer?
Years ago, Drew Barrymore scooped the world on the off-center appeal of actor Breckin Meyer.

Farrelly Brothers: Beastie Boys
The Farrelly Brothers hand cream is not something you really wanna put in your hair. Sound cryptic? Read on...

The Rediscovery of Antonio Banderas
Spanish actor Antonio Banderas went from exotic art-house import and rising star in upscale films to tabloid romantic and overexposed star in mediocre fare. How, with his life in better focus and The Mask of Zorro hitting screens, Banderas sounds a confident note as he talks about wielding swords, living with Melanie Griffith, directing his first movie, and hoping and preparing for what he knows would be the role of his life, The Phantom of the Opera.

Jenny McCarthy: The Next McCarthy Era
Jenny McCarthy, the curvy, blonde enfant terrible of TV, talks about the days of Singled Out, the debacle of Jenny and the blast she had making BASEketball for the big screen. While she's at it, she recounts her casting couch nightmare with a famous action star and explains why she'd like to skin her boyfriend after he dies.

Wesley Snipes: The Wisdom of Wesley
Wesley Snipes discusses his new vampire-chic thriller Blade, talks about working with Maya Angelou in his upcoming Down in the Delta, explains why he thinks Sean Connery has African blood, responds to Jennifer Lopez' tales of his romantic aggression and offers to take his pal Woddy Harrelson's interest in hemp.

Ray Liotta: The Best Bad Boy
As Frank Sinatra in HBO's The Rat Pack, Ray Liotta gets to let some of his bad-guy chops loose once more, but he gets to let his blue eyes do their magic, too.

Viggo Mortensen: The Hot New 39-Year-Old
With Portrait of a Lady and G.I.Jane, Viggo Mortensen emerged from a decade plus of mostly marginal roles and turned Hollywood heads. Now A Perfect Murder ups the ante again.