Richard Dreyfus. 88 mins. Looking back to a special summer in his youth. middle-aged Dreyfus recalls the camaraderie of his childhood

A near-perfect evocation of children on the brink ofadolescence Cannon Sauchiehall Street 0 The Voyage Home: StarTrek IV (PG) (Leonard Nimoy. US. 1986) William Shatner. Leonard Nimoy. De Forest Kelly. James Doohan. 119 mins. Preposterously plotted ’I‘rekkie saga with Kirk and Co travelling (inexpensively) back to 1986 San Francisco to pick up a couple of humpback whales which will save the 23rd century Earth from imminent annihilation at the hands ofa mysterious probe. Glasgow; Cannon Clarkston Road. Cannon Sauchiehall Street. Cinema. Grosvenor. Edinburgh: Cannon. Lothian Cannon. Strathclyde; Cannon Greenock. Cannon Kilmarnock. Kelburne. ()deon Hamilton. Rialto 0 Subway ( l5) ( Luc Besson. France. 1985) Christophe Lambert. Isabelle Adjani. 104 mins. Glossy. exuberant fantasy-thriller with incurably romantic peroxide safecracker Lambert Edinburgh: Cameo 0 Sweet Dreams ( l5) (Karel Reisz. IFS. 1985).]cssica Lange. Ed Harris. Ann Wedeworth. 115 mins. The story ofcountry and western star Patsy Cline. concentrating on the see-saw of tensions between her career aspirations and a turbulent marriage to the beer-guzzling Charlie Dick. lIigth acclaimed. Oscar-nominated. unsentimental biopic (ilasgow‘. (ii-71‘. 0 Tender Mercies ( PG) (Bruce Beresford. US. 1983) Robert Duvall. 'l'ess Harper. Ellen Barkin.

91 mins. Dry. laconic character study

of a messed-up. near alcoholic country-western singer rebuilding his life with a little help from a caring young widow and her son. Glasgow; (iFI‘

o Thunderbird Six ( U) ((ierry Anderson. UK. 1968) Alan 'l‘racy. Brains. The Black Phantom. 90 mins. When a passing evil genius sabotages a revolutionary new skyship Lady Penelope is trapped and only 'I'hunderbird Six. a clapped-out old biplane. can save her. Glasgow; (irosvenor

O Tough Guys ( 15) (Jeff Kanew. US. 1986) Burt Lancaster. Kirk Douglas. Eli Wallaeh. Alexis Smith. 1113 mins. ()ld lags Burt and Kirk are released from Sing Sing after serving a thirty-year stretch as the last train robbers in America. Unfortunately. the outside world seems ill-disposed towards a couple of geriatric CX-CODS. (ilasgow;

()deon. Edinburgh; ()deon

0 La Trace (France) Richard Berry. 100 mins. 1859. A peripatetic peasant roatns the North of Italy selling his good and is fascinated by his discovery of the accordion. Edinburgh: Filmhouse

0 Trading Places ( 15) (John Landis. US. 1983) Dan Aykroyd. Eddie Murphy. Don Ameche. 116 mins. A ‘Prince and the Pauper' lifestyle-swapping comedy sparked. once again. by the dynamite presence of Murphy.

Edinburgh; Cameo

o Twice in a Lifetime ( 15) (Bud Yorkin. US. 1985) Gene Hackman. Ellen Burstyn. Amy Madigan. 111 mins. Some wonderful performances and perceptive moments illuminate this thoughtful portrait of a typical blue-collar American family

Recommended for those who thought American cinemas had lost sight ofpost-teen heartaches. Edinburgh: Filmhouse 0 La Vie de Famille (Jacques Doillon. France. 1984) Samie Frey. Mara Goyet. 1()()mins. A complex father-daughter relationship is the focus of this little~seen French drama set on along weekend trip. Edinburgh: Filmhouse 0 Le Voleurde Crimes (Nadine 'I‘rintignant. France. 1968) Jean-Louis'I‘rintignant. Robert Hossein. Florinda Balkan. A man is the only witness to a woman‘s suicide but such is his megalomania that he rearranges events to make it appear that be murdered her. Edinburgh; French Institute 0 Whoops Apocalypse (15) (Tom Bussman. UK. 1986) Peter Cook. Loretta Swit. Rik Mayall. 92 mins. A reworking of the LWT series in which a variety of international incidents escalate towards the brink of a nuclear holocaust.

