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The Killer
Catch this hot new action flick from Hong Kong a
month before it hits the DIA.
(John Woo, 1990)
Aud A 700& 9:00
* * * * *
Hitchcock's first American film won a best picture
Oscar, but don't let that scare you off.
(Alfred Hitchcock, 1940)
MLB4 7:00&9:15
* * * * * *
Bugs Bunny Weekend
A triple feature of Bugs movies, including The
Looney Looney Bugs Bunny Movie, The Bugs
Bunny Road Runner Movie, and 1001 Rabbit
(Various Directors, 1960 c.)
MLB 3 700 8:30 10:20
* 9* * *
This week's entry in the Japanese period film
series deals with a dispute between warlords.
(Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1989)
Lorch 700 FREE
* . * - *.
City Slickers
The yuppie whining is thicker than the bullshit in
this Billy Crystal comedy.
(Ron Underwood, 1991)
Mich Th. 500 & 9:15
- - . . -@ -
The Story of Boys and Girls
A new Italian comedy of marriage and adultery.
(Pupi Avati, 1991)
MichTh. 7:15
Wings of Desire
Perhaps the greatest film of the last five years.
(Wim Wenders, 1988)
Aud A 7:00& 9:20
-* 9* **?
Jean-Paul Belmondo stars in the ultrahip film that
started the French New Wave.
(Jean-Luc Godard, 1959)
MLB 4 7:00
* *9* * *
Shoot the Piano Player
#Another Nouvelle Vague flick, this one from the
great Truffaut.
(Frangois Truffaut, 1960)
MLB 4 8:40
* . * * * *
The Color Purple
Along with Empire of the Sun, the most mature
film from the creator of Amazing Stories.
(Steven Spielberg, 1985)
Hillel 800
Dustin Hoffman and Bill Murray star in another
*uperor Hollywood product from director Pollack.
(Sydney Pollack, 1982)
Hillel 10:00
The Story of Boys and Girls
See Friday.
Mich Th. 500 & 9:15
City Slickers
See Friday.
Mich Th. 7-00

The End of St. Petersburg
The Ann Arbor Silent Film society presents a
timely showing of two classic Soviet silent films, by
Eisenstein and Pudovkin.
Sheraton inn 3:00
Dr. Strangelove
This Cold War black comedy may be Kubrick's
best. Treat yourself to a free classic.
(Stanley Kubrick, 1964)
Aud A 700 FREE
The Story of Boys and Girls
See Friday.
Mich Th. 7:45
Blow Up
Superhip film about photography, murder and
mimes in the '60s.
(Michelangelo Antonioni, 1966)
MichTh. 700
The Story of Boys and Girls
See Friday.
MichTh. 9.20
Mother Krausen's Journey to Happiness
The Goethe institute presents a free film dealing
with the Great Depression in Germany.
(Piel Jutzi, 1929)
Aud D 7:00 FREE
. . . . . .
inherit the Wind
Excellent adaptation of the play about the Scopes
Monkey Trial starring Spencer Tracy.
(Stanley Kramer, 1960)
Aud A 9:00 FREE
Blow Up
See Tuesday.
Mich Th. 7-00
The Story of Boys and Girls
See Friday.
Mich Th. 9:20
The Story of Boys and Girls
last showingI See Friday for info.
Mich Th. 7:00
. . . . . .
Being There
Peter Sellers stars in this comedy selected to be
shown by Poli Sci Prof. Ken Lieberthal.
(Hal Ashby, 1980)
Hillel 8:30
Young Frankenstein
Why not spend Halloween with Gene Wilder and
Marty Feldman?
(Mel Brooks, 1974)
Mich Th. 9:40

