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6- The Michigan Daily- Friday, July 12, 1985
F sAdventures of three boys who build their own Mel Gibson isback as Mad Max - also knownas Sword and sorcery nonsense starring Bridgette
working spaceship out of junk yard parts. Another The Road Warrior - in the third installment of this Neilson and Arnold Schwarzenegger. At the
product of Steven Spielberg's production-line film post apocalyptic western saga. Also stars Tina Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall,769-8780.
Run factory, though directed by the uniquely talented Turner. At the Ann Arbor Theater, 210 S. Fifth St.,
Joe Dante so who knows? At the State Theater, 231 7-9700 RETURN TO OZ
S. State, 662-5296; and at the Wayside, 3020 Disney Studio's elaborate and rather risky at-
F mWashtenaw Ave., 434-1630. PALE RIDER tempt at visualizing the classic OZ stories of L.
Clint Eastwood is back on the ranch, lookin' grub- Frank Baum. Directedby Walter Murch, who hails
FLETCH from the same school of filmmaking as Coppola,
BEVERLY HILLSOCOP Chevy Chase as a wise-cracking repo er in aby and lettin' his six shooter do at the tain. a- Lucas, andfSpielberg. at the Wayside Theater, 3020
Eddie Murphy goes through his usual fast jiving, mystery-comedy by the director of The Bad News oo. At the FoeVilage Theter, 375N. Maple, 79 Washtenaw; 434-1782.
smart ass routines in this moderately amusing Bears. At the State Theater, 231 S. State, 662-264,1 - SILVERADO
thriller/comedy about a streetwise Detroit cop and the Wayside, 302OWashtenaw; 434-1782. Big budget return of the western by Lawrence
who goes to California to investigate a friend's THE GODOSMUST BE CRAZY (Big Chill) Kasdan. Stars Kevin Kline, Linda Hunt,
murder. The script is just a sketchy outline, A sarvelonsly imagiative comedy sliet as PERFECT and ottGleon. Atthe Foe VillageTheater, 7N.
existing solely for Murphy to improvise around. African bushman who miseos Cohe botane th ohn Travolta plays a Roling Stone reporteraple n.A
Murphy's antics are cute even if they're strictly falls from an airplane as a dropped trinket of the who goes sodercover to discover whether the
lowbrow. The laughs are fast and plentiful, but godsand decides to try to return it. Thetlaughsare exercise spa is the eighties singles bar. Jamie Lee
lightweight, and you're always aware of just how pure slapstick, but ingenious and relentless. The Curtis and Marilu Henner help answer. At the
shabbily slapped together the whole film is. At the newest cult classic in town and deservedly so. At Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 7698780. ST ELMO's FIRrEndaya u fclee hr
Movies at Briarwood Mal; 769-780the Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 769- Seveyoubgfes ndsha year out of cotege, share
78. Call it The Little Chill. Stars Rob Lowe, Ally
Gentle post-Spielbergian fantasy about Steven Spielberg is presenting this Richard PRIZZI'SHONOR Sheedy Judd Nelson. At the Movies at Sares
benevolent aliens, children, and geriatrics. Direc- Donner-directed opus which looks a lot like a bun- Jack Nicholson and Kathleen Turner play hired.
ted by Ron Howard (Splash). At the Movies at chof kids pretending to be Harrison Ford. Thrills, killers who meet and fall in love, then discover one
Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 769-8780. spills, and excitement, if that's what you're of them is on the other's hit list. Promising black
DESPERATELYsEEKINGSUsAN looking for. At the Ann Arbor Theater, 210S. Fifth comedy by John Huston. At the State Theater, 231 A VIEW TO A KILL
Film vehicle for transient popste Madonna. At Ave.; 761-9700.-S. State; 62264 Latest James Bond opus, with Roger Moore
the Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 769- LIFEFORCE RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD Iu (who's beginning to look a little long toothed to
8780. Science fiction horror film about spacefaring Sylvestor Stallone reprises the role of the make a believable 007) and Grace Jones as a
THE EMERALDFORESTvampires who return to plague the Earth with each restless Vietnam vet who, in this sequel to First somewhat funky nemesis. At the Fox Village
In the rain forest of uth America, Teas appearance of Haley's comet. Directed by Toe Blood, is sent back into the jungles to rescue Theater,375N. Maple; 769-1300.
