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The Michigan Daiy - Weekend etc. - Thursday, March 2, 1995 -13

I L M S OPENING: THURSDAY

THURSDAY THURSDAY

HIDEAwAY Oliver Stone and Co. team up to bring us this shocking, contro
versial flip side of the O.J. saga with man on the sce reports from the
Leprechaun and the Hamburglar, who, amazingly encdgh, managed to sli
into the back of the Ford Bronco when no one was looking. At Briarwoo
1:15, 4:40, 7:20, 10:00. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:35, 5:00, 7:35, 10:00,
12:25.
THE MANGLER In a case of what one must dismiss as just really bad timing
*ctor/football player/future final Jeopardy answer O.J. Simpson turned
down the plum lead role in Surf Ninjas 3: Karate! to appear in this sus-
pense flick about a wife-killing control freak. With to "Jake Baker"
Kaelin as "The e-mailing houseguest." At Showc 12:30, 2:55, 5:20,
7:45, 10:10, 12:25.
MAN OF THE HOUSE In a desperate attempt to latch onto the celebrity
bandwagon on which his ample-and-growing behind no longer resides,
Chevy "All my films suck" Chase and some blond ltd bring us the first
Kato "Huh. Huh. Murder is cool." Kaelin bio-pic. At Showcase: 12:05,
2:20, 4:35, 7:15, 9:35, 11:50.
OOMMATES Brad "The Sexiest Man Alive" Pitt and Brian "Kato" Kaelin
take turns playing evil twin houseguests who eat peanut butter from the j,
leave the seat up, and get really, really stoned right, before they're about I
testify at murder trials. At Showcase: 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:25, 9:50, 12:1
SHALLOW GRAVE Insert an O.J. reference here. Oh, come on, that's the firs
thing that you thought of too. At Showcase: 12:00,j 1:50, 3:40, 5:30, 7:30
9:35.1

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WOMEN a DIFFERENCES FLM SRIES
Four short films about gay and
lesbian life around the world. 1300
Chem. Free.
MARTHA AND M (1991) German film
about a Jewish obstetrician who
marries his German housekeeper.
Mich 7:00.
LIFE AFTER LOvE (1992) Story of
two adulterous lovers attempting to
have successful adult romantic
lives. Mich 9:15.
F R I D A Y
THE WOODEN MAN'S BRIDGE (1995)
The fleshy man's movie. Mich 7:00.
Lwu AFTER Love (1992) Brian
"Kato" Kaelin mourns the death of
Nicole as he continues to look for a
job and a purpose in his life beyond
mere cult stardom. Mich 9:15.
S A T U R D A Y
ANIMANIA More of that wacky
Japanese animation stuff. MLB 3
5:00. Free.
THE FOUR CORNERS OF NOWHERE
(1994) Feature film produced,
directed by and starring University
grads. Like an "Easy Rider" that
trucks through Ann Arbor. Mich
6:30.
LEr THERE SE LIGHT (146) John
Huston's short film documenting
the psychiatric treatment of soldiers
in a military hospital who are
suffering the effects of World War
Il. Nat Sci 7:00.
THE MALTESE FALCON (1941)
Humphrey Bogart investigates the
intrigue and murders surrounding a
bejeweled statue. Nat Sci 8:00.
THE WOODEN MAN'S BRIDGE (1995)
A must see for all you woodies out
there. Mich 9:30.
KEY LARGo (1948) Appropriately
shown right in the middle of mid-
terms to make everybody miss
spring break in the Sunshine State
and have a nervous breakdown. Nat
Sci 9:45.
S U N D A Y
ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL Open
Screening See some of the contend-
ers for the six-day festival later this
year. Cava Java 7:00.
THE WOODEN MAN'S BRIDGE (1995)
If you don't understand.Chinese,
then you'll be reading subtitles
again. Ha ha! Mich 6:00.
HousE OF WAx (1953) Special 3-D
presentation of the horror classic
starring Vincent "Thriller" Price.
Mich 9:00.

