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14B - The Michigan Daily - Weekend, etc. Magazine - Thursday, October 12, 2000
A weekly guide to who'shThursday, Oct. 12
where, what's hap enring and through

The Michigan Daily - Weekend, etc
THE MAN IN THE MIRE
Male body image concerns gain recognition among Ii

Films opening

Best in the Show Exactly. At Showcase:
12:25, 12:55. 2:35, 3:05, 4:45, 5:15. 6:55,
7:25, 8:55. 9:25, 11:15 (Fri. & Sat.), 11:45
(Fri. & Sat.).
The Contender Come see Joan Allen play
something other than a jilted housewife.
Revolutionary. At Showcase: 1, 1:30, 4:10,
4:40. 7, 7:30, 9:45, 10:15, 12:30 (Fri. &
Sat.)
Dr. T and the Women Judging from the trail-
er, this may he the worst movie in the histo-
ry of the world, "Autumn in New York"

excluded. At Showcase: 12:50, 1:20, 4:20,
4:50, 7:05, 7:35, 9:50, 10:20, 12:20.
Ladies Man Come see the autobiography of
popular power forward Shawn Kemp. At
Showcase: 1:10. 1:40, 3:10, 3:40, 5:10,
5:40, 7:10, 7:40, 9:30, 10, 11:30 (Fri. &
Sat.), 12 (Fri. & Sat.).
Lost Souls Always a good sign when a
movie is in the can for at least a year before
they decide to release it. At Showcase:
12:20, 2:40, 5:20, 8, 10:25, 12:35 (Fri. &
Sat.).

Films holding
A An Instant Classic
B Very Good
C Fair
D Not recommended
F Not Worth Your Time, or Your Money

Almost Famous This movie was written
by Cameron Crowe, respectfully. And it
was directed by Cameron Crowe.
respectfully. And it has shot new life
into the career of Ben Fong-Torres,
respectfully. And I'll give you 35 bucks
for a 1000 words on Black Sabbath.
respectfully. Wish this paper paid like
'Rolling Stone." At Showcase: 1:35,
4:05, 6:40, 9:15, 11:35 (Fri. & Sat.).
At State: 1:30 (Sat. & Sun.), 4:30 (Sat.
& Sun.), 7, 9:15 (Fri.), 9:30 (not Fri.),
11:30 (Fri.). B+
The Exorcist Turning back the hands of
time. William "Billy" Friedkin, one of
the many stars of "Easy Riders, Raging
Bulls," shows us that once upon a time
he could direct a good movie. At
Showcase: 1:25, 4, 6:35, 9:10, 11:40
(Fri. & Sat.). A-
Get Carter Forget Carter, when's Sly
doing "Rocky VI?" That's an automatic
A+. At Showcase: 12:15, 12:45, 2:45,
3:15, 5:05, 5:35, 7:45, 8:15, 10. 10:30,
12:05 (Fri. & Sat.), 12:35 (Fri. & Sat.).
Girlfight Ladies, the first rule of
Girlfight club is do not talk about
Girlfight club. The second rule of
Girlfight club is do not talk about
Girffight club. The third rule of Girffight
club is no hair pulling and no eye goug-
ing. The fourth rule of Girlfight club is
your nails must be short. The fifth rule
of Girfight club is no jewelry, including
brass knuckles. And the last rule of
Girlfight club, if it's your first night

here, you fight. At Showcase: 6:50. 9,
11:20 (Fri. & Sat.). A-
Girl on the Bridge Sounds kind of erot-
ic, don't you think? At State: 2 (Sat. &
Sun.), 7:15. A-
Meet The Parents Come find out what
kind of meat these parents are made
of. The early line from Vegas has pork
at even money. At Showcase: 12:10,
12:40, 2:30, 3, 5, 5:30, 7:20, 7:50,
9:40, 10:10. 11:55 (Fri. & Sat.), 12:25
(Fri. & Sat.). B-
Nurse Betty Did anybody else wish that
Nurse Betty got shot and died at the
end of this movie? At State: 5 (Sat. &
Sun.), 9 (Fri.), 9:15 (not Fri.). C+
Remember the Titans Victory last
Sunday against the Giants? Eat it New
York. your sports teams suck. At
Showcase: 1:15, 1:45, 3:45, 4:15.
6:45. 7:15, 9:05, 9:35, 11:25 (Fri. &
Sat.), 11:55 (Fri. & Sat.). C+
Urban Legends: Final Cut Watch out for
the scissors Dirk, if you lose your
babies, you lose your spot in Jack
Horner's latest production. At
Showcase: 12:35, 2:55, 5:25, 7:55.
10:05, 12:15 (Fri. & Sat.). D-
What Lies Beneath Hey did you ever
see that movie "Star Wars?" A lot of
peopletell me I look like Han Solo. At
Showcase: 1:05, 3:50. 6:30 (not Sat.),
9:20, 11:50 (Fri. & Sat.). C

