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2B - The Michigan Daily Weekend Magazine - Thursday, February 12, 1998
Valentine's Day brings out best and worst of passion

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Tuesday

By Kern A. Murphy
Daily Arts Writer
It's the season of love - candy, flower and jew-
elry shops are all bracing themselves for a mad
rush of Valentine's Day shoppers. Girlfriends,
boyfriends, parents and grandparents are lost in the
same sea of red, cards, candy hearts and roses. It's
an exciting day for all ... or is it?
"It's a fun holiday, but if you're not hooked up,

it feels like someone else's holiday. You feel left
out," said LSA first-year student Anne Chatel.
While Feb. 14 means different things to differ-
ent people, it can be a lonely time for those lack-
ing lovers.
"Well, I am single, so I'll see if I can't find a
date," said LSA first-year student Shane
Rodriguez. "If I can't find a date, then I'll send a
Valentine to myself."

Even those with boyfriends, girlfriends or
spouses can be a little disheartened by the pres-
sures of the holiday. Jackson Platsky, an LSA first-
year student, said he finds the day a bit frustrating.
"I don't like that it becomes mandatory to
observe this holiday when you're dating someone;'
Platsky said.
Some people have strong feelings about the
expectations and connotations that accompany

Valentine's Day.
"I think Valentine's Day is a load of crap' said
LSA sophomore Greg Quitmeyer. "It is a made-up
holiday that Hallmark uses to sucker the suckers
out of a boatload of money."
Whether they are good or bad, students' percep-
tions of this holiday seem influenced by gender.
"I think girls are more sentimental, but I think
See VALENTINE'S, Page 10B

CAMPUS CINEMA
Strangers on a Train (1951)
Hitchcock's story of two men who
meet on a train and strike a terrible
deal. Mich. 4:10 p.m.
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) M i a
Farrow and Jeff Daniels star in this
Woody Allen flick about the love affair
between a waitress and an actor.
Mich. 7 p.m.
Raising Arizona (1987) The Coen
brothers' film about a couple who are
unable to have children and kidnap
one of a set of quintuplets. U-Club.
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4:10 p.m.
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The Ice Storm (1997)
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Films holding
As Good As It Gets **I
Helen Hunt and Jack
Nicholson picked up Golden
Globes for this romantic com-
edy. At Showcase: 12:25,
3:20, 6:35, 9:25, 12:05. At
Ann Arbor 1&2: 1:20 (Sat,
Sun, Tue), 4:15, 7, 7:35,
9:35.
Blues Brothers 20***
Still on a mission from God. It's
still dark and they're still wear-
ing sunglasses. Hit it. At
Showcase:1:10, 3:45, 6:40,
9:15, 11:50. At Briarwood: 1,
4:10, 7, 9:40.
Deep Rising I
"Sphere" minus Michael
Crichton. At Showcase: 12:20
a.m.
Desperate Measures ** A
lawyer (Andy Garcia) bargains
with a killer (Michael Keaton)
to save his child's life. At
Showcase: 2; 6:10.

Good Will Hunting ***i
Matt Damon and Ben Affiec
wrote this Oscar-nominated
movie. At Showcase: 1:20,~
6:45, 8:10, 9:20, 10:30,
11:50. At State: 1:30 (Sun.
(Fri., Sat., Sun.), 7, 9:45,
12:15 (Fri., Sat.).
Great Expectations ***
adaptation of the Dickens
classic. At Showcase: 12,
2:30, 4:55, 7:30, 9:55,
12:25. At Briarwood: 12:1(
2:40, 5:10, 7:40, 10:10.
Mouse Hunt *** Nathan
Lane stars in this kids' filrr
At Showcase: 12:10 p.m.
Oscar and Lucinda *** TI
love story based on the Pe
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(Sun.), 4 (Fri., Sat., Sun.),
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name. At Showcase: 12,
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Phone Numbers: Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 761-
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994-8080; Michigan Theater: 668-8397;
Showcase: 973-8380; State: 994-4024.
Showtimes are effective Friday through
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