The Michigan Daily - Weekend etc. - Friday, November 4, 1994 -11
F I L M S 0 P E N I N G:
F R I DAY
F R I D A Y
F R I D A Y
MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN A retelling of the classic horror story with
Kenneth Branagh as the doctor and Robert DeNiro as the monster. Hope for
the best. At Briarwood: 1:00, 2:00, 3:45, 4:45, 7:00, 7:50, 9:40, 10:30. At
Showcase: 1:00, 1:30,4:00,4:30,7:15,7:50,10:00,10:30,12:30.
Buuiis OVER BROADWAY Woody Allen's latest. You know what you're
*etting into. At Ann Arbor 1&2: 11:30, 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:35, 9:50. At
Showcase: 12:10, 2:20, 4:40, 7:25, 9:35, 11:45.
THE WAR See Kevin Costner get pelted by two rugrats in a treehouse. At
Showcase: 1:15, 4:15, 7:10, 9:45, 12:10.
DOUBLE DRAGoN Yes! Alyssa Milano is back in action. So she's gained 20
pounds and shaved her head. Make way for the next Nicole Eggert. At
Showcase: 12:30,.2:45,.4:0.7:00.9:20. 11:30.
LIkTTLE RASCALS FiuN FESTIVAL Yes,
it's here and it's better than the
recent movie, so come check it out.
MLB 3 8:00.
OPEN CITY (1945) The last days of
the resistance in war-torn Germany.
From director Roberto Rossellini.
Aud A 7:00.
THE THIRD MAN (1949) Classic tale
of pulp writer searching for the
"third man" who can explain the
sudden death of his friend. With
Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten. Aud
S A T U R D A Y
BOMBING L.A., JUSTICEVILLE, AND
URBAN LOVE POEMS (1994)
Interesting triptych of L.A. life from
independent filmmaker Gary Glaser.
Includes question and answer period
with Glaser between screenings. Nat
Sci 6:00. Free. See story, page 10,
S U N D A Y
WHO IS Vic VEGA? (1994) This is
not a film, it's a test. If you can't
answer it, then you haven't seen
"Pulp Fiction." If you haven't seen
"Pulp Fiction," then you suck. You
don't want to suck. Find your way
to Showcase and all your problems
will be solved. Unless you happen to
stumble into "The Specialist."
M O N D A Y
DRUNKEN MASTER (1993) Kung-Fu
in Canton. With Jackie Chan. Mich.
DRUNKEN MASTER 2 (1994) More
Kung-Fu. It's safe to assume that
you will be able to follow, even
without having seen the original.
ABSCHIED VoM FALScHIEN PARADIES
(FAREWELL To FALSE PARADISE,
1989) A Turkish woman kills her
husband, goes to jail and likes it. In
Turkish and German with English
subtitles. Fun Fun Fun. Nat Sci 6:00.
T U E S D A Y
No cAMPus FHLMS. Bummer, eh? Do
your homework. Call your mother.
Buy yourself a nice silk shirt.
W E D N E S D A Y
CLERKS (1994) These two dudes,
like, work in a convenience store in,
like, New Jersey and do all these
wild things, man. Chuck your
skepticism and check it out. It's the
sleeper hit of the year. Mich. 7:15
Lou REID, TERRY BAUCOM & CAROIuNA No, no the ex-lead of the Velvet
Underground. Of the bluegrass vein-real esoteric stuff. They'll be at the Ark for
$9 (members) and $10 (the rest of us).
19 WHEELS It's probably rock. They're former Hannibals members if thathelps
out. Opening is Milk and Cheese. Rick's.
THE CHENILLE SISTERS They're local folk, rich with harmony and humor. Catch
them at the Michigan Theater for $37.50, $27.50,$19.50, or $15.50. The show
starts at 7:30 p.m.
THE FINGERS Ex-members of the Maytricks live again at Wherehouse Records.
Part of tehir Backstage Concert Series. It runs from 7:30-8 p.m. for no money.
WHIRUNG DERVISHES OF TURKEY This performance is an amalgamation of
dancing, poetry and music. Should be delightful. This Hill Auditorium
performance starts at 8 p.m. and costs $26, $24, $18, $14. Call 764-2538 for
more information. See calendar, page 9, section A.
FRANK ALUSON The insufferable accoustic coffee-house champ will be at Cava
Java. Runs from 9:30 p.m. to midnight.
ANTHONY ELUOT, CELLO AND ANTON NEL, PIANO This free faculty recital is at
Recital Hall in the School of Music and begins at 8 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
JACKOPIERCE They're a guitar duo from Dallas, so let's hope the cold doesn't
retard their virtuosity. The Blind Pig show starts at 9:30 p.m. for $10.
