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The Michigan Daily, Thursday, March 23, 1995 - 9
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FILMS OPENING: THURSDAY

T H U R S D A Y T H U R S D A Y

DOLORES CLAIBORNE Kathy Bates and Jennifer Jason Leigh star in this latest
Stephen King installment. All is going well for a re-united mother and
daughter until a mysterious, e-mailing houseguest, known only as "Jakato"
shows up, demanding breakfast, "Hustler" and clean towels. Watch sparks
fly when the ghost of former houseguest Chevy Chase returns to haunt the
house, demanding the return of his career. At Briarwood: 1:10, 4:15, 7:00,
9:40. At Showcase: 1:30, 4:15, 7:05, 9:50, 12:25.
ExOTICA Atom Egoyan's acclaimed, greatly anticipated film. We have no
idea what it's about. At Briarwood: 1:45, 4:40, 7:40, 10:05. At Showcase:
12:10, 2:20,4:40, 7:35, 9:50, 12:00.
MAJOR PAYNE The sequel to "In the Amy Now." This time, Pauly Shore
gets his behind kicked by Damon Wayans and a whole slew of decent,
good-movie watching Americans. At Briarwood: 12:30, 3:00, 5:15, 7:30,
9:50. At Showcase: 12:30, 2:50, 5:05, 7:25, 9:40, 11:50.
MURIEL'S WEDDING Cool, quirky Aussie flick about a non-traditional gal who
finds a way to have it all. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 12:30, 2:45, 5:00, 7:20,
9:35. At Showcase: 12:20, 2:40, 5:00, 7:25, 9:45, 12:00.

I think this is iviurei.
TALL TALE The interactive, Jake Baker movie has finally arrived. At Show-
case: 12:00, 2:15, 4:30, 7:15, 9:30, 11:45.
F I L M S H O L D I N G:
THE BRADY BUNCH Updated version of TV classic features a vanilla extract
swigging Greg, a professional interpretive dancer, (a.k.a. homeless) Peter, a
Karaoke-ing Marcia, a Maize and Blue party member Jan, a balding Cindy
and an e-mailing Bobby, who goes by the name "Jake Baker." At
Briarwood: 12:45, 3:10, 5:10, 7:15. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:00, 7:05.
BYE BYE LOVE Bye Bye marketing company. Who thought of this title? And
furthermore, who thought that anyone would want to see Paul Reiser,
Matthew Modine and Randy Quaid sit on their liver-spotted behinds,
1 complaining about not being able to get laid? At Briarwood: 12:40, 2:50,
5:10, 7:25, 9:40, 11:50. At Showcase: 1:15, 4:00, 7:00, 9:30.
CANDYMAN: FAREWELL TO THE FLESH Leprosy: It sucks, but you gotta teach the
kids sometime. At Showcase: 12:20, 2:45, 5:00, 7:15, 9:30, 11:40.
JUST CAUSE No, there was no just cause for making this film. Sean Connery
is just too damn old and leathery. At Briarwood: 9:20. At Showcase: 12:30,
3:00, 5:20, 7:45, 10:10, 12:20.
LOSING ISAIAH Halle Berry and Jessica Lange team up to fight a custody
battle. A favorite of the humorless. At Briarwood: 1:00, 3:45, 7:20, 10:00.
At Showcase: 12:15, 2:30, 4:40, 7:30, 9:45, 11:40.
THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE Finally, the Bush bio-pic we've all been
praying for. At Ann Arbor I & 2: 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7:05, 9:15.
A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE No, not a bio-pic about the guy who was out
"walking his dog" and just happened to catch sight of OJ, but an alleged
"off-beat love story" with Albert Finney. Yeah, it'd have to be pretty off-
beat to feature Albert "Daddy Warbucks" Finney in a luv scene. Youch! At
Ann Arbor 1 & 2 (Thursday only): 5:30, 7:30, 9:30.
MAN OF THE HOUSE In a desperate attempt to latch onto the celebrity port-o-
potty on which his ample-and-growing behind no longer resides, Chevy "I
will not work with Michael Caine" Chase and some blond twerp bring us
the first Kato "Huh. Huh. Dirty e-mail is cool." Kalin bio-pic. At Show-
case: 12:05, 2:20, 4:35, 7:20, 9:35, 11:50.
NOBODY'S FOOL Jessica Tandy, Paul Newman and Rush Limbaugh play
bridge, tell war stories, and show off pictures of their multi-cultural
grandkids (all while eating prunes). First 50 viewers get free enemas. At
Showcase: 2:25, 4:50.
OUTBREAK Rainman, Lightning Jack and the Leprechaun all break into the
White House, hoping to find Don Knotts. Watch sparks fly when they catch
Bill on one of his late night munchie runs. At Briarwood: 1:30, 4:20, 7:05,
9:45. At Showcase: 7:40, 10:30.
PULP FICTION Awwwwww, Yeah, Boy! At State: 1:30, 4:30, 8:00, 11:00. At
Showcase: 1:00, 4:00, 7:20, 10:20.
ROOMMATES Brad "The Hairiest Man Alive" Pitt and Brian "Kato" Kalin are
evil twin houseguests who eat peanut butter from the jar, leave the seat up,
and get really, really stoned right before they're about to testify at murder
trials. At Showcase: 12:00 (p.m.)
STRAWBERRY AND CHOCOLATE Acclaimed foreign ice-cream film. At State:
4:30, 7:00, 9:00.
SECOND RUN FiLMs:
DISCLOSURE At Fox: 1:30, 4:30, 7:15, 9:55.
FORREST GUMP At Fox: 1:00, 4:10, 7:00, 9:50.

