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The Michigan Daily - Weekend etc. - February 13, 1992 - Page 9

'CAMPU L' I.IPJEM A

FILMS OPENING FRIDAY:

T H U R S D A Y

T H U R S D A Y T H U R S D A Y

Tim GrAT Mouse DETECim Those swine at Disney are never satisfied.
Beauty and the Beast is still racking in the bucks and Walt's lackeys release this
qlassic children's tale about a rodent version of Sherlock Holmes. At Showcase: 12,
1:40, 3:20, 5, 7:10, 9:35, 11:25.
SLACKER A bunch of lethargic twentysomething losers hang around in pretentious
caf6s in a college town and talk about bizarre conspiracy theories. Sound familiar?
Then check out Richard Linklater's film that was made for an Ann Arbor crowd. At
the Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 1, 3, 5, 7:10, 9:30.
Wivme's WommD This potential Strange Brew II might actually be funny, with
director Penelope Spheeris (both Decline of Western Civilization films, Suburbia)
at the helm. At Briarwood: 10, 12, 2,4:15, 7, 9, 11:15; at Showcase: 12:15, 2:20,
4:40, 7:25, 9:30, 11:35.

This week is your very last chance to see Beatty and Bening in Bugsy.
FILMS HOLDING:
AN AMERICAN TAIL 2: FIEVEL GOES WEST It ain't Beauty. Wouldn't it be sad
if this was the last thing Jimmy Stewart ever did? At Fox Village: today only at 5.
BEAuTY AND THE BEAST The greatest love story ever has racked in 100 million
big ones for those greedy bastards at Disney. At Briarwood: 10, 11:35, 1:15, 2:50,
4:25, 6; at Showcase: 12:10, 2:20, 4:20, 6.
*B3ucsv Don't panic: Warren Beatty might be a dick, but his latest gangster flick is
no Dick Tracy II. Director Barry Levinson's still got it, and the film also features
great performances from Judas, Gandhi and Elliot Gould. At Showcase: today only
at 12:05, 4:25, 7:25, and starting tomorrow at 7:35, 10, 12:25.
THE BUTcHER's WIFE Blonde clairvoyant Demi Moore and homeboy Jeff Daniels
make whoopee. At Fox Village: starting tomorrow at 12:05, 2:25, 4:40,7,'9:20.
CAPE FEAR What a God Martin Scorsese is ... he takes a cheap '60s thriller and
makes it the shocker of the year. At Showcase: today only at 9:40, 12:05.
DEAD AcAIN Kenneth Branagh delivers with the only Thriller of '91. Not. At Fox
Village: today only at 4:55, 7:20, 9:40.
FATHER OF THE BIDE Steve Martin's just so pissed because his daughter's
pettng married. The most Oedipal fun for your buck since Hamlet. At Showcase:
12:30, 2:45, 5:10, 7:40, 9:45, 11:45.
FINAL AmALYsIS When Kim Basinger, Uma Thurman and Zen Master Richard
Gere get together to make a steamy psychological thriller, trust us, things get pretty
damn steamy. From the director of U2's Rattle & Hum. At Showcase: 12:10, 2:40,
5, 7:40, 10:05, 12:30; at Briarwood: 10, 12:15, 2:35, 5, 7:30, 9:50, 12.
FOR THE Boys Bette Midler and James Caan fail to capture the magic of Bob
Hope. At Fox Village: today only at 7, 10.
FREEJAcK Emilio Estevez is projected into the year 2009 and pursued by evil
bounty hunter Mick Jagger. Scary stuff. Co-stars Best Actor Anthony Hopkins. At
howcase: 12:20,4:45, 7:30.
ED GREEN TOMATOEs Four Southern women git togetha fer sum down-home
female bonding. Better than an episode of Hee law. At Showcase: 12, 2:25, 4:50,
7:20, 9:50, 12:20.
GRAND CANYON When ambition falls short, the result is a pretentious dog. Starring
a bearded Steve Martin. At Briarwood: 10, 1, 4, 7, 9:30; at Showcase: 1:05, 3:45,
7:15, 9:55, 12:30.
THE HAND THAT RoaCs THE CRADLE Wayne State grad Ernie Hudson (yes, the
