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The Michigan Daily - Weekend etc. - Thursday, January 12, 1995 -9

FILM SOP EN IN G: THURSDAY

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

DEMON KNiew Although rumored to be more horrifying than the Broadway
song and dance version of Stephen King's "Carrie," (an accomplishment
not to be overlooked), in actuality, this film version of "Tales From the
Crypt" is as lame as the TV show. At Showcase:12:10, 2:20, 4:30, 7:20,
9:35, 11:45.
FAR FROM HOME (THE ADVENTURES OF YEu.Ow Doe) Who is Yellow Dog and
why does he get a whole movie? At Briarwood: 1:40, 3:30, 5:00, 7:10, 9:10.
At Showcase: 1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:05, 9:20, 11:05.

HIGHER LEAN e The latest from "Boyz in the Hood" director John Single-
ton. Has to be better than his sophomore effort, "Poetic Justice." At
Showcase: 1:00, 4:00, 7:10, 9:50, 12:25."
LErENDs OF mE FAU See Brad Pitt flip his golden locks and look generally
disheveled and tortured. This watered down Western is so paint-by-
numbers, it makes "Demon Knight" look original. At Briarwood: 1:00,
4:00, 7:05, 9:50. At Showcase: 1:20, 4:15, 7:10, 10:05, 12:30.
NosoDv's FooL Jessica Tandy, Paul Newman, and Hume Cronyn play Bingo
tad stuff. Not for the faint of heart. First 50 viewers get free prunes. At
Briarwood: 1:20,4:30, 7:20,9:45. At Showcase: 11:45, 2:10, 4:40, 7:10,
9:40, 12:05.
F I L M S H O L D I N O:
BUuLm Ovmw BROADWAy Woody Allen's latest is as clever, funny and
insightful as always. But watch out for waistline-challenged director-actor
Rob Reiner in a revealing pair of undergarments! At State: 1:30, 4:30, 7:00.
DISCLOsURE Co-conspirators Oliver Stone and Michael Crichton team up to
expose the truth about sexual harassment on the job force. A remake of the
classic "The Paranoid Male Movie Executives' Fantasy." At Briarwood:
1:30, 4:15, 7:00, 10:00. At Showcase: 1:15, 4:15, 7:10, 9:55, 12:30.
DmoP ZONE See Wesley try and get in on the "Drop Squad" action and fail
miserably. Has he ever been in a good movie? At Showcase: 9:35, 12:05.
IWOUSEGUEST Brian "Kato" Kalin in the role of his life. At Showcase: 12:15,
2:40, 5:00, 7:25, 9:50, 12:15.
INTERVIEw Wpi THE VAMPIRE Just leeching out Geraldo for the lead, Tom
*Cruise turns in his most memorable performance since "Cocktail." At
Briarwood: 1:40, 4:25, 7:10, 9:50. At the State: 9:30, 11:30.
I.Q. Tim Robbins and Meg Ryan generate less steam than Tim Robbins and
Walter Matthau. For a real steamy Matthau pic, check out the skinflick
"grumpy Old Men." At Briarwood: 12:50, 3:10, 5:15, 7:30, 9:40. At
Showcase: 2:50, 5:25, 7:35, 9:40, 11:50.
TiE JUNGLE BooK The latest in onetime East Quad resident Madonna's
visual fantasies, "Jungle Book" features her getting it on with various
Disney characters, including all of the seven dwarves at once. Rumour has
*it that Dopey has a lot more going for him than anyone ever suspected. At
Showcase: 11:45, 2:10, 4:35, 7:00.
LITLE WOMEN Banned in nine countries and set on fire in Shadoloo, this
highly unusual porno from director Roman Polanski offers a whole new
take on the Louisa May Alcott classic. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 11:45, 2:15,
4:45, 7:05, 9:30. At Showcase: 1:00, 4:00, 7:25, 10:00, 12:30
NELL Hell. At Briarwood: 1:10, 3:45, 7:35, 10:05.
PuLP FwCmoN Give in already. At State: 1:30, 4:30, 7:00, 8:00, 11:00. At
Showcase: 7:30, 10:30.
READY To WE Only if you're really ugly. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 11:30,
02-0, 4:30, 7:20, 9:55.
THE SAuTA CLUwsE Who said Tim Allen could have a film career? This is
ewily the worst Santa/Espionage flick ever. At Showcase: 12:30.
SAM PASSAGE We hope that this Susan Sarandon update of "Just The 73 Of
11" will have a safe and mercilessly quick passage straight-to-video. Sorry
Sue, but Sean "Rudy" Astin as your son? At Showcase: 2:50, 9:45.
RICHIE RIcH Dumb. At Showcase: 11:45, 2:10, 4:35.
SPEECHLESS Dumber. At Showcase: 12:30, 5:15, 7:35, 12:00.
DUMB AND DUMBER Dumbest. At Briarwood: 1:15, 3:40, 7:15, 9:30. At
Showcase: 11:50,2:15,4:4,7:20,9:45, 12:15.
*SREETFIGHTER Van Damme it! This film sucks big time. At Showcase:
12:10, 2:30,4:45.
SECOND RUN FiLMs:

