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March 22, 1991 - Image 10

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Bird of Paradise
Friday, Saturday: Oasis, jazz performed by Cliff
and Stephanie Monear.
The Blind Pig
Friday: Crossed Wire. Saturday: Juice. Sunday:
St. Patrick's Day Blues Out, complete with green
beer. Tuesday: Etch-A-Sketch. Wednesday:
Michael Katon Band. Thursday: The Difference,
City Limits
(6 65-4444)
Nothing we know of is going on, but call them to
make sure.
f* *f** f *
Club Heidelberg
Friday: Anne Be Davis; Skinflip. Saturday: Primal
Shells; Etch-A-Sketch. Thursday: Holy Cows;
Mondo Cane.
Cross Street Station
Friday: Big Dave and the Ultrasonics. Saturday:
Strange Bedfellows. Thursday: Wild Kingdom,
Mainstreet Comedy Showcase
Friday, Saturday: Steve Seag ren. Wednesday,
Thursday: Elayne Boosler.
Nectarine Ballmom
, you know of anything happening, call us. We're
Polo Club
Saturday:; The Hot Club, jazz. .
Rick s American Cafe
(9 -2 ?747)
Friday: Little Ed, Cr:c. o blues. Saturday: Larry
Mc&rae. Monday: Big Dave and the Ultrasonics.
Tuesday: Luna Park. Wednesday: Big Hunk 0'
Cheese. Thursday: Kevin Brown and Silent.
Wednesday: Laughtrack.

(Various Directors, 1991)
Mich Th. 7:00 & 9:30
Ruthless People
Danny DeVito's plans to knock off his ultimately
annoying, anal wife are squandered when she's
kidnapped by a couple of amateur thiefs. Great
script and bountiful laughs in this black comedy
from the makers of Airlane!
(Abrahams, Zucker, & Zucker, 1986)
international Center 7:00
* " * . *.
Do the Right Thing
Spike Lee's controversial and acclaimed film about
inner-city racial tensions. Sponsored by the
Education Enrichment Committee, which provides
free admission and refreshments.
(Spike Lee, 1989)
Chrysler Aud., 4:30.
The 29th Ann Arbor Film Festival
See Friday.
Mich Th. 1:00, 7:00 & 9:30
Surname Viet, Given Name Nam
A harsh documentary which explores the role of
North Vietnamese women during the war and their
level of participation in military operations because
of Communist mandates.
(Trinh Minh-Ha, 1989)
Lorch 7:00
This penetrating drama delves into the filth and
death-ridden streets of Sao Paulo where a 10-
year-old orphan is forced to survive in an
environment where less than one-third grow to be
20 ears old.
(Hector Babenco, 1980)
Hillel 8:00 & 10:15
The 29th Ann Arbor Film Festival
See Saturday.
Mich Th. 5:00, 7:00 & 9:00
. -f .
Pieerrot Le Fou
Godard's "lovers-on-the-run" adventure is one his
big-screen masterpieces. Incredible color and
versitility by the French master.
(Jean-luc Godard, 1965)
Aud A 7:00
A Bergman masterpiece about spiritual anguish
deals with mute actress (Liv Ullmann) and her
babbling nurse (Bibi Andersson) and the painful
and emotionally driven facets of their relationship.
(Ingmar Berman, 1966)
Mich Th. 7:00
". .... .
Berkeley in the '60s
Documentary about youth revolution in the
California college town attempts to capture the
spirit and meaning of this complex movement.
(Fenton Crape, 1990)
Mich Th. 8:45

Object of Beauty
Sneak preview of new film about credit-card crazy
couple who cavort in their London cave.
(Michael Lindsay-Hogg, 1991)
Aud A 10:00
See Tuesday's entry.
Mich Th. 7:00
Berkeley In the '60s
See Tuesday's entry.
Mich Th. 8:45
White Dawn
Epic based on the true 1896 story about an
amazing rescue of three whalers by Eskimos in the
Canadian Arctic. In conjunction with the University
Museum of Art's Inuit exhibit.
(Phillip Kaufman, 1974)
MLB 3 7:00
Hong Kong Film Fest: Boat People
A photojournalist goes to Danang, Vietnam, to
explore the harsh conditions endured by the boat
people under the Communist regime.
(Ann Hui, 1983)
Mich Th. 7:00
. . . . . .
Berkeley in the '60s
See Tuesday's entry.
Mich Th. 9:15

The Doors (R)
Oliver Stone proves once and for all that he is the
most obnoxious, self-centered, pretentious
director inHollywood. This is his story of Jim
Morrison. If it weren't for the good music and the
fact that Val Kilmer really looks like the Lizard
King, then this would be a total waste. Don't
bother tripping out beforehand, it won't help.
While driving to the theater, keep your eyes on the
road and your hands upon the wheel. (At Fox
Village: 4:30, 7:10, 9:45,12; at Showcase:1, 4:05,
7:15, 10:05, 12:25)
Guilty By Suspicion (PG-13)
McCarthyist fascist pigs go on a pinko hunt in
Hollywood and Bob DeNiro must face charges of
being a Commie-sympathizer. It's about time
Hollywood examined this, one of its darkest
periods. (At Showcase: 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7:30,
9:55, 12)
." ..'.. .