12:20, 3, 5:15, 7:30, 9:50, 11:55: at Briarwood:
10, 12:10, 2:20, 4:30, 7, 9:15)
. . . . . .
City of Hope (R)
Independent working man's auteur John Sayles
(Matewan, Eight Men Out) directed this story of
a decaying metropolis. (At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: Satf/
Sun / Tues:12:00, 2:20,4:45, 7:15, 9:50; all week:
4:45, 7:15, 9:50)
Curly Sue (PG)
Producer John Hughes, the master himself,
actually directed this ripoff of his own product
Home Alone, so it'll no doubt be even better. (At
Showcase: 12:50, 2:50, 5:05, 7:35, 9:45, 11:45; at
Briarwood: 10, 12, 2, 4:15, 7, 9, 11:30)
. . * 9.
Dead Again (R)
Support Ken Branagh one more time... he may
make Much Ado About Nothing with the proceeds.
(At Fox Village: 5, 7, 9:45)
Deceived (PG-13)
Goldie Hawn actually succeeds in shaking her
flighty Private Benjamin image in this decent
Disney thriller. (At Showcase: 12:25, 2:45, 5:05,
7:40, 9:55, 12:15)
Ernest Scared Stupid (PG)
The fourth installment of the brilliant Ernest
tetrology from Mr. Varney, about the accidental
release of a treacherous troll on Halloween. (At
Showcase: 12, 2, 4, 6)
+* 9 - * * 9
The Fisher King (R)
Director Terry Gilliam (Brazil) actually makes a hit
film with this overlong redemption drama
featuring Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges. (At
Briarwood: 10, 1, 4, 7, 9:45,12:05; at Showcase:
1:15, 4:15, 7:20, 10:05, 12:35)
Frankie and Johnny (R)
Michelle Pfeiffer and Al Pacino actually succeed in
playing the world's best looking waitress and cook
in a romantic comedy from Garry 'Laveme's my
sister' Marshall. (At Showcase:12:10, 2:30, 4:50,
7:15, 9:40, 12:10; at Briarwood: 10, 12:15, 2:30,
4:45, 7:15, 9:50, 12)
Homicide (R)
Joe Mantegna and writer/director David Mamet
(House of Games) team up again for a mystery
that looks way cool. (At Showcase: 12:15, 2:40,
4:55, 7:30, 9:40, 12:00)
* . * 9 * *
House Party 2 (R)
Unfortunately, the Hudlin brothers, who did the
hilarious first part have nothing to do with this
sequel. (At Showcase: 12:05,12:30,2:25, 3, 4:35,
5:10, 7:20, 7:50, 9:30, 10:00, 11:40, 12:15; at Fox
Village: 5, 7, 9:30)
* * - * - 9-
Little Man Tate (PG)
Jodie Foster's directorial debut is an
unexceptional, sappy Hollywood drama about a 7-
year-old genius caught between his dim mother and
an evil psychologist. (At Showcase: 1, 3:10, 5:10,
7:15, 9:25, 11:35)
. . . - 9 -
My Own Private Idaho (R)
Gus Van Sant (Dnugsbre Cowboy) becomes one
of the most exciting American directors with this
unique story of street hustlers that also proves
Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix can act. (At Ann
Arbor 1 & 2: Sat/Sun/Tue: 12:30, 2:45, 5:00,
7:30, 930; all week: 5:00, 7:30, 9:30)
* 9 * 9 * *
Necessary Roughness (PG-13)
Possibly the best football film since that First &
Ten series on HBO. (At Briarwood: 10:15, 12:30,
2:40, 4:50, 7, 9:15,11:30; at Showcase: 7:50,
10:05, 12:20)
Other People's Money (R)
Unfunny, unsuccessful adaptation of an off-
Broadway comedy hit starring Louie dePalma, er,
Danny Devito and Penelope Ann Miller. (At
Briarwood: 10:15, 12:30, 2:40, 4:45, 7:30, 9:40,

