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FILMS OPENING FRIDAY:

T H U R S D A Y

T H U R S D A Y

FERNGuLuLY ... THE LAST RAINFOREST PC animation? What's next? Elvis as a
cartoon rooster? Featuring the voices of Christian Slater, Tim Curry, Robin
Williams, Cheech & Chong, and Tone-Loc. At Briarwood: 10, 11:30, 1:15, 3, 4:45,
7, 8:45; at Showcase: 12:15, 2, 3:50, 5:30, 7:15, 9:20, 11:20.
THE MAMBO KaNcs Armand Assante stars in this film based on Oscar Hijuelos'
Pulitzer-Prize winning novel. Nothing like Lambada. At Showcase: 12:35, 2:50,
5:05, 7:20, 9:40, 12:05.
NEWSIES Idealistic paperboys rebel against a scummy publisher in this new Disney
musical, featuring songs by Alan Menken. Are you kidding? At Showcase: 12:30,
2:45, 5, 7:30, 9:55, 12:15.
OVERSEAS You've seen the obnoxious preview at least twelve times, so why not
check out the film, about "three glorious women, three stupendous. women, a film
that every woman should see, and that every man who wants to understand women
should see ..." Did we mention that this was a film about women? At the Ann
Arbor 1 & 2: 12:45, 5:10, 7:10.
STEPHEN KING'S SLEEPWALKERS The anticipation is over - the Master's back
after a three-week absence, and this story was written specifically for the big
;creen. Featuring Muidchen Amick of Twin Peaks fame. At Briarwood: 10:15,
'2:15, 2:15, 4:30,7:30, 9:30, 11:30; at Showcase: 12:50, 3:05, 5:15, 7:20, 7:45,
9:30 .50 11.A 12.

