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6 - The Michigan Daily - Friday, June 14, 1985
Film vehicle for transient popster Madonna. At No information available at presstime, but An anonymous love letter floats through a small
D the Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 769- you're free to draw conclusions from the title. At town, leaving speculation and suspicion in the
Run 8780. the State Theater, 231S. State; 662-6462. minds of the people who find it. At the Fox Village,
375 N. Maple; 769-1300.
Chevy Chase as a wise-cracking reporter in a
mystery-comedy by the director of The Bad News PARIS, TEXAS
BEVERLYHILLSCOPBears. At the State Theater, 231S. State, 662-6264, Soul-searching in a small Texas town. Directed
EddeMrpygoestbroug ssualfast jiving,and the Wayside, 3020 Washtenaw; 4341782. by Wilm Wenders from a piece by Sam Shephard.
smart ass routines in this moderately amusing AtAteStateTheater231 S. Stole; 062-04. AVIEW TO A KILL
thriller/comedy about a streetwise Detroit cop FRATERNITY VACATION Latest James Bond opus, with Roger Moore
who goes to California to investigate a friend's F a ERsTY A ima . . (who's beginning to look a little long toothed to
murder. The script is just a sketchy outline, Yetanotherspawnt xAnimalHouse seeking its PERFECT make a believable 007) and Grace Jones as a
existing solely for Murphy to improvise around.'Moies mm Br woodn-slx;b7x9-880. John Travolta plays a Rolling Stone reporter somewhat funky nemesis. At the Fox Village
Murphy's antics are cute even if they're strictly Movieswatriarwood, Briarwood Mal; 79-70. who goes undercover to discover whether the Theater, 375 N. Maple; 769-1300.
lowbrow. The laughs are fast and plentiful, but exercise spa is the eighties singles bar. Jamie Lee
lightweight, and you're always aware of just how Curtis and Marilu Henner help answer. At the
shabbily slapped together the whole film is. At the Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 769-8780.
Movies at Briarwood Mall; 769-8780. THE GODS MUST BE CRAZY
A marvelously imaginative comedy about an WITNESS
BREWSTER'S MILLIONSAfrican bushman who mistakes a Coke bottle that - Harrison Ford plays a Philadelphia detective
Latest Ribard P or comedy wherein he is of- falls from an airplane as a dropped trinket of the PRIZZIS HONOR 'who uncovers an extensive narcotics network
fered megamillions by an aging wealthy eccentric gods, and decides to try to returnit. Thelaughs are Jack Nicholson and Kathleen Turner play hired operated from within the agency, and his life isis
providedhe canfirst manage to spend thirty oftit in pure slapstick, but ingenious and relentless. The killers who meet and fall in love, then discover one danger, flees into the Pennsylvania countryside
one month. At the Campus Theater 1214S. Univer- newest cult classic in town and deservedly so. At of them is on the other's hit list. Promising black taking refuge in an Amish farming community.
ily; 668-4i6. the Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 769- comedy by John Huston. At the State Theater, 231 Australian director Peter Weir successfully takes
870. 5 Slate; 002-0402 a second rate script and elevates it to absolute
sublimity. This film is one of the richest in mood
THE CARE BEARS MOVIE and texture I've ever seen. Very highly recom-
Animated fantasy based on the hugely successful mended. At the Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood
line of teddy bears. At the Movies at Briarwood, GOONIES RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD II Mall; 769-8780.
BriarwoodMall,769-8780. Steven Spielberg is presenting this Richard Sylvestor Stallone reprises the role of the
Donner-directed opus which looks a lot like a bun- restless Vietnam vet who, in this sequel to First
D.A.R.Y.L. chof kids pretending to be Harrison Ford. Thrills, Blood, is sent back into the jungles to rescue
Adventures of a boy robot, couldn't possibly be spills, and excitement, if that's what you're American POWs still in captivity. Does this sound - Compiled by Byron L. Bul
any worse than The Goonies. At the Movies at looking for. At the Ann Arbor Theater, 210 S. Fifth familiar to anyone else? At the Fox Village, 37.5 N.
Briarwood; BriarwoodMall; 769-8780. Ave.; 761-9700. Maple; 769-1300.


Bars and Clubs
The Apartment - (769-4060) -
Motown and Top-40 from On Que.
The Ark - (761-1451) - Bluegrass
masters the RFD Boys.
Bird of Paradise - (662-8310) -
Jazz legend Ursula Walker.
The Blind Pig - (996-8555) - Best
of Ann Arbor polliwinners Domino!
The Earle - Burgess and O'Connor
play jazz.
Main Street Comedy Showcase -
(996-9080) - Political satirist Will
Mr. Flood's Party - (995-2132) -
Bugs Beddow blows out the blues.
Mountain Jack's - (665-1133) -
Jeff Baldori and Bob Gardner enter-
The Nectarine Ballroom - (994-
5436) - Steve King and the Dittilies
Rick's American Cafe - (996-2747)
- The Blue Front Persuaders provide
rockin' R&B.
U-Club - (763-2236) - DJ Tom
Simonian rotates the tables.
Windows - (769-9500) - The Paul
Brass Duo.
Bells Are Ringing - Ann Arbor Civic
Comden and Green combined with
Jule Styne to produce this witty
musical. Jim Posante directs the mob
intrigue. A cast full of Civic Theater
alumni stars. 8 p.m. at the Power Cen-
ter. Tickets are $11. Call 662-7282 for
more information.
Chamher Music - Kerrytown Con-
cert House
Works by Beethoven, Glinka, and
Mendelssohn will be performed by
pianist Ellen Weckler, clarinetist
Fred Ormand, and bassoonist Kirk
Ferris. 8 p.m. at the Kerrytown Con-
cert House, 415 N. Fourth Ave.
Student tickets are $5. For reser-
vations call 769-2999.

