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The Michigan Daily - Weekend etc. - Thursday, October 7, 1993

F I L M S 0 P E N I N 0:
ACE VENTURA : PET DEmCTIvE Unfortunately the lame turnout at the sneak
preview didn't stop the wide release for this turkey. At Showcase: 12:10,
2:10, 4:25, 7:20, 9:20, 11:20; at State: 2:00, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30.
BLANK CHECK In a dramatic joint venture, you can see this movie along with
"Iron Will." A special sneak preview event. The story is a fantastic tale of a
*boy who falls into a lot of money. This one has to be a winner. At Showcase
(With "Iron Will") 4:30; (With "Iron Will) 1:50.
GUNMEN Actor supreme Dennis Leary and Mario Van Peebles get together
with the Highlander to shoot at each other. Is this bliss or what? At Show-
case: 12:45, 2:50, 5:00, 7:30, 8:30, 9:40, 10:30, 11:45, 12:30.
I'LL Do ANYTHING ... except let this movie be a musical. That's right, the
music is gone, let's all hope that there's some plot left over. With Nick
Nolte and Albert Brooks. At Showcase: 1:20, 4:10, 7:15, 9:50, 12:20.
My FATHER THE HERo Gerard Depardieu stars as a father who must deal with
lis daughter's wacky antics. Yet another piece of proof that Gerard is being
wasted in American films. At Showcase: 12:40, 2:50, 4:50, 7:25, 9:30,
12:25.
ROMEO is BLEENG Gary Oldman stars as a cop who gets thrown around by
a wild hitwoman. Cool, Dracula gets a taste of his own medicine. At
Showcase: 12:15, 2:45, 5:15, 7:45, 10:15, 12:30.
WRESTNG EARNEST HEMINGwAY Richard Harris and Robert Duvall star in
this intellectual version of "Grumpy Old Men." Uh, yeah. At State: 2:00,
4:30,7:00.

,FILMS HOLDING:

Duvall & Harris go trollin' for babes in "Wrestling Ernest Hemingway."
.uNK Actress extraordinare Madeleine Stowe lights up the screen with the
same brilliant intensity she demonstrated in "The Two Jakes." With Aidan
Quinn. At Showcase: 12:35, 3:00, 5:10, 7:30, 9:55, 12:10.
BEETHOVEN's 2ND While we personally prefer Beethoven's 9th, lord help us
if this dog of a series makes it that far. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:00, 4:30.
GRUMPY OLD MEN Great! Two hours of Nixon and Goldwater sitting
around, bitching about what they did wrong. At Briarwood: 1:45, 4:10,
7:05, 9:20; at Showcase: 12:00, 2:20, 4:40, 7:00, 9:20.
INTERsCnoN Sharon Stone, Richard Gere and Lolita Davidovitch star in a
film confronting the difficulties of extramarital affairs. Who cares? Is there
*an ice pick in it or what? At Briarwood: 1:50, 4:45, 7:10, 9:30; at Showcase:
12:15, 2:30, 4:40, 7:35, 9:45, 11:50.
IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER The Son and Holy Ghost couldn't make it, so
they got Emma Thompson and Daniel Day-Lewis instead. Amen. At
Showcase: 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:15, 12:35.
IRON WILL The Iditarod in Alaska is a test of iron will? Try trekking to our
damn English class. At Briarwood: 1:30, 4:30, 7:25, 9:40; at Showcase:
(Friday) 12:00, 2:05, 4:10, 6:15; (Saturday): 11:45, 2:15; 6:15; (Sunday):
11:45, 3:45, 6:15.
MRS. DoUBTFIRE Yet another cross-dressing movie to make over $100
*million. Is America's subconscience finally coming out of the closet? At
Briarwood: 12:45, 3:30, 7:15, 9:45; at Showcase: 12:00, 2:35, 5:10, 7:45,
10:20, 12:35.
THE PEUCAN BRIEF Yet another trash novel made into an even trashier film.
Staring Pretty Woman and the Mighty Quinn. At Briarwood: 1:00, 4:00,
7:20, 10:10; at Showcase: 7:00, 9:45.
PHILADELPHIA No, no, no. Not Philadelphia, PA; Philadelphia, P.C. At
Briarwood: 1:05, 4:15, 7:40, 10:15; at Showcase: 1:10, 4:00, 7:20, 10:05,
12:30.
*THE PIANO Yeah, yeah, the film's a masterpiece, but what's up with Anna
Paquin (the 10-year old daughter) doing MCI commercials? At Ann Arbor
1&2: 12:25, 2:40, 4:55, 7:25, 9:45.
SCHINDLER's LisT It's awesome. Accept it. See it. At Showcase (Friday and
Saturday): 11:30, 3:15, 7:00, 10:50; (Sunday through Thursday): 12:30,
4:15,8:00.
SHADOwLANDs Heh, heh, heh. C.S. Lewis is cool. Yeah, fire, fire, fire! At
Showcase: 1:15, 4:05, 7:00, 9:50.
Six DEeREEs OF SEPARATION John Guare's fascinating play about deception
and a bankrupt culture will probably be destroyed in the hands of autuer
supreme Fred Schepisi. Remember Mr. Baseball? At Ann Arbor 1& 2:
12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7:10, 9:35.
SECOND RUN FILMs:
ADDAMs FAMILY VAwEs At Fox: 1:20, 3:20 (Sat & Sun) 5:20, 7:30, 9:40.
CAmmro's WAY At Fox: 7:00, 9:45.
COOL RUNNINGs At Fox: 1:00, 3:00, 5:20.
DEATH Wise V At Fox: 9:50.
JuRASsiC PARK At Fox: 4:45, 7:20.
OWAYNE's WoRw 2 At Fox: 12:45, 2:45 (Sat & Sun) 4:45, 7:10, 9:20.
FREE WILLY At Fox: 12:45, 2:50 (Sat & Sun) 14 and under free.
Phone numbers: Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 761-9700; Briarwood : 769-8783; Fox
Village: 994-8080. Showcase: 973-8380; State Theater: 994-4024. All late-
night shows are Friday and Saturday only. Matinee shows at Ann Arbor 1
& 2 on Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday only. Matinee shows at Fox Village

