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Actually, Death just bored her
Death Becomes Her Then I thought, "Fuck it." Death for the cool things you know will be in
dir. Robert Zemeckis Becomes Her should have been called there (like who else is dead or wanted
Death Bores Her (meaning me). Sure perpetual life, stuff like that), but when
After seeing Death Becomes Her, I the characters and their creators were the situations come up, they aren't re-
tried to findthe good qualities of this acceptable, but the movie just wasn't ally as funny as they should be. The
film. "Seeing Bruce Willis play apussy- entertaining. So they had neato special movie didn't even eet that cool until
whipped nerd (Dr. Ernest Menville) effects like when dead Madeline shot towards the end anyway after a long
instead of the gruff romantic hero was dead Helen, and then Helen bashed and slow build-up.
kind of cool, andGoldie Hawn's Helen Madeline's head in. The idea of per- So Isabella Rossellini's mistress of
Sharp wasn't a ditz and did "revenge" petual life through a potion is hardly the potion, Lisle von Rhumans, proves
well. Meryl Streep playing a comic original, and Death Bores Her doesn't that can she be almost as charmingly
bitch (Madeline Ashton) wasn't un- give a new and interesting twist. mean as Anjelica Huston was in h7te
usual considering her recent roles. She In away, Death Bores Her was like Witches. Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.
can act age-angst okay. I guess." Defending Your Life. You watched it -Annette Petruso

Bruce Willis tries in vain to shed a bit of light on a rather dreadful flick .\
MT HIS WEEK IN ARTSA E nA IE
Music:
Blue Sun perform their eclectic mix of jazz to classical at
Leonardo's, tonight, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., free.

Jazz at Leonardo's in the North Campus Commons. This week's
artists include Ted Connors on guitar, Mike Scott on drums, and
Doug Cameron on bass. Leonardo's, tomorrow, 8 p.m. to 10
p.m., free.
Rick Burgess, Paul Voornhagen & Friends with Jimmy Cook on
trumpet perform at the Del Rio, Sunday, 6 p.m. til 9 p.m.(ish), no
cover.
Film:
Pepi, Luci, Bom, Pedro Almodovar's first film opens at the Michi-
gan Theater, Friday (and plays through August 20), call 668-
8397 for times.
Readings:
Feed the Poets! featuring poets and open mike readings at the
Del Rio, Sunday, 1:30-4:30 p.m., no cover.

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