The Michigan Daily - Weekend etc. - Thursday, September 15, 1994 - 11
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TIME Cop Noted thespian Jean-Claude Van-Damme turns in yet another
sensitive performance as the fragile, misunderstood, kick-boxing timecop.
At Briarwood: 1:40, 4:40, 7:15, 9:30; at Showcase: 12:20, 2:40, 4:50, 7:20,
9:35 10:15, 11:50, 12:30.
lt"NCESS CAmeO If the 1-2 punch of "Drop Dead Fred" and "Gremlins 2"
didn't make you a lifelong Phoebe Cates fan, this won't either. At Show-
case: 12:10, 2:20, 4:25, 7:00, 9:15, 11:15.
BLUE SKY Four Years and one dead director later, this film still sucks. At
Showcase 12:40,2:50, 5:10, 7:30,9:40, 11:50
SPUF: PoSTMAn OF A DRAG QUEEN
(1993) Documentary film
featuring the extraordinary and
eccentric life of drag queen Interna-
tional Chrysis. Leave the kids at
home; this is no Mrs. Doubtfire.
MY Lips's IN TURNAROUN (1993)
Inventive and enjoyable comedy
about two amatuer filmakers
attempting to make it big. Mich
How I Go Iwo Coausa (1989)
Despite Current magazine's listing
of "What's Up Tiger Lily?" for this
time and place, we get this disaster
instead. Skip and go directly to "Say
Anything ..." MLB 3 7:00.
SAY ANVTH#In ... (1988) John
Cusack in continuedproof of his
subtle genius. MLB 3 9:00.
TUs GRAuATE (1967) Dustin
Hoffman's breakthrough about a
recent college graduate disillusioned
with his life. Like we can relate.
S A T U R D A Y
TUs LAST Manro (1980) Catherine
Deneuve stars in this Francois
Truffaut thriller set amongst the
Nazi occupation of Paris. Nat Sci
7:00 & 9:30.
How I GT Iwo CoLUo (1969)
See Friday. MLB 3 7:00.
SAY ANYTHING ... (1966) SEE
FRIDAY. MLB 3 9:00
S U N DA Y
SCHINDm's LIST (1993) Yes, it is
out on video. Spend an extra dollar
and see this already classic where it
was meant to be seen. Thank us and
See Jean-Claude as he tries to move from super-stud to serious.
NATURAL BORN KILLERS Oliver Stone at his best and worst, as always. At
Showcase: 12:00, 2:40, 5:15, 7:50, 10:20, 12:40. At Ann Arbor 1&2: (Th/
Fr/Mon/Wed): 4:45, 7:20, 9:50. (Sat/Sun/Tues)11:50, 2:15,4:45, 7:20,
BARCELONA Director Whit Stillman's follow-up to his oscar-nominated
"Metropolitan." Cute, quirky and fun. At Ann Arbor 1&2: (Th/Fr/Mon/
Wed) 5:00, 7:05, 9:20. (Sat/Sun/Tues) 12:15, 2:35, 5:00, 7:05, 9:20
FORREsT Gump The most overrated film of the summer. Bring a hankie and a
11ag. At Briarwood: 1:00, 4:00, 7:05, 9:55. At Showcase: 12:25, 3:40, 7:00,
:40, 9:50, 10:25, 12:35.
CORRINA CoRRINA See Whoopi play a nanny who warms the hearts and TV
diflners of Ray Liotta and his daughter, the little seal molester from
'Ahdre." Briarwood: 1:10, 4:10, 7:00, 9:40. At Showcase: 12:15, 2:35,
4:5'5, 7:20, 9:45, 12:30
LEAR AND PRESENT DANGER Spam. It looks good, but don't. Just don't. At
Iriarwood: 1:05, 4:05, 7:10, 10:10. At Showcase; 12:45, 3:50, 7:00, 9:55,
THe LION KING The second most overrated film of the summer. At
Garwood: 1:15, 3:20, 5:20, 7:35, 9:35.
ILK MONEY In a wildly outrageous casting moment, Melanie Griffith has
bexn deemed fit to play a whore. Wow. Who'd a thunk? At Briarwood:
1:30, 4:20, 7:20, 9:50. At Showcase: 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7:10, 9:30, 11:50
THE NEXT KARATE KJD Even Ralph Macchio skipped this one. At Briarwood:
1:20, 3:40, 7:30. At Showcase: 12:05, 2:45, 5:05, 7:15, 9:30, 11:50.
THE MASK Forget "Ace Ventura." This is the reason to hate Jim Carrey. At
Briarwood: 10:00. At Showcase: 12:55, 3:05, 5:15, 7:35, 9:45, 12:00
TRIAL BY JURY The O.J. musical. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:10, 4:40, 7:35,
GooD MAN IN AFRICA Lots of actors we've never heard of, doing things no
on cares about. At Showcase: 12:20, 2:25, 4:30, 7:25.