Thursday
CAMPUS CINEMA
Girl on the Bridge (2000) Sweetheart,
please do not jump. It cannot possibly
be that important. Michigan Theater, 7
& 9 p.m. $5.50.
The Opportunists (2000) Starring
Christopher "Stalking" Walken "In My
Big Black Boots." Michigan Theater,
7:15 p.m. $5.50.
Woman on Top (2000) Seems like a
pretty raunchy name for the movie, but
it's not that bad when you consider
that Guy Ritchie's new film "Snatch"
opened wide last month in En gland.
Michigan Theater, 9:15 p.m. $5.50.
MUSIC
Iceland Symphony Orchestra Symphony
Orchestra from Iceland features violin-
ist Judith Ingolfsson. Hill Auditorium,
825 North University. 8 p.m. $14-$46.
764-8350.
Al Jarreau @!$%*$!!! Don't go see this
sellout. Michigan Theater, 603 E.
Liberty St. 7:30 p.m. $32.50-$42.50.
668-8463.
THEATER
A View from the Bridge An Arthur Miller
tragedy examining an Italian-American
community and their dealings with fami-
ly and society.This show's sold out.
Trueblood Theater, Frieze Building. 8
p.m. $15, $7 with student ID.
764-0450.
Of Thee I Sing George and Ira
Gershwin's songs are showcased in
this political comedy about a presiden-
tial election. Mendelssohn Theater,
Michigan League. 8 p.m. $20, $15, $7
with student ID. 764-0450.
Beautiful Bodies Basement Arts per-
forms a play written by Laura
Cunningham. Arena Theater, Frieze
building. Free. 764-6800.
The Maiden's Prayer This comedy
explores two sisters and their child-
hood experiences. Performance
Network, 120 E. Huron. 8 p.m. $17.
663-0681.
ALTERNA TIVES
Richard Tillinghast University Professor

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Al Jarreau will perform at the Michigan Theater tonight.

-I

reads tonight from his latest poetry
book, "Six Mile Mountain," in the con-
tinuing Visiting Writers Series. Rackham
Auditorium. 5 p.m. Free. 647-6471.
The Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii:
Ancient Ritual, Modem Muse This
exhibit looks at ruins in a private resi-
dence in Pompeii. Museum of Art. Free.
764-0395.
Friday
CAMPUS CINEMA
Dancer in the Dark (2000) I get up in
the evening/ And I ain't got nothing
to say/ I come home in the morning/
I go to bed feeling the same way/ I
ain't nothing but tired/ Man, I'm just
tired and bored with myself/ Hey
there baby I could use just a little
help! You can't start a fire/ You

can't start a fire without a spark/
This gun's for hire/ Even if we're just
dancing in the dark/ Message keeps
getting clearer/ Radio's on and I'm
moving 'round the place/ I check my
look in the mirror/ I wanna change
my clothes, my hair, my face/ Man, I
ain't getting nowhere just living in a
dump like this! There's something
happening somewhere/ Baby I just
know that there is/ You can't start a
fire/ You can't start a fire without a
spark/ This gun's for hire/ Even if
we're just dancing in the dark. Free
"We're Number 1" book to the first
five people who sing thistout loud in
their discussion and bring a bootleg
recording of it to the Arts Room, 420
Maynard Street, Second Floor.
Michigan Theater, 7.& 9:50 p.m.
$5.50'
Friday the 13th (1980) Goalie masks
strictly optional. State Theater, 12
a.m. $5.50.
Gimme Shelter (1970) Cats and dogs
out there. No man, it's raining frogs.
Michigan Theater, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.
$5.50.
Sanshiro Sugata (1943) Or what
roughly translates to gimme, gimme
shelter. Lorch, 7 p.m. Free.

* Eating disorders and
borderline conditions
affect 5 to 10 million
women and 1 million
men in the U.S.
Almost one half of
American women and
one quarter of
American men are on
a diet on any given
day.
Americans spend
over $40 billion on
dieting and diet-relat-
ed products each year.
Almost half of
American elementary
school students
between first and third
grade want to be
thinner.
At the age of 10
years old, 80 percent
of children are afraid
of being fat.
Compiled bG' Jenni Glenn.
hnfoinmation courtesy ofEating
Disorders Awareness and
Prevention. Inc.