Master of horror Stephen King pets Clovis, the feline hero of Sleepwalkers.
FILMS HOLDING:
BAsic INSTiNcT Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson star as a pair of basketball
hustlers (?) in this comedy from director Ron Shelton (Bull Durham, Blaze). Great
basketball scenes, but don't expect a plot. At Briarwood: 10, 12:20, 2:40, 5, 7:30,
10, 12:10; at Showcase: 1, 3:45, 7:15, 9:45, 12:10.
BEAuTY AND TE BEAST Pierce Brosnan meets Virtual Reality in the latest bad
Stephen King adaptation. At Showcase: 12:10, 2:20, 4:20, 6.
BEETHoVEN The word "dog" takes on a new meaning with Charles Grodin's latest
comedy (in the grand tradition of K-9 and Turner and Hooch), about a family
disrupted by a rabid St. Bernard. Oh, wait, that was Cujo ... At Briarwood: 10,
11:45, 1:30, 3:15, 5:15, 7:05, 9, 11; at Showcase: 12:05, 1:55, 3:40, 5:25, 7:15,
9:25, 11:30.
THE CuTTiNG EDGE Still pissed that the cartoon Rover Dangerfield never made it
to Tree Town? Well don't panic: The comic genius' latest masterpiece is here, and
this time, Rodney's coaching a soccer team of 13-year-old girls! With Jackde. At
Showcase: 12:40, 2:55, 5:10, 7:40, 9:55, 11:55; at Briarwood: 10:15, 12:30, 2:30,
4:30, 7:45, 9:50, 11:45.
FATHER OF THE BRIDE At Fox Village: today only at 8, 10.
FIUED GREEN TOMATOES At Showcase: 7:35, 10:05, 12:25.
THE GREAT MOUSE DETEcTIVE FBI agent Val "the Lizard King" Kilmer hangs
out at an Indian reservation and learns the way of the shaman. (What's with Kilmer
and Indians in the desert?) Actually, should be a neat thriller, directed by Michael
* Apted (35 Up) and co-starring Sam Shepard, Graham Greene and Fred Ward. At
Fox Village: starting tomorrow at 11:55, 2:15, 4:35, 7:20, 9:40.
THE HAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE Does for commie conspiracy theories
what La Belle Noiseuse does for four-hour crowd-pleasin' French films about the
nature of art. At Fox Village: starting tomorrow at 11:55, 2:15, 4:35, 7:20, 9:40.
HooK At Fox Village: today only at 4:20, 7, 9:40.
JFK At Showcase: today only at 9.
LADYHUGS "How low can you go?" Last year's Best Supporting Actor Joe "The
Super" Pesci keeps on trying to find out, this time as a sleazy lawyer defending his
cuz, the Incredible Ralph Macchio. At Showcase: 12:45, 2:50, 5:05; at Briarwood:
today only at 10, 11:45, 1:45, 4, 7, 9.
THE LAWmMOWER MAN Dolly Parton'll steal your heart once again, this time as a
sweet talking switchboard operator who becomes a radio host, while falling in love
with gruffy old James Woods. At Fox Village: 8, 10.
MvY COuSin YINY D.B. Sweeney ("Shoeless Joe" Jackson from Eight Men Out)
stars as a hockey player-turned-Olympic figure skater who somehow ends up
falling in love with his temperamental partner (Moira Kelly). What a neat idea: a
mismatched couple! At Briarwood: today only at 10, 12:15, 2:35, 4:55, 7:20, 9:50;
at Showcase: 7:45, 10, 12:15.
THE POWER OF ONE At Showcase: today only at 12:35, 2:45,,4:55, 7:35, 10.
THE PRINCE oF TIDES DEATH TO ALL WAYNIACS! Oops. Sorry. This
potential Strange Brew II actually has at least five funny moments. At Fox Village:
starting tomorrow at 12, 4:30, 7:10,9:50.
RoADSIDE PROPHETS Elvis as a cartoon rooster? Somebody please assassinate
Don Bluth. Featuring the voices of Glen Campbell and Sandy Duncan. At the Ann
Arbor 1& 2: 3, 9:15.
Roa-A-DOODLE Get your motor runnin' and squash this dog from Sid & Nancy
co-writer Abbe Wool. At Fox Village: 11:45, 1:30, 3:15, 5, 6:30 (full-price); at
Showcase: 12, 1:30,3, 4:30, 6.
ROCKY HORROR PIcTunE SHOW 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: Fri & Sat only at 11:30.
SHADowS AND Foc At Fox Village: today only at 4:30, 7:45, 9:50.
STAR TREK VI: THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY Four Southern women git
togetha fer sum down-home female bonding. More fun than an episode of Hee
Haw. All together now: "Aww ..." At Showcase: 12:25; 2:40, 4:40, 7:25, 9:35,
11:45.
STRAIGHT TALK Barbara Streisand got the Oscar snub for this Best Picture
nominee. At Showcase: 12:25, 2:40, 4:40, 7:25, 9:35, 11:45.
THuNDEIUIEAm Does for cartoon rodents what Ladybugs did for one-liner spewing
70-year-old unfunny Caddyshack veterans in drag. At Briarwood: 10, 12:15, 2:35,
4:50, 7:15, 9:40, 11:50; at Showcase: 12:20, 2:35, 5, 7:40, 10:05, 12:25.
WAYNE'S WoRLD No advance screening; not yet reviewed. 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.
WanE MEN CAN'T Jule Un-P.C. it might be, but it's a damn fine thriller. Better
and funnier than Fatal Attraction, the film features the stunning Sharon Stone and