PARAMA (1987) An Indian photog-
rapher living in New York is
commissioned to do a photo feature
on the average Indian housewife.
Free. 1300 Chem 7:00.
THE BROwNING VERSION (1994) A
twisted love triangle. The students
are shocked when, one day, they
observe a scantily clad Albert
Finney chasing Greta Scacchi and
Matthew Modine screaming: "O
captain, my captain!" Mich 7:30.
F R I DAY
CHAMELEON STREET (1991) A witty
satire on the struggles a black man
must make in order to succeed in
American society. Crisler 5:00.
THE SECRET ADVENTURES OF TOM
THUMB (1993) One of the recent
claymation films ghost-written by
Newt Gingrich. Mich 7:00.
Sup WiT ME (1994) Look for
Quentin "God" Tarantino's analysis
on the homosexual undertones
existing in "Top Gun" and wonder,
once again, why this man has
become the greatest pop icon since
Mother Theresa. Mich 9:00.
S A T U R D A Y
PUsHING HANDS (1991) Saga of Tai
chi master who leaves Beijing and
moves to New York. Mich 5:00.
THE PAssIoN OF JOAN OF ARC
(1928) Silent film depicting the
life of the heroine. Aud A 7:00.
SLEEP WITH ME (1994) Quentin. See
Friday. Mich 7:15.
HISTORY oF ETHNIC STEREOTYPES IN
ANIMATION (1920-50) Visiting
Cartoon Historian Steve Stanchfeld
presents a look at ethnic stereotypes
in cartoons. Nat Sci 8:00.
TIE ETERNAL RETURN (1943)
Cocteau's poetic reworking of the
Tristan and Isolde legend. Aud A
8:30.
THE SECRET ADVENTURES OF TOM
THUMB (1993) See Friday. Mich
9:00.
S U N D A Y
Boo AND SAND (1922) Rudolph
Valentino stars in this silent film
about a matador who marries his
childhood sweetheart. Sheraton 3:00.
THE SECRETAu ADmUREs of Tom
THUMB (1993) See Friday. Mich
5:00.
PUsHING HANDS (1991) See
Saturday Mich 7:00.
SLEEP WITH ME (1994) Meg Tilly
and Eric Stoltz are also in it. See
Friday. Mich 9:15.
M O N D A Y

FRESH (1994) A young boy
nicknamed "Fresh" deals drugs, and
visits his derelict, chess-playing
father. Free. Mich 5:00.
SLEEP WFM. ME (1994) See Friday.
Mich 7:00.
THE SECRET ADVENTURES OF TOM
THUMB (1993) See Friday. Mich
9:00.
T U E S D A Y
SLEEP WITH ME (1994) See Friday.
Mich 7:00.