n Powersoothe to for his son who was Hooper (Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Poltergeist) American POWs still in captivity. Does this sound
engeer rfrom a screenplay by Dan O'Bannon (Alien). At familiar to anyone else? At the Fox Village, 375 N.
kidnapped by the natives. Directed by John Boor- the Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 769- Ma; - CompiedBron L. Bull
man. At the State Theater, 231 S. State, 662-5296 8780.
Bach's complete organ work. 5 p.m. The Kid (Charlie Chaplin, 1921) MTF Furthermore
'FRIDAYat the First Congregational Church, Jackie Coogan rose to child stardom
608 E. William. $4. Call 763-0950 for in Chaplin's first full-length feature. Annual Carnival - Ann Arbor
more information. Sentiment and humor mix well under Jaycees
Bars and Clubs the Tramp's keen direction. Mich., $6 gets you an all-day pass for rides
The Apartment - (769-4060) - Opus 3 - Kerrytown Concert House 9:15 p.m. only. $2.50/single, and fun. Food and carnival games are
Glass breaks out. This local trio delves into their $3/double extra. Noon-Midnight at the Pioneer
The Ark - ( 711-1451) - Local Romantic and Operatic repertoire. High School. Call1663-2500 for more in-
favorites the RFD Boys. Wine reception afterwards. 8 p.m. at Ikiru (Akira Kurosawa, 1952) formation.
Bird of Paradise - (662-8310) - the Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Japanese Film Society
Harvey Reed and Mark Anderson. Fourth Ave. $5. For reservations call Man dying of cancer searches for International Folk Dancing -
The Blind Pig - (991-s555) - The 769-2999. meaning in his existance. Depressing University Folk Dance Club
Robert Penn Revue rolls, film thatshouldn't he seen by students Every Friday the Folk Dance Club
The Earle - (994-0211) - Burgess Pocket Opera - Ann Arbor Summer about to take that big test, but another teaches steps from 8 to 9:30 p.m. or so,
and O'Connor lead their band. Festival insightful, though ambiguous, ex- and fills the rest of the evening with
Main Street Comedy Showcase - This San Francisco-based company ploration by Kurosawa. Hale Aud., 8 open invitation dancing. No partner is
(996-9080) - Ted Holum makes you presents Opera in a chamber concert p.m. only. Free. necessary. 8 p.m. at the Michigan
howl, format with thoughtful Engltsh tran Union. $1.50. Call 665-0219 for more in-
Mr. Floods Party - (995-2132) - slations. Offenbach's The Bridge of Purple Rain (Albert Magnoli, 1984) formation.
Elcricluedsm e.Warren Sighs will be narrated by director AAFC, CG, C2
dlectricBesCrise.WillieD.WrrenDonald Pippin, and accompanied by Ignore the bad acting, there's too SATURDA Y
an iBlue s ises. (6651133)- the Pocket Philharmonic. 8 p.m. at much strong singing and honest
BiMountai Jack'ks y (15-1133) - Lydia Mendelssohn Theater. Tickets emotion in this flick. The Kid (Prince)
are $11-$15 at the Power Center Box overcomes a bad family situation, a Bars and Clubs
The Nectarine Ballroom(994- Office and at the door. Call 763-0950 difficult romance, and the pressures The Apartment - (769-4060) - Top-
5436) -eDarine Ballrom K d for more information. of making it big in the rock-bars of 40 fun with Glass.
the Dittiliesd Minneapolis. MLB 3, 7:30 p.m., 9:30 The Ark - (761-1451) - Hammered
Rick's American Cafe - (996-2747) Peter "Madcat" Ruth/Top of the p.m. $2.50. Dulcimer artist John McCutcheon.