Loabs OF ACID Charged with driving their audience members in to a sexual
frenzy, Lords of Acid is promoting their latest CD Voodoo-U. Come see this
dangerously chaotic band with newcomer Dink at St. Andrew's Hall. 8 p.m.
$8 in advance or (810) 645-6666.
BROTHER RAsT A cover band for the college age doing some good ol' rock
at Rick's.
OvER THE RHINE Haunting and melodious, these I.R.S. recording artists from
Cincinnati not only have both male and female performers, but they're also
playing at the Blind Pig at 9:30 p.m.! $7.50 in advance at Schoolkids' or call
(810) 645-6666.
HAGEN STRING QUARTET Salzburg-based quartet makes its Ann Arbor debut with
works by Mozart, Webern and Schubert. 8 p.m. at Rackham Auditorium,
Tickets are $26-$14, with rush seats $8. Call 764-2538.
F R I D A Y
SAFFIRE, THE UPPITr BIUES WOMEN Paying tribute to past great female
blues artists, this trio of "middle-aged blues" performers visits the Ark.
7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. $15 in advance at Schoolkids' or 763-8587.
ELASTICA They've been called the best band in five years and they're a
cross between classics like Blondie and Adam Ant. But wait, there's more!
They're playing with Six Finger Satellite at the Shelter. 6:30 p.m. $8. 18+.
(313) 961-MELT.
FIRST LIGHT From Cleveland, this popular reggae group rocks the Blind
Pig.
JES GRU Modem rock straight from our own city of Ann Arbor. Rick's.
OCTAVIA 80 A.D. Strangely powerful and amazingly subtle, this band from
Pickney plays with their very own labelmates, Oracle. Heidelberg.
STRANGELOvE Remember your high school's band? Well, this one offers you
blues and rock with a Memphis twange, but only if you can remember back that
far. Cava Java.
MORSEL Grunge with art from this local band. Worth seeing even though
they're playing in Ypsi. Cross Street.
THE KIND Toledo's modern rock comes to Michigan. Daphne Blue opens.
Theo's.
INDIA GREEN This trio is influenced by the late '60s and early '70s rock. All
the more reason to see them and opening band 55Ffer. 8:45 p.m. Green Room.
S A T U R D A Y
MAJESTIC MUSIC FEST Ten of Detroit's best bands play a benefit show for
Your Heritage House. Featuring Slot, Outrageous Cherry, Rocket 455,
Cobras, Godzuki, Volebeats, Dirt Eaters, Astro Boy, Henchmen and Big
Block. The Majestic.
GROOVESPOON They groove and they might well be your favorite kitchen
utensil. They play with Big Block at St. Andrew's Hall. 9 p.m. $5. 18+.
EKOOSTIC HooKAH Hippie rock for the '90s at the Blind Pig.
DICK SIEGEL Eclectic folk rock originals from Siegel, who's touring in
support of his latest CD, "Angels Aweigh." 8 p.m. The Ark. $11 in advance
at Schoolkids' or 763-8587.
WILD SHEEP RriDEw For all you urban cowboys, come see this rambunc-
tious country band at the Heidelberg.
3RD STONE Covering all the bases, this band plays rock, folk and blues.
Cava Java.
SLUG Buo Even though your arm might hurt afterwards, it would only be
from getting kicked in the pit. This punk influenced modern rock band
plays with Yellow #5 and Offence A.D. for a thrashing good time. 8:45
p.m. Green Room.
S U N D A Y
NEw TESTY MIn Ls Right in the middle of Borders, this six-piece bluegrass
band will perform as part of the Upstairs at Borders Series. 1 p.m. Borders
Books. Free.
PIzzACATO FivE See Japan's coolest combo at Industry. 8 p.m. $6. 18+.
CAMPUS BAND Damien Crutcher, conductor. 4 p.m. at Hill Auditorium, free.

ter Falk (old and shriveled, right) plays with his ears in "Roommates;'

F I L M S H 0 L D I N 0:

