Superman Christopher Reeve continues to make heroic strides in his rehabilitation after a paralyzing horseback-riding accident in May. Aided by a motorized wheelchair and a respirator, he clowned at Manhattan's Big Apple Circus with wife Dana and their son Will, 3, who insisted, "No, you wear the nose, Daddy," as ringmaster Paul Binder enjoyed the red alert.
Gloria Estefan and her husband, record producer Emilio Estefan Jr., dined out in Miami with music impresario Quincy Jones (right). The trio had plenty to point to: recently, Jones released Q's Jook Joint, his first album in six years, and Gloria issued her second all-Spanish album, Abriendo Puertas (Opening Doors), coproduced by Emilio.
There's no business like snow business, but not even the big blizz of '96 could stop the stars from swirling into Manhattan's Rainbow Room to honor the New York Film Critics Circle award winners. Richard Gere entered the galoshes archipelago to present the best picture award to Leaving Las Vegas director Mike Figgis, while Catherine Deneuve (center) gave Babe director Chris Noonan the award for best first film. Mighty Aphrodite's Mira Sorvino (left) walked off with the best supporting actress award.