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I Mountains Of The Moon ( l5) (Bob Rafelson. US. 1990) Partick Bergin. lain Glen. Fiona Shaw. Richard 1:. (irant. 135 mins. See review. Glasgow: ()deon. Edinburgh: ()deon. Strathclyde: l'('l (Jydebank.
I My Left Fool ( 15) (Jim Sheridan. Eire/UK. I989) Daniel Day Lewis. Ray McAnally. Brenda l‘ricker. 90 mins. The life story of paralysed painter and writer (.‘hristy Brown. lovingly adapted from his autobiography of the same name. Sheridan and screenplay writer Shane (‘onnaughton have portrayed Brown warts and all to create a funny. touching and thoroughly absorbing movie with four quite excellent central performances. and a celebration of a remarkable person. Glasgow: (‘annon Sauchiehall Street. Edinburgh: ()deon. Filmhouse.
I National Lampoon’s Winter Holiday ( l’( i l (John Hughes. US. 1990) (‘hevy(‘hase. Beverley D‘Angelo. Randy Quaid. 93 mins. Wacko winter japes. The same old crew with the same ol' sense of humor. if not the same ol‘ gags. In the name ofthe good Lord will they never stop'.’ (ilasgow: Grosvenor. Central: Regal. Strathclyde: La Scala. UCl Clydebank.
I The NeverEnding Story ( PG) (Wolfgang Petersen. US/W. Germany. 1985) Barret ()liver. Noah Hathaway. Moses (iunn. 94 mins. Lonely young boyBastian starts to read a mysterious book. and is miraculously drawn into the pages to undergo an exciting and dangerous adventure in a land of fantasy. Passable
adaptation of the Michael Iinde bestseller.
with plenty ofcute furry folk to engage the kiddies. Edinburgh: l-‘ilmhouse.
I Next of Kin ( 15) (John lrvin. L'S. I989) Patrick Swayze. Liam Neeson. Adam Baldwin. 109 mins. Familiar shoot-em-up ﬂuff has Patrick Swayze as an Appalachian backwoods boy now plying his trade as a cop in Chicago. but who's spurred on to revenge when his kid brother is murdered on the city streets by district crime king Adam Baldwin. Before long hick sibling Liam Neeson has hitched a ride to the big smoke to join in a bloody hillbilly feud with the mob. Dog-cared plot and characterisations are only slightly offset by the always reliable Irishman Neeson‘s endearing stab at an American country bumpkin. (ilasgow: (‘annon The Forge. (‘annon Sauchiehall Street. Strathclyde: L'Cl (,‘Iydebank. [5(‘1 East Kilbride.
I A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child ( 18) (Stephen Hopkins. LS. 1989) Robert Englund. Lisa Wilcox. Danny llassel. 9() mins. See review. (ilasgow: (‘annon The Forge. Central: Regal. Strathclyde: La Scala. L'(‘l (‘lydebank. L'(‘I liast Kilbride.
I Nine-And-A-ltalt Weeks ( 18) (Adrian Lyne. LS. 1985) Mickey Rourke. Kim Basinger. 113 mins. [)ivorcee Basinger becomes a slave to love and lust when she succumbs to the stubbly charms of commodities broker Rourke. Empty-headed and disturbing designer bonking. (ilasgow: (irosvenor.
I Nofre Hisfoire ()urSIory' Separate Rooms (Bertrand Blier. France. 1984) Alain l)elon. Nathalie Baye. Michel (ialabru. (ienevieve Fontanel. lllmins. When aging soak Delon receives the unprecedented offer from the magnificent Mlle Baye of a quickie in a railway carriage. he reckons (with sortie justification) he‘s onto a good thing. Trouble is. his incurable romanticism and dipsomania are no match for her devil-may-care promiscuin . with heart-rending results. (‘haracteristically frank and unsettlineg funny sexual treatise from the director of [rap Belle Pour I'm'. lidinburgh: l-‘ilmhouse.
I Off The Wall Event Twot I5 ) Second instalment of the film component to l-'ilmhouse and the Lyceum 'l'heatre's series focusing on modern w riting for screen and stage in lzurope offers a (ierman triple-bill of 'l‘ankred l)orst's
K/urus .lluller( 1978). which examinesthe conflict between a communist mother and her uncony inced daughter: his later .lImc/l. a cold look at tlle economic miracle of the fifties: and Peter Xadek's anmnl. adapted from Dorst‘s life of (icrman espressionist poet lirnst ’l‘oller. lidinburgh: l-ilmhouse.