WOMEN & DIFFERENCES FILM SERIES
Three short films about prostitution
and female exploitation around the
world. 1300 Chem 7:00. Free.
QUEEN MARGOT (1994) French film
about the wedding of Marguerite of
Valois and Henri of Navarre that
was arranged in a time of peace
between Catholics and Huguenots,
but eventually led to the Saint
Bartholomew's Day Massacre.
Look out for Colin "I was framed!"
Ferguson playing the assassin. Mich
7:30.
F R I DAY
THE CEMENT GARDEN (1993)
Adapted from Ian McEwan's 1978
novel, the story of how four young
siblings cope with the sudden deaths
of their parents. A little pre-viewing
hint: incest. Nat Sci 7:30 & 9:30.
FLOWER DRUM SONG (1961)
Musical featuring song-and-dance
numbers by Rodgers and
Hammerstein, starring four romanti-
cally-charged American-born
Chinese people. Aud A 8:00. Free.
S A T U R D A Y
FRENCH NEW WAVE SHORTS Four
short films by France's New Wave
group of directors - Truffaut,
Godard, Marker and Resnais. Aud
A 7:00 & 10:20,
SURVIVAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES
Two videos documenting the
exploits of these masters of destruc-
tion and chaos. If you don't
understand what that means, then
you'll have to go see for yourself!
Nat Sci 7:00 & 8:45,
REPULSION (1965) Roman
Polanski's first English-language
film, it tells the story of a young
sexually repressed ,daydreaming
French girl. Definitely a foreshad-
owing of Polanski's eventual
travails with a little girl of his own.
Aud A 8:40.
S U N D A Y
DON JUAN (1926) John Barrymore
(yes, Drew's grandfather) stars as
the famous swordsman and lover in
this, the first film ever to have a
musical score in-sync with its
action. Sheraton 3:00.
CENTURY OF ENLIGHTENMENT (1992)
18th Century Havana epic about the
criss-crossing lives of three aristo-
cratic cousins and a French mer-
chant. In Spanish with English
subtitles. Mich 5:00.
THE STRATEGY OF THE SNAIL (1993)
A group of tenants is determined to
save their decrepit boarding house
in historic downtown Bogota,
Colombia. Subtitled. Mich 7:15.
QUEEN MARGOT (1994) See
Thursday. Mich 9:30.

