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York taxi driver with more than a few
psychotic problems. Scorsese's New
York is dark and brooding, while De
Niro is scary even before he gets a
mohawk ("You talkin' to me?")
S U N D A Y
Akira
(Katsuhiro Otomo, 1989)
Mich 5:00, 7:15 & 9:30
Wild animation, fast cutting, and non-
stop action drive this post-apocalyptic
Japanese cartoon. The story is
convoluted and confusing at the end,
but the animation is excellent. Movie
owes much to 2001, Bladerunner and
The Fury.
" e" "
Theodora Goes Wild
(Richard Boleslawski,, 1936)
AudA 7:00 FVS
Irene Dunne stars in this comedy as a
conservative young woman who
secretly writes racy bestsellers based on
her small hometown. Melvyn Douglas
is the obnoxious man who chases
Dunne, ignores her rejections, causes
her embarrassment, and eventually gets
her to love him (just like real life!).
first run
cinema
Avalon
Barry Levinson's latest look back at his
own life is a nostalgic recreation of a
childhood in Baltimore, with Elizabeth
Perkins and Aidan Quinn.
(At Briarwood-10:00, 1:00, 3:45, 7:00,
9:30, 11:45)
Child's Play 2
Chucky's back and he's ready to stab,
bite, kick, slice, pummel, gouge and
spit on anything that exists below knee
level.
(At Fox Village-5:00, 7:30, 9:30,
11:30; Showcase - 1:05, 3:05, 5:05,
7:35, 9:40,11:35)
Fantasia
A classic melding of music and image.
(At Showcase - 1:30, 4:15, 7:20, 9:50,
12:10)
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,
12:10; Briarwood-10:30, 1:00, 4:00,
7:00, 9:30, 11:45)
Goodf.las
Martin Scorsese finally makes his long-
awaited reunion with Robert De Niro
in a film based on based on the book
Wiseguy (At Showcase - 3:00, 10:00;
Briarwood-10:00, 1:00, 4:00, 7:00,
9:45, 11:45; Fox Village-4:45, 7:15,
9:45)
Graffiti Bridge
Prince's latest extravaganza with the
return of the humble Morris Day. (At
Showcase-1:15, 3:15, 5:15, 7:45, 9:55,
12:05)
Graveyard Shift
Nightshift workers discover an
unspeakable horror that lurks in the
basement of an old factory. Looks to be
yet another unspeakably horrible
movie based on a Stephen King story.
(At Fox Village-5:00, 7:15, 9:45)
* * * * * *
Henry and June
The first film to be released with the
NC-i7 rating (The Unbearable Lightness
of Being). (At Showcase -1:25, 4:05,
7:10, 9:45, 12:15)
*0* * * *
Home Alone
John Hughes' latest juvenile comedy.
That annoying little kid from Uncle

Buck must stave off burglars when his
family leaves him home alone. Think the
burglars will be bumbling idiots?
(At Briarwood-6:00 & 8:00
SATURDAY ONLY; Showcase -6:00
& 8:00 SATURDAY ONLY)
" 000" " "
Jacob's Ladder
By the director of FatalAttraction, 9 1/2
Weeks, and Flashdance, this latest flick
stars Tim Robbins in a drama of
insanity and New York. (At Showcase-
1:35,4:20, 7:25, 9:55, 12:20;
Briarwood-10:00, 12:15, 2:30, 4:45,
7:15, 9:45, 11:50)
"e """e e e
The Krays
Yet another gangster film, this time a
British one based on the real-life events
of mobster twins.
(At Briarwood-10:00, 12:15, 2:30,4:45,
7:00, 9:15, 11:30; Showcase -1:50,
4:35, 7:15, 9:35, 11:55)
e"e " " " "
Marked For Death
Steven Segal kills people and gets paid
a lot of money for it. (At Showcase -
1:00, 5:40, 7:40)
Memphis Belle
The true story of America's most
successful flying squadron during the
Second World War. Stars Mathew
Modin and Eric Stolz. (At Showcase -
1:15,3:20, 5:15, 7:30, 9:45, 11:50)
"... . .
Metropolitan
A wonderful, uniquely-narrated look at
society among the young in Manhattan.
(At Ann Arbor 1&2-call for times)
. . . . .0
Miller's Crossing
The latest in the recent mafia trend,
hailed from here to Poughkeepsie, by
the (in)famous Cohen Brothers. (At
Briarwood-10:00, 12:15, 2:30, 4:45,
7:00, 9:15, 11:30)
" s....
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 Briarwood-
10:00, 12:00, 2:00, 4:00, 7:30, 9:45,
11:45)
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
Briarwood- 10:15, 12:30, 2:40, 4:45,
7:30, 9:30)
Quigley Down Under
Tom Selleck travels to Australia as an
American cowboy in search of a lead
role that won't bomb. With Laura San
Giacomo. (At Showcase-1:45 4:30,
7:35, 10:00, 12:15; on Saturday: 1:00,
3:15, 10:00, 12:15)
- - - * - "
Return of the Superfly
The name says it all. (At Showcase-
1:10, 3:10, 5:10, 7:45, 9:40, 11:45)
Reversal of Fortune
Jeroomy Irons, Glenn Close and Ron
Silver star in this story about Claus von
Bulow, who in real life was convicted of
attempting to murder his wife. Believe
it or not, this is a suspense-comedy.(At
Showcase-1:45, 4:30, 7:35, 10:00,
12:15; on Saturday: 1:00, 3:15, 10:00,
12:15)
. . . . . .
Rocky Horror Picture Show
A poignant romance that deals with
many basic existentialist themes. Bring
your hanky to this one. (At Briarwood
- 11:30)
Sibling Rivalry

