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A film by David Lynch, winner of the Palme D'Or
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their affair. while the second thread has worthy documentary filmmaker Allen clashing with smug media tycoon Alda. The two narratives work towards a wise affirmation of life's impenetrable moral complexities. Glasgow: Odeon. Edinburgh: Odeon. Strathclyde: UCI Clydebank. UCI East Kilbride. I Dark Angel (18) (Craig Baxley. US, 1990) Dolph Lundgrcn. Brian Benben, Betsy Brantley. 92 mins. Dolph stars as all-action Houston cop Jack Caine on the trail of drug pushers from space who remove their enemies by use ofkiller compact discs. doutless featuring k-tel‘s tribute to Sydney Devine. Glasgow: Cannon The Forge. Strathclyde: UCl Clydebank. I Days at Thunder ( 12) (Tony Scott. US. 1990) Tom Cruise. Robert Duvall. Nicole Kidman. 107 mins. Fairly routine rerun of the Top Gun formula which once more unites main attraction Cruise with superproducers Simpson & Bruckheimcr and commercially successful British ex-adman director Tony (wee brother of Ridtey) Scott. This time the difference is that esteemed screenwriter Robert Towne‘s dialogue strains to add significance to the events. but while everyone tries to convince themselves that this is something more than an auto-racing flick. that‘s just what it is. A very wellput together stock-car movie. if that’s what you want to see. Glasgow: Cannon The Forge. Cannon Sauchiehall Street. Edinburgh: Cannon. Dominion. UCI. Central: Caledonian. Cannon. Strathclyde: Cannon. Odeon Ayr. UCl Clydebank. UCl East Kilbride. I Deathwatch ( 15) (Bertrand Tavernier. France/W. Germany. 1980) Romy Schneider. Harvey Keitel. Harry Dean Stanton. Max Von Sydow. 130 mins. 1n the future death has been excised from society‘s view. but a TV network with falling viewing figures comes up with a winner when they decide to plant a camera inside the head of employee Harvey Keitel so he can watch the terminally ill Romy Schneider and provide the station with an unmissable real life soap opera. Tavernier‘s first English language film has its lapses. but it‘s worth seeing forthe marvellous use to which it puts Glasgow locations. Glasgow: GFT. I Dick Tracy (PG) (Warren Beatty. US. 1990) Warren Beatty. Madonna. Al Pacino. Dustn Hoffman. 113 mins. Producer/director/star Beatty resurrects Chester Gould‘s vintage cop comic strip with original primary colours intact and engagingly misshapen crew of rubberized villains faithfully preserved. Amidst a sea ofperiod kitsch backdrops screaming irony. the well-worn drama oflaw enforcement is played out by a cast of cardboard cliches who remain just that. Madonna‘s brash ﬂoozy and Pacino's hammy megalomania enliven things from time to time. but the material remains so fossilised it‘s hard for all concerned to work up much of a head ofsteam. Full marks for all the trappings though. Glasgow: Cannon Clarkston Road. Cannon The Forge. Odeon. Edinburgh: Dominion. Odeon. UCl. Strathclyde: La Scala. UCl Clydebank. UCl East Kilbride. I Die Hard 2: Die Harder (18) (Renny Harlin. US. 1990) Bruce Willis. Bonnie Bedelia. William Atherton. 122 mins. See review. Glasgow: Cannon Clarkston Road. Cannon The Forge. Odeon. Grosvenor. Edinburgh: Dominion. Odeon. UCl. Central: Cannon. Strathclyde: Cannon. Odeon Ayr. Odeon Hamilton. La Scala. UCl Clydebank. UCl East Kilbride. WMR Film Centre. I A Dry White Season ( 15) (Euzhan Paley. US. 1989) Donald Sutherland.Janet Suzman. Jurgen Prochnow. Marlon Brando. 107 mins. Andre Brink's novel about the white South African conscience brought Marlon back to the screen for his first cameo in years. As Ben Du Toit (Sutherland) investigates the death ofhis
black gardener’s son he becomes increasingly aware of the true nature of the system that he is living in. Though criticised for simplifying the novel. notably by balloon-man Brando. the film both engages the viewer and enragcs their sympathies. Glasgow: Grosvenor.
I Edge of the World (PG) (Michael Powell. UK. 1937) Niall MacGinnis. Belle Chrystal. John Laurie. 80 mins. Powell‘s first major feature was. unusually for the time. actually shot on location on Foula in the Shetlands. and its story of two friends torn apart by their struggle against the elements is a harsh and atmospheric evocation of life in Britain's outermost extremities. Powell‘s account of the making ofthe film has just been republished. Edinburgh: Filmhouse.
I The Exorcist ( 18) (William Fricdkin. US. 1973) Linda Blair. Ellen Burstyn. Max Von Sydow. 110 mins. Earnest priest Von
I Sydow steps in to save poor little obsessed ' girl in this hugely effective scarefest. Dead
good. dead scarey. dead priest. Strathclyde: Odeon Ayr.