ANDRE Not to be confused with L7's "Andres," this film is so syrupy it
makes "Forrest Gump" look sincere. At Showcase: 12:30, 2:15.
TITRE LIS The Bill Clinton story. At Showcase: 4:10, 7:05, 10:00, 12:40.
TIE LnnLEn RAsCALs John Wayne Gacy and John Bobbit take to the road in
il musical comedy extravaganza. At Showcase: 1:00, 3:15, 5:20.
Ei DRINK MAN WOMAN Yeah, yeah, but what's the film about? At State:
ZZ, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30.
E COND RUN
RESERVOIR Does At State: 2:00, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30, 11:30.
1 LovE TRoUBLE At Fox: 1:30, (Saturday and Sunday) 4:40, 7:10, .
. rCRow At fox: 9:45.
PjED At Fox: 1:45 (Saturday) 4:45, 7:30, 9:50.
MAYERICK At Fox: 1:15 (Saturday) 4:30, 7:20; 9:40.
WoLF: At Fox: 4:30, 7:00, 9:30.
FuNsToNEs At Fox: 1, 3, 5 (Saturday and Sunday)
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
sn Saturday and Sunday only.
Write for Weekend
CRossED WIRE 7:30 p.m. at PJ's, the used record store. For more info, call 663-
GReS BRowN 8 p.m. at The Ark. $9.75 for members, students and seniors, else
$10.75. For more info, call 761-1800.
REIONDANCE 8 p.m. at Industry, 18+, $5 cover charge. For more info, call 645-
Ho.Y Cows at the Blind Pig. Gone Daddy Finch, opening. For more info, call
DEREK Bmiay 8 p.m. with percussionist Gregg Bendian at 1515 Broadway in
Detroit (1 block south of Grand Circus Park). For more info, call (810) 775-
4770 or (810) 473-8350.
LUNAR OCTET at the Tap Room in the Union. Free! For more info call 763-INFO.
JERRY SPRAGUE & THE REMAINDERS at Rick's.
F R I D A Y
ANN ARBon B sS & JAZ= FESTIVAL 8 p.m. at the Micigan Theater. Starring Gil
Scott-Heron, Charles Brown and Ben Harper. Prices vary, $15-$50. For more
info, call 747-9955.
Jus Gu Rick's.
Nat Woo~wDa. at The Ark. Tix prices, $7.75 for members, students and
seniors, $8.75 for others. For more info, call (810) 360-1999.
CRASH TsT Durnrns 8 p.m. at Hill Auditorium. Tix, $20 at door, $18.50 in
LUcKY HAwUNs at Cava Java.
EKoosTIC HoowA at the Blind Pig.
Su Sorniu BANo in the Tap Room at the Union. For more info, call 763-
FRANK ALwsON AND THE 0 Sox at Theo Doors.
MOTOR Dou.s at Cross Street.
Ymm SCHOTTEN, i U AN KATHmN CoLUR, PIANO at the Recital Hall in the
School of Music. With Karen Lykes, mezzo-soprano; Andrew Jennings, violin;
and Anthony Elliot, cello. 8 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
ANN ARso B Us & JAzz FSTIVAL 12 noon at Gallup Park (gates open at 11
a.m.). Featuring WAR, Winston Walls, Norma Jean Bell & the All Stars, the
Larry McCray Band, Sir Mack Rice and the Washtenaw Community College
Jazz Orchestra. For more info, call 747-9955.
ANN ARBoR B.s & JAzz FESTIVAL 8 p.m. at the Micigan Theater. Featuring the
Roy Hargrove Quintet, the Toshiko Akiyoshi Quartet and Lew Tabackin. For
more info, call 747-9955.
RooTS RocK: Avs. AsTm 8 p.m. at The Ark. Costs $11 at the door. and prices
go from $15.50-$18.50. For more info, call 761-1800.
THE JoHN D. OLAM..BAwD 8:30 p.m. at West Hotel (formerly the Jackson Rd.
Holiday Inn). $5 at the door.
WHmUN RoAo/LonuwoP GUIL/IMPATENTs at the Blind Pig, $5.
STEVE SomERS BAND Heidelberg.
MUSTARD PwG Cross Street.
Howm' DAsm Theo Doors.
FRANK WARD JR., BAS-ARITONE ANo KELEY BENSON, PIAN in the Recital Hall
at the School of Music. 8 p.m.
BRANoRD MARSAUS WITH THE DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA at Orchestra Hall
in Detroit. 8:30 p.m. Tickets cost $15-$50. Call (313)833-3700 for more info.
