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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

ALuu & NAomv Lukas Haas befriends a young girl who witnessed her father's
murder at the hands of the Nazis. With Michael Gross, stretching his wings as an
O ctor in his role as "Dad." At the Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 12:45, 2:45, 7:20.
AMERICAN ME The ever-intense Edward James Olmos makes his directorial debut
(uh-oh) in this film about a powerful East LA crimelord. At Briarwood: 10, 12:10,
2:25, 4:40, 7:15, 9:40, 11::45; at Showcase: 12:15, 2:45, 4:55, 7:35, 10, 12:20.
ARTICLE 99 Ray Liotta, Kiefer Sutherland and Forest Whitaker team up for this
Veteran hospital drama. At Showcase: 12:40, 3, 5:05, 7:35, 9:45, 12.
MY Cousin Vumnw "How low can you go?" Last year's Best Supporting Actor Joe
"The Super" Pesci keeps on trying to find, this time as a sleazy lawyer defending
his cuz, the Incredible Ralph Macchio. At Briarwood: 10, 12:15, 2:35, 4:55, 7:20,
9:50, 12; at Showcase: 12, 2:30, 4:50, 7:30, 9:55, 12:15.

Fred Gwynne is the wacky judge in an Italian triumph, My Cousin Vinny.
FILMS HOLDING:
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST The Greatest Love Story Ever has racked in 100 million
big ones and a Best Picture nomination 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.
BUGSv Be sure to check out the best Best Picture nominee, which also features an
overrated Warren Beatty and great supporting performances from Harvey Keitel,
Ben Kingsley and late concert promoter Bill Graham. At Fox Village: 4:30, 7, 9:50.
CAPE FEAR See Best Actor nominee Robert DeNiro get splashed in the face with a
pot of boiling water. At Fox Village: 4:40, 7, 9:30.
EUROPA EUROPA Acclaimed German film based on a true story about a Jewish
man forced to collaborate with the Nazis during World War II. At the Ann Arbor 1
& 2: 12:15, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:30.
FIa.u 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: today only at 7:40, 10.
FREEJAcK At Fox Village: today only at 4:40, 7, 9:45.
FRIED GREEN TOMATOES Four Southern women git togetha fer sum down-home
female bonding. More fun than an episode of Hee Haw. At Showcase: 12, 2:25,
4:50, 7:20, 9:50, 12:20.
GATE II At Showcase: today only at 2:25, 9:35.
GLADIATOR Cuba Gooding Jr. (Boyz N the Hood) enters the savage world of
underground amateur boxing. At Showcase: 12:45, 2:50, 4:55, 7:30, 9:40, 11:55.
GRAND CANYON When ambition falls short, the result is a pretentious dog. Starring
a bearded Steve Martin, and featuring the Most Absurd Dream Sequence of '91. At
Fox Village: 4:35, 7:15, 10.
THE GREAT MOUSE DETECTIVE Those swine at Disney are never satisfied.
Beauty and the Beast is still racking in the bucks and Walt's lackeys re-release this
mediocre tale about a rodent version of Sherlock Holmes. At Showcase: 12:35,
5:05.
THE HAND THAT RoCKs THE CmwLE 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 Showcase:
2:55, 7:45, 9:55, 12:10.
HOOK What a drag it is gettin' old ... At Fox Village: 4:30, 7:05, 9:40.
JFK More subversive liberal propaganda from that commie bastard Oliver Snow,
er, Stone. Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Director and Supporting Actor (an
impressive Tommy Lee Jones). At Showcase: 7:50, 11:15.
THE LAwNMOWER MAN Pierce Brosnan meets Virtual Reality in the latest bad
Stephen King adaptation. At Briarwood: 10, 12:10, 2:25, 4:40, 7:15, 9:40, 11::45; at
Showcase: 12:20, 2:30, 4:40, 7:25, 9:50, 12:25.
LIFE Is SwEET At the Ann Arbor 1 & 2: today only at 9:45.
* MEDIGNE MAN Eccentric scientist Sean Connery (last seen Whoring for Dollars
in Highlander H: 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: 2:25, 4:45, 7:15;
at Briarwood: 10, 12:05, 2:15, 4:30, 7, 9:15, 11:15.
MEMOIRS OF AN INVISIBLE MAN Chevy Chase teams up with John Carpenter to
make his best low-key comedy since Fletch. Plus lotsa neat-o invisible effects. At
Showcase: 12:30, 5:10, 7:40; at Briarwood: 10, 12, 2, 4, 7:10, 9:15.
MISSISSIPPI MAsALA Denzel Washington and Sarita Choudhury fall in love
because they're not supposed to, in this Jungle Fever from the director of Salaam
Bombay! At Showcase: 12:05, 9:40, 12:05; at Briarwood: 10:15, 12:30, 2:45, 5,
*7:25, 9:45, 11:55.
ONCE Uo A CRIME Another Hollywood Pictures "comedy caper" (i.e. dog),
with Richard Lewis, Sean Young, John Candy and a host of other losers. At
Showcase: 12:25, 2:35, 4:35, 7:20, 9:35, 11:50.
THE PmmCE OF TIDES Barbra Streisand got the Oscar snub for her direction, but
at least the great Nick Nolte was recognized. At the Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 4:45, 9:15.
RoCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOw No advance screening; not yet reviewed. At
Briarwood: Fri & Sat only at 11:30.
SHINING THROUcH At Fox Village: today only at 4:30, 7:15, 9:55.
SyoP! OR MY Mom WIU. SHooT David Letterman predicted that Sly's next
effort will be Stop! Or I'll Make Rocky VI! At Showcase: 2:45, 9:45, 11:45; at
* Briarwood: 7:45, 9:45, 11:30.
TERMINAL BLISS At Showcase: today only at 12:55, 3:10, 5:20, 7:35, 10.