T H U R S D A Y
DAYDREAMS of Mis CAZIBE (1992)
This first film in the Turkish Film
Festival features a woman's escape
from her overprotective mother and
reality. Mich Th 7:00.
THE WAR Room (1993) A sneak
peek behind the Clinton campaign.
Skip Rush Limbaugh and check this
out. Mich Th 9:15.
F R I D A Y
A DRY WHE SEAsoN (1989)
Before Marlon Brando lost his mind
, he made this gem of a movie. With
Susan Sarandon and Donald
Sutherland. Chrysler 5:00 Free.
Buss BUNNY FESTvAL Wacky, wild
and witty. Today's cartoons are in
sad shape to say the least. Get some
nostalgia and laugh. MLB 3 7:00.
ARCHITECTURE oF Doom (1991)
Learn about those nutty Nazis!
Seriously folks, this award-winning
drama is worth a look. Nat Sci 7:30.
A DAY IN THE WARSAw GuETrmo
(1992) A perfect companion peice
to Schindler's List, this film features
photos and diary voice overs by a
German sergeant. Nat Sci 9:30.
OUTRAGEOUs ANIMATION FESTIVAL If
Bugs Bunny isn't enough for you
then check out these alternative
wild, witty and wacky cartoons. At
State 9:30, 11:30.
S A T U R D A Y
BunmE SPwrT David Lean's brilliant
British comedy from writer Noel
Coward. Aud A 7:00, 8:40, 10:20.
Buss BUNNY FEsTIVAL See Firday.
MLB 7:00.
A DAY.IN THE WARSAW GHETTO See
Friday. Nat Sci 7:30.
DISLOCATION The sequel to Black
Cannon Incicent. Lorch 8:00.
ARCHTECTURE OF Doom (1991) Nat
Sci 9:30.
OUTRAGEOUs ANIMATION FESAL See
Friday. At State 9:30, 11:30.
ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOw No
advanced screening available. State
11:30.
SUNDAY
THE LAsT LAuem (1924) Awesome
silent cinema from genius F.W.
Murnau. Yeah, sure, you've got
plenty of culture. Go get a little
more. Sheraton 3:00.
IsRAEL's SHATTERED DREAMs If this
sounds like a movie for you then see
it, if not then don't. Lane Hall
Commons Room 6:00.
EVERY MAN FOR HIMsELF (1980)
Godard's comeback film. Go see
why Jean-Luc Picard has nothing on
Jean-Luc Godard. Nat Sci 7:00.
OUTRAGEOUs ANIMATIoN FESTIVAL See
Sunday. At State 9:30, 11:30.
ROCKY HoRRoR PICTURE SHOw See
Saturday. State 11:30.
M O N D A Y
THE BIDS (1963) You're never
going to find a legitimate reason for
why it happened. The love birds are
not the answer or the cause. Forget
it, you'll never know. Hitchcock
wanted it that way. Mich Th 4:10.
THE LIFE AND TIMEs OF AumE
GINsBERG (1993) An upclose and