Translations - Performance Net- to Asia, Africa, and South America
work are chronicled in this film. After the
Translations is a contemporary screening, Corps volunteers will an-
Irish playwright Brian Friel's story of swer questions about the program.
19th century Irish country people Ann Arbor Public Library, 8 p.m.
faced with a British edict outlawing only. Free.
the teaching of Gaelic in publib
schools. Director Jim Moran has Furthermore
rounded up an excellent cast, includ- Stth Annual Dinner Meeting -
ing members of the Attic Theatre's Sherlock Holmes Society
1981 production of the play. The local chapter of the Inter-
Traditional Irish music will be national Holmes and Watson Society
provided before, and after the show, i ntinHotmsanutwity
and during intermission. 1 p.m. at the is presenting this banquet with a
Performance Network, 408 W. program including quizzes, toasts,
Washington. Tickets are $5 tonight ands alleged artifacts from the life of
and tomorrow night, $4 Sunday. Call history's most famous detective, 7
p.m. at the Ann Arbor Inn. Admission
663-0681 for more information, is $15. For reservations or more in-
formation, call 761-3556 or 996-3100.
International Folk Dancing -
Campus Cinema University Folk Dance Club
Every Friday the Folk Dance Club
Once Upon a Time in the West teaches steps from 8 to 9:30 p.m. or so,
(Sergio Leone, 1969) Michigan and fills the rest of the evening with
Theatre Foundation. open invitation dancing. No partner is
Leone, master of the "spaghetti necessary. 8 p.m. at the Angell School
western," concocts an affectionate Gymnasium, 1608 S. University. $1.50.
paean to his vision of gunslinging and Call 665-0219 for more information.
hero-worship: Henry Fonda is the Smokebusters Ball - American Lung
west's best gun-fighter, but he's being Association of Michigan
shadowed by a young'un who could
turn out to be his nemesis or his Dancing, Entertainment, and a
saviour. Mich., 7:30 p.m. only. $2.50. cash bar in a smoke-free environ-
Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, ment. Proceeds go to the American
1954) Cinema 2 Lung Association. 8 p.m. at the
Hitchcock's window on the world Atrium Ballroom at Weber's Inn. $5.
takes a look at an adventurous Call 995-1030 for more information.
photographer who, while sideined by
a broken leg, takes to peering into the SATURDAY
lives of his neighbors. Jimmy Stewart
stars as the man who may or may not
have seen a murder, while Grace Bars and Clubs
Kelly tries to take his mind off his
worries. MLB 3, 7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. The Apartment-(769-4060)-The
$2.50. Ociacte Steel Band plays calypso and
Repo Man (Alex Cox, 1984) C2, top-40 in their own unique way.
Cinema Guild, Ann Arbor Film Co-op. The Ark-(761-1451)-Mr. B. boun-
Emilio Estevez and Harry Dean ces.
Stanton are car repossessors who get Bird of Paradise-(662-
caught up with extra-terrestrials and 8310)-Detroit jazz great Ursula
competing repossession companies. Walker.
Not to everybody's liking, but a The Blind Pig-(996-8555)-The Sun
definite oddity. MLB 4, 7 p.m., 8:40 Messengers shine.
p.m., 10:20 p.m. $2.50. The Earle-(994-0211)-Burgess
The Toughest Job You'll Ever Love and O'Connor play jazz.
The experience of three Americans Main Street Comedy
who joined the Peace Corps and went Showcase-(996-9080)-Will Durst

provides the laughs.
Mr. Flood's Party-(995-
2132)-Bugs Beddow plays the blues
Mountain Jack's-(665-1133)-Bob
Gardner and Jeff Baldori.
The Nectarine Ballroom-(994-
5436)-Big Dance Party!
Rick's American Cafe-(996-
2747) - Rock with the Blue Front Per-
U-Club-(763-2236)-DJ Michael
Pool will make you dive onto the dan-
ce floor.
Windows-(769-9500)-The Paul
Brass Duo swings.
Bells Are Ringing-Ann Arbor Civic
Tickets are $8 for the 2 p.m.
matinee, and $12 for the 8 p.m. per-
formance. See Friday's listing.
Translations-Performance Network
The battle over Gaelic. 8 p.m. See
Friday's listing.
Campus Cinema
Cousin, Cousine (J.C. Tacchella, 1976)
French comedy of relative errors
winds up short on humor but amiable
nevertheless. Two cousins develop
more than a passing interest in each
other. MLB 4, 7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
Dune (David Lynch, 1984) MTF
Oh, David, what did we do to deser-
ve this? We adored your undefineable
and unimagineable Eraserhead; we
were amazed by the beauty and grace
of The Elephant Man; so naturally,
we expected to be equally awed by
Dune. But we only got snippets of a
convoluted plot mixed up with
striking sets, flat acting, and silly
worms. Maybe next time. Mich., 7
p.m., 9:35 p.m. $2.50.
Throne of Blood (Akira Kurosawa,
1957) AAFC
The first of two Macbeth adap-
tations showing at the Michigan
tonight is an eerie, magical inter-

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