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THE LIST.
first run cinema
After Dark My Sweet
With Bruce Dern, and Rachel Ward,
based on the novel by Jim
Thompson. (Ann Arbor 1 & 2-- call
for times)
, "~",
Death Warrant
Jean-Claude Van Damme kickboxes
his way through prison as an
undercover cop. (At Showcase -
1:20,3:25,5:20, 7:50,9:45, 11:45)
Desperate Hours
An escaped criminal holds a suburban
family ostage while he makes plans to
Sescape to Mexico. Directed by
Michael Cimino and with Mickey
Rourke, Anthony Hopkins, Mimi
Rogers, Kelly Lynch. (At Showcase
- 1:05, 3:10, 5:15, 7:35, 9:40, 11:55)
Dreams
Adira Kurosawa's latest, a series of
seven dream sequences, very surreal,

beautiful, and colorful. (Ann Arbor 1
& 2 - call for times)
Fantasia
Disney's hit, and the first film to use
stereophonic sound, with only one-
tenth Mickey Mouse to contradict
your memories of childhood.
Definitely a classic melding of music
and image. (At Showcase - 1:30,
4:15, 7:20, 9:50, 12:10)
Flatliners
Stylish thriller in which med school
students kill themselves and then
bring themselves back to life.
Starring Keifer Sutherland, Julia
Roberts and Kevin Bacon. (At
Showcase -1:10, 5:10, 7:45, 10:05,
12:10; Fox Village-5:00, 9:30)
Funny About Love
Another comedy directed by Dr.
Spock (that's not the child
psychologist, mind you) starring
Gene Wilder,Christine Lahti, and
Mary Stuart Masterson. (At Fox
Village - 5:00, 7:15, 9:30)
Ghost
This horror/romance/suspense/
comedy has Patrick Swayze doing

some dirty pottery with Demi Moore.
(At Showcase - 1:30, 4:10, 7:20, 9:50,
12:15; Briarwood - 10:30, 1:00, 4:00,
7:00, 9:30, 11:45)
In the latest of the Mafia genre-oso,
Martin Scorsese finally makes his
long-awaited reunion with Robert De
Niro in a film based on based on the
book Wiseguy
(At Showcase - 1:00, 4:00, 7:15,
10:10; Briarwood -10-00, 1:00, 4:00,
7:00, 9:45, 12:15)
I Come In Peace
Dolph Lundgren stars in this quaint
romantic comedy about a vice cop
who discovers that the drug dealer
he's after, and the poison the
dealer's selling, is not of this earth.
(At Showcase - 1:25, 3:30, 5:30, 7:45,
9:55, 12:05)
Jungle Book
Disney's adaptation of Rudyard
Kipling stories, this classic cartoon
has it all: song, dance, excitement,
humor. Who can resist singing along
to "The Bare Necessities?" (At
Showcase -1:05)
*0 0 0 0

