- Friday, August 2, 1985
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BACK TO THE FUTURE
A Spielberg-presented, Robert Zemeckis-
directed fantasy about a high school student who
rides a souped-up DeLorean into the '50s, and is
forced to insure his own existence by playing a
matchmaker for his parents. At the Campus
Theater, 1214 S. University; 668-6416, and the
Wayside,3020 Washtenaw; 434-1782.
THE BLACK CAULDRON
The 25th animated opus from Disney studios. At
the Movies at Briarwood Mall: 76-8780.
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.
THE EMERALD FOREST
In the rain forest of South America, Texas
engineer Powers Boothe looks for his son who was
kidnapped by the natives. Directed by John Boor-
man. At the StateTheater, 231 S. State, 662-5296.
E.T., THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL
Re-release of Steven Spielberg's over-
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
working spaceship out of junk yard parts. Another THE LEGEND OF BILLY JEAN restless Vietnam vet who, in this sequel to First
product of Steven Spielberg's production-line film Helen (supergiri) Slater stars as a wrongly ac- Blood, is sent back into the jungles to rescue
factory, though directed by the uniquely talented cused fugitive. At the Fox Village Theater, 375 N. American POWs still in captivity. Does this sound
Joe Dante, so who knows? At the Wayside, 3020 Maple: 769-1300. familiar to anyone else? At the Fox Village, 375 N.
Washtenaw Ave. 434-1782. Maple; 700-1300.
FOLLOW THAT BIRD
Feature film antics of the Sesame Street gang, MAD MAX BEYOND THUNDERDOME
featuring Big Bird. Considering thai the last Mel Gibson is backas Mad Max - also known as RETURN TO OZ
couple of Muppet films bombed, does a studio TheRoad Warrior-inthe third installment of this Disney Studio's elaborate and rather risky at-
really expect to make money with this one? At the post apocalyptic western saga. Also stars Tina tempt at visualizing the classic OZ stories of L.
Movies at Briarwood,Briarwood Mall; 769-8780. Turner. At the Ann Arbor Theater, 210 S. Fifth St., Frank Baum. Directedby Walter Murch, whohails
761-9700. from the same school of filmmaking as Coppola,
FRIED NIGHT Lucas, andtSpielberg. at the Wayside Theater, 3020
Reportedly worthwhile - toa cultist at least -Washtenaw; 434-1782
low-budget horror romp featuring Roddy Mc- NATIONAL LAMPOON'S EUROPEAN
Dowell as an aging screen vampire killer who fin- VACATION SILVERADO
ds that the realthinghas moved in down the block. Chevy Chase reprises his perturbed father role Big budget return of the western by Lawrence
What's a summer without a good, trashy fright in the sequel to National Lampoons Vacation. At (Big Chi) Kasdan. Stars Kevin Kline, Linda Hunt,
flick anyway? At the Movies at Briarwood, Briar- the Movies at Briarwood: 769-8780. and Scott Glenn. At the Fox Village Theater, 375 N.
wood Mall; 769-8780. Maple, 769-1300.
THE GODS MUST BE CRAZY
A marvelously imaginative comedy about an PALE RIDER
African bushman who mistakes a Coke bottle that Clint Eastwood is back on the ranch, lookin' grub- ST. ELMO'S FIRE
falls from an airplane as a dropped trinket of the by and lettin' his six shooter do all the talkin'. Ya- Seven young friends, a year out of college, share
gods,anddecidestotrytoreturit. Thelaugare hoo. At the Fox Village Theater, 375 N. Maple, 769- their troubles and their fantasies at a D.C. bar.
pure slapotic , but ingenious and relentles. The 1300. Call it The Little Chill. Stars Rob Lowe, Ally
nes lassic ingonand deservedlys st Sheedy, Judd Nelson. At the Movies at Briarwood,
newest cult classic in town S eevdys.A riarwood Mall, 709-0780.
the Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall; 769- PirZZ 'lH9N70
Jack Nicholson and Kathleen Turner play hirer WEIRD SCIENCE
killers who meet and fall in love, then discover one Director John Hughes and actor Anthony
GOONIESpof them is on the other's hit list. Promising black Michael Hall, who worked together on Sixteen
Steven Spielberg is presenting this Richard edbJhHt At the State Theater 231 Candles, The Breakfast Club, and National Lam-
Donner-directed opus which looks a lot like a bun- co dbJhHt;'hS2-e2s4Spoon's Vacation tell the story of a computer nerd
ch of kids pretending to be Harrison Ford. Thrills, S t 2 who builds a numphomaniac for fun and profit. At
spills, and excitement, if that's what you're theStateTheater,231 S.State;662-5296.
lookingfor. At the Ann Arbor Theater, 210S. Fifth RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD II
Ave.; 761-9700. Sylvestor Stallone reprises the role of the - Compdld by Byrov L. Boll
FRIDAY triple-thrill climax. Aud. A, 7:30 p.m., F ur thermoreHouse, 415 N. Fourth Ave. Admission
9:45 p.m. $2.50. s $8. For reservations call 769-2999.