PAmis Is Bumwc (1991) Jenny
Livingston's compelling documentary
about Harlem drag queens. Mich Th
7:30
TwEMA ANO LoUISE (1991) A
couple of crazed feminists go on some
sorta male-bashin' crime spree. Stuff
like this should be banned. Mich Th
9:20
SaK AND TWISTED FESTIVAL of
AIMMATON (1991) "Bladder
Trouble," "Dog Pile," "The Mutilator,"
"Bambi Meets Godzilla" and lots of
other Saturday morning favorites. Mich
Th Midnite
F R I D A Y
THE THIN MAN (1934) Pissed that
Nick and Nora flopped on Broadway
before you could pay a hundred bucks
to see it? Then don't miss the great
comedy-mystery that spawned it, about
a married pair of upper-class detectives.
MLB 3 7:00 & 10:20
LA BELLE NOISEUSE (1991) Four
rockin' hours of watching some French
guy paint! Directed by New Wave
filmmaker Jacques Rivette. Mich Th.
7:15
DEBBIE DoES DALLAS The Ann Arbor
Film Coop presents another perfect
first-date film. Aud A 7:30 & 9:30
TIE ME Up! TIE ME Dow!
(1991) Mediocre but controversial
Pedro Almodovar film, about a
charmingly insane Romeo who kidnaps
the woman of his dreams. MLB 4 8:00
& 10:00
THE MALTESE FAuccO (1941) If
you haven't seen this film yet, you
should. Directed by John Huston, and
featuring Bogie, "Heavy" Sydney
Greenstreet and the unforgettable Peter
Lorre. MLB 3 8:30
Slck AND TWISTm FESTIVAL oF
ANIMATION (1991) See Thursday.
Mich Th Midnite
S A T U R D A Y
LA BELLE NOISEUSE (1991) See
Friday. Mich Th. 3:00 & 7:30
THE LA YVAmSHES (1938) Alfred
'Alf' Hitchcock's masterwork of
suspense. (Sorry, no Elliot Gould - he
starred in the 1979 remake.) Nat Sci
7:00
POETRY IN Mono (1982)
Documentary featuring more beat poets
than you can shake your black beret at,
including Jim Carroll, Allen Ginsberg
and the great Robert Creely. Warning,
Warning: High Pretensio Factor. Aud A
7:30
Wmour LovE (1945) It don't get
much better than this: Spencer Tracy,
Kate Hepburn and Lucille Ball. MLB 3
8:00
METRopous (1926) Fritz Lang's
silent sci-fi tour de force. (Sorry, no
"Radio Ga-Ga" - the Queen
soundtrack was added in a colorized
'80s re-release.) Nat Sci 8:45
WHAT HAPPENED TO KEROuAC
(1985) He became an alcoholic and
never topped his overrated On the Road.
Still, makes for a fascinating documen-
tary. Aud A 9:15
KEEPER OF THE FLAME (1942) More
Tracy and Hepburn. This time, Spence
is a reporter who uncovers some dirt on
an American hero. Directed by George
Cukor. MLB 3 10:00
SICK AND TWISTED FESTIVAL OF
AmmATIoN (1991) See Thursday.
Mich Th Midnite
S U N D A Y
MANHATTAN (1979) Forget Shadows
and Dog - this is the Woodman at his

finest. With Mariel Hemingway and
George Gershwin. Aud A 7:00 free
M O N D A Y
LA BEu.E NOISEuSE (1991) See
Friday. Mich Th. 7:00
T U E S D A Y
A BmEF YACATIOm (1975) Vittorio
de Sica's film about a woman in a TB
asylum, not to be confused with the
brilliant Chevy Chase trilogy. Mich Th.
7:00
LA BEu.E NolSEUSE (1991) See
Friday. Mich Th. 8:55
W E D N E S D A Y

