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The Michigan Daily - Weekend etc. - Thursday. March 10, 1994 - 7

F I L M S O P E N I N G:

T H U R S D A Y

T H U R S D A Y

T H U R S D A Y

BLUE Finally the Ann Arbor 1 & 2 is getting some good stuff. With
damaged Juliette Binoche. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 5:00, 7:20, 9:20 (Friday),
1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:20, 9:20 (Saturday & Sunday).
GUARDING Tim "In the Line of Fire," the comedy. Why isn't Nicholas Cage
working with the Coen Brothers anymore? At Briarwood: 1:40, 4:00, 7:20,
*:40; at Showcase: 12:50, 2:50, 4:55, 7:20, 9:40, 11:50.
IdOH NING JACK After destroying his own career, Crocodile Dundee has set
his sights on Cuba Gooding Jr. Witness the carnage if you dare. At
Briarwood: 1:15,4:10, 7:30, 10:10; at Showcase: 1:00, 3:00, 5:05, 7:30,
9:50, 12:00.
NAKED Believe the hype, folks. This is Mike Leigh at his best and his worst.
Have fun. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 4:15, 7:05, 9:45 (Friday), 1:30, 4:15, 7:05,
9:45 (Saturday & Sunday).
THE REF Denis Leary continuing his quest to prove he can act. Good luck.
tt Showcase: 1:10, 3:10, 5:20, 7:40 10:00, 12:10.

Roger Daltry (right) appears to have just realized he's in "Lightning Jack."
F I L M S H O L D I N G:
ACE VEUm: PET DETwvE It's going to take a long time for people to
,ecover from this one. Remember, there were six Police Academy movies
and two "Home Alone"s. So far. At Showcase: 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:35, 9:35,
11:40.
ANGIE Thelma makes a comeback in a film that originally starred Madonna.
Is Geena Davis taking herself too seriously or are we just tired of her? At
Showcase: 12:45, 3:05, 5:20, 7:45, 10:10, 12:30.
BLANK CHECK Just when you thought "Iron Will" was too much, this turkey
is thrown in your face. Only two questions: where's Mac and what the hell
is Miguel Ferrer doing here? At Showcase: 1:20, 3:20.
BWE CHIPS The good news is that director William Friedkin actually got
another job. The bad news is that no one remembers "The French
Connection." At Briarwood: 1:45, 4:30, 7:05, 9:30; at Showcase: 12:50,
3:00, 5:10, 7:25, 9:45, 12:00.
THE CHASE Charlie Sheen and Kristy Swanson strive to cancel out any acting
talent Henry Rollins might have At Briarwood: 1:50, 4:40, 7:40, 10:00; at
Showcase: 5:20, 7:20, 9:20, 11:20.
CHINA MoON Madeline Stowe and Ed Harris get together for another crappy
film noir loser. At Briarwood: 9:50.
GREEDY Michael J. Fox just seems to have his sights set on losers lately.
This stars all those rejected from "Once Upon a Crime." At Briarwood:
*1:00, 3:45, 7:00, 9:20; at Showcase: 12:40, 3:00, 5:15, 7:35, 10:00, 12:20.
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, 7:10, 9:50, 12:20.
MRs. DouBwnE Yet another cross-dressing movie to make over $200
million. Is America's subconscious finally coming out of the closet? At
Briarwood: 12:45, 3:30, 7:15.
ON DEADLY GROUND Steven Seagal is back on safe ground with a three word
title. And it would appear that he knows how to direct. Wow. At Showcase:
12:50, 3:00, 5:10, 7:30, 9:45, 12:00.
PHILADELPHIA No, no, no. Not Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia, P.C. At
Briarwood: 1:05,4:15, 7:10.
REAut BITES Fantastic, yet another witty comedy about suffering as a
twentynothing. Get ready folks, there are at least twenty of these "new"
comedies on the way. Just think of it as "21 Candles," or "The Brunch
Club." At Showcase: 1:00, 3:15, 5:20, 7:40, 10:00, 12:10.
RoMEo Is BLEEDING This time Juliet explains to Romeo what that time of the
month stuff is all about. At State: 4:30, 7:00, 9:30.
ScHINDLER's LiST Skip the Oscars and watch this masterpiece instead. At
Showcase: 12:45, 4:15, 8:00, 11:40.
*SHADowLANDs Huh, huh, huh, C. S. Lewis is still pretty cool. Fire, fire, fire!
At Briarwood: 9:45.
SuamA HILL Wesley Snipes, rapidly becoming the next Michael Caine, stars
in this mob picture where they just keep pulling him back in! At Showcase:
1:20, 4:10, 7:00, 9:40, 12:10.
WHAT'S EATING GILBERT GRAPE Johnny Depp in yet another art film. Thank
god this isn't another Burton film. At Showcase: 1:20, 4:10, 7:00, 9:30,
11:50.
SECOND RUN FuIs:
BuLNK At Fox: 8:10, 10:00.
THE FUGrrIvE At Fox: 4:15, 7:00, 9:40.
THE Joy LucK CLUB At Fox: 1:00, 4:00 (Saturday & Sunday), 6:45, 9:30.
SISTER Acr 2 At Fox: 1:00 (Saturday & Sunday), 5:00, 7:30, 9:50.

