What's happening in
Ann Arbor this weekend
E.T. under the sea? Whatever it
is, it's big. Special effects galore
and an Alien-like theme combine in
this expensive rescue of a
submarine over five miles below
the deep blue sea. Rated PG-13. At
Showcase Cinemas, Fr, Sat, Sun-
1:15, 7:15, 10:00, 12:25. Sat &
Sun, also 4:15 p.m..
Michael Douglas, who went from
the Streets of San Francisco to the
top of Wall Street, is now on his
way to the rough Tokyo underworld
to track down an escaped killer.
Kate Capshaw co-stars in the latest
film from director Ridley Scott.
Rated R. At Briarwood (all week -
12:00, 2:30, 4:50, 7:20, 9:45,
12:00). At Showcase- Fri, Sat,
Sun.- 12:00, 7:20, 9:55, 12:20
a.m., Sat & Sun, also 2:25, 4:55.
DEAD POETS SOCIETY
Robin Williams returns from
Vietnam to an Ivy league,
conservative prep school to teach
his way. The old stiff collared
administration hate him, but the
kids eat him up. Rated PG. At
Showcase Cinemas (all week -
7:35, 10:05, 12:20).
No advance word on this one but
we understand that the Bristish
loved it and that it has won several
prestigious interantional awards. At
Ann Arbor 1 & 2 - F, M, T, W,
Th -5:30, 7:30, 9:30; Sat,Sun -
1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30.
DO THE RIGHT THING
Spike Lee, the controversial,
low budget loving director returns
for another film that speaks of
racial attitudes and tensions. At Ann
Arbor I & II- F, M, T, W , Th-
9:15 S, Su- 12:45, 3:00, 9:15.
A DRY WHITE SEASON
Director Euzhan Palcy's gripping
and powerful drama of a white
schoolteacher (Donald Sutherland)
fighting against the cruelty of
apartheid in the 1976 Soweto
uprisings. Graphic and effective and
Marlon Brando's good too. At
Briarwood (all week - 12:00,
2:00, 4:00, 7:00, 9:15, 11:30. At
Showcase, Fri, Sat, Sun - 12:40,
7:15, 9:30, 11:55. Also Sat. &
Sun., 2:55, 5:05.
HONEY, I SHRUNK THE
What else would you expect to
happen when you make Rick
Moranis a wacky scientist working
on a new revolutionary invention.
I guess it looks better to the people
at Disney than Honey, I murdered
the Kids. At Showcase Cinemas,
all week - 12:15.
Director Norman Jewison's long
awaited family drama stars.Bruce
Willis as a father trying to bring
his family together in the wake of
the Vietnam War. Must be easier
than killing terrorists in a
skyscraper. At Briarwood all
week-12:15, 2:30, 4:40, 9:40,
11:50 Fri, Sat. At Showcase-
12:20, 9:30, 12:05. Also Sat. &
Sun., 2:35, 4:50.
INDIANA JONES AND THE
The third film in Steven
Spielberg's adventure saga of
Indiana Jones, the brash
archaeologist in the 1930s, has a
pleasant twist-Sean Connery, as
Jones' dad. Loads of fun and stunts
here, but nothing more than a good
carbon copy of Raiders. At Fox
Village Theater. - 7:00, 9:30.
AN INNOCENT MAN
Tom Selleck is back, but he's
been framed and arrested for a crime
we know Tom would never commit
cause come on, he's a Tiger's fan.
After hell in prison, Tom vows to
get justice. Go get 'em Tiger. At
Showcase- Fri, Sat, Sun - 12:20,
7:35, 9:55, 12:15. Also Sat. &
Sun., 2:40, 5:00.
Mickey Rourke is the disfigured
misfit given a chance to be like
everyone else, but the consequences
may be too much. Also with Ellen
Barkin and Elizabeth McGovern. At
Fox Village Theater. - 7:15, 9:30.
At Showcase- 12:50, 7:40, 9:35,
11:45. Also Sat & Sun., 2:50,
THE JERK (Carl Reiner, 1979)
The film that put Steve Martin
up with Brando, Fonda, and
DeNiro. What a classic with a myr-
iad of timeless moments : the new
phonebook, the gas station, and
they go on. You'll laugh a hearty
one with this '70s scream.
(Various directors, 1988) Aud A 7,
8:30, & 10
Animated shorts from all over
the world. Prize winning, but
outrageous and recommended "for
mature audiences only."
THE BUGS BUNNY ROAD
RUNNER MOVIE (Chuck Jones,
Phil Monroe, 1979) MLB 4 7,
8:45, & 10:25
You grew up with them every
Saturday morning, now come see
LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
David Lean's epic masterpiece
returns to the silver screen, bigger
and better than ever. A multi
academy award winner, the reissue
of Lawrence has had the film world
giddy for the past year, but bring
lot's of popcorn, it's a long ride. At
Fox Village Theater - all week at
LETHAL WEAPON II
Violence, violence, and more
violence. Mel Gibson and Danny
Glover return to the streets once
again to find new and creative ways
to waste criminals. Rated R with
warning labels. At Showcase Cin-
emas. (Fri, Sat, Sun- 12:15,
7:45, 10:00, 12:15, also 2:45,
5:10, Sat & Sun.). At Briarwood,
12:15, 4:30, & 9:10.