personal look at one of the members
of the Beat Generation. Mich Th
7:10.
TUESDAY
THE LIFE AND TIMEs OF ALLEN
GiNsoER (1993) See Monday.
Mich Th 7:10.
THE Bims (1963) See Monday.
Mich Th 9:00
W E D N E S D A Y
THE LIFE AND TIMEs OF ALLEN
GINsERG (1993) See Monday.
Mich Th 7:10.
THE GETAWAY If Sam Peckinpah and
Steve McQueen couldn't make the
original good then it's almost

Moscow VIRTUoS More Shostakovich! Vladimir Spivakov conducts the
Chamber Symphony, plus two Haydn concertos and works by Part and
Shchedrin. Rackham Auditorium, 8 p.m., $24, $29, 764-2538.
WIPrAIL, MR. WIGGLY AND THE TERRAPLANE Three bands at the Blind Pig at 9
p.m. for $5. And it benefits ArtNet! Blues and rock and stuff.
REsTROoM POETs I hear they've revamped their sound. At Cross Street.
DESIE FooE AND GARY ALLEN Jazz at Espresso Royale (on State). How odd for
a coffee house.
CHAIN REACTION At the Heidelberg, so it's gotta be good.
WHM ZOMBIE AND PRONG Nothing quite like a night of Beavis and Butthead
faves without the little bastards talking over them. Guaranteed to be a boffo
good show at the State Theater in Detroit, starting at 8 p.m. Go on out and get
trashed really bad in the pit so you can have a story for your pals!
MwATAsU OKANTAN/EiC GouLD PROJECT Even harder to explain than to spell!
Free at 7 p.m. at Chrysler Auditorium on the dreaded North Campus.
BUCKwHEAT ZYDECO R&B and accordians together again for hopefully the last
time. At the Majestic in Detroit at 8 p.m. $15.50 lets you see them and Dirty
Dozen Brass Band.
STEvE NARDEA Blues Cava Java. Also strange for coffe houses, no?
F R I D A Y
RFD Boys Bluegrass/country. At the Ark at 8 p.m. Students $7.75. Who could
joke about this?
SwERVEDRIVER A primary force in the new British "chunky spelunking" brand
of rock reminiscent of something I can't think of right now. With special guest
Medicine. If you need a description, would you go? Blind Pig, 9:30 p.m., $7.50.
CHRis MOORE He's from Crossed Wire, and he's been honored. With Scott Fab
at Cava Java.
BiM DAVE AND THE ULTRAsONICs At Cross Street. They are local, and they sure
have the scent of wafting audio seafood.
MORSEL Hey! They've been working with super producer Steve Albini! With
Vision at the Heidelberg.
LOVED ONEs R&B at Rick's. Hey, aren't the Jes Gru playing tonight, too?
LONNIE BROoKs The press kit says his style is "Louisiana swamp rock." Doesn't
it sound horrible? At Sully's in Dearborn for $12 and $15. Call 846-1920.
S A T U R D A Y
LADOR BENEFIT Acme Speed Queen, Frank Allison, Chore, and members of
Morsel and Zuma come together at a Unitarian Church on Washtenaw to help
some sort of Prole organization. Looks red. 7 p.m., $5. Call 995-8958.
LIVINGSTON TAYLOR Acoustic guy at the Ark. 7:30 and 10 p.m., $12.50.
POssUM DIXON With Bob Evans. Draw your own conclusions At St. Andrews
at 9 p.m. for $5.
DIG AND BROTHERHOOD RECIPE Dig is all buzzy on MTV. You can nearly touch
them at the Blind Pig.
ViOt WINE They play lots of free shows, so they probably suck. But does it
matter if it's free? Cava Java.
SPEEDBALL Wicked local band. See them play better than metal at Cross Street.
And then give them all your money.
FOUR HANDS Acoustic Duo At Espresso Royale (State).
LOUIs SMmI QUARTET Jazz at the Kerrytown Concerthouse for $5, $10 and $15.
769-2999.
S U N D A Y
DAVE BARRETT Guitarist who composed the music for the '88 Olympics.
Ooooooh! It should run you about $7.75.
1964: THE BEATLEs IN CONCERT A live tribute to those Liverpuddlians, not a rip
off like if it were just some band playing Beatles songs. At the Michigan Theater
for $8 at 7:30 p.m.
CONCRETE BLONDE Back in the area yet again, L.A. rockers visit the State Theater
at 7:30. They must be pretty aged by now. And they're the essence of wafting
audio seafood!
M O N D A Y
CAMPUs SYMPHONY & PHIuARMONIA ORCHESTRAs Beethoven's "Choral Fan-
tasy," Bruch's "Kol Nidre" and more, Hill Auditorium, 8 p.m., free, 763-4726.
STUDENT ComposEos' FoRUM Original student works, School of Music Recital
Hall, 8 p.m., free, 763-4726.
BENEi FOR ENACT-UM Furious George and Clockwhys are gonna play the
Blind Pig to help yet another local bleeding heart group. Stop the madness. $4
at 9 p.m. Or go burn the rainforests.
JOHNNY SACKO At Rick's. When did they start having bands play?
T U E S D A Y

