>•COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER—Sissy Spacek plays Loretta Lynn, and you love ’em both.
•THE FOG—In John Carpenter’s confined thriller, it’s a lot more dangerous than pea soup.
•GILDA LIVE—As Baba Wawa would say, this filmed version of her stage show is tewwific.
•HERO AT LARGE—John Ritter scores without his sexy TV bookends.
•JUST TELL ME WHAT YOU WANT—Ali MacGraw decides love means never having to say you’re sorry for hitting Alan King over the head.
•MY BRILLIANT CAREER—A quietly profound feminist film surfaces from Down Under.
•SERIAL—Well, man, it’s like a really real satire on life in California, you know. And very funny.