Black Ghostbuster) stars with Rebecca DeMornay in a cheesy USC film school
script about an evil nanny. And good news for you budding screenwriters - the
script was only produced because it was written by a producer's wife. At
riarwood: 10:15, 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:30, 9:50, 12; at Showcase: 12:35, 2:55, 5:05,
7:35, 9:55, 12:10.
HooK Even Dustin and Robby can't overcome the lousy sets and weak plot of this
lame fantasy from the director of The Goonies. What a drag it is gettin' old... At
Showcase: 1, 4:30, 7:15, 9:45, 12:15.
JFK More subversive liberal propaganda from that commie bastard Oliver Snow,
er, Stone, and a serious contender for the Best Supporting Cast of the Decade,
featuring Gary Oldman, Donald Sutherland, Walter Matthau, Joe Pesci, John
Candy, Tommy Lee Jones, Kevin Bacon. At Briarwood: Fri/Sat at 12, 3:35, 7:15,
10:45, and Sun-Thurs at 10, 1:30, 5, 8:30; at Showcase: 12, 3:30, 7:20, 10:45 (Fril
Sat only).
IwcE Spike Lee's cinematographer Ernest Dickerson does the trite thing in his
directorial debut, a clich6d coming of age story set in Harlem with lots of cool DJ
scenes. At Showcase: today only at 7:50, 10, 12.
KuFFs Christian Slater is a loose cannon forced to grow up when he inherits a
private police force. Ooomph! Oscar sez, "Lock me up and throw away the key!"
At Showcase: 2:35, 9:40, 11:55.
Laim CRIMEs Psychotic Catwoman Sean Young stars as a prosecuting attorney
going after sex criminal Patrick Bergin. At Showcase: today only at 2:40, 10:05, 12.
MEDICINE MAN Eccentric scientist Sean Connery (last seen Whoring for Dollars
in Highlander I: The Quickening) discovers a cure for cancer while researching in
the Amazon. But ooops! He's lost the formula! With Lorraine Bracco. From the
director of Die Hard and The Hunt for Red October. At Showcase: 12:25, 2:30,
4:35, 7:30, 9:40, 11:50; at Briarwood: 10,12:05, 2:15, 4:30, 7, 9:15, 11:15.
My GIRL In case you can't wait till Home Alone 2 .... At Fox Village: today only
at 4:45, 7:10, 9:30.
NAKED LuNCH Big Bill Burroughs on the Big Screen? Only splat-master David
Cronenberg could even come close to doing the trick, and yes, the talking asshole
scene was included (along with a generous dose of Mugwump jism). At the Ann
Arbor 1 & 2: today only at 12:15, 2:30, 4:55, 7:05, 9:30, and starting tomorrow at
2:30 (Sat, Sun, Tues), 9:45 (Fri, Mon, Wed, Th).
THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS Fun for the whole family from Uncle Wes. At
Fox Village: today only at 4:50, 7:30, 9:50.
*TnE PmcE oF TIDES Barbra Streisand's latest directorial effort, an adaptation of
the Pat Conroy novel. We're sure everybody who's read the novel will just love her
version. But can that Nick Nolte act! At the Ann Arbor 1 & 2: today only at 11:50,
2:15,4:45,7:20,9:50, and starting tomorrow at 12 (Sat/ Sun only), 4:45, 7:20; at
Showcase: 12:50, 4:15, 7:10 (replaced on Saturday with a 7:45 sneak of Radio
Flyer), 9:50, 12:20.
SHATTERED Tom Berenger thriller from the director of Das Boot. At Fox Village:
starting tomorrow at 12:10, 2:35, 4:55, 7:20, 9:30.
RAMBUNG RosE Curiosity may have killed the cat, but satisfaction brought him
back. At Fox Village: starting tomorrow at 12:15, 2:30, 4:50, 7:30, 9:50.
RoCKY HORRoR PIcruRE SHow No advance screening; not yet reviewed. At
*Briarwood: Fri & Sat only at 12.
RusH Jason Patric and Jennifer Jason Leigh are undercover drug warriors who

