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14B - The Michigan Daily - Weekend Magazine - Thursday, October 24, 2002
A guide to who's where,T' Thursday, Oct. 24
what's hap ening and why through
you nee to be there,... Wednesday, Oct.30

The Michigan Daily - Weekend MaaZiil



Films opening

Ghost Ship Right up there with "Pluto
Nash" in the fight for worst title and
worst film of the year. I'm in Eddie's
posse, rooting for the ship to go down.
At Showcase: 1:00, 3:15, 5:15, 7:40,
9:45,11:55 (Fri. AND Sat.)
Jackass: The Movie I don't really
watch the TV show but everyone in
Hollywood is buzzing about Oscar
nominations for Knoxville and an
amazing screenplay. Did I say
Oscar, I meant Razzie. At Show-
case: 12:45, 1:15, 1:45, 3:05,
3:35, 4:40, 5:10, 5:40, 6:50, 7:20,
7:50, 9:05, 9:35, 10:05, 11:10
(Fri. and Sat.), 11:40 (Fri. and
Sat.), 12:10 (Fri. and Sat.)

Punch Drunk Love I will willfully
admit that I am not a big Adam
Sandler fan, but with PT at the
helm, there should be no skep-
tics out there. This is the real
deal, and the Sandman is gonna
tear some shit up; acting wise.
At Showcase: 12:50, 1:50, 3:10,
4:20, 5:20, 7:00, 7:30, 9:10,
9:40, 11:20 (Fri. and Sat.),
11:50 (Fri. and Sat.)
The Truth About Charlie Marky Mark
is competing against his old "Boogie
Nights" director PT this weekend, and
Scotty is still "a fuckin' idiot". At
Showcase: 1:40, 4:10, 7:05, 9:20,
11:35 (Fri. and Sat.)

Films holding

Doctors say anxiety disorders
are just as common in
college students as depression
magine that you are stuck in a bubble that cannot be popped, no
matter how hard you tr. No one, including yourself, understands
the way you feel and why you feel that way. Similarly, people with
mental illness can feel trapped and alone. It is difficult to talk to
someone who cannot relate to illness and when anxiety disorders and

Abandon Just because you win an
Oscar doesn't mean you really have
that much talent. "Traffic" scribe
Stephen Gaghan is teaching that
class this semester. At Showcase:
1:20, 3:30, 5:45, 8:10, 10:25, 12:35
(Fri. and Sat.) 2 stars
Barbershop Despite campus reports,
the planned seouel does not include
the skate sharpening barbers down
State Street. Sorry guys, but Ice Cube
picks hos over bros so you're out. At
Showcase: 1:35, 3:40, 5:50, 8:05,
10:10, 12:25 (Fri. and Sat.) 4 stars
Brown Sugar Taye Diggs is so fine.
Sanaa Lathan is also fine. This movie
is nowhere near fine. At Showcase:
1:55, 4:35, 7:35, 9:55, 12:15 (Fri.
and Sat.) 3 stars
Formula 51 The last cool thing Sam
Jack did was his cameo at the end of
"Out of Sight." Since then his career
has been given the shaft, so to
speak. At Showcase: 1:05, 3:20,
5:30, 7:45, 10:00, 10:30, 12:05 (Fri.
and Sat.), 12:35 (Fri. and Sat.) 3
Halloween Resurrection If you missed
it the first time, don't worry, it has
been resurrected in time for Hal-
loween. So make sure you miss it
again. At Showcase: 12:30 (Fri. and
Sat.) 1/2 star
Igby Goes Down If Tadpole and Igby
got in a fight, who would win? Oh
wait, Catcher from "Good Girl" is in
the ring and he's got a gun. At Mad-
stone: 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30 3
1/2 stars
Jonah: A Veggie Tales Movie Biblical
vegetables have never been so enter-
taining. Whoever made this is on seri-
ous drugs. At Showcase: 12:35, 2:25,
4:15, 6:15
Mostly Martha If you remember
Martha from "A League of their Own"
and hoped this movie was "mostly"
about her then you are just as pathet-
ic as me. At Madstone: 1:00, 3:05,
5:05, 7:15, 9:25
My Big Fat Greek Wedding Biggest
moneymaking independent film of all
time and counting. Unlike "Blair
Witch" there will be no copycats, like
"My Big Fat Jewish Wedding." At
Madstone: 1:10, 3:10, 5:10, 7:10,
9:10 At Showcase: 12:40, 2:40,
4:45, 6:45, 8:45, 11:00 (Fri. and
Sat.) 3 stars
Red Dragon Well some people think
that 'to puff the magic dragon'

