Bill Rancic Defends His Wife Giuliana After Fashion Police Controversy: 'I Tried to Get Them to Release the Footage' 42 years, 2,191 covers and 55,436 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- Taco Bell's New Quesalupa Has Arrived – and the Internet Is Very Pleased
- Read the Cover Story: Amy Duggar King: I'm Doing It My Way
- LuAnn de Lesseps and Tom D'Agostino Jr. Are Engaged! See Her 8 Carat Diamond Ring
- Marijuana-Based Vaginal Suppositories May Relieve Menstrual Cramps – But Are They Safe?
- A Man and His Bud: Peyton Manning Not Paid to Mention Budweiser After Super Bowl Win
On Newsstands Now
- Matthew McConaughey: In His Own Words
- Jessa Duggar's Wedding Album
- Brittany Maynard's Final Days
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Tuesday February 10, 2015 01:10PM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- May 27, 1996
- Vol. 45
- No. 21
Teen Movie Critic Roger Davidson Nets Some Grownup Fans
Since April 1995, Davidson has been posting four reviews a week on the Internet: from the NC 17-rated Showgirls (which he awarded one star for "laughable dialogue and extremely bad acting") to the 1958 Orson Welles classic Touch of Evil (four stars as "one of the greatest films in the history of cinema"). Although he often reviews older films on video ("I can't afford a lot of movies"), nearly 500 people now read his critiques daily, and about 50 respond with e-mail. Among the latter: fellow critic Roger Ebert, who chatted with Davidson on a local radio call-in show, and director John Singleton, who began a casual correspondence in January after reading some of his reviews.
Davidson (who uses the surname of his maternal grandfather) is unfazed by these brushes with fame. Of course he is accustomed to the unconventional. The youngest of 15 children (counting 11 half siblings from his parents' previous marriages), he has been home-schooled since ninth grade by his father, Willy Chaplin, 59, a computer programmer, and his mother, Dorothy "Gypsy" Claybourne, 53, a bodybuilder who owns a fitness studio. A film buff since age 2, Davidson never learned to ride a bicycle but says he has seen "thousands and thousands" of movies and hopes one day to attend UCLA's film school. But for now he has three years until he outgrows his Internet title—and he intends to use them. "It makes me really happy," he says with a smile, "to help people just by tapping on my computer."
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!