The Hard Way (R),
Cops and movies - they go together like LA. and
sushi. Michael J. Fox comes back from the future
for this comic look at the gritty life of a big-cty
pig. Also starring James Woods. At Briarwood:
4:30, 7:15, 9:30, 12; at Showcase: 12:05, 5, 7:35,
Home Alone (PG)
Spoiled, sheltered, but amazingly resourceful
suburban brat takes on two hoods when his
obnoxious family jets off to Paris without him.
Lotsa laughs in this box office champ.
(At Briarwood: 10:15, 12:30, 2:40, 4:50, 7:15,
9:30, 11:30; at Showcase: 12:35, 2:45, 5:05, 7:40,
9:50, 12:10)
If Looks Could Kill (PG-13)
The film biography of Saddam Hussein. No,
seriously, a high school brat goes to Paris with his
French club, is mistaken for a CIA agent (of

Awakenings (PG-13)
Performances "a-plenty" in this Penny Marshall-
directed effort about miracles at the funny farm.
Robert DeNiro and Robin Williams are stupendous.
Nominated for Best Picture. (At Fox Village:
4:30, 9:30; At Showcase: 4:00, 10:05, 12:20)
Class Action (R)
Gene Hackman stars in his 3,427th film, just 63
behind Donald Sutherland on the all-time list.
Story involves a father-daughter lawyer
confrontation in a case involving lemon cars. (At
Showcase: 12:05, 2:25, 4:40, 7:15, 9:45, 12:05; at
Briarwood: 10, 12:05, 2:30, 4:30, 7, 9:10, 11:30)
* * * * * *
Dances With Wolves (PG-13)
Kevin Costner teaches the waltz and the jitterbug
to members of the Wolf family while he helps the
Sioux Indians fight off the meanie white imperialist
scumbag soldiers so he can develop multi-million
dollar tax-free gambling casinos. With such a plot,
it's no wonder the picture was nominated for 12
Oscars. (At Briarwood: 10, 1:30, 5, 8:30; At
Showcase: 12:30, 7:25,10:50)

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for next year. Call Gil at
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strut your stuff. The
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course), and is whisked into a series of awesome
adventures. Sounds like a cheap remake of North
By Northwest (At Briarwood: 10:15, 12:30, 2:40,
4:50, 7:30, 9:50; at Showcase: 12:25, 2:15, 4:10,
7:40, 9:35,11:30; at Fox Village: 4:30, 7:15, 9:30,
King Ralph (PG)
John Goodman takes a crack at the fat, obnoxious,
funny guy genre which has been dominated by John
Candy. Compelling story about washed-up Las
Vegas piano-lounge performer who goes on to be
the first American King of England. Not based on
anything by William Shakespeare or anyone with
trace of literacy. (At Fox Village: 7:15, 12)
Long Walk Home (PG)
Story about a student at Showcase Cinemas whose
car won't start. No, actually folks, we have no
advance word on this one. Stay tuned.
(At Showcase: 2:10, 4:30, 7:35, 9:40, 11:50)
New Jack City (R)
See the movie everyone's rioting about. Bring your
crowbars for easy access to stores for looting
after the show. There are guns and cops, but no
code in this street film starring Big Budd Judd
Nelson and Lipton Iced T. (At Showcase: 12:10;
2:20, 4:35, 7:20, 9:45, 12:10)
*" * "f *
The Perfect Weapon (R)
Karate student goes on revenge hunt when his
mentor is wasted. Along the way, he meets up wih
some real creepos. At least Hollywood
screenwriters are giving us new material, huh? (t
Fox Village: 4:30, 7:30, 9:30,12; at Showcase:.
12:20, 2:40, 4:50, 7:35, 9:40, 11:40)
Rocky Horror Picture Show
Isn't it nutty? Don't be a virgin. Learn the dance
before you go! Just a jump to the left... Are you
quivering with anticipation?
(At Briarwood: 11:30)
Shipwrecked (PG)
A bunch of bratty child-star wanna-be's founder
on a treasure island and pool their incredible
intellects to stave off a group of central casting
pirates. (At Showcase: 12, 2:35)
Silence of the Lambs (R)
Edge of your seat, heart-racing, palm-sweating,
wide-eyed thriller about a novice Fed (Jodie
Foster) who must enlist the assistance of a
tongue-eating, gut slashing, maniacally brilliant
psychopath so she can catch one who's on the lode.
(At Showcase: 12, 2:25, 4:50, 7:25,10,12:20; at
Briarwood: 9:50, 12:05, 2:25, 4:45, 7:15, 9:40,
Sleeping with the Enemy (R)
A film that glorifies wife bashing and stars Julia
Roberts - a match made in heaven, huh? This will
probably be the flick she'll be ashamed to show her
kids 20 years from now. Can you blame her?
(At Showcase: 12:50, 2:55, 4:55, 7:20, 9:50,
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1I (PG)
Donatello, Leonardo, Michaelangelo and Raphael are
back to kick bad guy's asses and save the world
from domination by Tom Monaghan-like magnates.
(At Briarwood:10, 11,12, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
10; at Showcase: 12:30, 2:45, 4:45, 7:10, 9:10

The 29th Ann Arbor Film Festival
The nation's oldest film festival returns for
another year of some great (and not so great)
cinematic works from a potpourri of creative

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