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Feb. 12, 1995, midnight
It was a dark and stormy night when Whitworth English professor Laura Bloxham left town. Actually, it might have been a bright and sunny day for all we know. The fact remains that Bloxham, noted connoisseur of literature and founder of the popular Bronson Alcott Bad Prose Contest, is spending this term in Atlanta reading up on Southern writers.
Feb. 10, 1995, midnight
"Natural Born Killers" stars Juliette Lewis and Woody Harrelson.
Feb. 10, 1995, midnight
There have been some pretty hard women featured in films over the years. About the hardest one recently was Kathy Bates' character in "Misery." She so reveled in torturing James Caan that you suspected she once might have been married to him.
Feb. 5, 1995, midnight
Though it ended up being the title of his book, the question "What Do Women Want From Men?" (Blue Dolphin Press, 224 pages, $13 paperback) actually started out as a means for New Mexico author Dan True to discover what went wrong with his marriage. He ended up asking 100 women 110 questions concerning every aspect of man-woman relations from money to sex. Examples include:
Whoopi's Career Keeps Rolling Despite A Number Of Flat Tires Goldberg's Acting Ability Has Let Her Overcome Some Poor Choices Of RolesFeb. 5, 1995, midnight
Wilma the waitress (Patrika Darbo) and Corrina (Whoopi Goldberg) coax Molly (Tina Majorino) into selecting a meal in "Corrina, Corrina."
Feb. 3, 1995, midnight
Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke
Harrison Ford A Perfect Fit As Hero In Clancy Thrillers Jack Ryan Character Gives Actor The Chance To Show Sensitivity, ToughnessJan. 29, 1995, midnight
Harrison Ford stars as Jack Ryan and Willem Dafoe is a CIA field contractor in "Clear and Present Danger."
Jan. 27, 1995, midnight
'Death and the Maiden' *** 1/2 Theaters: Magic Lantern and Lyons Ave. Cast: Directed by Roman Polanski, it stars Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley and Stuart Wilson Running time: 102 minutes Rated R The setting of "Death and the Maiden" is a nameless South American country. But the screenwriter is Chilean, so it's easy to imagine Chile as the setting. The film features only three characters. But since the events dramatized have occurred in reality to hundreds of thousands of people, the characters seem universal. The story is fiction.
Nicholson Has Always Risen To Challenge Of Special Roles From Lowly Start In Movies, He's Become One Of The All-Time GreatsJan. 15, 1995, midnight
Jack Nicholson in "Wolf," being released on video Tuesday.
Jan. 15, 1995, midnight
Spokane poet Terry Trueman, author of "Sheehan," is going to do something unusual tonight. He's going to resurrect Charles Bukowski. Check that. He's going to become Charles Bukowski. Bukowski died a couple of years ago at age 65. His was a lifetime of drinking hard and writing well, with several collections of poetry, short stories and novels such as "Women" and "Post Office" to show for his efforts.
Get Out Your Crayons And Take A Rainbow Movie Tour Hollywood Has Produced A Colorful Array Of Films In Title, At LeastJan. 8, 1995, midnight
Julie Delpy ans Zbigniew Zamachowski star in Krysztof Kieslowski's "White." The movie followed "Blue" and procedes "Red." File/Miramax
Jan. 8, 1995, midnight
For your enjoyment, here are a few of the top-rated books on tape as recommended by AudioFile magazine: "Four Decades With Studs Terkel" (Highbridge, six hours, $25). Includes excerpts from interviewer Terkel's radio programs, 1955-1989.
One Version Of The Truth Tobias Wolff Flagellates Himself And Many Other Things In His Memoir Of VietnamJan. 8, 1995, midnight
Tobias Wolff: In a battle with inner demons. Photo by Jerry Bauer
Jan. 1, 1995, midnight
Andie MacDowell and Hugh Grant in a scene from "Four Weddings and a Funeral," one of the year's more memorable successes.