11:40; at Showcase: 12:40, 2:50, 5, 7:40, 9:50,
. . . . . .
Paradise (PG-13)
Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith team up in a
sentimental drama. Yawn. (At Showcase: 12:35,
2:45, 5:00, 7:35, 10:00, 12:20)
. . . . . .9
Ricochet (R)
Affable John Lithgow (Harry and the
Hendersons) is cast against type as a
Lecteresque killer challenged by one good cop,
Denzel Washington. Yes, it does suck. (At Fox
Village: 5, 7:15, 9:30; at Showcase:12:55, 3:05,
5:20, 7:45, 9:55, 12:05)
. . . . . .9
Rocky Horror Picture Show
No advance screening; not yet reviewed. (At
Briarwood: Fri & Sat 11:30)
* 9 . * 9 -
Shattered (R)
Tom Berenger stars as an amnesiac in the mystery
version of Regarding Henry by the director of
Das Boot.(At Showcase: 12, 2:20, 4:30, 725,
9:35, 11:50; at Briarwood: 10:15, 12:30, 2:45,
4:45, 7:30, 930,11:30)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (R)
"He'lllive. (At Fox Village: 5, 7:30, 10)

Don Theyken will lead the dancing with live music by
the Streetwise String Band. Pittsfield Union
Grange Hall, 2 p.m., $6. 677-4249
* * * 9** *
Jews and Conversos in Medieval Spain. The
first program in 'Jews and the Encounter with the
New World, 1492/1992,' a series of five public
programs in observance of the Columbus
Quincentenary. Rackham Aud., 1-10 p.m. 763-9047
* * ** *
Don, Don or The First Burning. See Friday. 6.30
Kuru. See Friday. 2 p.m., 7 p.m.
.* * -
Colors: Brothers Beneath the Skin. See Friday.
4 p.m.
M. Butterfly. The Tony award-winning play by
David Henry Hwang about a long-term love affair
between a French diplomat and a star of the
Peking Opera. (The Diva isn't a Diva after all, but
a man disguised all those years as a woman. How
did he fool his lover? Come find out at the opening
of the Michigan Theater Drama Season. Mich.
Theater, 8 p.m., $29.50, $27.50. 668-8397
The University Choir. Jerry Blackstone conducts
works by Byrd, Stanford and Vaughn Williams. Hill
Aud., 8 p.m., free. 763-4726
Mademoiselle Magazine. Come see these fashion
plates exhibit the latest looks. Michigan Union
Ballroom, 11 am.-5 p.m., free. 763-1100
* " *"*"*" *
Halloween Concert. The University Symphony
Orchestra performs the always popular Annual
Concert with spooky sounds and surprising
sorceresses. Works such as Symphonie
Fantastique' and "The Damnation of Faust" will
make you glad that you didn't forget to wear your
costume. Hill Aud., 9 p.m. 763-4726
The Smithereens. Electric rock with some hits.
Their latest album is Blow Up. is it named after
the Michelangelo Antonioni film? $18.50 in advance
at TicketMaster plus a $2.50 service charge.
-* *....
Silencel The Court is in Session. A tale of social
injustice in India finds an actress on trial.
Presented by Shaman Drum Bookshop and Blue
Donkey Productions. Performance Network, 8
nm. .9. $7 stu/Sen. 663-0681.