RUBY IN PARADISE (1993) Finally
the Michigan is getting back on
track. This film does for retail what
"Searching for Bobby Fischer"
wanted to do for chess. Mich Th
7:10.
HA JAPANESE: THE BAND THAT
Wou.D BE KING (1993) The title
says it all. Mich Th 9:30.
F R I D A Y
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (1951)
The long-awaited restored version
of this adaptation of Tennessee
Williams' classic play. Elia Kazan's
original director's cut includes some
"indecent" shots and lines left out of
the original. See it. Mich Th 8:50.
INCIDENT AT OALALA (1992) 01' Bob
Redford produces and narrates this
tale of a shoot-out on the Pine Ridge
Reservation in South Dakota which
killed two FBI agents. Hey, it's
Redford - how bad could it be?
Chrysler 5:00 free.
HlsroRY AND MEMORY (1991)
Narrates the life of filmmaker Rea
Tajiri's mother in an Arizona
relocation camp. Also showing is
"A Family Gathering," which
uncovers stories about the Japanese
and the Pearl Harbor attack. Lorch
7:00 free.
ROMPER STOMPER (1992) Don't let
the cheery title scare you off - it's
really a very powerful look at an
Australian skinhead subculture. But
it's realistic violence. And it's also
NC-17, if that has any influence on
whether you see it or not. Angell
Aud A 8:00 and 10:00.
RUBY IN PARADISE (1993) See
Thursday. Mich Th 6:30.
HALF JAPANEsE (1993) See
Thursday. Mich Th 11:30 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
A HARD DAY'S NIGH (1964) In
case you missed "The Beatles Live"
last month, you can see Paul,
George, John and Ringo re-enact 36
hours of their hectic lives. Lots o'
fun. Nat Sci 7:00, 8:40 & 10:15.
ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHINA (1991)
The story of surgeon/martial arts
master Wong Fei-Hong. The
acrobatics are supposedly killer. In
Cantonese with English subtitles.
Lorch 8:00 free.
ROMPER STOMPER (1992) See
Friday. Angell Aud A 8:00 & 10:00.
HAF JAPANESE (1993) See
Thursday. Mich Th 11:30 p.m.
S U N D A Y
UNZERE KINDER (OUR CHILDREN)
(1948) A drama about a group of
children who survive the Holocaust.
The Polish Communist Government
suppressed this one for 30 years, and
now it will probably spend another
30 in the shadow of "Schindler's
List." In Yiddish with English
Subtitles. Nat Sci 7:00 free. See
article, page 5.
MONDAY
SHoA - PART I (1985) A
documentary detailing memories of

survivors of the Holocaust. Each
part is approximately four and a half
hours. And you thought "Schindler's
List" was long. Mich Th 3:30.
A STREETcAR NAMED DEsiRE (1951)
See Friday. Mich Th 8:30.
T U E S D A Y
32ND ANNUAL ANN ARBOR FLM
FEsVAL Opening reception 7:00,
Showings at 8:00. Mich Th. See
article, page 1.
WEDNESDAY.