DAVID MANFEE sits in at the Ark tonight, performing a set of "the greatest
songs ever written." Doors open at 8 p.m. and tickets are only $8.75 at the
door.
THE IMPATIENTS, Don't miss openers FeedbagAt 9:30 p.m. at the Blind Pig.
KING DAVID Dancehall reggae! Dancehall reggae! Cross Street Station.
10:30 p.m. 21 and over. Two bucks cover charge.
BROTHER RAserTT College rock. Cover tunes. Big surprise. Rick's opens their
doors to their masses of screaming fans at 9 p.m.
FIVE GUYs NAMED MOE At the Tap Room
BETH GILFORD AND SUE CARDUEus Lunch in the library while listening to
recorders. From 12:10-1 p.m., this duo performs early music in the Public
Library's Multi-Purpose Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Admission is free. Call
994-2333 to find out more.
F R I D A Y
BIG WILLY AND THE FLAMING DEUTANTES Let's ruminate on this moniker for a
moment. Does that sound really kinky or just stupid? Find out at Cava Java.
SALLY FINGERITTE, formerly one of Four Bitchin' Babes, performs her solo
acoustic guitar set at the Ark at 8 p.m. Get your $10 tickets at the door.
TOM JONES Tom gets greasy at 8 p.m. and won't stop until he has your extra
time, kiss, and money.
10 WHEELS At Rick's, with Train of Thought opening.
THE CULT NEROES Punk Rock! At the Heidelberg.
SOME PEOPLE'S CHILDREN At the Cross Street Station. They are funky...
INDIA GREEN Retro, no? With the sounds of the Atomic Numbers at Theo's.
THE PRoDIGALs More surf at the Tap Room.
SCRAwL Indie rock fun continues when this trio, Lollapalooza second-stage
credentials in tow, hits the Blind Pig with special guests Pretty Mighty
Mighty. Doors open at 9:30 p.m., and tickets can be acquired in advance for
$5 at Schoolkids' Records or through Ticketmaster.
GARRICK ONLSSON One of the world's most distinguished pianists performs the
first in his series of Ann Arbor concerts which will collectively include the
complete solo piano works of Chopin. Local audiences are one of three
nationwide chosen to witness this special and ambitious project. 8 p.m.,
Rackham Auditorium. Tckets are $26, $24, $18, $14. Call 764-2538 for
information.
S A T U R D A Y
SPEEomu brings yet another set of local rock to St. Andrew's Hall. Doors at 9
p.m.; tickets are only $5 through Ticketmaster.
CUB KODA wmI EORGE BEDARD & mE KmNerns Ticketsfor the 8 p.m. show
can be purchased for $11 at Schoolkids' or by calling 763-8587.
Rum BRow, queen mother of rhythm and blues, lets her gorgeous vocals
reign over the Power Center at 8 p.m. tonight. Ticket prices range from $12
to $24. Call 764-2538.
NEw BOMa Tumms get all punky and aggressive at the Blind Pig. Tickets are
$5 in advance through Ticketmaster (645-6666) or Schoolkids' Records.
KNEE DEEP SHa Kalamazoo funk at Theo's. Brothers Grimm opens.
THE BUCKET 13-piece jazz-funk-rock-rap fusion at the Cross Street Station.
SUGAR BLUE, while his name sounds positively Bob Mouldian (sorry, kids),
actually plays technically amazing traditional blues harmonica at Rick's at 9
p.m.
RUTH BROwN A recent Grammy and Tony award winner, Brown performs at
8 p.m. at the Power Center. Tickets are $12-$24.764-2538 for more informa-
tion.
MASAKAZU ITO For an evening of classical guitar, take a trip to the Kerrytown
Concert House at 415 N. 4th Avenue. The show starts at 8 p.m., and tickets are
$12, $8, $5 for students.
KOREAN PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE Go to the Recital Hall in the School of Music at
4 p.m. to hear this distinctive ensemble perform.
U OF M PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE Michael Udow, Professor of Music, will lead
this group at the Museum of Art in recreating performances and executing new
pieces composed by Udow especially for this 4 p.m. event. Admission is free,
but by ticket only. Reserve yours now by phoning the Museum Gift Shop at
747-0521.
S U N D A Y
THE HAREM SPIRITUAL ENsEMBLE performs tonight with a free concert at Hill
Auditorium. Tickets, however, are required for admission to the 7 p.m. show.
Reserve up to four per person by calling 764-2538 or 1-800-221-1229.
MADCAT AND CANE, Robert Jones and Matt Watroba play for the benefit of
the Hemophilia Foundation at 8 p.m. at the Ark. $15 at the door.
TOP KAT Formerly known as Dig, they're playing Rick's.