35 UP (1991) Michael Apted's been
interviewing a group of kids every
seven years since they were seven. Now
they're 35. Mich Th 7:00
KoRczAK Great Polish director Andrew
Wajda teams up with Europa Europa
director Agnieszka Holland for this
Holocaust drama. Hillel 8:00
CAPE FEAR (1992) See Best Actor
nominee Robert DeNiro bite a chunk
out of a woman's cheek. Mich Th 9:25
F RI.D A Y
MR. SHOSUKE OHARA (1949) From
Japanese filmmaker Hiroshi Shimizu.
Lorch 7:00 free
BLONDE EMMAIUELLE (1983) 3-D
porn, "comin' at ya" from the Ann
Arbor Film Co-op. Aud A 7:30 & 9:20
FIVE EASY PIECES (1970) A younger
Jack Nicholson stars as a musician in
this drama from the director of Head,
the brilliant Monkees' movie which was
co-written by Nicholson. MLB 4 7:30
UN CHIEN ANDALOUSIMON OF THE
DESERT (1928/1965) Luis Bunuel's
eyeball-slicin' classic is paired with his
later film about a pole-sitting monk.
MLB 3 7:30 & 10:10
THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL (1962)
More from Bunuel, not about a vengeful
prostitute, but a black send-up of haute-
couture. MLB 3 8:40
TEN FOR Two (19711992) John
and Yoko came to Ann Arbor for a rally
after the pigs busted counter-culture
figure John Sinclair for possessing two
joints. Sinclair himself will be on hand
to speak after the documentary. Mich
Th 8:00
CITY SLICKERS (1991) Billy Crystal,
Bruno Kirby and hot director Ron
Underwood (Tremors) team up for this
moronically fun "comedy caper." With
Best Supporting Actor nominee (?) Jack
Palance. International Ctr 8:00free
PRmZZIS HONOR (1985) More
Nicholson, along with John Huston,
Kathleen Turner and da mob. MLB 4
9:30
SA T U R D A Y
SCENE OF THE CRIME French thriller
starring Catherine Deneuve, who you
might remember getting some drastic
gynecological surgery in Dead Ringers.
MLB 3 7:00 & 9:00
AN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL
RETROSPECTIVE SCREENING Best of
the indie film fest's last 29 years. Mich
Th 7:00,9:30 & midnite
BLONDE EmMANUELLE (1983) See
Friday. Aud A 7:30 & 9:20
KHUSH (1991) Not them spongy balls
they sell at Middle Earth, but a short
film about ecstasy and love in the gay
community. Aud C 7:30free
ORIENTATIONS (1985) Interviews
with gay people of color. Aud C 8:00
free
TwO LIES (1989) A Chinese-
American woman and her daughters
struggle with their identity. Aud C 9:00
free
ONE FLEw OVER THE CUCKOO'S
NEST (1975) Even more Nicholson,
this time as a mental patient in Milos
Forman 's amazing version of Ken
Kesey's novel. MLB 4 9:00
S U N D A Y
CAMLLE The Ann Arbor Silent Film
Society presents this film, based on the
Alexander Dumas story that inspired
Verdi's La Traviata. With the short
Salome. Sheraton (near Briarwood) 3:00
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)
Ain't it, though? Especially here in
snowy Ann Arbor, where you can enjoy

this holiday classic in March! Merrrrry
Christmas! Aud A 7:00free
KoRczaK (1991) See Thursday. Hillel
8:00
M O N D A Y
THE LAST SUPPER (1977) A Cuban
slaveowner forces his workers to re-
enact the Last Supper for Christmas.
Rackham 7:00free
T U E S D A Y
ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL 30
Different groundbreaking films every
damn night! Check out this Ann Arbor
institution if you haven't, loser. Mich