Strehli, blues. Saturday-Sunday: Christine Lavin,
funny folk. Sunday: Song Sisters Halloween Show,
kid's stuff. Tuesday: Dave Von Ronk, ragtime
blues. Wednesday: Martin Carthy & Dave
Swarbrick, British folk. Thursday: Ellen Mcilwaine
& Nu-Banned, slide guitar.
- - . -"..-
Bird of Paradise
Friday-Sunday: Ed Russ Trio, jazz. Monday: Bird of
Paradise Orchestra, big band. Tuesday: Paul
Keller and Company, Jazz. Wednesday: The Ron
Brooks Trio, jazz. Thursday: Roseanna Vitro with
the Ron Brooks Trio, jazz.
* 95999*
Blind Pig
Friday: The Hannibals, rock. Saturday: Blues
Factory Records Blues Festival, blues. Sunday:
Voodoo Love Party with DJ Jeffre L, spinning
alternative and progressive music. Monday: Gary
Detlef's Bad Attitude Arts Ensemble, blues jams.
Tuesday: The Chanel Club, gay entertainment
Wednesday: Ann Arbor Blues Band, blues.
Thursday: Capt Dave and the Psychedelic Lounge
Cats, local lounge.
Club Heidelberg
Friday: Monster Bait with KIA, local alternative.
Saturday: Crazy Lizard with Pete Moss and the
Funghis, driving rock.
* '9.9.9
Del Rio
Sunday: Lunar Octet, jazz.
* * '* *
The Earle
Friday-Saturday: Rick Burgess Trio, jazz. Monday:
Rick Burgess, jazz piano. Tuesday: Rick Roe, jazz
piano. Wednesday: Harvey Reed, jazz. Thursday.
Rick Burgess, jazz piano.
Mainstreet Comedy Showcase
Friday-Saturday: David Naster. Tuesday:
Showcase Night. Wednesday-Thursday: Best of
the Midwest.
*9*.*9*.*9 *
Rick's American Caf6
Friday: The Toll, hard rock. Saturday: George
Bedard and the Kingpins, loca rock. Sunday: DJ,
spins oldies. Monday: Hyperformance Tuesday: ibid
and the Footnotes, local funky soul. Wednesday:
The Hannibals, rock. Thursday: Trinidad Tripoli
Steel Band, reggae.
University Club
Friday:DJ the Meistro, spinning Eurobeat and new
Hip Hop. Saturday: lave band, TBA. Wednesday:
Eric Champhella, Laughtracks. Thursday: DJ
P.M.S. Productions, House music.

A Celebration of Alumni Dancers. Studio A
Theater, Dance Building, 8 p.m. $7, $5 for
students. 763-5460
Chamber Choir. Theodore Morrison conducts
featuring Brahms' "Gypsy Songs. Hill Aud., 8 p.m.
. . . . . .
Kuru. Love, laughter and communicable disease in
the jungle. The Purple Rose Theatre Co., 137 Park
St., Chelsea, 8 p.m., $17. 475-7902
Don, Don or The First Burning. Don Juan and Don
Quixote meet up in the afterlife. Presented by The
Prospero Theatre Co. in association with The
Performance Network. Performance Network, 8
p.m., $9, $7 students/seniors. 663-0681
Colors: Brothers Beneath the Skin. The issues
of segregation and assimilation are dealt with in
this musical about a white man and a Black man
struggling to take control of a commune. Written
and Directed by alumnus Rod Gailes. Mendelssohn
Theater, 8 p.m., $12, $7. 747-0822.
Bandoram. Hill Aud., 8 p.m. $4-$6. 763-5607
. . . . . .9
Singing Recital. The National Association of
Singers with soprano Nicole Philobosian. Recital
Hall, School of Music, 3 p.m. 763-4726
.9 .9. .9.9
Don, Don or The First Burning. See Friday.
Kuu. See Friday.
Colors: Brothers Beneath the Skin. See Friday.
Arleen Auger. Not many can say they sang at
Fergie's wedding, but this American soprano can.
Hill Aud., 4 p.m. $10-$35. 764-2538 or 763-
Halloween Square Dancing and Contra
Dancing. A chance to dance to old-time fiddle
tunes and show off your pumpkin costume. Caller

The Ark
Friday: Marcia Ball, Lou Ann Barton & Angela

All submissions for Weekend's Fiction Issue must be
in by Wednesday, October 30 at 5:00 p.m. Stories
should be 8000-13000 characters in length, with
shorter pieces having a better chance of running.
Weekend does not return stories, though we don't
keep them, either. Authors will be notified by Nov. 2
that their story has been chosen. Questions should
be'directed at'Gil or Jesse at 764-0552.

The Butcher's Wife (PG-13)
Michigander Jeff Daniels and a blonde Demi Moore
star in a supernatural romantic comedy; also with
the great Mary Steenburgen. (At Showcase:



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