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First
Run
Films-
AGNES OF GOD
Three of America's finest actresses, Jane Fon-
da, Anne Bancroft, and Meg Tilly are the leads in
this psychological quasi-mystery. A young nun
(Tilly) is found in a room with a strangled newborn
infant, presumably hers, but claims that a miracle
has occurred. Fonda is an inquiring psychologist
who squares off against the convent's Mother
Superior (Bancroft). At the Campus Theater, 1214
S. University, 6686416.
AFTER HOURS
A black comedy about a young man who is
plunged into a night of bizarre, comical, and
frightening adventure after a first date with a
woman from SoHo. Critically well accepted. Stars
Terri Garr, Rosanna Arquette, Griffin Dunne. At
the Ann Arbor Theatre, 210 S. Fifth, 761-9700.
BACK TO THE FUTURE
A Speilberg-presented, Robert Zemeckis-
directed fantasy about a high-school student who
rides a souped-up DeLorean into the '50s, and is
forced to insure his own existence by playing mat-
chmaker for his parents. A little too cute, but well
handled. At the Wayside, 3020 Washtenaw, 434-1782.
BAD MEDICINE
Steve Guttenberg stars as an American student
in a fictitious Latin American medical school. Also
starts Alan Arkin. At the Fox Village Theatre, 375
N. Maple; 769-1300.

THE BLACK CAULDRON
Sword and sorcery-filled animated feature from
Disney. Although aimed at restoring Disney to its
former reputation, the film wallows in its own
mediocrity. At.the Movies at Briarwood, Briar-
wood Mall, 768780.
-COMMANDO
Arnold Swarzenegger's performance as The
Terminator was all in good fun, but this latest ef-
fort from Mr. Muscle looks a little too much like
Ramibo. A retired mercenary is forced back into
action when his daughter is kidnapped. At the Fox
Village Theatre, 375 N. Maple, 769-1300.
FOLLOW THAT BIRD
Big Bird plays a golden fowl who gets lost wan-
dering away from Sesame Street. Includes a clever
scene where Big Bird finds himself (herself?) in
the same precarious field that Cary Grant en-
countered in North-by-Northwest. Cameos by
Snuful-Upagus. From the Children's television
Workshop. At the Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood
Mall, 769-8780.
THE GODS MUST BE CRAZY
A marvelously imaginative comedy about an
African bushman who mistakes a Coke bottle that
falls from an airplane for a dropped trinket of the
gods and decides to return it. The laughs are pure
slapstick, but ingenious and relentless. A cult
classic and deservedly so. Now approaching its fir-
st year of running. At the Movies at Briarwood,
Briarwood Mall, 769-8780.
THE JAGGED EDGE
A murder-mystery thriller that involves a
savage slaying, a man wrongly accused of the
murder, a female assistant district attorney, and of
course, a romantic subplot. Stars Glenn Close and
Jeff Bridges. At the Movies at Briarwood, Briar-
wood Mall.769-8780.

KING SOLOMON'S MINES
Based on Haggard's novel, a soldier leads an ex-
pedition into Africa in quest of the legendary
cache. Stars Richard Chamberlain. At the State
Theatre, 231 S. State; 662-6264.
KRUSH GROOVE
The story of a young man's dream of starting the
ultimate record company. At the State Theatre, 231
S. State, 6624264.
TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A.
A murderous counterfeiter is chased by two
Secret Service Agents. At the Movies at Briar-
wood. Briarwood Mall, 769-8780.
NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET II
The terror continues in this sequel of the popular
horror film. At the State Theatre, 231 S. State; 662-
6264 and at the Wayside, 3020 Washtenaw, 434-1782.
ONCE BITTEN
Lauren Hutton plays the sultry vampires out to
get the blood of a virginal teenage boy in this
comedy-thriller. At the State Theatre, 231S. State;
6626264..
ONE MAGIC CHRISTMAS
Mary Steenburgen and Harry Dean Stanton star
in a Capra-esque heartwarmer drom Disney. At
the Wayside, 3020 Washtenaw; 434-1782.
PLENTY
A heroic Englishwoman is haunted by memories
of the passion and idealism of her experience as a
'fighter in the French Resistance. At the Movies at
Briarwood, Briarwood Mall, 769-8780.
RAINBOW BRITE AND THE STAR STEALERS
Rainbow Brite in her very own animated film
about a deranged princess determined to steal all
the stars in the galaxy. At the Movies at briar-
wood, Briarwood Mall; 769-8780.
ROCKY IV
Rocky is back and this time he has to fight a
champion boxer from the Soviet Union. Stars