HIGH HEELS (1991) Yeah, more sex
and violence from the twisted mind of
Pedro Almodovar (Tie Me Up! Tie Me
Down!). Mich Th 7:15
FRANKIE & JOHrNY (1991) One of
the Best of '91 features an Oscar-caliber
Michelle Pfeiffer performance. Mich Th
9:30
F R I D A Y
CHILDREN OF A LESSER Coo (1986)
Somnambulist William Hurt teaches
real life deaf woman Marlee Matlin.
Chrysler Aud 5:00 free
A STAR ATHLETE (1936) 2nd in a
series of seven films by Japanese
director Hiroshi Shimizu. Lorch 7:00
free
FRANKIE & JOHNNY (1991) See
Thursday. Mich Th 7:10
EDwARD SassouHAms (1989) Fun
fairytale from Tim Burton. MLB 3 7:30
& 9:30
FILMS BY JoNlE DoiELE AND
HAmELORE KoBER (1980-89)
Plenty of neat stuff from everybody's
favorite avant garde University film
profs. Aud A 8:00
WHEN HARRY MET SAuY (1989)
Rob Reiner's homage to Woody Allen
is the perfect Valentine's Day flick.
MLB 4 9 p.m.
HIGH HEELS (1991) See Thursday.
Mich Th 9:30
SATURDAY
THE TALK OF THE TOwN (1942)
Cary Grant is sooo sexy, and Jean
Arthur plays his confidant in this
thriller. MLB 7:00
THE FALL OF THE 1-HoEL (1977)
Curtis Choy's look at urbanization and
class struggle in Manilatown. Aud C
7:30 free
FumY FACE (1957) Fred Astaire and
Audrey Hepburn - how can you go
wrong? MLB 3 9:05
FRECKLED Rca (1988) Life in
Boston's Chinatown. Aud C 8:30free
JUBILEE (1978) Ann Arbor debut of
British cult director Derek Jarman's
vision of a punk future, featuring Adam
Ant and the Slits. Aud A 7:30 & 9:30
IN A LONELY PLACE (1950) Bogie
plays a Hollywood writer accused of
murder. MLB 4 8:00
To HAVE AND HAe NOT (1944)
Bogie, Bacall, Hemingway and Howard
Hawks put their lips together and blow.
MLB 4 10:00
WILLY WoNKA AND THE CHOCOLATE
FACTORY (1971) Comedic mastermind
Gene Wilder stars in this brilliant
adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic. A
must see. Hillel 8:00 & 10:00
S U N D A Y
THE RAPTURE (1991) Michael
Tolkin's disturbing look at religious
fanaticism. Mich Th 3:00 & 7:10
MY Ow PRIVATE IDAHO (1991)
Gus Van Sant's excellent '90s street
hustler version of Henry IV. Mich Th
5:05
GoLD DIGGERS OF 1935 (1935)
Busby Berkeley musical, with the short
Goldgetters. Aud A 7:00free
HIGH HEELS (1991) See Thursday.
Mich Th 9:15
M O N D A Y
THE RAPTURE (1991) See Sunday.
Mich Th 5:00
COURAGE OF THE PEOPLE (1971)
Jorge Saljines at his finest. Rackham
7:00 free
HIcH HEELS (1991) See Thursday.
Mich Th7:00
MY OwN PIVATE IDAHO (1991)

See Sunday. Mich Th 9:30
THE RADIo FLYER (1992) Wait in
line for seven hours to see this potential
dog from Lethal Weapon director
Richard Donner. With Lorraine Bracco
and John Heard. Nat Sci 9:30free
T U E S D A Y
THE WIND (1928) Silent film
director/Wild Strawberries star Victor
Sjostrom teams up with Lillian Gish. .
Mich Th 5:15
IL BIDONE (1955) 81/2 too main-
stream for you? Check out some early
Fellini. Mich Th 7:00
HIGH HEELS (1991) See Thursday.
Mich Th 9:00
W E D N E S D A Y