A lighthearted comedy about a
repressed housewife who decides to
have an affair. With Kirstie Alley,
Carrie Fisher, Jami Gertz, and Sam
Elliot, and directed by Carl Reiner.
(At Showcase-1:20; 3:30, 5:20, 7:40,
9:30, 12:00; Fox Village-5:00, 7:30,
9:30)
To Sleep With Anger
Danny Glover is a storyteller and
trickster who moves in with a friend
and meddles mischievously with his
family. By acclaimed director Charles
Burkett.(AtAnn Arbor 1&2 - call for
times)
".. .."..
White Palace
Pumping and grinding with Susan
Sarandon and James Spader. (At
Showcase-1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:15, 9:25,
11:30)
bars and clubs
The Ark
(761-1451)
Friday: John Hartford, armed with
fiddle and banjo. Saturday: Utah
Phillips, singer and storyteller.
Sunday: Ferron.
" " " " " "
Bird of Paradise
(662-8310)
Friday, Saturday: Johnny O'Neal Trio
performing jazz.
" " " " " "
The Blind Pig
(996-8555)
Friday: The Difference. Saturday:
Juice.
*"* * *@ *
Club Heidelberg
(994-3562)
Friday: Harm's Way/Huntress.
Saturday: Wig, a local group, with
Majesty Cnsh and Royal Tnx.
*****"
Rick's American Cafe
(996-2747)
Friday: Lonnie Brooks performing
blues.
.O" " "e*e"
U-Club
(763-2236)
Saturday: Anne Be Davis, local
rock'n'roll.
performances
F R I D A Y
Dave Frishberg, jazz pianist and
vocalist. Kerrytown Concert House,

8:00 769-2999.-
0"*"** * *
Comedy Company Big Show, annual,
fall show put on by University
students. Mendelssohn Theatre, 8:00.
763-1107.
PDQ Bach. Michigan Theater, 8:00.
668-8397.
U-M Symphony Band/Concert Band,
performing works by Copeland, Bach,
Wagner and others. Hill Aud., 8:00.
763-4726.
Joe Turner's Come and Gone. About
Blacks' lives and culture in 1911
Pittsburgh. Frieze Bldg., Trueblood
Theatre, 8:00.
* " * * * *
The Lark. Jean Anouilh's version of
the Joan of Arc legend, performed by
the R.C. Players. East Quad '
Auditorium, 8:00.
S A T U R DA Y
" . " " " "
U-M Men's Glee Club/The Friars.
Hill Aud., 8:00. 764-8350.
. . ..".
Comedy Company Big Show, annual
fall show put on by University
students. Mendelssohn Theatre, 8:00.
763-1107.
Performance Network presents a
video retrospective of "Residents",
hosted by Penn and Teller. Two
showings, at 8:00 and 10:00 .
Michigan premiere.
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Joe Turner's Come and Gone. About
Blacks' lives and culture in 1911
Pittsburgh. Frieze Bldg., Trueblood
Theatre, 8:00.
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The Lark. Jean Anouilh's version of
the Joan of Arc legend, performed by
the R.C. Players. East Quad
Auditorium, 8:00.
S U N D A Y
Sixth Annual French Music Series,
featuring three organists. School of
Music, Blance Anderson Moore Hall,
4:00.763-4726.
" " " " " "
Michigan Chamber Players, featuring
School of Music faculty chamber
ensembles. School of Music, Recital
Hall, 8:00. 763-4726.
Joe Turner's Come and Gone..About

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