- Chicago bluesman Lonnie Brooks. Park - Ann Arbor Summer Festival The Blind Pig - (996-8555) -
U-Club - )763-2236) - Tom Harmonica god Ruth accompanies There's No Business Like Show Rhythm Corps rocks.
Simonian spins the vinyl. himself on guitar, as if he needed to. Business (Walter Lang, 1954) Top of The Earle - (994-0211) - Rick
Look out. Followed by a showing of the Park Burgess and Patty O'Connor
There's No Business Like Show Well-placed sources indicate that The Heidelberg - (663-7758) -
Performance Business. See Campus Cinema. 7 this brassy musical is just loud and Mustard's Retreat spreads acoustic
p.m.-on at the top of the Fletcher obnoxious. Power Center, Dusk. Free, sounds.
Ann Arbor Chamber Orchestra String Street parking structure. Free. Call Main Street Comedy Showcase -
Quartet - 7th Annual Haydn Festival 763-0950 for more information. The Times of Harvey Milk (Robert (996-9080) - Ted Holum provides the
The quartet will perform works hy .. Epstein, 1994) Ann Arhor Film Co- laughs.
Haydn and other great composers, Ten Little Indians - Ann Arbor Civic op, Cinema Guild, Cinema 2 Mr. Flood's Party - (995-2132)
Noon-1 p.m. at Liberty Plaza, E. Theater Main Street Productions Harvey Milk was a memer of San -Detroit's own Willie D. Warren and
Liberty at S. Division. Free. Call 886- Agatha Christie's popular play Francisco's Board of Supervisors who the Blues Cruisers.
0666 for more information. traps ten people on a secluded island was murdered. His personal life and Mountain Jack's - (665-1133) -
and dispatches them one by one, his experiences as a gay pubhlic of- Billy Alberts on piano and guitar (no,
Choices - Patchwork Theater Director Hans Friedrichs sets them ficial are chronicled in this Academy not simultaneously!)
The poetry of Gertrude Stein and up and mows them down. Whodunit? Award-winning documentary. Aud. A, The Nectarine Ballroom - (994-
Ntozake Shange is featured in this We're not telling. 8 p.m. at the Ann 7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. $2.50. 5436) - Steve King and the Dittilies
original work of theater directed by Arbor Civic Theater, 338 S. Main $5. stomp.
David Freiman. This is the first Call662-7282 for moreminformation. Rick's American Cafe - (996-2747)
production by Patchwork, a local en- Trading Places (John Landis, 1983) - Another night with Lonnie Brooks.
semble. 8 p.m. at the Performance Alternative Action U-Club - (763-2236) - Michael Pool
Network, 408 W. Washington. Student Campus Cinema An un-funny, mediocre film saved deejays.
Tickets are $5. Call 995-5461 for more First National II (Charlie Chaplin) onlyby Eddie Murphy's mugging. Performance
information Michigan Theatre Foundation Landis wants us to laugh with him in
this story of two men at opposite ends Choices - Patchwork Theater
Marilyn Mason/Bach Birthday Not the name of a bank, but a com- of the social spectrum who turn the An improvisational look at women's
Festival - Ann Arbor Summer pilation of short Chaplin films; A tables on the establishment, but the issues.8p.m. SeeFriday's listing.
Festival Dog's Life, Shoulder Arms, and The film-making is sterile and the action
The twelfth in a series of sixteen Pilgrim. Mich., 7 p.m. only $3/single, predictable. MLB 4, 7:30 p.m., 9:30 Leela Samson - Pelletier Gallery
performances by organist Mason of $3/double. p.m. $2.50. Classical Indian Dance Series

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