MADHAV DESHPANDE This vocalist from North India performs traditional
repertoire, accompanied by Glenn Bering on tabla. 1 p.m. at Borders Books,
612 E. Liberty. Admission is free.
DES Kbet. WuNwDan Kerrytown Concert House. Admission is $12, $8,
and $5 for students. Call 769-2999 for more.
M O N D A Y
THE SOUNDS OF BLACKNEsS A program of African-American music entitled
"Music for Martin" will be performed by thirty vocalists and a ten piece
orchestra at 7 p.m. at the Power Center Tix are $30, $20, $10 for students, and
can be purchased at the Michigan Union Ticket Office or by calling 763-TKTS.
FAT AMY East Lansing's native obesity is rolling into Rick's.
T U E S D A Y

TwE PiANo LESSON Ann Arbor Civic
Theatre presents August Wilson's
breathtaking story of one Black
American family and their struggle
to remember yet overcome the
brutal legacy of slavery. Set in 1936
Pittsburg, the play chronicles Boy
Willie Charles and his dream for the
future. But when that dream
involves selling the family's prized
possession and heirloom - an
ornate piano - sister Bemiece
refuses to sell. The family's di-
lemma is "the piano lesson." 8 p.m.,
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, $12-
$16, 763-1085.
LAUGHTER ON THE 23.D F.ot The
first national tour of Neil Simon's
latest laugh-machine begins in
Detroit. Directed by Jerry Zaks, the
play is a recollection of the
playwright's years working on the
Sid Caesar television show and the
golden age of television. Guaranteed
yucks every minute. Starring the
incomparable Howard Hesseman,
famed star of "WKRP in Cincinnati"
and "Head of the Class." Now that
is no laughing matter. 8 p.m., $20-
$37.50, (313) 872-1000.
THE Wonm O 'ROUND This fresh
'n' feisty revue features the music of
John Kander and Fred Ebb, possibly;
the greatest living musical theater
composer-lyricist team. "New York,
New York," "Cabaret," "All That
Jazz," and "Kiss of the Spider
Woman" are just a few of the
musical blockbusters featured here.
The intimate cast of five features
1993 Musical Theatre alum Danny
Gurwin in the tenor role. 8 p.m.,
Birmingham Theatre (211 South
Woodward, Birmingham), $27.50
($19.50 students), (810) 644-3533,
groups call (810) 644-1529.
F R I D A Y
Te tuuMETrov CwB Ivan Mitchell's
uplifting comedy centering around
three Jewish widows and how each
deals with the loss of her husband. 8
p.m., Croswell Opera House (129 E.
Maumee, Adrian), $10-$12, (517)
264-SHOW.
THE Pwo LESSON See Thursday, 8
p.m.
LaUm oN um 23r& FLaow See
Thursday, 8 p.m.
HUs Wo Om 'ROUND See
Thursday, 8 p.m.
SATURDAY
RAnaM MAXINE WoR OP Dance
workshop led by Cathy Stephens.
No partner required. 10 a.m.,
Pittsfield Grange Hall (Ann Arbor-
Saline Road, 1/2 mile south of 1-94),
$5, 429-0014.
SECOND SATURDAY An open stage
showcase for works-in-progress in a
variety of media. Discussions with
the artists follow. 10 p.m., People
Dancing Studio (111 Third Street),
$5 ("less if you're broke"), 930-
1949.
TNE Pwao LEsso See Thursday, 8
p.m.
LAU HER ON THE 29. FLowo See
Thursday, 2 & 8 p.m.
Ti. Wo ool'ROUND See

Thursday, 2 & 8 p.m.
THE CEITE w CwB See Friday, 8
p.m.
S U N D A Y
DANCE PoPmr Shake your tail
feather in a waltz, swing, tango and
much more. Led by Cathy Stephens.
3 p.m., Pittsfield Grange Hall, $5,
429-0014.
THE PIANo LESSoN See Thursday, 2
p.m.
LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD Fwmo See
Thursday, 2 & 7:30 p.m.
THE WORD OEs 'ROUND See

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