Sylvester Stallone and Talis Shire. At the Fox
Village Theatre, 375 N. Maple; 769-1300.
$T. ELMO'S FIRE
Seven young friends share their fantasies at a
D.C. bar. Call it The Little Chill. Stars Rob Lowe,
Ally Sheedy, Judd Nelson. At the Movies at Briar-
wood, Briarwood Mall, 769-8780.
SILVER BULLET
Anotl xSteven King story turned into a movie.
King himself wrote the screenplay about a young
boy trying to save his town from a werewolf. At the
Fox Village Theatre, 375 N. Maple, 769-1300.
TARGET
Matt Dillon stars in this movie as the son who
discovers his fathers hidden past. Also stars Gene
Hackman. At the State Theater, 231 S. State; 662-
6264.
THAT WAS THEN ... THIS IS NOW
The story about two boys who are raised as
brothers and their survival in the tough neigh-
borhood in which they live. Stars Emilio Estevez.
At Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 769-
8780.
WHITE NIGHTS
A musical adventure which stars Mikhail
Baryshnihov as a Russian defector. Also stars
Gregory Hines and Isabella Rosselini. At the
Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 769-8780.
YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMES
A mystery about Sherlock Holmes andJohn
Watson as children uncovering their first caper.
Produced by Steven Spielberg. At the Movies at
Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 769-8780.

FRIDAY
Bars and Clubs
The Ark-(761-1451)-The RFD
Boys are back with down-home
bluegrass.
Bird of Paradise-(662-
8310)-Vocalist Patty Richards with
the Jeff Kresler Trio performs jazz
standards and ballads.
The Blind Pig-(996-8555)-Groove
to the hot R&B of the Fabulous
Checkers.
The Earle-(994-0211)-Enjoy the
soft jazz of the Rick Burgess Patty
O'Connor Quartet.
Main Street Comedy
Showcase-(996-9080)-Lighten up
with the zany observational humor of
native Detroiter Tim Allen.
Mountain Jack's-(665-1133)-Jazz
artist Herbie Russ plays solo
saxophone.
The Nectarine Ballroom-(994-
2747)-Lonnie Brooks plays his soulful
Chicago blues tonight.
U-Club-(763-2236)-Dance the
night away to DJ Tom Simonian's new
music tunes.
Performance
A Doll's House-Ensemble Theatre
Company
Philip Kerr directs this unusual
adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's master-
piece. The story centers on a failed
marriage and the society that
produced it. 8 p.m. at the Trueblood
Theatre, Frieze Bldg. Tickets are $5
(students $3) and can be picked up at
the Theatre Department ticket office
in the Michigan League. For all the
details call 764-0450.
Handels Messiah-University
Musical Society
A Christmas tradition returns to
Ann Arbor. This great oratorio will be
performed by the Choral Union,
soloists, and University orchestra
members. 8 p.m. at Hill Auditorium.
Tickets are $3-$8 and are available in

advance at the Burton Tower ticket
office. For more information, call 764-
2538.
Senior Dance Concert- University
School of Music
A vibrant program -of works
choreographed by students com-
pleting BSA degees in dance. 8 p.m. at
Studio A Theater, Dance Bldg. Ad-
mission $3. Call 764-9547 for more in-
formation.
Voice Recital- University School of
Music
Soprano Julie Butros shines in a
presentation of her own. 8 p.m.,
School of Music Recitall Hall, free.
Call 764-9547 for more info.
Campus Cinema
Brother From Another Planet (John
Sayles, 1984) AAFC
The Brother lands in Harlem, mute
and with only three toes. To make
matters worse, he is then chased by
men from outer space, taking the
viewer through an examination of
ghetto life and government
bureaucracy. Nat. Sci., 7:00eand 9:00
p.m., $2.50.
It's a Wonderful Life (F. Capra, 1946)
CG
Jimmy Stewart stars as a
discouraged small town man who is
saved from suicide by a guardian
angel who's still earning his wings.
MLB 4, 7:00and 9:30 p.m., $2.50.
Star Wars (George Lucas, 1977) Alt.
Act.
You know the story-Luke
'Skywalker (Mark Hamill) rescues the
beautiful Princess Leia (Carrie
Fisher) from the ruthless Darth
Vader. Also starring Harrison Ford
and Alec Guiness. MLB 3, 7:00 and
9:30 p.m., $2.50.
Yojimbo (Akira Kurosawa,1961) C2
Kurosawa's first feature-length
comedy follows a samurai as he fights
with warring factions in a small
town. Japanese with subtitles. AH
Aud. A, 7:00 p.m. only. $2.50/single,
$3.50/double.