S U N D A Y
ANN ARBOR BWES & JAzz FESTIvAL 12 noon at Gallup Park (gates open at 11
a.m.). Featuring Taj Mahal, the Gene Harris Quartet, Beau Jocque & the Zydeco
High Rollers, the James Harman Band, the Steve Nardella Rock & Roll Trio and
Highest Praise. For more info, call 747-9955.
Au.4uONE 7:30 p.m. at MSU, East Lansing. Tix cost either $12.50 or $15.00.
For more info, contact Marli Bogl at (517) 432-1989.
THE BLAzERs at Detroit's Festival of Arts and Sully's in Dearborn. For more
info, contact Steve Burton (ext 275) or Glenn Dicker at (617) 354-0700.
Si KANN 8 p.m. at The Ark. Cost is $11.50 at the door. For more info, call 761-
BRAwono MARSAUS wmi Tm DuwoTRR SYMPoNY o01mmRA 3 p.m. See Friday.
STEPIAIE GAwu Jazz violinist plays with clarinetist and pianist at Orches-
tra Hall in Detroit. 8 p.m. Call (313)833-3700 for more info.
KNE DEP SHAo at Rick's.
SKIPLOAoER with Killswitch, all ages, at Rick's.
SUDE oFF SAURN at the Blind Pig.
Tom & Viv The poetry of T. S. Eliot
comes to life in this play that
chronicles his turbulent relationship
with his wife and her poorly treated
mental illness. Performance Net-
work, 8 p.m., $9-$12, 663-0681.
Opus MIME This mime troupe blends
the body of a gymnast, the mind of
an actor and the heart of a poet into
their shows. Who cares, nobody
likes mimes anyway. The Loft,
W.C.A., 122S. Main, $7, 996-2777.
LINDA GREGERSON POETRY READING U
faculty member reads "Fire in the
Conservatory." Rackham Amphithe-
ater, 5 p.m., free, 764-6296.
Fmuo ON THE RooF Pointed yet
comedic look at the life of a small
Jewish village before the Russian
Revolution. At the Fisher Theatre,
3711 W. Grand Blvd, Detroit. 8
p.m., call 872-1000.
F R I D A Y
HANG THE MOoN A staged reading of
Suzanne Barr's original play that
deals with a Vietnam Vet who
grieves over the death of a child
whom he befriended when he went
AWOL. Purple Rose Theatre, 137
Park St., Chelsea, free, 810-350-
Tom RomsiNS I know nothing about
Tom, except that if you missed the
always cuddly Bret Easton Ellis on
Monday, you might want to catch
the next cool reading at Borders.
Borders, 7:30 p.m., free.
Fo E R ON THE Roo See Thursday,
2 and 8 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
BaST oF THE GooDT1ME NETWORK
Whitley Setrakian, Michael Lee and
LaRon Williams, among others,
highlight this variety show that
samples The Goodtime Network's
touring productions. Performance
Network, 2 p.m., $4-$6, 663-0681.
Wi EDIBLES WALK For all you
health food nuts, walk through the
woods and hunt for edible stuff. Plus
learn recipes and taste samples.
Leslie Science Center, 1837 Traver,
$3-$10 (family), 662-7802.
ER.roswwwyn This heart-felt drama
concentrates on words and emotions
as it explores the subtle and often
perilous relationship between three
women with altruistic qualities.
Studio Theatre (below Hilberry
Theatre), 4743 Cass, Detroit, 8 p.m.,
Tom & Viv See Thursday, 8 p.m.
FIDDLR ON THE ROOF See Thursday,
2 and 8 p.m.
S U N D A Y
ANN Am.. PLAYwmenTS New works
from local artists are read and
discussed. Performance Network, 2
p.m., free, 995-2047.
Tom & ViY See Thursday, 7 p.m.
ELsmoMSYNARY See Saturday, 2 p.m.
and 7 p.m.
FIDDLER oN THE RooF See Thursday.
At 2 and 7:30 p.m.
MO N D A Y
Fwonow READING U faculty member,
Alyson Hagy, reads from "Madonna
on her Back." Rackham
Amphitheatre, free, 764-6296.
the Michigan later. Mich 4:30.
Fmosn (1994) A group of
strangers come to college and agree
to have their lives taped. See if
Pedro and Puck ever bury the
hatchet. Mich 8:30
FROsm (1994) See Sunday. Mich
1 Vtuomu (1953) Federico Fellini
fesival continues with this lesser
known but certainly not lesser
W E D N E S D A Y
FiAT AMY East Lansing college pop at Rick's.
JUNIOR BRowN Country at the Blind Pig. Doors open at 9:30, tickets are
$7.50 in advance.
OmEN STAGE All acoustic artists invited to sign up for a short set at the Ark.
Signup is one half-hour before the show at 8 p.m.
No football anIe