By Jenni Glenn
Weekend, Etc. Editor
Whether it's refusing an offered
sweet or resolving to head to the gym
more often, body image impacts daily
life in a myriad of ways.
And while agonizing over a trip to
the scale is typically considered the
province of women, negative body
image is becoming recognized as a
struggle that crosses gender barriers.
Although the problem is gaining
attention now, the issue of male body
image is an old idea. Societal forces
push individuals to fit a certain idea of
attractiveness, said psychologist Stacey
Pearson of Counseling and
Psychological Services. Men also bear
this burden.
"I think we may be giving more
attention to (male body image), but the
pressure hasn't changed," Pearson said.
For years, the media and women have
waged war over the definition of an
ideal body type. Women cope with
pressure to look'like the supermodels
gracing magazine covers and TV
screens. Now that media image is clos-
ing in on men.
Men face more than the battle to stay
thin. They also deal with pressure to
gain muscle mass, said Prof. Kristen
Harrison, who does research on body
image and its relationship to the media.
"It's safe to say men don't want to be
skinny," she said. "They want to be big
with low body fat."
This trend goes beyond emulating
action heroes in the tradition of Arnold
Schwarzenegger and Jean Claude Van
Damme. Some men want to achieve
this body type in order to attract sexual
attention. The pressure can increase
during the transition to college because
students are introduced to many new
people.
"It would seem like it's a time where
body issues might heighten for men ...
because they're meeting members of
the opposite sex," said Dr. Sheryl
Kurze, an internist on University
Health Services' eating disorder task
force.
But research shows that heterosexual
women prefer men with less muscle
mass. Harrison said the pressure on
men to bulk up actually has more to do
with competition between men.
Music sophomore Nick Tandy wit-
nesses this competition during his bi-

is gaining recognition as crossing gender lines.
weekly trips to the IM Building facili- Har
ties. He tends to become frustrated dur- coll
ing his workout when the men around wou
him are more muscular than him. He mus
said he likes to be able to feel that he imag
could beat up the other men around him unre
if necessary because it puts him in con- imag
trol of any given situation. illne
"When you're walking down the B
street, if you're bigger than someone abus
you walk with an extra stride in your thos
step," Tandy said. "It's kind of primi- phys
tive." thec
Today's climate of consciousness bulin
means that men are worrying about eatin
their body image at younger ages and time
holding unreachable expectations. ingd

rison said one recent stu
ege students revealed
ild like to gain 30 poun
cle to achieve their i
ge. With the failure to t
alistic expectations, neg
ge easily can stray into th
ss.
ody image problems ca
e of steroids or other
e trying to attain a
ique. The quest for weig
other hand, can manife
mia, anorexia nervosa c
ng disorder. Although I
s as many women suffer
disorders, the number o

Physics, Math and Aerospace senior Rob Bochenek looks in the mirror t

....

"When you're walking down the
street, if you're bigger than some
you walk with an extra stride in y
step"i
- Nic
Music so

MUSIC

Juliana Hatfield Mellow, melodic indie
rock. Bill Janovitz opens. Blind Pig,
208 South 1st. 10 p.m. $12. 996-
8555.
Christian McBride Rhythm-minded
upright bassist (thru 14 Saturday).
Bird of Paradise, 312 South Main.
7:30 & 11:30 p.m. $20.-662-8310.
THEA TER
A View from the Bridge See Thursday.
Trueblood Theater, Frieze building. 8
p.m. $15, $7 with student ID.
764-0450.

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Weekend
Magazine

Weekend, Etc. Editors: Jenni Glenn, Elizabeth
Writers: Lindsey Alpert, Gautam Baksi, Kiran Divvela, Jenni Glenn, Gi
Darren Ringel, John Uhl
Photo Editors: Louis Brown, Jessica Johnson
Photographers: Rachel Feierman, Norman Ng, Abby Rosenbaum
Cover: Rachel Feierman
Arts Editors: Gabe Fajuri, Chris Kula, Managing Editors. Ben Goldstein
Editor in Chief: Mike Spahn

Phone Numbers: Briarwood: 480-4555; Fox Village; 994-8080; Michigan Theater: 668-
8397; Quality 16: 827-2837; Showcase: 973-8380; State: 761-8667.
Showtimes are effective Friday through Thursday. Matinee times at State Theater are
effective for Saturday and Sunday only.

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