means to ... puff ... smoke ... mari-
juana cigarettes. At Showcase: 1:25,
4:00, 7:10, 9:45, 12:20 (Fri. and
Sat.) At Madstone: 1:00, 3:25, 5:50,
8:15, 10:35 11/2 stars
The Ring Naomi Watts sure likes to
make films where all you do is ask
tons of questions when they're over.
Wait, I saw this movie seven days
ago so that means - At Showcase:
12:30, 1:30, 3:00, 4:25, 5:25, 7:25,
7:55, 9:50, 10:20, 12:10 (Fri. and
Sat.), 12:40 (Fri. and Sat.) 3 1/2
Rules of Attraction Watch the stars
of the WB duke it out on the big
screen; Dawson versus whatever
Biel's character's name is on that
stupid show of hers that most people
watch on mute. At Madstone: 1:00,
3:05, 5:15, 7:30, 9:45 3 1/2 stars
Sex with Strangers I auditioned for
this documentary but apparently I
didn't have the "right physique"
that they were looking for. Ripped
and bulging just wasn't their cup of
tea I guess. Stop laughing. At Mad-
stone: 1:45, 3:45, 5:45, 7:45, 9:45
0 stars
Sweet Home Alabama I really just
want to go home right now. Why
couldn't Reese Witherspoon do some-
thing un-angelic so I could make fun of
her and go on to the next flick. Come
on, Reese, be a bitch! At Showcase:
12:30, 2:45, 5:00, 7:15, 9:30, 11:45
(Fri. and Sat.) At Madstone: 1:20,
3:20, 5:20, 7:20, 9:20 3 stars
Tuck Everlasting Thank goodness that
Disney has Pixar and all of its animat-
ed masterpieces or Mickey and Min-
nie might be whoring themselves on
the street. I know it's a ugly thought,
but grow up and see that mice are
just people, too. At Showcase: 12:55,
2:55, 4:55, 6:55, 9:00, 11:15 (Fri.
and Sat.) 21/2 stars
The Tuxedo I remember the good of,
days when Jackie was just a "Super-
cop" rumbling "in the Bronx" during
"Rush Hour." Now the man needs a
suit to perform and its just plain sad.
Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio?
At Showcase: 1:10, 3:25, 5:35,
7:45, 9:55, 12:00 (Fri. and Sat.) 1
1/2 stars
White Oleander Wouldn't it be sad if
the filmmakers accidentally used real
oleander and Michelle drank it and
died. Yeah, that would be sad. I mean
for David E. Kelley, I wouldn't give a
shit. At Showcase: 8:00, 10:15 1

Thandie Newton gets ready to smack that stupid hat off of Mark Wahlberg.


University Visiting Writers Series A
poetry reading by Brenda Hillman,
author of "White Dress," "Casca-
dia" and "Loose Sugar," among oth-
ers. 5 p.m. U-M Business School,
D1270 Davidson Hall, 701 Tappan.
Free. 647-6471.
T. Cooper Reads Cooper reads from
her book, "Some of the Parts." 8
p.m. Shaman Drum Bookshop, 315
S. State. Free. 662-7407.
Late Marriage Like my grandma
always told me, a late marriage is
always better than no marriage at
all. Michigan Theater 9:30 p.m.
Mostly Martha It's not so original
anymore to base a romantic come-
dy around food but that doesn't
stop every foreign country from
making one. State Theater 7 &
9:15 p.m.
Secret Ballot This must be the way
George W was elected because I
still can't find someone who will
admit to voting for him. Michigan
Theater 7 p.m.
Secretary S & M finally hits the
workplace, and the workplace
replies, "Thank you, may I have
another?" State Theater 7:15 &
9:30 p.m.
The Rants, Sissy Come early. That
way these guys won't be there.
Blind Pig, 208 S. First St., 10 p.m.
$4 ($6 under 21). 996-8588
Peanut Butter Mosquitos Believe it

or not they suck worse than their
name. Wooden Nickel. 901 Huron
River Drive, Yspi. 9 p.m. $5. 482-
The Ron Brooks Trio Ron, can't we
put aside all this feuding and a
fussin'? Bird of Paradise, 312 5.
Main St., 9 p.m. $5. 662-8310.
The Spirit House An American diplo-
mat and his family move to Thai-
land in the 1960s, where they must
learn to deed the "spirits" or suffer
the consequences. 8 p.m., Perfor-
mance Network, 120 E. Huron,
$22.50; 663-0681.
The Blue Room The Basement Arts
brings this provocative piece'to the
stage. Originally written as ten sex-
ual sketches by a doctor in Vienna,
this play is critically acclaimed for
it's sardonic examination of human
sexuality in today's world. Time to
be announced, Arena Theatre,
Frieze Bldg., Free; 764-6800.
Gehiek Nawang Rimpoche Reads
Rimpoche reads from his book,
"Good Life, Good Death: Tibetan
Wisdom on Reincarnation." 7 p.m.
Borders Books & Music, 612 E. Lib-
erty. Free. 668-7652.
Late Marriage-See Thursday. State
Theater 7 p.m.
The Man from Elysian Fields Mick
Jagger takes a break from his busy
touring schedule to play a straight-