BASH 'N' Pop FEATUING ToMMY STusom See what happens when the
Replacements (or any other major group) breaks up? Please. Blind Pig, $7.50 in
advance at TicketMaster, 9:30 p.m., 996-8555
DAVE CRossLAND Local boy makes good and returns to his womb, Ark, $7.75
members, students and seniors, $8.75 everyone else, 8 pm, 761-1451
FAcuLTy RECITAL Violin, viola, piano and cello, Recital Hall, 8 p.m., free, 763-
4726.
MATT "GUITAR" MuRpHv The coolest dude in the Blues Brothers finishes up
his two-night stand at Rick's, 996-2747
NoRTHCOAST Jazz Orchestra, Rackham Aud, 8 p.m., 7634726.
F R I D A Y
PETE Moss & THE FUNcS Hey, maybe they'll get a deal now that there's large
amounts of such shit in da U.P., eh?, Heidelberg, 663-7758
OPERA WommsHop Ken Cazan directs scenes from operas by Gershwin, Verdi
and others. McIntosh Theatre, 8 p.m., free, 763-4726.
RAINBIRDS Rock and roll, Cross Street, 485-5050
THE RFD Boys Local bluegrass at local cool venue, Ark, $7.75 members,
students, seniors, $8.75 everyone else, 8 p.m., 761-1451
Sum-60 w/Fuu. Moo. RISING Sony Music's fave product, kinda like Timbuk
3 but less cool, Rick's, 996-2747
HAREy THOMPSOm Jazz, Bird of Paradise, 662-8310
WISHING FIELD Local rock, City Grill, 994-8484
S A T U R D A Y
FRANK ALuSOm & THE ODD Sox No, he's not playing in town again is he?
Please no, god, no, Rick's, 761-1451
CONTEMPORARY DIRECToNS ENSEMBLE "Contemporary music for people who
don't like contemporary music," Rackham Aud, 8 p.m., 7634726.
THE DEAD BEATS Grateful Dead kind o' band, Blind Pig, 996-8555
GoRoom BoK, E T CrKETT & Amn MAYO MUIR Peter, Paul and Mary, but
real folk man, none of this popular crap, Ark, $10.75, 8 p.m., 761-1451
HARP HEAVEN Croissant Concert, 11 a.m. with Lynne Aspnes directing,
Kerrytown Concert House, $9, 769-2999.
HARPSicHORo Bradley Lehman performs Bach's Die Kunst der Fuge, 8 p.m., free,
Blanche Anderson Moore hall, 763-4726.
HARvEy THOMPSom & FRIENDS See Friday.
MEm'S GLEE CU Not only the sexiest men to come out of the School of Music,
but also with alumnus Bob McGrath (from Sesame Street)! $8 to $3, Hill Aud,
764-1448.
THE TRIE How many bands are a derivative of this name?, Cross Street, 485-
5050
Vooooo CmuL / Kss ME SCREAMING Bad band name night at the Heidelberg,
663-7758
WISHINc FIELD See Friday.
S U N D A Y
STEVE GILLETTE & CaNoY MANsEn Artistes in the singer-songwriter genre,
Ark, $8.75 students, seniors, members, $9.75 all others, 8 p.m., 761-1451
MTV 120 MINuTES TOUR FEATUING PIL, Bc Auio DymNsME II,
LIVE & BumN MELON This is alternative music? Yeah right, State Theater, $22,
7 p.m., 645-6666
THEY MIGHT Se Curs Pop's quirkiest geek band, Michigan Theater, 7:30
p.m., $17.50 & $12.50 in advance at TicketMaster, 763-TKTS
M1O N D A Y
CompoSER's FoRuM Showcase for the latest music from young composers,
Recital Hall, 8 p.m., free, 7634726.
VuDu Hippies Wear that tie-dye man, the '60s will never die, Rick's, 996-2747
Gums N' RoSES Yeah, they're coming, Palace of Auburn Hills, 9 p.m., $22.50 at
TicketMaster, 645-6666
T U E S D A Y
JEnNnER EmcAR Winner of the First Bossart Concerto Competition, the flautist
plays with the Campus Orchestra, 8 p.m., Hill Aud, free, 763-4726.
THE FLIRTATIONS Cool a capella, not like that Color Me Badd vocal crap, Ark,
$13.25, 8 p.m., 761-1451
Gums N' Roses See Monday.
HEUOS CREED Uh, he rocks, he rolls, he's crazy, that's what it's all about, Blind
Pig, 9:30 p.m., $5 in advance at TicketMaster, 996-8555
JERRY SPRAGUE w/ THE JUVENILEs No snide comments necessary save he
sounds like a PC vegetable, Rick's, 996-2747
DAWm UpsAw Soprano with Richard Goode, pianist, 8 p.m., Rackham And,
$26 to $14;764-2538.
W E D N E S D A Y
CAMpus BAND Performing works of Dello Joio, Gershwin, Persichetti, Hill Aud,
8 p.m, free, 763-4726.
EITHER WAY, PATsY DieS Any way, this band must suck, but it is a benefit,
Blind Pig, 996-8555
THE FLRTATIONS See Tuesday.
JoHuhY WITH AN EYE See Either Way, Patsy Dies, only worse, Rick's, 996-2747
SouTHGOINC ZAK Oooh, MTV Unplugged for free at Wherehouse featuring my
favorite local band (Not!), 7p.m., Wherehouse Records on South University, 663-
5800

