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- Friday, July 26, 1985 -

Re-release of Steven Spielberg's over-
RunU whelmingly popular story of a boy and his alien. At
the State Theater, 231S. State; 662-6264.
Adventures of three boys who build their own
BACK TO THE FUTURE working spaceship out of junk yard parts. Another
A Spielberg-presented, Robert Zemeckis- product of Steven Spielberg's production-line film
directed fantasy about a high school student who factory, though directed by the uniquely talented
rides a souped-up DeLorean into the '50s, and is Joe Dante so whoknows? At the State Theater, 231
forced to insure his own existence by playing a S. State, 662-5296; and at the Wayside, 3020
matchmaker for his parents. At the Campus Washtenaw Ave., 434-1782.
Theater, 1214 S. University; 668-6416, and the
Wayside,3020 Washtenaw; 434-1782. THE GODSMUSTBECRAZY

Helen (Supergirl) Slater stars as a wrongly ac- Jack Nicholson and Kathleen Turner play hire.
cused fugitive. At the Fox Village Theater, 375 N. killers who meet and fall in love, then discover o:e
Maple: 769-1300. of them is on the other's hit list. Promising black
comedy by John Huston. At the State Theater, 231
S. State; 662-6264

The 25th animated opus from Disney studios. At
the Movies at Briarwood Mall: 769-8780.
Gentle post-Spielbergian fantasy about
benevolent aliens, children, and geriatrics. Direc-
ted by Ron Howard (Splash). At the Movies at
Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 769-8780.
In the rain forest of South America, Texas
engineer Powers Boothe looks for his son who was
kidnapped by the natives. Directedaby John Boor-
man. At theState Theater, 231 S. State, 662-5296.

A marvelously imaginative comedy about an
African bushman who mistakes a Cube bottle that
falls from an airplane s a dropped trinket of the
gods, and decides totry toreturn it. The laughs are
pure slapstick, but ingenious and relentless. The
newest cult classic in town and deservedly so. At
the Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 769-
Steven Spielberg is presenting this Richard
Donner-directed opus which looks a lot like a bun-
ch of kids pretending to be Harrison Ford. Thrills,
spills, and excitement, if that's what you're
looking for. At the Ann Arbor Theater, 210S. Fifth
Ave.; 761-9700.
A ghostly greaser who died in a '50s car crash
plays guardian angel to a nerdy 80s teen. At the
Movies at Briarwood: 769-8780.

Mel Gibson is back as Mad Max - also known as
The Road Warrior - inthe third installment of this
post apocalyptic western saga. Also stars Tina
Turner. At the Ann Arbor Theater, 210S. Fifth St.,
Tom Hanks and Jim Belushi star in this
Americanized remake of the French thriller-
comedy, The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe.
At the Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 769-
Chevy Chase reprises his perturbed father role
in the sequel to National LampoonsnVacation. At
the Movies atBriarwood: 769-8780.
Clint Eastwood is back on the ranch, lookin' grub-
by and lettin' his six shooter do all the talkin'. Ya-
hoo. At the Fox Village Theater, 375 N. Maple, 769-

Sylvestor Stallone reprises the role of the
restless Vietnam vet who, in this sequel to First
Blood, is sent back into the jungles to rescue
American POWs still in captivity. Does this sound
familiar to anyone else? At the Fox Village, 375 N.
Maple; 769-1300.
Disney Studio's elaborate and rather risky at-
tempt at visualizing the classic OZ stories of L.
Frank Baum. Directedby Walter Murch, who hails
from the same school of filmmaking as Coppola,
Lucas, and Spielberg. at the Wayside Theater, 3020
Washtenaw; 434-1782.
Big budget return of the western by Lawrence
(Big Chill) Kasdan. Stars Kevin Kline, Linda Hunt,
and Scott Glenn. At the Fox Village Theater, 375 N.
Maple, 769-1300.
Seven young friends, a year outlof college, share
their troubles and their fantasies at a D.C. bar.
Call it The Little Chill. Stars Rob Lowe, Ally
Sheedy, Judd Nelson. At the Movies at Briarwood,
Briarwood Mall,769-8780.


- Compiled by Byron L. Bull

Bars and Clubs
The Apartment - (769-4060) - The
Ociate Steel Band mixes Top-40 and
The Ark - (761-1451) - An Evening
with Cole. Porter. See Performance.
The Blind Pig - (996-8555) -
Domino plays with you.
The Earle - (994-0211) - Rick
Burgess and Patty 0' Connor jazz it
Main Street Comedy Showcase -
(996-9080) - Rich Shydner makes you
Mr. Flood's Party - (995-2132) -
Bugs Beddow blows out the blues.
Mountain Jack's - (665-1133) -
Jeff Baldori and Bob Gardner.
The Nectarine Ballroom - (994-
5436) - Steve King and the Dittilies
Rick's American Cafe - (996-2747)
- Buckwheat Zydeco and Its SontI
Partis Zydeco Band, members of the
royal order of zydeco.
UClub - (763-2236) - Tom
Simonian handles the turntables.
An Evening of Pinter - Eclectic
Theater Company
Four sketches by Pinter precede
The Collection, directed by Will
Cares. 8 p.m. at the Performance
Network. Student tickets are $3. Call
663-0681 for more information.
An Evening with Cole Porter - Easy
Street Touring Company
Thirty of Porter's most popular
songs performed by the touring com-
pany that brought you An Evening
with George Gershwin, 8 p.m. at the
Ark, 6371%2 S. Main. Tickets are $8.50
at Schoolkid's, Herb David, and the
door. Call 761-1451 for more infor-
Ten Little Indians - Ann Arbor Civic
Theater Main Street Productions