JERRY AND THE JUVENILES Rock or something like that, Rick's, 996-2747
JAzz COMBOS North Campus Commons, 8 p.m., 763-4726, $2.
TRACEY SCIENCE w/YMI Cool local jazz, Blind Pig, 996-8555
DREW WESTON The Doctor who can't sing returns from Harvard Hell, Ark, 8
p.m., $7.75 students, seniors, members, $8.75 everyone else.
F R I D A Y
CHUNKY SEED w/BmcHT BLACK AND THE STEVE SOMERS BAND Cool bands
playing at Heidelberg, 663-7758
THE DETROIT ALL-STAR JAZZ REUNION QUARTET Jack Brokenshaon vibes,
Matt Michaels on piano, Dan Jordon on bass, and drummer Jerry McKenzie, Bird
of Paradise 662-8310
THE MAD HATTERS They fuse "blues, funk, and folk," Rick's, 996-2747
THE RFD BOYS Bluegrass, Ark, 8 p.m., $7.75 students, members, seniors, $8.75
others, 761-1451
RoN BROOKS TRIO w/ERC BRANDON Jazz, Bird of Paradise, 662-8310
SouTHCOINC ZAK w/GROOVE SPOON Quirky Rock, Blind Pig, 996-8555
S A T U R D A Y
BLUES FACTORY RECORDS BLUES FESTIVAL Featuring loads o' Blues artists,
Blind Pig, 996-8555
RON BROOKS TRIO w/EwC BRANDO See Friday.
PAT DONOHUE Guitarist at the Ark, 8 p.m., $9.75 for members, students, seniors,
$10.75 for everyone else, 761-1451
ELECTRONIC MUSIC New Works from the Electronic Music Studios, Rackham
Lecture Hall, 8 p.m., 763-4726.
DEBBIE FRIEDMAN Singer/ songwriter, Hillel, 8 p.m., $10, $6 students, 769-0500.
DUKE TUMATO & THE POWER TRIO Veteran road bar rockers, Rick's, 996-
2747
INSIDE OUT Three-piece, alternative, all-woman band, Cross Street, 485-5050
MISSIONARY STEW w/VOoDOO CHILI More Rock at the Heidelberg, 663-7758
WIND & PERCUSSION Scholarship recital, Kerrytown Concert, 8 p.m., 763-4726.
S U N D A Y
GARY DETLEF'S BAD ATTITUDE ARTS ENSEMBLE Blues, Blind Pig, 996-8555
FACULTY ARTISTS CONCERT Hill Aud., 8 p.m., free, 763-4726.
EDUARDO FERNANDEz Guitarist playing Beethoven, Rodrigo and Rimsky-
Korsakov, Michigan Theater, 4 p.m., with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra,
$12, $15, $18, 668-8397.
HOMEGROWN WOMEN'S MUSIC SERIES W/REPERCUSSIONS, HIDEKO MILLS,
WASENTHA I might like more folk if it weren't for things like this, Ark, 7:30 p.m.,
$6-10, 761-1451
SCOTT HENDERSON, GARY WILLIS AND TRIBAL TECH Guitarist, Magic Bag
Theater Cafe, Femdale, 7:30 p.m., $10, $12.50, 645-6666
M O N D A Y
ACADEMY OF EARLY MUSIC Pendleton Room of the Michigan Theater, Baroque
harpsichord, voice, violin and viola da gamba, 8 p.m., free, 764-7544.
COMPOSERS' FORUM Showcase of student compositions, 8 p.m., School of Music
Recital Hall, 763-4726.
FULL MOON RISING They probably sound like CCR, Rick's, 996-2747
JAMES Cool British band that's been around forever, St. Andrew's Hall, 961-
MELT
ROBERT JONES AND MIKE STEVENS Blues, Ark, $8.75 members, students,
seniors, $9.75 everyone else, 761-1451
STUDENT HARPSICHORD RECITAL Blanche Anderson Moore Hall, 8 p.m., 763-
ROBERT JONES AND MIKE STEVENS Blues, Ark, $8.75 members, students,
seniors, $9.75 everyone else, 761-1451
STUDENT HARPSICHORD RECITAL Blanche Anderson Moore Hall, 8 p.m., 763-
4726.
T U E S D A Y
THE ATTIC w/BARTONIANS Classic Rock, Blind Pig, 996-8555
FRANK ALuSON & THE ODD SOx They're back. Hurray., Rick's 996-2747
GRADUATE STUDENT RECITAL 19th- and 20th century vocal music, Rackham
Assembly Hall, 8:30 p.m., free, 662-9775.
IRISH CEIu Audience participation with poetry, song, comedy and musical
instrument, North Campus Commons, 8 p.m., 764-7544.
RICHT SAID FRED I'm too sexy to tour but I am anyway, Industry, 645-6666
W E D N E S D A Y
LUSH Winsome quartet rocks out ethereally, St. Andrew's Hall, 961-MELT
THE PRODiGALS Rock or something like that, Rick's, 996-2747
VUDU HIPPIES Yeah, we've heard it before, Blind Pig, 996-8555

