Your article on Geena Davis and the movie Thelma & Louise centered on the appropriateness of women committing violence—do they have the right? It should have focused on whether there is any justification for such violence by either women or men.
ROBERT F. SANKE, Alliance, Ohio
Not only is Geena Davis a pulchritudinous actress with irenic charm who illuminates the screen with her facile effervescence, but she is also a member of Mensa—the organization for people who score in the upper 2 percent on intelligence tests. Way to go, Geena!
KIMBERLY ANDREA COPE, Minneapolis
PICKS & PANS
Alter seeing Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, I felt somewhat let down. I do agree with Ralph Novak—"Kevin Costner never approaches the zest Errol Flynn gave to the role." Costner never seemed to have had the charisma to lead anyone down the garden path, much less through the forests of Sherwood. Let Errol Flynn as Robin Hood live forever!
SIGRID GUNDERSON, West Palm Beach
Wrong, wrong, wrong! Ralph Novak's review of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves could not have missed the mark more completely. I cannot remember a movie I have enjoyed more. From the opening sequence in the dungeons of the Holy Land to the predictable but still glorious rescue of Marian, Kevin Costner's Robin Hood thrilled. True, his was not an interpretation previously seen, but if I had wanted Errol Flynn, Mr. Novak, I'd have rented him.
LISA HALL, Westminster, Colo.
After seeing Robin Hood this weekend, I began thinking of people who would have been better than Kevin Costner in the lead role. Liam Neeson would have been wonderful and so would Mel Gibson. Costner looked, sounded and acted just like he did in Bull Durham. I kept waiting for him to pull out a bat and hit a home run.
ROBIN COURTNEY, Ormond Beach, Fla.
With all the bed hopping, partner swapping, cheating, etc., it's certainly refreshing to know there are a few couples in the entertainment business that are truly faithful to one another. Lib Hatcher conducts herself with dignity, and Randy Travis is a sweetheart. I, along with thousands of other fans, wish them all the happiness in the world. Long live love!
LAURA KOLLER, Miamisburg, Okla.
Shortly following Randy Travis's hilarious hysterics regarding the supermarket tabloid story, he wastes no time going to the altar. He is obviously a homophobe who inexplicably feels that his glorious career could be threatened.
RICHARD LAMAR, Florence, Ala.
When are people in the entertainment industry going to show respect for their fans and the general public by not lying about their romantic involvement with someone in order to seem "available"? I will never again look at Randy Travis as a good ol' honest, down-to-earth country boy but as an accomplice in a scheme to milk even more money out of his loyal fans.
NAME WITHHELD, Gillette, Wyo.
What magazine is this, PEOPLE or Playboy? I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw the page and a half you thought necessary to devote to an almost naked woman. I am not really interested in Julie Bajo's "working tools." If Ms. Bajo wants to show herself to everyone, let her do it in a magazine that is geared for that kind of pornography. I don't think PEOPLE is the place to do it.
ALISA L. FAVER, Union City, Ga.
Look. I can deal with pictures of Deborah Norville breast-feeding her baby. I can even handle constant pictures of the royal family. But when it comes to a topless, thong-wearing stripper lying atop a pool table amidst pool balls, I have got to be honest with you—you have definitely overstepped the boundaries of good taste and sensitivity. As liberal and open-minded as I believe I am, I have been so turned off by this last issue of PEOPLE, it has literally turned into my last issue of PEOPLE. Sorry.
RACHEL H. NECO, New York City
I am sorry to hear that Cheers' Bebe Neuwirth finds her fan mail "real depressing" because it is often grammatically incorrect. Her own phrase, which should be "really depressing," would make grammarians everywhere shudder.
VICTORIA R. ARSULOWICZ, Bricktown, N.J.
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