Courtesy of Universal Pictures
up pimp opposite Andy Garcia.
State Theater 7:15 & 9:30 p.m.
My Wife is an Actress Somehow
the director's bragging to his
friends became the vehicle for his
film's title and plot. Michigan The-
ater 6, 8 & 10 p.m.
Rocky Horror Picture Show I saw
this last summer in NYC with Luke
Perry, if I have to tell you which
version was better, then you need a
lobotomy STAT. State Theater Mid-
Secretary See Thursday. State The-
ater 9:15 & 11:45 p.m.
Wilco "I am an American aquarium
drinker." Roger! Michigan Theatre
603 E. Liberty St., 7:30 p.m. $25.
Roger McGuinn Does he still wear
those Ben Franklin specs? Wilco!
The Ark, 36 S. Main St. 8 p.m. $25.
Six Clips I bet there are only four
guys in the band. Blind Pig, 208 S.
First St., 10 p.m. $6 ($8 under 21).
Sangam 2002: A Confluence of
Streams A Jugalbandi concert by Pt
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and Chi-
traveena N. Ravikiran, two world
renowned slide instrument mae-
stros, will be playing two super
veenas designed by them. 8 p.m.,
Power Center, $10; 734-764-2538.
The Spirit House See Thursday, 8
p.m., $27.50.
The Blue Room See Thursday, Time
to be announced.

depression are seen as taboo.
"People need to see depression and mental
illness as common and treatable," said Sarah
Newlin, education coordinator of the
University's Depression Center. Newlin, who
conducts free screenings, noted that "There is
a stigma attached to getting help for depres-
According to the Substance Abuse and
Mental Health Services Administration, men-
tal health problems affect one in every five
young people at any given time. The age of
onset for anxiety disorders and depression
explains why so many colrege students are
"Anxiety disorders show up in late adoles-
cence and early adulthood. Reasons for this
are still unknown," said Joseph Himle, Ph.D.,
assistant clinical prof. and associate director
of the University Anxiety Disorders Program.
"College students of this age are exposed to
many new and stressful experiences, such as
leaving home for the first time, getting jobs
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and securing new relationships," he added.
Similarly, depression usually develops
between the ages of 15 and 19, making col-
lege a peak time for episodes to occur.
The media is starting to pick up on the per-
vasiveness of mental illness by glamorizing
these disorders and the people who suffer
from them. Films such as "Girl Interrupted"
and "A Beautiful Mind" cast popular stars as
victims of mental illness and rumors that
Jennifer Lopez has depression now seem
almost like common knowledge. But, this glit-
tery attention does not allow audiences affect-
ed with mental disorders to actually relate to
the media depictions.
"I think its great that the media is display-
ing awareness, but mental illness is a very del-
icate topic," said Cara Sandelands,
Residential College senior and general man-
ager of Mentality, a mental illness awareness
organization at the University.
"Awareness is a key to understanding, but
they way in which mental illness is conveyed
is so important. We need to show how it real-
ly is," Sandelands added.
Many doctors now agree that anxiety disor-
ders are as common as depression, if not more
"Almost all college students experience
anxiety, and most recognize that they are anx-
ious. But when anxiety occurs often, many
students don't even think that they have a dis-
order," Himle said.
College students may develop one of a vari-
ety of anxiety disorders, such as Obsessive
Compulsive Disorder and specific phobias.
The most prevalent of these disorders is
Social Phobia.
"Nearly 13 percent of the general popula-
tion develop Social.Phobia at some point in
their life," said Himle.

Cara Sandelands, an RC senior, describes a panic attack as fe

A key trait of people with Social Phobia is
the intense fear that others will detect their
imperfections. To counter this, people avoid
situations in which they are exposed to scruti-
ny. Stepping into a large lecture hall may be a
frightful experience and those with Social
Phobia may suffer academically.
"Social Phobia includes the fear of making
speeches, giving presentations and participat-
ing in group projects and class discussions,"
explained Himle. "People may develop avoid-
ance and stop going to class altogether."
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Sandelands suffered her first panic attack at
a party on her 18th birthday. After a few
months of recurring attacks, she was diag-
nosed with Panic Disorder, Generalized
Anxiety Disorder and severe depression.
"Mental illness transformed the way I
looked at everything. I was scared and my
condition got to the point where I didn't want
to leave my room," she said. "I was affected
by an extreme feeling that I was disconnected
from the world."
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Phone Numbers: 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 effec-
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