STEVE FERGUSON & THE MIDwEST ENSEMBLE This southern rocker started out
doing stuff with the eternal NRBQ. See what hee's doing now at the Ark.
$11.50 for members, $12.50 for every other person.
W.C.B.N BENEFIT BASH Support free-form radio or somewhere, somehow, you
will pay. The Navarones, Misbliss and Ethos are playing. The show is 18 and
up. Catch them at Rick's for $5.
SUGAR This is a rare opportunity to hear the musician who has defined today's
rock (the venerable Bob Mould, for those unknowing). An absolute must-see.
Opening are Velocity Girl and Magnapop, both delightful indie rock gems who
are by themselves well worth the trip to Detroit. Find a way. The doors for this
St. Andrews show open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15.50.
BABES IN TOYLAND If you're not going to see Sugar, you can at least get out and
catch this caustic punk trio, at the Blind Pig. Tickets are $8 in advance. 9:30
p.m. See calendar, page 9, section A.
DEEP SPACE They play dead songs, because they never tour, you know? Catch
them at the Heidelberg.
JEFF BUCKLEY At the Magic Bag at 8. 18+. With Brenda Khan.
DINOSAUR JR AND COME The most happening show this weekend. Be there or be,
well, you know ... At the State Theater in Detroit. Doors open at 8 p.m., tickets
are $15.50. Call (810) 645-6666. See story, page 7.
FINE. BE THAT WAY Showcasing
experimental theater, dance, music,
and performance art. 5-8 p.m.
People Dancing Studio, 111 Third
Miss SAIGON Whoa! Watch out for
that helicopter. 8 p.m. Masonic
Temple Theater, Detroit, $55, $45,
IcARUS' MOTHER Basement Arts
presents this problematic Sam
Shepard play. Arena Theatre
(Frieze Bldg), 5 p.m., free. See
story, page 9, section A.
YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARUE
BRoWN The Young People's
Theater perform in the play based
on the Peanut's comic strip. 7:30
p.m. Performance Network, $7, $5
youths, $3 groups. 663-0681 or
LovE LETTERS A love story between
two people whose only contact is
through the postal service. 8 p.m.
Ann Arbor Civic Theater, 2275
Platt Road, $8 Call .971-AACT.
See story, page 8, section A.
THY KINGDoM's CoMING Jeff
Daniels' new comedy about
Hollywood censorship. 8 p.m.
Purple Rose Theater, 137 Park St.,
Chelsea, $10-$20, 475-7902.
S A T U R D A Y
LowE El: THE JoURNAL OF Em
HIULSUM Based on the book about
this writer's life and vision of the
Holocaust.7:30 p.m. Mendelssohn
Theatre, $3. 769-0500.
Miss SAIGoN See Thursday, 8 p.m.
To Kiu. A MOCKINGBIRD Go see
where the name Boo Radley
originated. 8 p.m. Meadowbrook
Theater, Oakland University,
IcARUm' MoanE See Friday, 5p.m.
SHAMAN DRuM GRAND OPENRIG Ann
Arbor's oldest independent
bookstore celebrates it's expanded
new quarters. 6 p.m. - midnight,
Shaman Drum, 315 S. State,
You'RE A GooD MAN, CHARUE
BROWN See Thursday, 2 p.m.
LowE LEmTs See Thursday, 8 p.m.
TmY KwNoom's COMmG See
Thursday, 8 p.m.
S U N D A Y
ISRAEu DANCING Tom Starks
instructs beginners and advance
dancers. 8-10 p.m. Hillel, $2.50.
You'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARUE
BRoWN See Thursday, 2 p.m.
Low Lumits See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Tmw KNuom's CommG See
Thursday, 2 p.m.
To KL. A MOCKINGBRD See
Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Miss SAIGON See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Alyssa Milano is back looking double nasty in "Double Dragon."
F I L M S H O L D I N G:
uIp FiCeON You still haven't seen it? You must, like, live on North
ampus or something. At Briarwood: 1:30,4:30,7:30, 10:00. At Showcase:
1:00, 4:00, 7:10, 8:30, 10:15, 11:30.
STARGATE The startling story of an astronaut who thinks that he's fallen in
love with his shipmate until he discovers ... she's a man! With Kurt
"Porky's Revenge" Russell and Jaye "The Crying Game" Davidson. At
Briarwood: 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:00. At Showcase: 12:15, 2:40, 5:00, 7:40,
SQUANTO: A WARmoR's TALE Shockingly enough, this early Mandy Patinkin
porno has been re-released and billed as a kid's show. At Briarwood: 1:10,
"30. At Showcase: 12:55, 3:00, 5:10.