Dreamlike medieval fantasy in
which a young boy leads an
expedition into the future. At Ann
Arbor I & 2- 5:15, 7:15.
Steve Martin, Rick Moranis,
Diane Wiest, and Jason Robards-
all struggling with their crazy and
wonderful kids and their crazy and
wonderful selves. From director
Ron Howard. Rated PG-13. At
Briarwood, 12:00, 2:20, 4:40, 7:00,
9:30, 11:45 Fri,Sat. At Showcase
Cinemas, 12:05, 7:25, 9:50, 12:10
a.m. Also Sat & Sun., 2:30, 5:00.
ROCKY HORROR PICTURE
You've seen it a few dozen
times. You've been showered with
rice. You know all the lines and
scream them out with everyone
else. It's that old cult favorite,
nearly 15 years old, but still going
strong. At Briarwood, F & S-
SEA OF LOVE
Flash, dash, and the return of Al
Pacino. He's on the trail of a serial
murderer in New York. Also
starring Ellen Barkin and John
Goodman. Rated R. At Showcase
Cinemas, 12:25, 7:30, 9:55, 12:10
a.m. Also Sat & Sun, 2:45, 5:05.
At Briarwood, 12:00, 2:20, 4:45,
7:00, 9:30, 11:45 Fri,Sat.
SEX, LIES, AND VIDEO-
An all new, totally innovative
film, it won top honors at Caanes
Film Festival. James Spader and
Andie MacDowell star in this
"conversation" film, low budget,
but high on controversy and
interest. At Showcase Cinemas
(Fri, Sat, Sun -12:10, 7:25, 9:45,
12:00 a.m., also Sat & Sun, 2:10,
4:30.); and at Briarwood (all week
- 12:15, 2:15, 4:30, 7:15, 9:20,
TURNER AND HOOCH
Benji with a twist-this dog's
ugly as hell and he foams at the
mouth more than any dog in movie
history. Co-stars Michael Keaton as
the cop whose house is redecorated
by Hooch. Rated PG. At Showcase
Cinemas (Fri, Sat, Sun- 12:30,
7:20, 9:25, 11:30, also Sat & Sun,
You've read the book, now see
the movie. He's a man for all
seasons, an example for us all-
he's John Candy, who else? The
free-wheeling bachelor comes home
to take care of his nephew and
nieces. Rated PG. At Fox Village
Theater- 7:15, 9:15; At Showcase
Cinemas-12:35, 7:30, 9:40,
11:40, also Sat & Sun, 2:30, 4:50.
WHEN HARRY MET SALLY
Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan
start a cross county- ten year
relationship that makes personality
conflicts look like an epidemic.
Predictable, but sentimental, some
funny moments, some forgetful
ones. Rated PG. At Briarwood,
12:00, 2:00, 4:00, 7:00, 9:00. At
Showcase Cinemas, 12:45, 7:40,
9:45, 11:55. Also Sat & Sun,
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VICTORY OF WOMEN (Kenji
Mizoguchi, 1946) Lorch 7
More from the celebrated
Japanese film festival. Mizoguchi's
story of gender roles in post-WW2
Japan has some interesting twists
as a female lawyer goes up against
the prosecutor who sent her hus-
band to jail.
UTAMARO AND HIS FIVE
WOMEN (Kenji Mizoguchi,
1946) Lorch 8:30
This week's second feature in
the festival is Mizoguchi's dedica-
tion to the artist. The story of a
printmaker who lives and breathes
with the poor as the source of his
CASUALTIES OF WAR '(Brian
DePalma, 1989) Mich. Th. 9:15
DePalma tries his hand at the now
all too-popular Vietnam film genre.
This true story of an incident where
a platoon of soldiers kidnaps and
gang rapes a young Vietnamese
girl. Shocking and graphic, starring
Michael J. Fox and Sean Penn.
HEATHERS (Michael Lehmann,
1989) Mich Th. 7:15 & 11:30
The surprise of the year. Black
cynical comedy at its best with
teenage suicide as a theme. Full of
great lines, great characters, and
great acting. A noticeable gem in
the movie. A Best of... selection
from over the years that shaped our
violent natures today.
HIGH FIDELITY (Allan
Miller, 1989) MLB 3 7:30
The celebrated Guarneri String
Quartet plays the world and some
Mozart and Beethoven, too. Clips
of rehearsals, practicing, and tours.
Classics in film. See and hear the
THE MIRROR (Andrei
Tarkovsky) Hillel 8:35 &10:30
Tarkovsky's looking glass is
not merely cracked but shattered, as
we see the jagged, jumbled reflec-
tions of its shards. Images of
Tarkovsky's childhood and frag-
ments of his adult life are all inter-
mingled with slow motion, dream
sequences and poetic chunks of
stark newsreels. Starring Oleg
Yankovsky and Margarita
Terekhova, the film has Russian di-
alog with English subtitles.
BLACK ORPHEUS (Marcel Ca-
mus, 1959) MLB 3 7:00 & 9:00
The famous Orpheus and Eurydice
legend is a film classic. Winner of
the Cannes Palm Award and the
Best Foreign Film Oscar, the love
story of the streetcar conductor and
the country girl in Rio during Car-
nival is timeless and dazzling.
BEDAZZLED (S. Donen, 1967)
Aud A 7:00
Peter Cook and Dudley Moore
in their mod comedy classic abun-
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