Key Largo (John Huston, 1948) International Folk Dancing -
Bars and Clubs Cinema Guild UniversityFolk Dance Cluh Cam pus Cinema
Edward G. Robinson holds Hum- Each and every Friday night the
phrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall cap- Folk Dance Club teaches steps from 8-
The ' Apartment - (769-4060) - tive in a Florida hotel during a to 9:30 p.m. or so, then fills the rest o Cotton Club (Francis Ford Coppola,
Glass breaks out. hurricane. Earnest and intriguing the evening with open invitation dan- 1985) MTF
The Blind Pig - (996-8555) - war of nerves. M.B 3, 7 p.m., 10:15 cing. No partner is necessary. 8 p.m. Strangely unemotional yet spell-
Domino revives the Motown Sound. p.m. $2.50/single, $3.50/double. at Regent's Plaza, E. Washington St. binding story of the early days of
The Earle - (994-0211) - Burgess The Big Steal (Don Siegel, 1949) $1.50. Call 662-3761 for more infor- Harlem's famed Cotton Club. A lot of
and O'Connor and band. AAFC matio
Main Street Comedy Showcase - A twisting plot and a fast chase a np singing and dancing that's more than
(996-9080) - Mike Lazinski provides make this Mitchum flick enjoyable on worth the price of admission leads the
TV and acceptable on the big screen. way into a pre-quel of sorts to Cop-
thehumor. MLB 3 8:50 p.m. $2.50/single pola's Godfather series. Mich., 7:15
Mr. Flood's Party - (995-2132) - $3.50/double. SATURDAY p.m.,9:35p.m.$.50
Sonny Freeman and the Unusuals The Man Who Knew Too Much (Alfred
featuring Odessa Harris, Hitchcock, 1958) Ann Arbor Film Co-
Mountain Jack's - (665-1133) - operative The Graduate (Mike Nichols, 1967)
Jeff Baldori and Bob Gardner. Hitchcock's remake of his '34 CG
The Nectarine Ballroom - (994- classic is equally compelling, even Bars and Clubs Mike Nichols first film pushed
5436) - Free Spirit plays Top-40. with Doris Day belting out "Que Sera, Dustin Hoffman into instant stardom
Rick's American Cafe - (996-2747) "r in the story we all know so well - you
- Southern rock from Skyles Sera . Jimmy Stewart agonizes over The Apartment - (769-4060) - don't grow up in college, you grow up
Calhoun. teifrainh a concerning his
t nChliuf-(ok ainghe4hGlass, featuring Debbie Peterson. in spite of it. With Katherine Ross,
U-Club - (763-2236) - Dance with son's kidnapping,. MLB 4, 7:30 p. The Blind Pig (996-8555) - Bop with Anne Bancroft, a bunch of others, and
DJ Tom Simonian. $2.50/stmgle, $3.50/douhle.,h tn saltoeSmnadGruklsns
Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958) theStingrays. all those Simon and Garfunkel songs.
AAFC The Earle - (994-0211) - Rick Aud. A, 7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. $2.50.
Old Hitchcock mystery has Jimmy Burgess and Patty O'Connor.
The Heidelberg - (663-7758) -
Performance Stewart chasing after a girl who may Mary and Gary folk it up. The Man in the White Suit (Alexander
or may not be possessed by a woman Main Street Comedy Showcase _ MacKendrick, 1951) C2
Chamber Music - Kerrytown Concert from the 19th century. A delicate and, (996-9080) - Mike Lazinski makes you Modest, sincere comedy has Alec
House to some, disappointing mix of ob- chortle Guiness inventing a miracle fibre that
Local musicians join members of session and suspense. But definitely Mr. Flood's Party - (995-2132) - never gets dirty. This naturally raises
the Gettingen Symphony Orchestra an original and personal perspective Frea
WonTthe human psyche. MLB 4,940 Another night with SonnY Freeman the map of the competing textile
from Weat Germany. The program p.m. $2 50/single, $3.50/double ' and the unusuals. manufacturers. MLB 3, 7:30 only.
will- include works by Mozart and Ohayo (Yasujiro Ozu, 1959) Japanese Mountain Jack's - (665-1133) - $2.50/single, $3/double.
Beethoven. 8 p.m. at the Concert Film Society The Jeff Baldori Duo.
House, 415 N. Fourth Ave. Admission Another film in the excellant The Nectarine Ballroom - (994- n.
is $5. For reservations call 769-2999. Japanese Film Series sponsored by 5436) - Free Spirit rocks.n i Havana (Carol Reed,
the University Center for Japanese Rick's American Cafe - (996-2747) 1960) CG
Studies and the Summer Language - Skyles Calhoun, rebel rockers. Another Guiness comedy-flick. This
Institute. Two young brothers refuse U-Club - (763-2236) - Dance music time our man is a lonely Havanna
to speak until their parents buy them spunby Schoolkids' Michael Pool rvacuum-cly eritsh Secret Ser-
Campus Cinema a TV. Hale Aud.,8p.m. only. Free, vice. With Ralph Richardson, Noel
Diva - (Jean-Jacques Bieneix, 1982) The Pope of Greenwhich Village Coward, and Ernie Kovacs co-star.
Cinema 2 (Stuart Rosenberg, 1984) Michigan Performance MLB 3, 9:15 p.m. only. $2.50/single,
A cool, refreshing, and very blue Theatre Foundation $3/double.
movie of wit and corruption. A young Mickey Rourke and Eric Roberts
parisian lad steals an opera diva's keep looking to make the big score as Croissant Concert - Kerrytown Con-
white gown; he is pursued by some cousins in New York City. But when cert House Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958)
Japanese thugs who want to steal the they wind up stealing from the local Pianist Deborah Berman and cellist AAFC
recording he has made of the singer's mob, they find that some people are Judith Vander Weg perform works by See Friday's listing. MLB 4, 7:30
performance; and some thugs are never supposed to make it in the big great Russian composers, including p.m. $2.50/single, $3.50/double.
sent after him to steal a recording apple. Mich., 7:15 pm., 9:30 p.m Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, and The Man Who Knew Too Much (Alfred
made by a police informant. With a $2.50. Tchaikovsky. 11 a.m. at the Concert Hitchcock, 1958) AAFC See Friday's