Reptttcdly a dim. frantic scattershot black comedy where the misses far outweight the hits. Glasgow; (iFI‘ Lothian; Cannon. Strathclyde;La Scala o Wives —10 Years Aiter( 15) (Anja Breien. Norway. 1985) Froydis Armand. Katja Medboe. Anne—Marie ()ttersen. 88mins. Sequel to the 1975 film Hives in which the three women. now in their early forties. are reunited for the first time in a decade at a Yuletide fancy dress party.

Fascinating update on the state of sexual politics performed as another distaff version of the soul-searching Cassavetes school of film-making. Edinburgh; Filmhouse 0 Working Girls ( l8) (Lizzie Borden. US. 1986) Louise Smith. Deborah Banks. Liz Caldwell. 91 mins. Life in an exculsive Manhattan brothel is regulated by a strict code of practice instigated by an exploitative and maipulative proprietress.

This feminist examination of middle-class prostitution presents the establishment almost as an alternative social structure It‘s a thesis that has aroused some controversy. but the adirably restrained treatment works in its filmur Edinburgh; Filmhouse 0 Yellow Earth (PG) ((‘hen Kaige. China. 1984) Xue Bai. Wang Xequie. 89mins. Kaige‘s extraordinary debut feature centres on the clash between the traditional values and the rituals of a remote mountain tribe Edinburgh: EUFS O Yol ( l5) (SerifGoren. Turkey-Switzerland. 1982) Tarik Akan. SerifSezer. Ilalil Ergun. 114 mins. Written by Yilmaz Guney whilst he himselfwas a prisoner. this is a moving and vivid chronicle of the various experiences facing a group of

convicts on a week‘s leave Edinburgh:




Friday 1—Thursday 7

This section gives details of programmes showing at cinemas in central Scotland overthe next week. Readers are advised that programmes may be subject to late change at any



O CANNON Clarkston Road. Muirend. 637 2641 . £2.00 OAP £1. Family discount scheme operates. 1. The Voyage Home: Star Trek IV (PG) 5pm. 8pm; Sat and Mon also 2pm. 2. The Fourth Protocol (15) 5.10pm. 8.10pm; Sat and Mon also 2.10pm. 3. Crocodile Dundee ( 15) 5.35pm. 8.35pm: Sat and Mon also 2.35pm. 0 CANNON Sauchiehall Street, 332 1592. £2.50(£1.30).

1. Personal Services (18) 1.45pm. 4.45pm, 8.20pm.

2. The Voyage Home: StarTrek IV (PG) 1.30pm. 4.30pm. 8.35pm.

3. 52 Pickup ( 18) 1.45pm (from Tue only). 4.30pm. 8. 15pm.

DverThe Top (PG) 1.45pm (Fri—Mon only).

4. Stand By Me ( 15) 1.20pm. 4.30pm. 8.05pm.

5. Children DtA LesserGod (15) 1.30pm. 4.30pm. 8.05pm.

0 CINEMA Southgate. East Kilbridc. 03552 31020. [D] cinema 1.£2 Child/UB40/OAP £1. Closed Mon/Tue.

1. The Color of Money ( 15)

2. The Golden Child (PG)

0 GROSVENOR Ashton Lane. Hillhead, 339 4298. [D] with prior notification. £2 Child/UB40/Student/OAP £1.20.

1. Children of a Lesser God (15) 2pm, 5pm. 7.45pm.

2. She’s Gotta Have It (18) Times not available.

0 ODEON FILM CENTRE Renfield Street. 332 8701. Bar open from 5.30pm. Mon-Sat. £2.75 OAP /Chi1d £1.50 UB40/Student concs £1 .50 available as advertised.

