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- Coming next-week
Daily Arts will review the new Disney
movie "Tarzan" and have an interview
with the directors and animators.

The fiery return of Rammst

By Lynne Blasius
For the Daily
On June 8, Rammstein returned to
Michigan on a tour of their own, to
give their fans the show they could
not bring on Korn's Family Values
'Tour. This show included an eclectic
nix of opening acts in the form of
feminist-punk-popsters Skunk
Anansie and Max Cavalera's post-
Sepultura outfit, Soulfly.
Skunk Anansie and Soulfly each
riled up the crowd impressively,
paving the way for Rammstein's
entrance.
And what an
entrance it was. A
., long drawn out
.t note could be
Rammstei heard with an
Stale Theater accompanying
Detroit beat. At succes-
June8, 1999 sive intervals
explosions
occured and a
Rammstein mem-
ber dramatically
appeared.
Once all six
were on stage, the
band viciously
ripped into their song "Spiel Mit Mir"
This was closely followed by a

mix of other songs from
release "Sehnsucht" and i
"Herzeleid."
Rammstein's performan
Tuesday cemented its notori
utation of loving to set thing
Just about everything on t
ignited into flames at one
another during the group's
mance. Singer Till Lindem
not spared this fate either.
As the show progres
pyrotechnics became larl
more elaborate. It was a wo
the State Theater was not
from the group's antics.
Lindemann heated things up
one point by utilising a liquid
dildo during its performance{
Dich" where keyboard play
played submissive to Lindema
inator act. Lucky fans upfr
showered with Lindemann's, u
tion.
In its finale Rammstein
their song "Rammstein,"
remind the audience who was1
With its usage of eyebrow se
cial effects and unabashed thea
ever, the performance was hard
table. Those in attendancewill
eagerly wait to see how the gi
top themselves in the future

Monday
June 14, 1999
Spy' shags into action
By Ed Sholinsky
taI An Etor tellisg anythin' about it groes away story and many of the jokes don't
one awesome joke after another. v work as well. The movie's a little
In the summer of 97, Mike Myers telling about even some of the cameo too scattered and some of the pop
scored an unlikely lhit in the form of appearances there are a lot of humor- culture references and recycled
"Austin Powers: International Man of ous moments tht wili be lost. jokes from the original get tired
Mysterv" The film was comedic bliss, In this advensure, though, Powers after a while.
and pulled Myers out of the cominer- (Myers in one of three roles) travels This is compounded by the fact
cial funk of the awful "Wayne's World back into the past to recover his mojo that while Grahamn is "ultra-sha-
0n Recordngs" and the over- - the source of his power - in time gadelic," she isn't a capable come-
looked "So I to stop Dr. Evil (Myors again) from dian. Though she plays Shagwell
e Married an Ax destroisng the world. far sexier than Liz Hurley played
Murderer" Traveling back to 1969, Powers gets Vanessa Kensington and is a better
its latest The Spy Who In "Austin to show off his swinging ability in a actress than Hurley, Hurley was
ts debut Shagged Me Powers: The Spy way he didn't get to in the original - more in tune with the original's
* Who Shagged in a permissive environnent. humor.
ice last At Briarwood Me" Myers tries Powers meets CIA agent Felicity The film manages to succeed
ous rep- and Showcase his hand at Shagwell (Heather Graham) and with references to other films -
s on fire. sequels again. the two team to battle Dr. Evil and including "Star Wars," "Jerry
the stage And unlike his collection of baddies. Maguire" and "The Exorcist" -
time or "Wayne's World As in the first "Austin Powers" the while capturing the spirit of the
perfor- 2," "The Spy bad guys really steal the show. Dr. original.
ann was Who Shagged Evil, Scott Evil (Seth Green) and In a year that has been.very bad
Me" works Mini-Me (Verne Troyer) are terrific as for moviegoers - especially peo-
sed the almost as well as the villains. Mini-Me is a wonderful ple looking for a comedy that will
ger and the original. addition to the cast, as Dr. Evil's clone. leave your stomach hurting from
nder that It's hard to review a movie like "The Though "The Spy Who Shagged laughter - "Austin Powers: The
harmed Spy Who Shagged Me" because Me" is as funny as the first, the Spy Who Shagged Me".is an oasis.
further as
spewing
of "Buck s
oer Flake
nn's dom-
ont were
am, affec-
included
as if to
playing.
aring spe-
tricshow-
Ily forget-
no doubt
roup will
or
sion
Mike Myers and Heather Graham make a shagadelic pair In "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me."

Association for India's Development - Ann Arb
invites you to a thought provoking lecture-discus
'Only a genius can keep
India Poor'
By
Dr. Parameswara Rao
at the Kuenzel Room, Michigan Union (Universio
Michigan campus) on Friday, 18th June, 7-9 Ph
Dr. Parameswara Rao is one of the foremost soci
reformers in India today. He has spearheaded th
activities of the Bhagavatula Charitable Trust (BC
for the past 30 years in rural Andhra Pradesh, a
in southeastern India. Dr. Rao returned to India E
-obtaining a Ph.D. in Nuclear Chemistry from the
Penn. State University in 1967 to his ancestral vila
of Dimili.
AID is a non-profit, volunteer organization that sL
ports development projects in India. For more in
please contact: Nishant Jain (nishi@umich.edu) c
visit www.aidindia.org

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