The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on May 14, 1995 · Page 56
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 56

Salina, Kansas
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Sunday, May 14, 1995
Page 56
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THE for starters • In a submarine, Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman, left, fight out what's left of the Cold War in Crimson Tide, a new movie that echoes The Hunt for Red October and must aggravate University of Alabama alumni protective of their mascot. Washington and Hackman squabble over whether to answer a Russian sub attack with nuclear force. • The favorite words of famous people constitute a quick, new book, The Logophile's Orgy (DELACOHTE PRESS. SI7.95). The late Rose Kennedy liked "faith," and Larry King favors "why," because it leaves interviewees no room for one-word answers. Gloria Steinem likes "empathy," while Arianna Huffington, wife of Michael Huffington, defeated U.S. senatorial candidate from California, is into "truth." For some reason, both author Elmorc Leonard and comic Joan Rivers like "cellar door." Rivers' No. 2 word: "money." Good Morning America is going to America's great undiscovered National Parks. From sea to shining sea, we'll climb mountains, cross deserts, even visit a rain forest. So join us all week at 7. And get off the beaten path. National Parks Adventure, May 15-19 3*/2 questions Mother's Day Special K (reduced from "(Catherine") Gallon is the gentle but strong-willed Martha Kent, the mother of Clark in ABC's Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, an offbeat nod to comic books' most enduring legend. Gallon, a real mom to three grown children, also has played mother to James Woods, a killer in 1979's The Onion Field. And I have a super son and a couple of super daughters. 2. Any favorite TV noes? My kids and I used to watch One Day at a Time, and by that time my son had moved in with his dad, so I was a woman with two daughters [like Bonnie Franklin on that CBS sitcom] . I would look at the television and say, 'No, you don't have to have that fight!' 3* WMI! % DMM ytw noft Playing James Woods' mother. I sat down for a long time to try to figure what this woman would be like. All of a sudden I realized she was like a woman I knew growing up, the mother of a friend. She was a wonderful woman, but much rawer and wrier than most. She was a kick-your-heels- and-go-to-the-honky-tonk kind of woman, although she had seven children at the time. Merita KMt? Yes. I am somebody who builds things, is very independent and who believes the best things will happen. radiy wee hereto... Make us optimistic and to show us how life can gracefully be lived. vld bit video: Buffets Over Broadway ao, directed by Woody Aden In stores: Tuesday ptofcStressed-outpteywri^rtJohn Cusack is disgusted by the artistic sacrifices he makes to get his magnum opus produced. Jennifer Tpy, the talentless grifiiand of a inobster taring the play, gets a major rate; anoddbat cast, including Oscar-winner Diame West (pictured with Cusack) and Tracey UHman, proves to be ttgh- maintenance; and goon Chazz PaJminteri, who's assigned to guard Tiny, begins dispensing tips on how to make Cusack's play better. the upshot: A sharp comedy with handy plot twists tossed in at the most opportune times. Jim Bnadbent steals a few scenes— and a few biscuits—as a cast member stniggfingwith Ms weight Hey, readers, put some hands together for Hazel D. Tacker, of Drums, Pa., who sent in the correct answer to question No. 4 in The Week's Feb. 3-5 quiz. What does The Old Farmer's Almanac Book of Everyday Advice recommend for living longer? "C: Take daily baths." Writes Mrs. Tacker "I'm living proof!" She gets a copy of the book. Thanks to all entrants, ca By Myron B. Pitts Suggestions to "The Week,* 1000 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. 22229-0012; e-mail to 16 USA WEEKEND • May 12-14, 1W5 M

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