1. Platoon (15) 12.30pm.3pm. 5.20pm. 8.20pm; Sun 5.30pm. 8.20pm.

2. Crocodile Dundee (15) 1.15pm. 3.30pm. 6pm. 8.40pm; Sun 6pm. 8.40pm.

3. Tough Guys (15) 2.30pm. 6pm. 8.30pm; Sun 6pm. 8.30pm.

0 SALON Vinicombe Street. 339 4256. [D] with advance notification. Matinees. Adult/Child £1.50 OAP/UB40 50p. Evenings. All seats £1.50.

The Fourth Protocol (15) 2pm. 7.30pm.


Rose Street. 332 6535. Cafe/bar open 30mins prior to evening perf. closes 9pm. [D] on application to box office. [E] No smoking. Mats. £1 .80 (Student/UB40£1. 1(1). Fri mats. £1.30 (Allconcs 50p). Evenings. £2.40 (Student/UB40£1 .60). All

perfs Child/OAP£1.10.


Escalier C (15) 3.30pm, 6pm, 8.30pm.


The Leopard (PG) 2pm. Escalier C (15) 6pm. 8.30pm.


Comrades (Scottish Premiere) 7.30pm.


Badlands ( 18) and Raging Bull(18) 2pm. Rock Around the Clock (U) and Let the Good Times Roll (PG) 7pm. 0 TUESDAY 5:

My Lite as a Dog (PG) 6pm. 8.30pm. 0 WEDNESDAY 6:

My Lite as a Dog (PG) 3.30pm. 6pm 8.30pm.


My We as a Dog (PG) 6pm. 8.30pm.

GLASGOW socrerv


Studio 1 Cinema. Scottish Council for Educational Technology. 74 Victoria Crescent Road, Dowanhill. Glasgow G12.

Organised jointly by the French Institute in Scotland and the Alliance Franqaise de Glasgow. the club shows films on alternate Fridays. Members £1. non- members £1 .50.

Fri 1: La Grande Lessive (Le Tube) 7.30pm.


O GROSVENOR Ashton Lane. Fri 1/Sat 2:

1.The Hustler ( 18) 11pm.

2. She’s Gotta Have II(18) 11pm.


O CAMEO Home Street. 228 4141. [D] Bar open Mon—Sat 6—1 1.30pm; Sun 6—11pm. Matinées Mon—Fri £1 .20. All othertimes £2.70.

She’s Gotta Have It (18)2. 15pm (not Sun). 4pm.5.45pm, 7.30pm. 9pm. Sun 3: Gone With The Wind (PG) 1pm. 0 CANNON Lothian Road. 229 3030. Bar: 11am—2.30pm.5~10pm (Mon—Thurs). 1 lam—11pm (Fri/Sat). 5—10pm (Sun). [D] cinemas 2 & 3 prior notification advisable. £2.90. £2.50 Child £1.60. £1.50 OAP £1 (before 6pm). Family discount scheme operates.

1. Personal Services (18) 2. 15pm (not Sun). 5.15pm. 8.15pm.

2. The Voyage Home: Star Trek IV (PG) 1.50pm (not Sun). 4.50pm. 7.50pm. 3. Until 4 May: Overthe Top (PG) 2.10pm. 5.10pm. 52 Pick-up (18) 8.10pm.

From 5 May: 52 Pickup (18) 2.10pm. 5.10pm. 8.10pm.

0 DOMINION Newbattle Terrace. 447 2660. Rest 10am-—2pm & 6—11pm (Mon-Fri). 10am—11pm (Sat). Bar 12-2.30pm, 6—10pm (Mon—Sat). Cinema not open Sun. £2.50, £2.20. Child £1.20 OAP £1 UB40/Students £1.20. (all perfs except evng perfs in cinema 3).

1. Crocodile Dundee (15) 2.15pm,

5. 15pm. 8.15pm.

2. The Mosquito Coast (PG) 2.30pm, 5.30pm. 8.30pm.

3. A Room With A View (PG) 2pm, 5pm. 8pm.

0 MARCO'S CINEMA Marco’s Leisure Centre. Grove Street. 2282141. Tickets£1 .50 (afternoons); £1 .95

26'lihe List 1— 14 May