KIngofNwYork
A drug kingpin violently takes over
New York City while establishing a
philanthropic image. Starring
Christopher Walken. (At Showcase-
1:20,3:20, 5:20, 7:25, 10:00, 12:00;
Fox Village - 7:15)
" " " " " "
Narrow Margin
A new action-adventure starring
Gene Hackman and Anne Archer, as
respectively, a D.A. and a witness to a
mob slaying, who run from the mob
through the Canadian rockies . (At
Fox Village- 5:00, 7:00, 9:15)
*"" e*
Pacific Heights
Michael Keaton moves into a house
with a young couple and scares the
living shit out of them. Directed by
John Schlesinger. (At Showcase-
1:15, 3:15, 5:25, 7:35, 9:40, 11:50;
Briarwood-10:00, 12:00, 2:15, 4:30,
7:30, 9:45, 11:45)
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Postcards From the Edge
Meryl Streep is an actor struggling to
fight drugs and rehabilitate her life,
Shirley Maclaine is her alcoholic actor
mother. Based on Carrie Fisher's
popular semi-autobiographical novel,
also stars Gene Hackman, Dennis
Quaid and Richard Dreyfuss. (At
Showcase - 1:00,3:00, 5:00, 7:15,
9:20, 11:30; Briarwood -10:00,
12:00,2:10,4:30,7:00,9:15, 11:30)
" " " " " "
Presumed Innocent
Based on Scott Turow's mega-best
seller, Harrison Ford is an assistant
D.A. who finds himself accused of
the grisly murder of one of his
colleagues. Strong supporting cast
includes Bonnie Bedelia, Brian
Dennehy and Raul Julia. (At
Showcase -1:35, 4:20, 7:25, 9:55,
12:20; Briarwood -10:00, 1:15,4:15,
7:00,9:30)
Rocky Horror Picture Show
A poignant romance that deals with
many basic existentialist themes.
Bring your hanky to this one. (At
Briarwood -11:50)
State of Grace
An undercover cop returns to his
childhood neighborhood in New
York's Hell's Kitchen (that's not a
restaurant) where he's torn between
the law and the street gangs he left
behind (I'd go for the law, but then
I'm not in a movie). With Sean Penn,
Ed Harris, and Gary Oldman. (At
Showcase -1:40, 4:30, 7:10, 9:45,
12:15; Briarwood -10:15, 1:15, 4:15,
7:15, 9:50, 12:15)
". .*..
Texasville
When The Last Picture Show was
released Cybill Shephard, Jeff
Bridges, Randy Quaid and Chloris
Leachman were unknowns. Will their
stardom make this sequel, also based
on a Larry McMurtry novel, an ego
driven flop?(At Showcase-1:25, 4:25,
7:30, 10:00, 12:20)
The Witches
Anjelica Huston is a witch who plots
to rid Britain of all children by
turning them into mice. Needless to
say, only two children can stop her.
(At Showcase -3:20; Fox~Village -
5:00, 7:00, 9:15)
campus cinema
FRIDAY
Dick Tracy
(Warren Beatty, 1990)
Mich 7pm MTF
A true testament to the potential of
advertising. If you don't know what
this comic book extravaganza's about
by now, who can help you?
My Geisha
(Jack Cardiff, 1962)
Lorch 7pm Japanese Studies/CG
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Shirley MacLaine and Yves Montand
play a movie actress and her director
husband who fight over whether or
not she should star in his next film.
Sweet Movie
(Dusan Makejav, 1975)
AudC 7pm, 8:45 & 10:30 AAFC
This powerful X-rated X-ploration of
sex, rebellion and liberation will
shock some viewers and titillate
others. Its star sued the director for
making her do "degrading" things
(like bathing in chocolate - sounds
OK to me).
The Ladykillers
(Alexander Mackendrick, 1955)
AudA 7pmIDBL CG
A comic gem. This droll black
comedy revolves around a gang of
dunderhead crooks, led by the
inimitable Alec Guinness, who meet
their match in a sly, seemingly
harmless little old lady.
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Arsenic and Old Lace
(Frank Capra, 1944)
AudA 8:45/DBL CG
Poor Cary Grant. He's a somewhat
sane drama critic with a wild family in
this madcap, hilarious adaptation of
Joseph Kesselring's hit play.
" " ."*"*"
Stand by Me
(Rob Reiner, 1986)
MLB3 8:00 & 10:00 Med
Adapted from the Stephen King short
story "The Body," Stand By Me is the
usual American coming of age story
with a psychological twist and
mystery.
The Unbelievable Truth
(Hal Hartley, 1990)
Mich 9:05 MTF
Audrey is not your average dismal
teenager. She's obsessed with nuclear
disaster, positive the world will
explode any minute. Her nihilistic
vision changes with the arrival of
Josh, a mysterious ex-con.
" " " " " "
Stop Making Sense
(Jonathon Demme, 1984)
Mich 11pm MTF
One of the only movies that's perfect
for midnight viewing without a
following of fad-grabbers, Satan
worshippers, or people who dance in
black bras, Stop MakingSense is
infused with the peculiarbut
contagious energy of David Byrne
and The Talking Heads.
SATURDAY
* S* *
The Unbelievable Truth
Mich 5:10 &9:10 MTF
See Friday's listing.
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Dick Tracy
Mich 7pm MTF
See.Friday's listing.
The Elephant Man
(David Lynch, 1980)
MLB4 7:30 & 9:45 AAFC
One of Lynch's two ventures into
films that weren't his own unique
vision (the other was Dune), The
E/ephant Man is actually deeply
moving without being quite as weird
as you'd expect of the Lynch-man.
Play it Again, Sam
(Herbert Ross, 1972)
MLB3 7:30/DBL Med
Woody Allen'saliale obsessed with
Humphrey Bogart. So obsessed his
wife leaves him, after which Woody
seeks solace in the arms of his best
friend's wife (Diane Keaton).
Luckily, the ghost of Bogey pops up
now and again to offer advice.
"... .. .
Take the Money and Run
(Woody Allen, 1969)
MLB3 9:30/DBL Med
The first time Allen plays director,
writer, and star, he succeeds in a
madcap story of a wimp wio'liapens

One lump or two?
Wealthy? Pretentious? Bored? Then let usI
recommend a cup of Jav' at one of AnnI
Arbors hippest hangouts. I
Poor? Shallow? In need of fast caffeine?.
Then crumple up this magazine, stick it in a
"Mr. Coffee" and have your mug ready.
Really, get with it - fine coffee is only
properly enjoyed in suave cafes these
R~days.
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Cu ~f4
The path to community? The path to inexpensive
living? The path to home COOkin'?
These roads seem to lead to Ann Arbors co-op
housing system. See for yourself the methods
behind this form of student housing's apparent
madness.
on page 8
Slings and Arrows Jesse Walker
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