Picks and Pans Review: This Week

updated 08/21/1995 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/21/1995 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>TUBE: Mike Tyson means a heavyweight payday for boxing promoters; Akira is the epitome of Japanese animation

SCREEN: Something to Talk About doesn't say much; Bushwhacked is bush-league comedy 17

SONG: Blind Melon cooks up an eclectic meal in Soup; The Snake proves Shane MacGowan and the Popes know how to party 21

PAGES: Elizabeth Kaye looks for meaning in Mid-Life; family is the heart of Hanging Up 27

BYTES: Rocktropolis strikes a commercial note; The Spot, an online soap, is hilariously campy 37

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