I Old Gringot 15) (l.tll\ Puen/o. l'S. 1989) .lane l‘onda. (iregory Peck . Jimmy Smits. 119 mins. lipic story of the Mcsiean revolution follows the lnterw caving fortunes of peasant-lurned-general Smits. American goy erness l-‘onda. caught up ill the action. and a splendid Peck asthe satirist Ambrose Bicrce ambling his way towards deatll. 'l'he lavish battle scenes and the Holly wood stalwarts are the most obvious attractions of this lattcrday blockbuster. but they sit uneasily with the film'sayowcdsocio-politieal . commitment. (‘entral1 MacRobert Arts (‘cntre
I Once Upon A Time In The Westt 15 ) (Sergio Leone. l'S. 19M) 1 letlry l‘onda. ('harles Bronson. ('latldia ( ‘ardinale. .lason Robards. 105 mins. Probably Leone‘s best film. this classic western details in operatic fashion the drive of crooked railroad magnate l-‘onda tochcat widow (‘ardinale otlt of her land. until lone stranger Bronson comes to town. Brilliant Morricone score. achingly slow pacing. and an enthusiastic Use of the wide screen mark this out as an idiosyncratic gem. lidinburgh: l‘illllhotlse.
I Paris. Texas ( IS) ( \vim Wenders.
[S \V. (icrmany. 19M) Harry Dean Stanton. Natassja Rinski. l luntert‘arson. 1-H mins. Missing for fouryears. middle-aged loner Stanton turns up in the 'l‘exan outback. and islater reunited with his son. The two embark on a trek across America to find his estranged wife. the young boy 's mother. \Vendcrs' coolly dislocatingyistlal sense of combines with writer Sam Shepard's version of America's desolate heartlands to produce a moving story of personal alienation. Strathclyde: ['(‘l liast Kilbride.
I Peeping Tom ( lb") (Michael Powell. l‘K. 19o”) Karl Boehm. Moira Shearer. Anna Massey. A moy ie studio loctls puller equips his camera with a spike and setsout to murder young women w hile filming the fear on their faces. l'tterly reviled upon its initial release. Pow ell's daring examination of voyeurism as a metaphor for the cinema itself is now regarded as one of the most intelligent British films ever made. (ilasgow : (il’l‘.
I Pretty Woman ( IF l ((iarry Marshall. I 'S. 199“) Richard ( iete. .lulia Roberts. l.aura San ( iiacomo. 1le mins. See review. (ilasgow : ('annon (‘larkston Road. (‘annon 'l he forge. (‘annon Sauchichall Street. ( )deon. Salon. l'dlnburgh: ()deon. ('cntral: .-\llanpark. (annon. Strathclyde: Cannon. ls'clburne. ( )dcon Ay r. ( )dcon Hamilton. t'(‘l (‘lydebank l'(‘l ltast Rilbride.
I BearWindowr l’( i l (Alfred l litchcock. “)54 ) glunlc's SIL‘WJl'l. (ll'ilCL‘ \Vendell ( ‘orey. Raymond Burr. l 13mins. laid up with a broken leg. Slim .limtakes m "ciphhtlul -spotting w lth binoculars and camera at the ready Belore long. he's getting hot under the collar about the dirty ileedsdone across the yard. ls it murder'.’ ()r lllsl naked y oyeurlsrll" ( )ne of l lifell's durkcsl movies. with an intense. unrelenting claustrophobia derly ed from confining the lens to the apartment set. (ilusgtns i (il'vl‘.
IThe Rescuers t t it“ oltgane Reitherman. John [.ounsberry and Art 5mm]. (‘3. 1i) l\\‘ith llle \olcesol Bob XL.“ mil. iv a ( iabor. ( ielaldine Page. 77 mins. 'l‘cchnlcally expert and sporadically L-mhrulhng cartoon adventure from the latterday l)tsney studios. which lackstlle .mcmlccness arid lustre of the man mmwn'c “(H-l. '[ he story concerllstwo membersol the Mouse Rescue Aid Society . w llo. w ltll the help of ()rville the albatross, set out to saye an orphangirl
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