well-meaning race farce Glasgow; Cannon Sauchiehall Street. Strathclyde; Odeon Hamilton 0 Stardust Memories ( 15) (Woody Allen. US. 1980) Woody Allen. Charlotte Rampling. Jessica Harper. 88 mins. Allen strays into Fellini territory as a world famous film-maker intent on more serious work but unable to disassociate himself from the frivolous comedies that made his reputation. Edinburgh; Cameo 0 Stop Making Sense (PG) (Jonathan Demme. US. 1984) 88 mins. Dynamic footage ofTalking Heads In Concert from 1984. Glasgow; Grosvenor O The Story of Sin ( 18) (Walerian Borowczyk. Poland. 1975) In turn of the century Poland a girl progresses from virginity to degradation. Director Borowczyk is a noted purveyor of eroticism. and this outing finds him delving into his favourite area. PCFIOd Sexual melodrama Edinburgthilmhouse 0 Subway ( 15) (Luc Besson. France, 1985) Christopher Lambert. Isabelle Adjani. 102 mins. A smooth. stylish thriller likened to Diva but with a drive. energy and exuberance of its own. Glasgow; GFI‘ 0 Sunday in the Country (PG) (Bertrand Tavernier. France. 1984) Louis Ducreux. Sabine Azema. 94 mins. In the French countryside of 1912 an elderly artist is visited by his headstrong. beloved daughter and more down-to-earth son. Their presence causes him to look back in langour on his work and the nature ofhis family relations. Beautifully photographed. this is a film ofsheer perfection that speaks some universal truths in exquisite fashion. Glasgow; GET 0 Suspiria ( l8) (Dario Argento. Italy, 1976) Jessica Harper. Alida Valli. Joan Bennett. 97 mins. A new American student arrives at an exclusive girls‘ school to discover that a recent spate of brutal murders have cast the establishment into a state of panic.

Typically extravagant Argento fare with patches of wooden exposition enlivened by brilliantly imaginative and genuinely terrifying set-pieces. Well worth seeing for aficionados. Edinburgh; Cameo o The Terminator (18) (James Cameron. US. 1984) Arnold Schwarzenegger. Michael Biehn. Linda Hamilton. 107 mins. In 2029 machines have all but conquered the planet but a saviour is at hand in the form of a new human leader. Part-man. part-machine. Schwarzenegger‘s cyborg is sent back from the future to 1984 on a mission to kill the future leader‘s mother.

Inventive. excitingly-paced science-fiction adventure with a notable performance from Schwarzenegger is his first villainous role. Edinburgh; Edinburgh Film Guild 0 Tess (PG) (Roman Polanski. UK-France. 1979) Nastassja Kinski. Peter Firth. Leigh Lawson. 170 mins. A tragic story ofill-fated love set in Victorian England where social circumstances conspire with

unforseeable misfortunes to break the spirit ofan innocent heroine. Handsome. evocative and absorbing. Edinburgh: Cameo 0 Trick or Treat ( l8) is: (Charles Martin Smith. US. 1986) Marc Price. Tony Fields. Gene Simmons. Ozzy Osbourne. 97 mins. See panel. Edinburgh; Cameo 0 Trouble In Mind (15) (Alan Rudolph. US. 1986) Kris Kristofferson. Keith Carradine. Genevieve Bujold. 112 mins. Rudolph‘s phantasmagorical blend ofgangster movie. fantasy melodrama and modern day western. with desperate characters trying to go straight in the moral playground of Rain City. far from being confusing. works with idiosyncratic logic to create a memorably allusive yet wholly unclassifiable experience. A dream ofa film. Glasgow: GET 0 Une Semaine De Vacances (15) (Bertrand Tavernier. France. 1980) Nathalie Baye. 100 mins. A sympathetic portrait of a Lyon school teacher struggling to redefine herlife. Part ofa very welcome season of films devoted to the director ofRound Midnight. Glasgow; GFT o Videodrome (18) (David Cronenberg. US. 1982) James Woods. Debbie Harry. 88 mins. Interesting. if flawed drama about the insidious nature ofthe contemporary media. Woods is a programmer for a private cable station who becomes obsessed with a bizarre untraceable channel that triggers hallucinogenic fantasies. Glasgow: Grosvenor 0 Witness (15) (Peter Weir. US. 1985) Harrison Ford. Kelly McGillis. 112 mins. A young Amish boy is a witness to murder. The investigation leads a cop into a brush with another culture. a little romance to the sound of Sam Cook. and the expected police corruption. Atmospheric. impeccably acted and beautifully constructed. Edinburgh; Filmhouse 0 The Wiz (PG) (Sidney Lumet. US. 1978) Diana Ross. Michael Jackson. Ted Ross. 134 mins. Overlong. unenthralling all-black version of The Wizard of()z with an overage Ross cast as Dorothy. Not the best idea in the world. but there are compensations in some of the musical numbers. particularly ‘Ease On Down the Road’. Edinburgh; Filmhouse O Xanadu (PG) (Robert Greenwald. US. 198(1) Olivia Newton John. Gene Kelly. Michael Beck. 98 mins. lnane remake ofthe Rita l-Iayworth musical Down to Earth with the charmless Newton-John as a muse who drops in on planet earth to inspire roller-boogie artist Beck. Edinburgh; Cameo o Yearot the Dragon (18) (Michael Cimino. US. 1985) Mickey Rourke. John Lone. Ariane. 134 mins. Miscast Rourke‘s uncompromising and obnoxious cop weighs in to sort out the restless natives in China town as if he were back in Vietnam. Unpleasant. incoherent and disappointing; a reactionary mess. Edinburgh; Cameo


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1987 MILK SHAKE CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL 29 March 1987. Tickets from Scottish Milk Marketing Board -Te|: 041-887 1234.

HOUNDS ASSOCIATION DOG SHOW 5 April 1987. Tickets £1 (Adults); 50p IOAP & Children); £2.50 (Family Ticket).

FIDDLERS’ RALLY By Glasgow Caledonian Strathspey & Reel Society. 11 April 1987. Tickets from Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, Glasgow-Tel: 041-552 5966.


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CHAMPIONSHIPS 1987. 1-3 May 1987. Tickets £2.00.

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