13 ENGINEs & WiG The Canadian guitar rockers 13 Engines and the Ann Arbor
noise terrorists, Wig. Majestic Theater in Detroit. Doors open at 8 p.m.
PAUL VORNHAGEN Jazz piano and sax at the Espresso Royale on State.
STEVE SOMERS & LADY SUNSHINE Bluesy guitar and vocal duo that heads up the
Somers blues band; at Cava Java.
SHownME AT THE APOLLo Sweet soul music at the Bowen Fieldhouse. $5 in
advance. Call 434-3063 for details.
F R I D A Y
GRoovEPooN Taking part of the 3 Floors of Fun at St. Andrew's Hall with their
special guest, Dig Another Hole. Tickets are $5 in advance, doors open at 9 p.m.
for those who are 18 & over.
TRIPPING DAiSY & EvE's PLUM A rock 'em, sock 'em double bill with the Texas
troubadours of psychedelia and the post-punk guitar poppers, Eve's Plum.
Tickets $5 in advance, at the Blind Pig at 9:30 p.m. for those who are 19 or over.
DAVE ALVIN The former Blaster tears the roof off of Alvin's in Detroit; tickets
are $9.50 in advance, doors open at 9 p.m. Catch him tomorrow at the Pig, too.
SHARON SHANNON BAND She may be young, but Shannon is among the top Celtic
accordionists in the country. She brings her remarkable music to the Ark tonight
at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $12.50 in advance.
EDwARD PARMENTIER The harpsichordist is performing a benefit for the Acad-
emy of Early Music at St. Andrew's Church, on 306 N. Division. Tickets are
$12 or $6 if you're a student or senior citizen.
VIOLET WINE We've ripped on them enough already. Go see them at Cava Java
and decide for yourself.
DEEP SPACE Six Yes! Grateful Dead covers at the Heidelberg.
VuDu HIPPIS= Guitar-pop with the Lollipop Guild at Rick's.
U-M SYMPHONY BAND The trio of Gary Lewis, Dennis Glocke and H. Robert
Reynolds conducts at Hill Auditorium. It's free and it's at 8 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
JAwDox & Gms AGAINST BoYs The former Dischord heroes have gone major-
label, and their music is none the worse for it - still grinding punk-pop. They
storm St. Andrew's Hall tonight at 7:30 and punkers of all ages can come and
mosh; tickets are $8.50 in advance. Get there early for the guitar noise of Girls
Against Boys, one of Touch & Go's finest bands, as well as Trenchmouth.
URGE OVERKILL Without a doubt, the World's Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band.
Don't believe me? Go to the State Theater tonight and become converted.
Besides, the divine pop of Eugenius kicks things in gear at 7p.m. It's an all ages
show; tickets are a measly $7.50 in advance so you have no excuse not to go.
DAVE ALVIN & STEVE NARDEA Once again, Alvin performs his throttling rock
'n' roll, but this time at the intimate Blind Pig with Schoolkids Records' blues
recording artist, Steve Nardella opening. Alvinrocks and he rockshard. Tickets
are $9.50 in advance, doors open at 9:30.
UB40 & US3 Crappy excuse for a white reggae / ska band will probably be
one-upped by their opening act, US3. Britain's US3, started by throwing
together awesome jazz samples, and then as an afterthought, brought along
some rappers. Believe it or not, the mix actually works. Fox Theatre. Call 396-
7600.
RFD BoYs Bluegrass and country at the Ark; doors open at 8 p.m., tickets are
$8.75 in advance, or $7.75 for members, students and senior citizens.
REMNANTS Performed for the 15th Annual Conference on the Holocaust, this
original play features two musical performances - "Diary Cycle," a work for
piano and voice, and Gabriel Bolkosky plays "Eli, Eli" on violin. Tickets are
free, the show is at Hillel, Irwin Green Auditorium, at 8:15 p.m.
Kiss ME SCREAMING A great local rock band turning up at the Cava Java.
Dos CALENTEs Be-bop, jazz & blues at Espresso Royale on State at 9 p.m.
Lu.' ED AND THE BWES IMPERiALs Chicago blues rockers steam up Rick's.
FTE FANTASY! Ten of the area's prime flutists perform pieces ranging from the
Baroque era to current popular music. At 11 a.m. at the Kerrytown Concert
House; tickets are $9. Reservations are suggested; call 769-2999.
AMAZIN' BLUE You know 'em. Tickets are $6, doors open at 8 p.m. at Rackham.
KRONos QUARTET The hugely popular, endlessly inventive string quartet per-
forms with Foday Musa Suso, a master of the kora and tama drum, at the Power
Center. Tickets are $26, $24, $17 and $14 in advance, doors open at 8 p.m.
S U N D A Y
RICKIE LEE JONES A rare solo performance at the Michigan Theater. Tickets are
$20 and $17.50 in advance, doors open at 7:30. Be sure not to miss this one.
ANNIVERSARY FACULTY RECITAL Clarinetist Fred Ormand, pianist Martin Katz,
violinist Andrew Jennings. School of Music Recital hall, 4 p.m. and it's free.
RoErs Duo The classical guitarist duo Mary Lou and Brian Roberts perform
at the Kerrytown Concert House at 7:30 p.m.; tickets $12,$8 and $5 for students
PERCY DANFORTH CELEBRAToN A true celebration of "Mr. Bones," who made the
bones into a "true instrument" that would play with jigs and reels, rags and
sonatas. Tickets are $12.50 in advance; the show is at the Ark at 8 p.m.
Z Ahmet and Dweezil Zappa's goofy metal band is about as good as, well,
Dweezil's solo records. Majestic Theatre in Detroit, call 833-9700 for details.