SLuSTACKs A rock opera for only $5! Cool! 9 p.m. at the Performance Network.
Call 994-0525.
CNAMIEEON's DISH I think they've had a lineup shakeup. Go se 'em at the Blind
Pig.
W E D N E S D A Y
Ans CHoRALE Beethoven's "Choral Fantasy" will be featured, Hill Audito-
rium, 8 p.m., free, 763-4726
ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT With the Smashing Pumpkinesque Rodan and '68
Comeback, this good alternative night presents itself at the Michigan Union
Ballroom. You are totally whack if you don't go to this. Be at the Ballroom at
8 p.m. with $6.50, or the equivalent in Entree Plus funds. Remember: paying
with Entree Plus is almost like not paying at all.
ANGEHELL Metal chicks-orama at the Blind Pig. If you don't have the sense
to go to Rocket From the Crypt, at least go to this undoubtedly rockin'

PRELUDE TO A Kiss Ann Arbor Civic
Theatre presents this misdirected,
romantic fantasy about a young
couple who meet, fall in love, marry
before doing some other stuff.
AACT, 2275 Platt Rd., 8 p.m., $8
(2-for-1 Thursdays), 971-AACT.
Two SISTERS A village land baron
fixes a card game so he can take
away Katya and Sasha's farm, but
they gain the upper hand in a
rematch. Purple Rose Theatre Co.,
137 Park St., Chelsea, 8 p.m., $10-
$25, 475-7902.
ROMANTIC COMEDY University
student Allyn Woghin directs this
story about two exact opposites that
meet and attract on the day one of
them is to be married. Basement
Arts, Arena Theatre, 5 p.m., free,
998-1998.
IN THE SPIRIT OF DIAGHILEv The
University Dance Company's
performance of the seldom seen
Nijinsky ballet "Afternoon of a
Faun" highlights an evening of
innovative dance, with accompani-
ment by the University Symphony
Orchestra. Power Center, 8 p.m., $6-
$14, 764-0450.
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
Shakespeare's classic comedy
revolving around a broken bond
between a merchant and a Jewish
money lender. A suspenseful
courtroom scene follows in which
the merchant's friend poses as a
lawyer to help him. Strand Theatre,
12 N. Saginaw St., Pontiac, 8 p.m.,
$14-$24, 335-8100.
F R I D A Y
ANIMAL FARM The Ann Arbor Young
Actors Guild presents an adaptation
of George Orwell's classic novel
combining farm life with politics.
Performance Network, 8 p.m., $4-
$6, 663-0681.
PRELUDE TO A Kiss See Thursday, 8
p.m.
Two SISTERS See Thursday, 8 p.m.
ROMANTIC COMEDY See Thursday, 5
p.m.
IN THE SPIRIT OF DiAGHILEv See
Thursday, 8 p.m.
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE See
Thursday, 8 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
PRELUDE TO A Kiss See Thursday, 8
p.m.
Two SISTERS See Thursday, 2 p.m.
& 7 p.m.
ROMANTIC COMEDY See Thursday, 2
p.m.
IN THE SPIRIT OF DIAGHILEv See
Thursday, 8 p.m.
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE See
Thursday, 5 p.m. & 9 p.m.
ANIMAL FARM See Friday, 3 p.m. &
8 p.m.
S U N D A Y
Two SISTERS See Thursday, 2 p.m.
IN THE SPIRIT OF DIAGHILEv See
Thursday, 2 p.m.
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE See
Thursday, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
ANIMAL FARM See Friday, 3 p.m.

M O N D A Y
No EVENTS SCHEDULED
TUESDAY
No EVENTS SCHEDULED
WEDNESDAY
Two SisTERs See Thursday, 8 p.m.
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