RoP SQUAD The disturbing tale of a young girl who manages to escape
South Quad without becoming a clone, thus causing her sisters to do
whatever is necessary to "bring her back." At Showcase: 7:55, 9:20, 11:15.
SILENT FA. Yeah, we know. At Showcase: 12:00, 4:55. See story, page 8,
THE ROAD To WELLIu.E Enemas. At Showcase: 12:05, 2:25, 4:45, 7:20,
LovE AFFAIR Annette Bening, intent on ruining her career, stars in yet
other lame sapfest with that guy from "Ishtar." At Briarwood: 7:10, 9:20.
t Showcase: 12:20, 2:30, 4:55, 7:30, 9:40, 12:00.
THE ADVocATE Eh? At State: 2:00, 4:30, 7:30.
Lnu GIANTS Rick Moranis is the adroit new manager of a little league
team. What could Rick Moranis possibly know about good management?
"My Blue Heaven" anyone? At Showcase: 1:30, 3:30, 6:15.
WES CRAVEN's NEw NIGHIMARE Rosie O'Donnell in a g-string. "Exit to
Eden" is gone, but Wes just can't shake the memory. At Showcase: 10:20,
Ea Woo Johnny Depp plays the cinema's worst filmmaker. A tribute by
at wacky "Beetlejuice" director. At State: 2:00, 4:30, 9:30.
E SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION Originally titled "Hachpui" until advertisers
realized that it needed a more marketable title. At Showcase: 2:05, 7:05,
THE SPECIAUST After having been rejected for both "The Terminator" and
"The Pulverizor," Sly Stallone accepted the slightly more low-key, but still
action-oriented role of an Orthodontic-Hygienist who isn't gonna take it any
more. At Showcase: 12:50, 3:10, 5:20, 7:35, 9:55, 12:05.
Quiz SHow Robert Redford's intriguing rendering of the quiz show scandals
of the 1950's. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 11:15, 1:45, 4:20, 7:00, 9:30.
*E RiVER WIL Meryl Streep, in her most challenging role to date, attempts
to chase her flailing career down the drain, uh, river. At Showcase: 12:35,
FORREST GuMP The most over-rated film of the summer. Bring a hankie and
a flag. At Briarwood: 1:00, 4:00, 7:05, 9:55.
SECOND RUN Fiuws:
Babes In Toyland lookin' much better than Alyssa Milano.
S U N D A Y
DENNIS CYPORYM BAND Banjo-bluegrass bliss, and lots of it. How eclectic is this
town again? This Ark show is $7.75 for members, $8.75 for the rest.
W.C.B.N. BENEFIT BASH Commence night two of extravaganza. This time it's
all ages. Performing this evenin will be the Maitres, Scheme and Chore. Like
last night, they'll be at Rick's.
A CELEBRATION OF THE SPIRITUAL The UMS Choral Union, conducted by the
revered Dr. Jester Hairston, will be performing sorrow songs, spiritual and
gospel music of the previous century. The show starts at 4 p.m. at Hill
Auditorium. $10 for adults; $5 for children.
M O N D A Y
M O N D A Y
FRENTE! They covered that New Order song. Opening is Letters to Cleo. And
get this; the're going to be a "Melrose Place" viewing party before the show;
with free stuff. How absolutely kooky! Doors open at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $7.
DASH Rip ROCK New Orleans rock at Rick. Lucky Haskins opens.
T U E S D A Y
5 CHINESE BROTHERS Not named after the R.E.M. song, although they both draw
their names from the same children's story. Opening is Carl Cacho-Negrete.
This Ark show is unbelievably free and starts and 8 p.m.
PicAsso TRIGGER North Carolina punk. Is it the early blue period, or his later
analytical cubist years? Find out at Rick's 18+ show. With Vineland, $5.
ATmm CHORALE Johnathan Hirsh conducts performances of Britten's "Festival
Te Ineum" and "Te fDnm inr-- " asellmn c mirpll'c "0Dina 1TntrAthe . T -r
Ron PASICK READS Local therapist
and author of "What Every Man
Needs to Know" will discuss the
Male Dilemma. 7:30 p.m. Border's
Books and Music, free. 668-7652.
Miss SAGON See Thursday, 8 p.m.
To KILL A MocKwwnam See
Thursday, 6 p.m., 8 p.m., 9:30 p.m.