M O1N D A Y
EMU BANDs Both the Symphonic Band and Concert Winds perform at the
Ypsilanti High School Auditorium at 8 p.m. It' s free.
T U E S D A Y
DEBBIE FoGEL & GARY ALLEN Jazz standards by a guitar and vocal duo at the
Espresso Royale at the North Campus Commons at 8 p.m.
PATRICK BA.LA master of the Celtic harp performs at the Ark, tickets are $10.75,
$9.75 for members, students, seniors. The show starts at 8 p.m.
RisiNG ROCK NIGHT A spectacular (bands to be announced) at Rick's.
CHAMELEON's DiSH & BLUE EYED SOUL One of Ann Arbor's best local bands
perform at the Blind Pig at 10 p.m.; tickets are $3 at the door.
W E D N E R D A Y

Two SuITERS A village land baron, a
card game, a farm. Purple Rose
Theatre (137 Park St., Chelsea), 8
p.m., $10-$25, 475-7902.
LIPs TOETHER, TEETH APART Two
couples spend the Fourth of July in a
recently inherited beach house. Attic
Theatre (7739 3rd Ave at W. Grand
Blvd., Detroit), 8 p.m., $14-$24,
875-8284.
AsYWM/AsYWM In the courtyard of
an asylum the inmates take refuge in
play by acting out their frustrations.
Performance Network, 8 p.m., $7-
$10, 747-8613.
THREE isTERs. Not to be confused
with the aforementioned "Two
Sisters," this show involves three
sisters who long for life outside of
their Russian town. Ann Arbor
Civic Theatre (2275 Platt Rd.), 8
p.m., $8 (2-for- Thursdays), 971-
2228
THE SOUND OF MUsic Follow the
real-life story of the Trapp Family
Singers. This new touring company
features Marie Osmond (Julie
Andrews must have been busy).
Fisher Theatre, 1 p.m. and 8 p.m.,
$25-$47.50, 872-1000.
I Do! I Do! This charming Tom
Jones-Harvey Schmidt musical
follows a couple through 50 years of
marriage. Birmingham Theatre (211
South Woodward), $20-$25, 644-
3533.
F R I D A Y
TRAVESTIE The RC Players present
this production of Tom Stoppard's
play, a spin on Oscar Wilde's "The
Importance of Being Earnest." RC
Auditorium (East Quad), 8 p.m., $5
($3 students), 994-3760.
URBAN BUsH WoMEN The Urban
Bush Women present their unique
style of African dance. Power
Center, 8 p.m., $12-$26, 764-2583.
Two SISTERS See Thursday, 8 p.m.
LIPs TOGETHER, TEEm APART See
Thursday, 8 p.m.
ASYw/ASYWuM See Thursday, 8
p.m.
THREE SISTERS See Thursday, 8 p.m.
THE SOUND OF MUsic See Thursday,
8 p.m.
I Do! I Do! See Thursday, 8 p.m.
SATURDAY
TRAVESTIEs See Friday, 8 p.m.
Two SISTERS See Thursday, 8 p.m.
LIPs ToGETHER, TEETH APART See
Thursday, 2 p.m.
AsYLUM/AsYLUM See Thursday, 8
p.m.
THREE SISlER See Thursday, 8 p.m.
THE SOUND OF MUsic See Thursday,
2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
I Do! I Do! See Thursday, 8 p.m.
S U N D A Y
TRAVETIES See Friday, 2 p.m.
Two SisTERS See Thursday, 2 p.m.
& 7 p.m.
Lps ToGETHER, TEETH APART See
Thursday, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
AsYUM/AsYWM See Thursday, 7

p.m.
THE SOUND OF MUSic See Thursday,
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
I Dol I Do! See Thursday, 2 p.m.
M O N D A Y
No EVENTS SCHEDULED
T U E S D A Y
THE SOUND OF MUsIC See Thursday,
8 p.m.

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