Bni.Y MADISON Want to touch the heinie? At Briarwood: 12:20, 2:30, 4:50,
7:00, 9:10. At Showcase: 12:20, 5:30, 10:10.
Boys ON THE SIDE The shocking, true story ff the man behind the morals:
Rush Limbaugh uncovered at last. To be sh wed as a double bill with
"John Wayne Bobbit: Uncut." At Briarwoo 1:50, 4:30, 7:10, 9-50. At
howcase: 2:30, 7:40, 12:05.
HE BRADY BUNCH This updated version of the TV classic features a drug-
dealing Greg, a pimping Peter, a stoned Marcia, a Republican Jan, a
pregnant Cindy and an e-mailing Bobby, who goes by the name "Jake
Baker." At Briarwood: 12:45, 3:00, 5:10, 7:15, 9:30. At Showcase: 12:00,
2:10, 4:30, 7:20, 9:30, 11:40.
DUMB AND DUMBER Dumbest. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:20, 4:40.
HEAvYwEIGHTs This musical comedy about fat kids at a fat camp is sure to
enlighten the insensitive viewer. With John Goodman, Dom DeLuise and
Phyllis Diller as "The Temptress." At Showcase: 12:30, 2:45, 5:00, 7:10,
9-25, 11:35. t4
fHE HUNTED The fictional story of a large university that, fearing the
onslaught of modern technology, decides to turn one under-sexed and
over-imaginative student into a scapegoa#so as to set an example for
others. At Showcase: 12:15, 2:45, 5:20, 7:50, 10:20, 12:30.
JUST CAUSE Yeah, yeah, yeah, we know. Nicole was abusing you, right
O.J? At Briarwood: 1:30, 4:15, 7:30, 10:05. At Showcase: 12:30, 3:00,
5:20, 7:45, 10:10, 12:20.
LEGENDS OF THE FALL Brad "The Sexiest Man Alive" Pitt's Buttocks! At
Brarwood: 1:10, 6:50.
WHE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE Finally, the Bush bio-pic we've all been
waiting for. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7:05, 9:15.
THE QUICK AND THE DEAD Sharon Stone, in a tour-de-force performance
which combines all the best scenes from her previous blockbuster flicks,
masturbates under the glare of some damned Baldwin with her icepick and
winds up dead real quick. At Showcase: 1:00, 10:00, 12:10.
NOBODY's FOOL Jessica Tandy and Paul Newman play Bingo, tell war
stories, and show off pictures of their grandkids (all while having sex). Not
fort the faint of heart. First 50 viewers get free prunes. At Briarwood: 1:20,
4:10, 6:40, 9:20. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:25, 4:50, 7:15, 9:40, 12:10.
IANYA ON 42ND STREET Suzy Polqanipski, a.k.a "Vanya" is a recent
University graduate who arrives in big bad New York City only to discover
that she has learned nothing, has no marketable skills and must resort to
prostitution to pay rent on her one-room, rat-infested hole in the East
Village. Among her clients are Jessica Tandy, Jesse Helms and Paul
Newman. Based on testimonies from last year's graduating class. At Ann
Arbor 1 & 2: (th): 4:40, 7:00, 9:15.
TIME WALKING DEAD As far as we know, this film has nothing to do with
Nicole Simpson. At Briarwood: 4:00, 9:45. At Showcase: 1:10, 3:20, 5:30,
7:40, 9:50, 12:00.
SECOND RUN FILMS:
Buu.ETs OVER BROADwAY At Fox: 7:15, 9:20.
IEMON KNiGHT At Fox: 7:00, 9:00.