T H U R S D A Y
AmiuCA, AmwwCA Performance
Network shows a slice of the country,
$9, $7 students, 8 p.m., 663-0681.
As You Lua IT Shakespeare's
romantic play about gender-bending,
Trueblood Theater, 8 p.m., $9 general
admission, 764-0450.
Aun DAMN AmD L m The RC
Players Acting Ensemble works out the
connections between Hitler, Kissinger
&the London of the '60s in this play, RC
Aud, 9 p.m., $5, $3 students, 994-3041.
BFA Eximumo Opening reception
for David Chapman, Christopher
Dinsmore, Nick Lampert, Karen
Pearson, Nicole Ragnone, Eric Spehn,
Kirsten Walker and Claudia Werner,
Rackham Galleries, 7 p.m., 763-4417.
BFA THESIS Co.ecurr See the T-
factor diet in action, No Fat Added,
Studio A Theater, 8 p.m., $5, 763-5460.
DAVIo CoppmEuw See his "Magic
for the '90s" tour, Fox Theatre, 5 p.m. &
8 p.m., $23.50, $20, $17.50, (313) 645-
6666; (313) 567-6000.
HIcHLY IMPROVaLE Ann Arbor
improvisational troupe is still be
performing at the U-Club at 6:45 and 10
p.m., 763-2236.
Mon. Fum THA Bowum A
philosophical comedy centering around
the owner of a midwestem Bowling
Alley, $15-$25. The Purple Rose
Theatre, Chelsea. Call 475-7902
PIRATES oF PuzEmmc Not fortunate
enough to sign on Christopher Atkins
and Kristy McNichol, the University's
Gilbert and Sullivan Society does what it
can at the Mendelssohn Theatre, 8 p.m.,
$11 to $5 students, 763-1085.
PLAYFeST '92 All this week, rehearsed
staged readings of student works from
the Playwriting Toward Production
Workshop, free, 5 p.m., 994-3174.
F R I D A Y
AMERICA, AMERCA See Thurs., 9 p.m.
As You LuKE IT See Thursday.
AurT DAn AND Lmo See Thursday,
8 p.m.
BFA ExHw TIoN Art by students Sally
Casper, Raquel Chapin, Heidi Dauphin,
Mark Hill, Julie Kait, Lisa Lee and
Jennifer Lundahl, opening reception
6:30 p.m., Slusser Gallery; Sheri Levy,,
Kathleen McNutt and Becky Steider at
p.m. in the Atrium Gallery, 763-4417.
BFA THEsIS Cocerr See Thursday
DAVID Coweuetuuw See Thursday.
Motes FuN Taur BoWuNG See
Thursday.
PIRATES OF PEUANCE See Thursday
PLAYFEsT '92 See Thursday.
S A T U ,R D AX
Acousnc Sou Dwight Peterson and
Soul Stretch, Performance Network, $4,
midnight, 662-5660.
AlamcA, AmERcA See Thursday, 8
p.m.
As You LIuE IT See Thursday.
AuwT DAN AND Lwuom See Thursdo,
8 p.m.
BFA THEsIs Cohc afT See Thursday
PLAYFEST '92 See Thursday, 3 p.n
Mm Fum ThAN Bouucs See
Thursday.
SYLVIA PmmACK MAnGoL Openi
symposium for the artist and her
Realism: Then and Now works, Aud B,
2 to 4 p.m., free, 764-0395. Also, the
artist talks about her work, And B, 8
p.m., reception following at the Univer-.
sity Museum of Art, 764-0395.
PIATES oF PEEZANCE See Thursday,
2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
PLAYFEs '92 See Thursday.

S U N D A Y
AmERICA, AmEmCA See Thursday,
6:30 p.m.
As You Lac. IT See Thursday, 2 p.m.
PLAYEST '92 See Thursday, 7 p.m.
Mor Fun TAw Bowtim See
Thursday. P.S. - this is the last
performance before it hits NYC.
PIRATES oF PEEZANCE See Thursday,
2 p.m.
T U E S D A Y
MFA SuDE LECTUIES Candidates
Chris Grace, Stan Graham,;Jeongwan
Han, Karen Hanson &Rodney Roberts,
2104 A & A Bldg, 5:30 p.m., 763-4417.

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