ARTTALKs Cezanne and Seurat slide
talk at the University Museum of Art, 12
noon, free, 764-0395.
DAN RUSKIN Comedy in Concert, 10:30
a.m., $10 for the show and $10 for a
luncheon following, 662-7593 or 761-
7221.
HIcHLY IMPROvABLE Ann Arbor's new
improvisational troupe will perform at
the U-Club. The 6:45 p.m. show is free if
dinner is purchased; the 10 p.m. show
has a $2 admission, 763-2236.
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.
$l5-$25. The Purple Rose Theatre,
Chelsea. Call 475-7902
SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART Forrest
McGill delivers a lecture, "A Case
Study," East Conference Room,
Rackham Auditorium, 3 p.m., free.
WHITLEY SETRAKUUIA Lobster, skulls
(human skulls), bridges (civil engineer-
ing) and the highest paid female
entertainer in the world, that pop tart
Madonna are all part of this new show,
Performance Network, 8 p.m., $9, $7
students, 663-0681.
YAKOV SMIRNOFF Mainstreet Comedy
Showcase, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. shows,
$22.50 for reserved seating, call 996-
9080.
F R I D A Y
MORE FUN THAN BOWUNG See
Thursday.
WHITLEY SETRAKUIA See Thursday.
YAKOv SMIRNOFF See Thursday.
S A T U R D A Y
BICHImS BIA CONcO Nguisani Matinu:
Dancing To The Same Drum a show of
African-American and Congolese
lifestyles, Mendelssohn Theater, 8 p.m.,
$12, $7 students, 763-TKTS.
HANDS-On MUSEUM The Great Water
Race, Mummies, Mystery & Magic and
Astronauts & Space (also a 1:30 to 3:30
p.m. session). 10 to 12 p.m., $10
workshop cost, 995-5439.
MEDICAL ILLUSTRATION MFA
candidates exhibit their works, opening
reception 5 p.m., 763-4417.
MORE FUN THAN BowuNG See
Thursday.
NOCHES TROPICALES Fund-raising for
MORE FUN THAN BOWUNG See
Thursday.
NoCHEs TROPICALES Fund-raising for
Dance Scholarships featuring dances,
music and food of Latin America,
Rehearsal Room of the Power Center, 8
p.m., 763-3333.
STUDENT AwARDs Presentation and
reception in the Jean Paul Slusser
Gallery, School of Art, 7 p.m.,call 763-
4417.
WHITLEY SETRAKIA See Thursday.
S U N D A Y
ARTTOUR University Museum of Art,
exhibition, 2 p.m., free, 747-2067.
BICHiNiS BIA CoNco See Saturday, 6
p.m.
JAPAN CULTURE DAY Organized by the
Japan Student Association, you'll have to
see what it's about yourself, Michigan
Union Ballroom, noon to 4 p.m., 994-
1305.
MomE FUN THAN BOwuNG See
Thursday.
WHITLEY SETRAKIAn See Thursday,
6:30 p.m.
M O N D A Y
HAMANTASHEN DEuvERY Help make
and deliver these cookies to senior

citizens this Purim, Hillel, 764-8854.
JEWISH FEImIST GROUP The
Changing Roles of Israeli Women, Hillel,
7 p.m., 747-6575.
2ND ANNUAL GOLDEN APPLE AwARD
Answers the question posed to profes-
sors., "If you could only give one lecture,
what would you really want to say to this
generation of students?" And everyone's
favorite Bible prof, Ralph G. Williams is
this year's lucky winner. Rackham Aud.,
8 p.m., free, 769-0500.
T U E S D A Y
ARTBREAKS A tour of the University
Museum of Art exhibition at 12:10-12:30
p.m., free, 747-2067.

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