WmMiU A NET You write the
comedy with this improvisational
troupe, and they're here every
Thursday night. And it's not
Comedy Company, so you're safe.
10 p.m., U Club (Michigan Union),
$3 (entree plus it!), 763-1107.
ROSENCRAGZ AND foEiwTERN ARE
DEAD Those wacky Residential
College Players are at it again with
their rendering of Tom Stoppard's
bizarre tragicomedy which focuses on
two minor characters from "Hamlet."
This is not the "Hamlet" you know
and love, but it should be one heck of
a laugh. 9 p.m., RC Auditorium (East
Quad), FREE (but only on Thursday,
$3-$5 other days), 761-3848.
FIRST-YEAR PERFORMANCE SHOWCASE
See the stars of tommorow today. 5
p.m., Arena Theatre, FREE:
THE BAD SEED Set in the 1950s, this
play details a young mother's
fearful exploration of the possibility
that murderous urges run in her
family. Yikes. Sounds like a bad
made-for-TV movie USA might
carry, but it's really an award-
winning drama. 8 p.m., Craft
Theatre (Community High School).
$3-$5, 994-2021.
ONLY ME AND You A young actress
gets more than she bargained for
when researching a role. 8 p.m..
Purple Rose Theatre (137 Park St.,
Chelsea), $10-$25, (313) 475-7902.
F R I D A Y
THE BANUER OF SvuiE Under the
auspices of the University Musical
Society, the New York City Opera
Company makes its annual visit with
Rossini's rollicking classic opera. The
young Rosina, under guard by the old
Bartolo, is wooed by the Count
Almaviva with a little help from the
neighborhood barber. This is where
that famous "Figaro, Figaro, Figaro"
thing comes from. 8 p.m., Power
Center, $42-$24, 764-2538.
FIRsT-YEAR PERFORMANCE SOWCASE
See Thurs., 5 p.m.
YOU CAN'T TAKEf r Wn You Wayne
State University's acclaimed Hilberry
Theatre enacts Kaufman and Hart's
rollicking comedy, exploring the
antics of the Sycamore family and the
wackiness that is their life. 8 p.m.,
Hilberry Theatre (WSU campus), $9-
$16, (313) 577-2972.
ROSENCRANTZ ... See Thurs., 8 p.m.
ONLY ME AND You See Thurs., 8 p.m.
SATURDAY
ROsENCRANTZ... See Thurs., 8 p.m.
FIRsT-YEAR PERFORMANCE SHOwCAsE
See Thurs., 5 p.m.
YOU CAN'T TAKE r WITH You See
Friday, 8 p.m.
ONLY ME AND You See Thurs., 8 p.m.
S U N D A Y
THE BARBER OF SEVIu.E See Friday,
2 p.m.
ROSENCRANTZ ... See Thurs., 2 p.m.
ONLY ME AND YOU See Thurs., 2 & 7
p.m.
T U E S D A Y

THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG The first
national tour of Wendy
Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize
winning comedy hits Detroit,
starring Nancy Dussault, Linda
Thorson and Greg Mullavey. The
dose of winter-warming humor we
all no doubt need. 8 p.m., Fisher
Theatre, $25-$37.50, (313) 872-
1000.
THE Sistin ROsENWBI See
Tuesday, 8 p.m.

MONDAY

M O N D A Y

HOUsE OF WAX (1953) See
Sunday. Mich 7:00.
GIRLFRIENDS (1994) Sister Souljah
and Barbra Streisand team up in a
musical romp through Crown
Heights. Hillel Aud 7:00. Free.
SURREAL ANiMATION (1989) Same
thing as getting stoned and watch-
ing Looney Tunes for two hours.
Mich 9:15.
T U E S D A Y
CINEMA IN INDIA FIm SERBIE
Featured film is called "Genesis"
with a cool soundtrack by Ravi
Shankar (not to be confused with
The Beatles). Nat Sci 7:00. Free.
SURREAL ANIMATION (1989) The
Newt Gingrich story in cartoons. So
scary it's true. Mich 7:00.
NEo HMom Pmouo (1994) A

RANCID It's sold out, but...playing a distinct style of punk, Rancid is touring
for their lastest release on Epitaph Records, "Let's Go." See this band made
up of original Operation Ivy members when they kick the rear end of sanitized
music. St. Andrew's Hall. 7:30 p.m. $8.
POND This Sub Pop artist straight from the musical haven of Portland, Oregon,
graces Ann Arbor with their unique modern rock and pop. See them before
they're too big for you to get tickets to. Tracy Bonham opens. 18+ show. Doors
open at 9:30 p.m. Blind Pig. $5 in advance or (810) 645-6666
SKY BLUES They've come here all the way from New York and they play hard
rock with melody. They were named one of the year's Best Unsigned Bands
and profiled by MTV. What more do you want? Rick's.
COMPOSER's FORUM Works by students played by students at 8 p.m., School of
Music Recital Hall.
T U E S D A Y
THE NIELDS w/ KART NEwHouSE 7:30 p.m. The Ark. Free.
BILLGOAT Happening country (?) from Austin, TX. They play with the Plumbobs,
who offer crazy slacker punk. Rick's.
ECHOLYN Sony's own modern rock act plays with Detroit's Discipline. This
should be a good show and hey, it's cheap. Blind Pig. $5 in advance at

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