Agatha Christie's popular play
traps ten people on a secluded island
and then dispatches them one by one.
Hans Friedrichs directs the classic
whodunit. 8 p.m. at the Ann Arbor
Civic Theater, 338 S. Main. $5. Call
662-7282 for more information.
Victoriana Americana - Prinzipal VI
Four local organists perform works
by Sousa, Ives, and others. 12:15 p.m.
at the First Baptist Church, 502 E.
Huron. Free. Call 663-9376 for more in-
Campus Cinema

Rock with the Robert Penn Revue.
The Ark - (761-1451) - An Evening
with Cole Porter. See Friday Perfor-
The Blind Pig - (996-8555) - Boot-
sie X and the Lovemasters funk it up.
The Earle - (994-0211) - Burgess,
O'Connor, and band.
Main Street Comedy Showcase -
(996-9480) - L.A. monologuist Rich
Mr. Flood's Party - (995-2132) -
The Falcons swoop into Flood's.
Mountain Jack's - (665-1133) -
Jeff Baldori and Bob Gardner make
your listening easy.
The Nectarine Ballroom - (994-
5436) - Steve King and the Dittilies.
Rick's American Cafe - (996-2747)

Sansho Dayu (Kenji Mizoguchi, 1954) - The Sun Messengers shine.
Japanese Film Society U-Club - (763-2236) - Michael Pool
Also known in English as Sansho the plays dance music.
Bailiff. Larger-than-life story of in-
justice and revenge centered on an
11th-century Japanese family. Mar- Performance
velous direction and cinematography.
Hale Aud., 8 p.m. only. Free.
Stop Making Sense (Johnathon Dem-
me, 1984) MTF . An Evening of Pinter - Eclectic
It's what shadows on a wall of music Theater Company
in your head was meant to be. More 1 p.m. See Friday's listing.
than just a concert film, Demme
(Melvin and Howard) has created a An Evening with Cole Porter - Easy
razor-sharp, tightly-controlled, and Street Touring Company
effortlessly pure vision of David Byr- 8p.m. See Friday's listing.
ne's rock 'n' roll. Mich., 7:30 p.m.,
9:15 p.m. $2.50. John McCollum and Ralph Herbert -
Kerrytown Concert House
Light opera and more from tenor
Furthermore McCollum and baritone Herbert. 8
p.m. at the Kerrytown Concert House,
415 N. Fourth Ave. Student admission
International Folk Dancing - $6.For reservations call 769-2999.
University Folk Dance Club
Each and every Friday night the Music of the French Baroque -
Folk Dance Club teaches steps from 8 Academy of Early Music Baroque
to 9:30 p.m. or so, then fills the rest of Performance Workshop
the evening with open invitation dan- Works by Marais and Couperin
ring. No partner is necessary. 8 p.m. highlight this final concert by the
at the Michigan Union. $1.50. Call 665- workshop participants. 8 p.m. at the
0219 for more information. University Museum of Art.Free. Call
663-7962 for more information.
SATmURDA Y Revelling on the River - Ann Arbor
Parks Department
Live music by local performers. 6
p.m. at the Gallup Park canoe livery.
Bars and Clubs Free. Call 994-2780 for more infor-
The Apartment - (769-4060) - mation.

Ten Little Indians - Ann Arbor Civic
Theater Main Street Productions
Was it the b utler? 8 p.m. See
Friday's listing.
Campus Cinema
Purple Rain (Albert Magnoli, 1984)
A semi-biographical look at Prince
and the Minneapolis music scene that
he sprang from. Featuring the Time
and Appolonia 6. Mich., 7:30 p.m.,
9:30p.m. $2.50.
Romancing the Stone (Robert
Zemeckid, 1984) Alternative Action
A very good Raiders ripoff. Jungle
rogue Michael Douglas saves roman-
tic-novelist Kathleen Turner- from a
fate worse than broken finger nails
when she must pay off South
American bad guys who've kidnapped
ier sister. MLB 4, 7:30 p.m., 9:15 p.m.
Starbound/Summer Sky Scanning -
University Exhibit Museum
Starbound is a NASA-funded audio-
visual recapitulation of the history of
astronomy. Summer Sky Scanning is
a sky show depicting the ex-
traterrestrial objects currently
visible in the night sky. 11:30 a.m.
(Summer), 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
(Starbound) at the Exhibit Museum
Ruthven Planetarium. Geddes at N.
University. $1. Call 764-0478 for more
Bars and Clubs
Main Street Comedy Showcase -
(996-9080) - Open Mike.
Mr. Flood's Party - (995-2132) -
The Slang rocks.
The Nectarine Ballroom - (994-



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