ARTTALKs An informal slide talk about the madman Van Gogh at the University
Museum of Art, free, noon, 764-0395.
THE DEATH AND .IFE OF SNEAKY FITCH The Ann Arbor Civic Second Stage
series presents James L. Rosenberg's Western farce about the town coward turned
town bully. Thursdays Through Saturdays at 8 p.m.. Admission is $7, with two-for-
one tickets offered on Thursdays. The Ann Arbor Civic Theatre is located at 1035
South Main Street. Call 662-7282.
HIGHLY IMPROVABLE Ann Arbor's new improvisation troupe will be performing at
Jason's Sandwich Shop at 8 p.m., free, 662-6413.
THE INVISIBLE ELEPHANT Actors with and without disabilities perform this
original play about how it feels to express oneself with a handicap. Produced by
Diversability Theater, Performance Network, $9, $7 students, 8 p.m., 663-0681.
MORE FUN THAN BOwUNG A philosophical comedy centering around the owner
of a midwestern Bowling Alley, his devotion to the sport of bowling and his past
loves and ex-wives. $15-$25. The Purple Rose Theatre, Chelsea. Call 475-7902
OPEN YOUR HEART Not Madonna-style, this fundraiser for the Hands-On
1 luseum includes talks by cardiologists, pacemaker demonstrations, and a sampling
of heart-smart foods. Tickets are $10, 7 p.m., 995-5439.
SPRING CLEANING Take a minute to go through your room - donate all of the
tacky, campy, kitschy stuff you don't want anymore to the Tacky Art Sale, to be
held on April Fool's Day. Proceeds go to campus art programs, drop off sites at the
Michigan Union or North Campus Commons administrative offices.
THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE William Saroyan's prize-winning play will be presented
by the University Players, as they too study the phenomenon known as the
American Dream. Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, $12, $9, $6 students, 8 p.m., 764-
0450.
TURKISH CULTURAL SERIES Two photography exhibitions by world renowned
Turkish artists Ara Guler and Sami Guner, Rackham Central Galleries, reception 7
p.m., 764-3061.

Check out some avant garde cinema, Friday at 8 p.m. in Angell Hall Aud. A
F R I D A Y
THE DEATH AND .IFE oF SNEAKY FITCH See Thursday.
THE INVISIBLE ELEPHANT See Thursday.
MORE FUN THAN BOWUNG See Thursday.
THE TIME OF YOUR .IFE See Thursday.
S A T U R D A Y
ARTIST PAPER MAKING Barbara Brown demonstrates how paper is made at
ArtVentures Briarwood (and you thought the mall was just for shopping), 2 p.m.,
994-8004.
THE DEATH AND L.FE OF SNEAKY FITCH See Thursday.
HANDs-ON MUSEUM Make sound toys, find out the secret of refrigeration and
make your own ice cream, or play dinosaur archaeologist. Each session meets at 10
a.m., $10, 995-5439.
THE INVISIBLE ELEPHANT See Thursday.
MORE FUN THAN BOWUNG See Thursday.
THE TIMn OF YouR .IFE See Thursday.
S U N D A Y
THE INVISIBLE ELEPHANT See Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
MORE FuN THAN BOWUNG See Thursday.
PicAsso AND GsRI Come and see what the new exhibit is all about on this free
tour at the University Museum of Art, 2 p.m., 764-0395.
THE TIME OF YouR LIFE See Thursday, 2 p.m.
M O N D A Y
ART AND PouITs -IN MICHIGAN Discuss the history and future of the arts in
Michigan with the likes of Lana Pollack, Judith Rapanos and William Sederburg,
Trueblood Theatre, Frieze Building, free, 7 p.m., 663-0696.
W E D N E S D A Y
ARTyiDEOs New Ways of Seeing: Picasso, Braque and the Cubist Revolution will
be shown at the University Museum of Art, free, noon, 747-0521.
JUDGING BY APPEARANCEs Lecture by Professor Raymond Grew in conjunction
with the exhibit The Pear at the University Museum of Art, William L. Clements
Library, 8 p.m., reception following at the Museum, free, 764-0395.