Kagemusha (Akira Kurosawa, 1980)
C2
An epic story of the 16th century
Takeda clan and their effort to
preserve their power. Japanese with
subtitles. AH Aud. A, 9:00 only.
$2.50/single, $3.50/double.
Furthermore
International Folk Dancing-Univer-
sity Folk Dance Club
Have no partner? That's okay,
come along for a fun evening of in-
struction and request dancing
anyway. 8:30-10:30 p.m. at Angell
Elementary School 2nd floor gym,
1608 S. University. $1.50. Call 665-0219
for more information.
SATURDAY
Bars and Clubs
The Ark-(761-1451)-Twist to some
oldies at the Women's Sock-Hop
tonight.
Bird of Paradise- (662-8310)-Patty
Richards is back for another show
with the Jeff Kresler Trio.
The Blind Pig- (996-8555)-Heavily
influenced by the second British
Wave, Map of the World brings its
new and unusual sound to town again.
The Earle- (994-0211)- Rick
Burgess and Patty O'Connor return
for a second night.
Main Street Comedy
Showcase - (996-9080) -Comedian
Tim Allen is back for a second night of
fun.
Mountain Jack's- (665-
1133)-Another night with jazz
saxophonist Herbie Russ.
The Nectarine Ballroom- (994-
5436)-Spend a night with Ann Arbor
favorite Domino.
Rick's American Cafe- (996-
2747)-One more time! It's bluesman
Lonnie Brooks.
Performance
A Doll's House-Ensemble Theatre
Company

Philip Kerr's unique adaptation of
this fine play continues tonight at 5
and 9 p.m. See Friday's listing for all
the details.
Handel's Messiah-University
Musical Society
The tradition continues tonight at 8
p.m. See Friday's listing for more in-
formation.
Senior Dance Concert- University
School of Music
BSA dance students have
choreographed an enchanting
program. 8 p.m. See Friday's listing
for details.
Wind Ensemble/Contemporary
Directions Ensemble- University
School of Music
H. Robert Reynolds and Carl St.
Clair conduct Mozart's Divertimento
No. 8 in E-flat major. 8 p.m., at
Rackham Lecture Hall. Admissions is
free. Call 764-9547 for more infor-
mation.
The Christmas Star-University
Exhibit Museum Planetarium
Take an audiovisual journey back
through time to see what the Star
must have looked like to the Wise
Men. 2 and 3 p.m. at the University
Exhibit Museum, Geddes at N.
University. $1.50. For more infor-
mation call 764-0478.
Campus Cinema
An Unmarried Woman (Paul Mazur-
sky, 1978) Hill St.
Jill Clayburgh stars in this bitter-
sweet comedy satire about one
woman's struggle to piece her life
together again after her husband
walks out on her. Hill St., 7:00
and 9:15p.m. $2.50.
Cool Hand Luke (Stuart Rosenberg,
1967) MED
Luke (Paul Newman) is a hard-
drinking loser who finds himself in a
chain-gang where he eventually gains
the respect of his fellow prisoners and
guards. MLB 4, 7:00 p.m. only.
$2.50/single, $3.00/double.
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
(Sergio Leone, 1967) MED

Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and
Eli Wallach star in the last, and most
famous film of Leone's 'Dollars'
trilogy. MLB 4, 9:15 p.m. only.
$2.50/single, $3.00/double.
Diary of a Lost Girl (G.W. Pabst,
1929) AAFC
The tale of a vivacious sixteen-year
old (Louise Brooks) and her fall from
grace to the decadent profession of
prostitution. MLB 3, 7:00 and 9:00
p,m., $2.50.
Mad Max III: Beyond Thunderdome
(George Miller, 1985) C2
Mel. Gibson is back in a Road
Warrior vehicle more accessible to
the mass American audience. Tina
Turner as Auntie Entity creates ar
imposing presence on screen and
soundtrack. AH Aud. A, 7:00 and 9:00
p.m., $2.50.
North By Northwest (Hitchcock, 1959)
Alt. Act.
This suspense classic features Cary
Grant as an ad exec mistaken for a
spy. The crop-dusting sequence and
the climactic chase across Mt. Rush-
more are among Hitchcock's finest
scenes. Nat. Sci., 7:00 only.
$2.50/single, $3.50/double.
Suspicion (Hitchcock, 1941) Alt. Act.
A shy, provincial British girl
marries an unprincipled charmer,
who she gradually discovers to be a
liar, cheat, and possibly a murderer.
Starring Joan Fontaine and Cary
Grant. Nat. Sci., 9:30 p.m. only.
$2.50/single, $3.50/double.
SUNDAY-
Bars and Clubs
The Ark-(761-1451)-Enjoy the
folk stylings of Nancy Griffith.
Bird of Paradise- (662-
8310)-Chicago guitarist Henry John-
son fronts the energetic Bill Hide Trio.
Main Street Comedy
Showcase-(996-9080)-Show your
style at open mike night.
The Nectarine Ballroom-(994-
5436)-Dance to a variety of funk
discs from D.J. "The Wizard."
Performance
A Doll's House-Ensemble Theatre
Company
Written by the "father of the moon
theatre," Henrik Ibsen, this play con-
tinues today at 2 p.m. See Friday's
listing for further information.
Handel's Messiah- University
Musical Society
Today's performance marks a first
for Ann Arbor- it will be done in its
entirety. 2 p.m. at Hill Auditorium
See Friday's listing for all the details.
University Bach Series- University
School of Music
University music student Marilyn
Mason performs the best of J.S. Bach.
8 p.m. at the Blanche Anderson Moore
Hall at the School of Music. Admission
is free. Call 764-9547 for more infor-
mation.
Campus Cinema
Charulata (Satyajit Ray, 1964) CG
Charulata is the neglected wife of a
political journalist, absorbed in the
cause of Bengali self-determination.
When she takes up with the
publisher's cousin, her husband
realizes that like the revolution,
Charulata can't be denied self-
determination. MLB 4, 7:00 and 9:05
p.m., $2.00.

Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
(Robert Aldrich, 1962) Alt. Act.
Bette Davis and Joan Crawford
star as two once-idolized and wealthy
women now living as virtual recluses.
Davis, as the child star of bygone
years gone mad and Crawford as her
helpless, crippled and tormented
sister. AH Aud. A, 7:00 p.m. only.
$2.50/single, $3.50/double.
Dead Ringer (Paul Henreid, 1964) Alt.
Act.
Bette Davis plays twin sisters who
bear a long-time grudge over a
man- the sinister one tries to get
even. With Karl Malden and Peter
Lawford. AH Aud. A, 9:30 p.m. only.
$2.50/single, $3.50/double.
Furthermore
The Christmas Star-University
Exhibit Museum Planetarium
The journey continues today at
11:30 a.m., 2 and 3 p.m. See Satur-
day's listing for more information.
MONDAY
Bars and Clubs
The Ark- (761-1451)-David Brom-
berg has played guitar for the likes of
Dylan and Kristofferson before
assembling his current big band. He
hits the stage tonight with a blend of
blues, rock, folk and bluegrass.
Bird of Paradise- (662-8310)-The
Reed Anderson Quartet plays light
jazz fusion.
The Blind Pig-(996-
8555)-Philadelphia's The Dead
Milkmen bring their brand of new
music to your doorstep.
The Earle- (994-0211)-Larry
Manderville plays solo piano.
The Nectarine Ballroom-(994-
5436)- It's Galen Davis' Stud Club.
Rick's American Cafe-(996-
2747)-If Motown and R & B is your
wish, then Jeannie and the Dreams
are for you.
Performance
University Band/Campus
Band/Chamber Winds-University
School of Music
The university's best bands per-
form selections including
Shostokovich's Festive Overture. 8
p.m. at the Hill Auditorium. Admissin
is free. Call 764-9547 for more infor-
mation.
Campus Cinema
Diner (Barry Levinson, 1982) Mich.
Five young men struggle through
life's complexities while hanging out
in their favorite diner in 1959
Baltimore. Will they be able to leave
the diner... for good? Mich., 8 p.m.
only. $3.00, $2.50/students and seniors.
TUESDAY
Bars and Clubs
Bird of Paradise-(662-8310)- Bill
Hide and his jazzy piano/vocal trio.
The Blind Pig-(996-
8555)-Fugitive Poetry, and new
music from Detroit, will rock you.
The Earle-(994-0211)-Larry
Manderville tickles the ivories for
your listening enjoyment.
Mountain Jack's-(665-1133)-Scott
Blackett will astound you.