M O N D A Y
THE DEVIL NEVER SLEEPS (1994)
This "documystery" tells the story
of how the director investigates the
mysterious murder of her uncle.
Subtitled. Mich 7:00.
QUEEN MARGOT (1994) Of course
the Academy Awards start at 9:00,
but go see it anyway and you can be
home by the time that Tarantino guy
goes home crying. Mich 9:15.
TUESDAY
CINEMA IN INDIA FILM SERIES

SWG BUG W/ YELLOW #5 Melodic modern rock at the Blind Pig - call 996-8555
for info and ticket prices.
DAVID BLAIR AND MICHAEL HSU Free at the Michigan League Underground. 8:30.
JERRY SPRAGUE Pop/rock straight outta Lansing. At Rick's.
REVVED UP GARAGE ROCK NIGhT Featuring Toronto's "The Stinkies" and "The
Luster Kings." 8:45 p.m., Green Room, Ypsilanti.
WAYNE KRAMER Epitaph recording artist at St. Andrew's. Call 313-961-
MELT for info.
BRUNO LEONARDO GELBER WITH THE DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA The
Argentinean pianist performs with DSO at Orchestra Hall. 8:00 p.m. For ticket
info, call (313) 833-3700.
JAzz COMPOSERS ORCHESTRA Rackham Auditorium at 8:00 p.m. Free.
F R I D A Y
DR. DIDO Australian digeridoo player., performing with percussionaist and
guitarist Mark Revell.
At Schoolkids, 5:00 p.m.
WIDESPREAD PANIC W/ JACKOPIERCE Neo-hippie improvisational guitar work,
plus Texas acoustic duo. 7:30 p.m., Michigan Theater, tickets $15.50,
$12.50 in advance at Schoolkids' or 810-645-6666.
TRINIDAD TRIPOLI STEEL BAND Calypso and Reggae outfit from Ypsilanti. At
Rick's.
GEORGE BEDARD AND THE KINGPINS Local favorite plays more rockabilly
blues, at the Blind Pig. Call 996-8555 for info and ticket prices.
STEVE SOMERS BAND Blues, R & B and soul at the Heidelberg.
WHIRLING ROAD Local band that should look into rules of capitilization. At
Cava Java.
MUSTARD PLUG w/LOOSE STOOLS Detroit Ska, trailer park punk. All in one show!
At Cross Street.
NAMING MARY W/SNORKEL AND MON AURAL Modern rock. Green Room.
JOHNNY COPELAND W/ PAUL KELLY Texas blues from a true grammy-winner.
At Rick's.
SICK OF IT ALL w/DOWN BY LAW, ORANGE 9MM AND CIV Early show at St.
Andrew's. [lard to beat four bands in a row.
THE ROOTS Make that five bands in a row at St. Andrews.
BILL T. JONES/ARNIE ZANE DANCE CO. offer the Ann Arbor premier of Still/Here
at the Power Center. For ticket info. call the University Musical Society at 764-
2538.
CONTEMPORARY DIRECTIONS ENSEMBLE MH. Robert Reynolds directs the en-
semble in the presentation of the music of the Polish composer Henryk Gorecki.
Rackham Auditorium at 8:00. Free.
BRUNO LEONARDO GELBER WITH THE DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA The
Argentinean pianist performs with DSO at Orchestra Hall: 8:00 p.m. For ticket
info. call (313) 833-3700.
S A T U R D A Y
CHERYL WHEELER Acclaimed singer-songwrite makes appearance at
Schoolkids - 4:00 p.m.
SLEEPY LABEEF More rockabilly, more blues. The Blind Pig. Call 996-8555
for info and ticket prices.
THE BLANKS/PETS OR MEAT Veteran rock trio plays stuff upstairs, while
Detroit quintet plays for all ages downstairs. The Heidelberg.
BLUE VINYL Ann Arbor high school students sing the blues at Cava Java.
BROTHERS FROM ANOTHER PLANET Funky ghetto metal getup at Cross Street.
19 WHEELS W/BROTHERS GRIMM Take your pick between college rock and/or
gritty melodic modern rock at Theos.
LADY SUNSHINE & THE X BAND R&B, blues, soul, funk and oldies. Eventu-
ally working their way through every single type of music - wish them luck
at the Tap Room.
SPEEDBALL w/BEER WHORES AND BOBBY EAST Only $5 for tickets at St.
Andrews.
EXTREME We're not kidding. At the Ritz - call 810-778-8150 for info.
BILL T. JONES/ARNIE ZANE DANCE CO. offer the Ann Arbor premier of Still/Here
at the Power Center. For ticket info. call the University Musical Society at 764-
2538.
DIGITAL MUSIC ENSEMBLE Stephen Rush directs a program entitled "Midieval
Meets Jazz" at McIntosh Theater. 8:00. Free.
BRUNO LEONARDO GELBER WITH THE DETROT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA The
Argentinean pianist performs with DSO at Orchestra Hall. 8:30 p.m. For ticket
info. call (313) 833-3700.
SUNDAY
DIGITAL MUSiC ENSEMBLE Stephen Rush directs a program entitled "Midieval
Meets Jazz" at McIntosh Theater. 4:00. Free.
MONDAY
JONATHAN RICHMAN Cult figure who can really, really dance. Seriously. Doors