FIRST LIGHT reggae, Rick's, 996-2747
JAZ ZComoos Ed Sarath directs,
Rackham Aud., 8 p.m., $2, 763-4726.
THE MAITREs rock, Blind Pig, 996-
855
THURSDAY JAzz CAFE jazz, North
Campus Commons, 764-7544
LEN WALLAcE folk, Ark, 761-1451
F R I D A Y
CHAMBER CONcERT Misha Amory and
Thomas Sauer perform a viola and
piano pieces, University Museum of
Art, 8 p.m., $10, $5 students, 747-0521.
FIRsT LIGHT Rick's, 996-2747
FRANK ALUSON AND THE ODD Sox
rock, Blind Pig, 996-8555
RAGTIME CHARLIE AND SISTER KATE
Banjo and piano, 9 p.m., Espresso
Royale Main Street.
Sout STATIOm alternative rock, Cross
Street, 485-5050
STRAIGHT AHEAD 5:01 jazz, Michigan
Theater, free, 668-8397
SYMPHONY BAND Works by Strauss,
Wagner, Michael Colgrass and Matthew
Fields. Hill Aud., 8 p.m., 7634726.
ToscA The New York City National
Opera Company performs Puccini's
most gripping opera, Power Center, 8
p.m., $40 to $20, 764-1173.
S A T U R D A Y
FESSLER & KAuFMAN Vibes and
trumpet, 9 p.m., Espresso Royale Main
Street.
JoHN GoRKA Ark, 761-1451
THE HANNIBAL alternative rock,
Rick's, 996-2747
MONsTER BAIT w/STONE SouP AND
ToM oN BAss rock, Cross Street, 485-
5050
BARBARA NISSMAN with the Ann
Arbor Symphony Orchestra, performing
Prokofiev and Beethoven selections,
Michigan Th., 8 p.m., 9944801 .
NITZER EBB Pretentious alternative,
State Theater, 7:30 p.m. $15 at
TicketMaster (p.e.s.c.), 763-TKTS
RoLAND BJRAINDANcE alternative
rock, Heidelberg, 663-7758
ToscA See Friday.
WCBN BENEFIT BASH FEATURING.
SOUTGHOING ZAK, BIG DAE AND;
THE ULTRASONICS, TRACEY SaENCE
local rock, Blind Pig, 996-8555
S U N D A Y
HEATHER BIsHOP woman's music,
Ark, 761-1451
CAMPus BAND Works by Arnold,
Grainger and Vaughn Williams, Hill
Aud., 4 p.m., 7634726.
GARY DETLEF's BAD ATTITuW
ARTs ENSEMBLE blues, Blind Pig,
996-8555
FAcuLTY RETAL Dickran Atamian,
piano, Recital Hall, 8 p.m., 763-4726.
CHRIS KAsE QuARTET jazz trumpet,
Bird of Paradise, 2:30 p.m.
NEw VOICES: THE BEST OF Am.
ARDoR's NEw SGER-SONcWRIns
FEATURING BILL O'CoNhOR, DAVID
BLAIR, AND DAVID MosER folk,
Friend's Center, 1420 Hill St., 7:30
p.m., $5 admission, 677-4249
JAET TEU jazz vocalist, The Tap
Room, Michigan Union, 4 p.m., free,
763-0046
M O N D A Y
GoInG PuBuc Rick's, 996-2747
JAZZ NERDS jazz fusion, Cross Street,
485-5050
UmIVERsITY PHILHARMOMOC ORCHES
TRA with concerto winners, Donald
Schleicher conducts, Hill Aud., 8 p.m.,
763-4726.

T U E S D A Y
CHAmBER CHom Stravinsky and
Brahms, conducted by Paul Rardin, Hill
Aud., 8 p.m., 763-4726.
BORoO STmN QuArrEw One of
the Soviet Union's premier ensembles,
Rackham Aud., $29 to $18, 764-2538.
THE SToRY acoustic duo, Ark, free,
761-1451
TEquLA MocKNGu Ds frat cover
rock, Rick's, 996-2747
TMY LIHTs rock, Blind Pig, 996-
8555
W E D N E S D A Y
JOHmmY WITh Am Evu rock, Rick's,
996-2747

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