Rick's American Cafe-(996-
2747)-The new music of Invisible
Ink.
Performance
Organ Improvisation Con-
cert-University School of Music
Organ students of university in-
structor Michelle Johns will perform.
8p.m., at Studio 2110, School of Music.
Admission free. Call 764-9547 for more
information.
Campus Cinema
Young Frankenstein (Mel Brooks,
1973) Mich.
Gene Wilder stars as a professor
lured into creating a new zipper-
necked monster (Peter Boyle). A
hysterical parody of a classic horror
tale. 8:00 p.m. only. $3.00, $2.50
students/seniors.
WEDNESDAY
Bars and Clubs
The Ark-(761-1451)-Open Mike
night- bring your own talent.
Bird of Paradise-(662-
8310)-Soothing jazz from the Ron
Brooks Trio.
The Blind Pig-(996-
8555)- Rockin' party stuff from Tracy
Lee and the Leonards.
The Earle-(994-0211)-For your
listening enjoyment-Larry Mander-
ville takes to the keys.
Mountain Jack's-(995-1133)-Scott
Blackett will amaze you.
Rick's American Cafe-(996-
2747)D- The Blue Front Persuaders
will change your tune.
Performance
Early Music Ensemble-University
School of Music
Edward Parmentier conducts
university students' performance of
Monteverdi Vespers, madrigals, and
Vivaldi concert. 8 p.m., in the Pen-
delton Room, Michigan Union. Ad-
mission, free. For more information
call 764-9547.
Campus Cinema
The Graduate (Mike Nichols, 1967)
Mich.
Here's to you, Mrs. Robinson...
Dustin Hoffman receives a rather
bizarre graduation gift-his sexual
initiation at the hands of his father's
law partner's wife (Anne Bancroft).
Wonderful soundtrack by Simon and
Garfunkel. Mich., 7:30 p.m. only, $3.00
single and double.
Paper Chase (James Bridges, 1973)
Mich.
Timothy Bottoms stars, as a first-
year Harvard law student, encounters
the wrath of his toughest professor
when he begins spending time with
the prof's daughter. *Bottoms strives
to maintain his grade-point average
while trying to hold on to his personal
integrity. With John Houseman.
Mich., 9:30p.m. only, $3.00/single and
double.
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
(Nagisa Oshima,1983) MED
It's Bowie! An impressive film
about a British POW in a Japanese
camp in Java during WWII. Nat. Sci.,

7:00 and 9:15 p.m. $2.50.
Un Mauvais Fils (A Bad Son),
(Claude Sautet, 1980), CG
In this tale of rehabilitation, a man
returns home after having been in
prison on drug charges. Slowly and
painfully he attempts to rebuild his
self-esteem, his battered relationship
with his father and the life of a young
drug addict hemeets. MLB 3, 7:00
p.m. only, $2.00/single, $3.00/double.
La Rupture -(Claude Chabrol, 1970)
CG
Chabrol explores the instability and
hidden violence inherent in middle
class, bourgeois society through a
weblike plot involving lust, revenge,
and murder. MLB 3, 9:05 p.m. only,
$2.00/single, $3.00/double.
THURSDAY

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Bars and Clubs
Bird of Paradise- (662-8310)-Jazz
it up with the Ron Brooks Trio.
The Blind Pig-(996-
8555) - Country-punk a la "X" with
Fetchin Bones.
The Earle- (994-0211)-The piano
stylings of Larry Manderville.
Main Street Comedy
Showcase-(996-9080)-The comedy
stylings of John Pinney, Bob Wise,
and Gary Hardwick.
Mountain Jack's-(665-1133)-Get
turned on to Scott Blackett.
Rick's American Cafe- (996-
2747) - The Robert Cray Band sings
the blues.
Campus Cinema
The Big Chill (Lawrence Kasdan,
1983) Mich.
Eight University of Michigan alum-
ni are brought together at the funeral
of a friend. The personal chemistry
begins to reactivate as lives and
loves, hopes and fears are brought to
a slow climax. An oddly glowing
celebration emerges out of this
morass. Mich., 8:00 only. $3.00,
$2.50/students and seniors.
Liebelei (Max Ophuls,1932) CG
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