April 12, 1996 |
Ask any father of a dating teenage girl what his worst nightmare is and he'll describe something close to the plot of James Foley's "Fear." It's like this: The virginal daughter, certain that she has found Mr. Right, brings home Mr. Wrong, a man who has the unctuous manner of an insurance salesman and the eyes of a serial killer. When the father warns her that she is dating Ted Bundy, she laughs in his face because, hey, that's what he says about all of her boyfriends. This time, he's right.
January 25, 1995 |
At the last minute, underground poet/novelist/musician Jim Carroll canceled plans to attend the Sundance Film Festival premiere of the movie version of his 1978 cult classic, "The Basketball Diaries." The self-described recluse opted to stay home in New York to meet with a priest--all in the name of research for a new novel Carroll is writing. "I've been corresponding with this priest from the Vatican who grew up in New York City . . .