Picks and Pans Review: This Week

updated 10/23/1995 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/23/1995 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>TUBE: Caroline in the City's Lea Thompson takes Manhattan eccentrics in stride; Helen Mirren's latest Prime Suspect is a cradle robber; Home Court's disadvantage: foul humor

SCREEN: The Scarlet Letter does not earn an A; in Assassins, Sylvester Stallone and Antonio Banderas succeed only in killing time 17

SONG: Morrissey gets monotonous; Soul II Soul haven't lost their soothing touch; Dionne Warwick recalls an earlier life 23

PAGES: A coma victim's wife clings to hope in Elizabeth Berg's Range of Motion; Loose Lips spills the beans about celebs' verbal slips; Kinky Friedman solves a quirky mystery 30

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