open 8:30 p.m., the Blind Pig, $8.50 in advance at Schoolkids' or 801-645-6666
MOE Rock group makes the trip from Buffalo to Rick's.
MICHIGAN YOUTH ENSEMBLES Perform at the Hill Auditorium. 7:00. Free.
TUESDAY
SMALL 23 w/HARDVARK Melodious punk, just like Superchunk. Haven't a clue
about Hardvark. Rick's.
EDSEL w/DOwN More melodic punk, but this group is also "driving." The
openers could have a tough time living up to their description of "lo-fi /sad-
core." Blind Pig. Once again: 996-8555 for info.
MICHIGAN CHAMBER PLAYER oPlaying selections by Strauss and Beethoven at
Rackham Auditorium. 8:00. Free.
W E D N E S D A Y
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PAPER DOLLS What happens when
two Black former beauty queens
return to be judges at a beauty
pageant? Director Kim Baker's
production of Elaine Jackson's play
answers the question. 7 p.m., Arena
Theatre (basement of Frieze
Building), FREE.
WITHOUT A NET You write the
comedy with this improvisational
troupe. They're here every Thursday
night, so don't you think it's about
time you went to see them? 10 p.m.,
U Club (Michigan Union), $3
(entree plus it!), 763-1107.
THE ICE WOLF An Eskimo folk-tale
translated for a family audience,
brought to you by the Young
People's Theatre. 7:30 p.m.,
Performance Network (418 W.
Washington), $6 ($4 youths), 663-
0681.
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
The kooky classic about a fun-
loving rebel who chooses to serve
his jail sentence in a mental ward.
But beware of Nurse Ratched. 8
p.m., Ann Arbor Civic Theatre
(2275 Platt Road), $8, 971-AACT.
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.
F R I D A Y
ON THE VERGE An adventure
through time and space, when three
19th-century explorers wind up in
the mid-'50s, in Nicky Paradise's
Bar & Grill. Another presentation
by those lovable Residential College
Players. 8 p.m., RC Auditorium
(East Quad), $5 ($3 students), 913-
6926.
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Ethel Merman
won't be in the Saline Area Players'
Production, but hopefully someone
will sing to the heights "There's No
Business Like Show Business" and
"Anything You Can Do I Can Do
Better." 8 p.m., Saline High
Auditorium, $10, $7.50 matinee ($1 .
off stu/sen), 973-6501.
PAPER DOLLS See Thursday, 7 p.m.
THE ICE WOLF See Thursday, 7:30
p.m.
CUCKOO'S NEST See Thursday, 8
p.m.
THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG See
Thursday, 8 p.m.
S A T
PAPER DOLLS See Thursday, 5 p.m.
THE ICE WOLF See Thursday, 2 &
7:30 p.m.
CUCKOO'S NEST See Thursday, 8
p.m.
ON THE VERGE See Friday, 8 p.m.
THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG See
Thursday, 2 & 8 p.m.
S U N D A Y
ANNE OF GREEN GABLES The

cherished classic about the charming
young girl who wins the hearts of
her adoptive family and eventually
the whole town. 1:30 p.m., Michi-
gan Theater, $10.50 & $8.50, 668-
8397.
THE ICE WOLF See Thursday, 2 p.m.
THE ROBBER'S NIGHTMARE See
Thursday, 7 p.m.
ON THE VERGE See Friday, 7 p.m.
THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG See
Thursday, 2 & 7:30 p.m.
T U E S D A Y
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR The
acclaimed tour features Ted Neeley

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