Picks and Pans Review: 10. the Ox-Cart Man

updated 05/14/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/14/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

by Donald Hall (Critics Circle Award winner Louise Erdrich is the author of Tracks and the mother of six.)

SCREEN

MOLLY HASKELL'S FAVORITE MOVIE MOMS

1. Joan Crawford, Mildred Pierce

2. Faye Dunaway, Mommie Dearest

3. Barbara Stanwyck, Stella Dallas

4. Margaret Wycherly, White Heat

5. Jessie Royce Landis, North by Northwest

6. Dorothy McGuire, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

7. Jane Darwell, The Grapes of Wrath

8. Anna Magnani, Bellissima

9. Irene Dunne, I Remember Mama

10. Greer Garson, Mrs. Miniver (Film critic Molly Haskell is the author of Love and Other Infectious Diseases.)

TUBE

TOP PRIME-TIME SHOWS

1. America's Funniest Home Videos (ABC)

2. Cheers (NBC)

3. A Different World (NBC)

4. CBS Sunday Movie (CBS)

5. The Cosby Show (NBC)

6. Roseanne (ABC) (tie) 60 Minutes (CBS)

8. NBC Sunday Night Movie (NBC)(tie) Wings (NBC)

10. Unsolved Mysteries (NBC)

SOURCE: A.C.NIELSEN CO.

VIDEO

TOP VIDEOCASSETTE RENTALS

1. Dead Poets Society

2. Field of Dreams

3. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

4. The Abyss

5. Parenthood

6. Look Who's Talking

7. Casualties of War

8. An Innocent Man

9. Lethal Weapon 2

10. Turner & Hooch

SOURCE: BILLBOARD

SONG

TOP-GROSSING CONCERT ACTS

1. Billy Joel

2. Eric Clapton

3. Frank Sinatra

4. Milli Vanilli

5. Janet Jackson

6. Rush

7. Paul McCartney

8. Frankie Beverly & Maze

9. Camelot

10. Randy Travis

SOURCE: PERFORMANCE MAGAZINE

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