I Flatllners (18) (Joel Schumacher, US. 1990) Keifer Sutherland. Julia Roberts. Kevin Bacon. 111 mins. Special preview of an arresting new adventure ﬂick in which the bankable Julia Pretty Woman Roberts plus Messrs Sutherland J nr and Bacon play a band of medical students exploring the ﬁne line between life and death. By tampering with life support machines they're able to reach the moment when all the vital signs have hopped and the monitors are showing flat lines (hence the title). before being brought back by their associates but the side-effects of the process are to prove dangerously unexpected. To be reviewed. Edinburgh: Odeon.
I The Freshman (PG) (Andrew Bergman. US. 1990) Marlon Brando. Matthew Broderick. Bruno Kirby. 102 mins. Special preview of Brando‘s controversial new comedy in which he does a prarody version of his Godfather don as a mafia kingpin who becomes an unlikely father figure to prospective ﬁlm student Broderick. The youngster‘s only just arrived in New York and having had all his belongings stolen. he needs a job with the shady underworld figure to make ends meet. To be reviewed. Edinburgh: Odeon.
I Gremlins 2: The New Batch (12) (Joe Dante. US, 1990) Zach Galligan. Phoebe Cates. Christopher Lee. 107 mins. For once a sequel that matches the original. This time the scaly mini-monsters rampage through Glover‘s Manhattan media empire headquarters where there are genetic laboratories. hi-tech offices and even a television station at their malevolently frolicsome disposal. A reduced schmaltz factor. lots of one-liners and an unpredictable smattering ofsly movie references make the experience a fun one. Glasgow: Cannon The Forge. Cannon Sauchiehall Street. Edinburgh: Cannon. UCI. Central: Allanpark. Cannon. Strathclyde: Kelburne. Odeon Ayr. Odeon Hamilton. UCl Clydebank. UCl East Kilbride.
I The Guardian (18) (William Fricdkin. US. 1990) Jenny Seagrove. Dwier Brown. Carey Lowell. 98 mins. Special preview of William The Exorcist F riedkin's new shocker with British actress Jenny Seagrove as a modern day Druid with a nasty fate in mind for the newborn bratof incredulous Californian couple Brown and Lowell. To be reviewed. Edinburgh: UCI. I Helllround: Hellraieer 2 (18) (Tony Randel. UK. 1988) Ashley Laurence. Kenneth Cranham. Claire Higgins. 93 mins. After the events of Hellraiser Kirsty (Laurence) is detained in Dr Channard‘s psychiatric hospital. but hell is unleashed once more and as the Ccnobitcs and the now skinless Julia (Higgins) return to prey on our heroine. Hell hath no fury like a woman skinned. Redundant sequel that never recaptures the verve ofthe original because it fails to develop the characters
or find much more for them to do. Glasgow: Grosvenor.
I Hello Dolly (U) (Gene Kelly. US. 1969) Barbra Streisand. Walter Matthau. Michael Crawford. 129 mins. New York. exactly one hundred years ago and a widowed matchmaker makes a play.or rather a musical. for a well heeled grain merchant. The extravagant sets and singing make it sumptuous ifnot satisfying. Strathclyde: UCl East Kilbride.
I Henry V (PG) (Kenneth Branagh. UK. 1989) Kenneth Branagh. Derek Jacobi. Paul Scofield. Judi Dench. 137 mins. There are inevitable associations with Olivier in K.B.‘s choice of first feature. but he emerges with some credit as both director and performer. This is a much muddier version than its predecessor. both in the scrappy turmoil of the battle scenes and in the tempering ofzesty jingoism with an appreciation ofthe human cost of conﬂict. Portraying the young king as a careworn. rather sullen warrior. the film seems to offer a more complex reading of the text. even if Branagh‘s budgetary resources stint somewhat on the grandeur ofOlivier’s charging horses. Edinburgh: Filmhouse. I The Hunt For Red October (John McTiernan. US. 1990) Sean Connery. Alec Baldwin. Scott Glen. Tim Curry. Joss Ackland. 136 mins. The latest all-star offering from the director of Die Hard. set aboard a Soviet submarine and the NATO sub sent to hunt it down. In response tothe plot-spoiling thaw of East-West relations. McTiernan sneakin sets the film a few years back. which can‘t help but render it anachronistic. Edinburgh: UCl.
I lnnocent Man (18) (Peter Yates. US. 1990) Tom Selleck. F. Murray Abraham. Laila Robins. 114 mins. This further instalment in a long line ofmisfiring Selleck big screen offerings has our Tom on the wrong end of rough justice as an unwitting innocent sent to prison by a pair of bungling and corrupt narcotics cops. Helping him adjust to the bi utalities oflife on the inside is hardened fellow con F. Murray Abraham. and so Selleck emerges from his stretch made of considerably sterner stuff and looking for revenge on the crooked duo who sent him down. Prime-time Don Siegel and Clint Eastwood might have been able to carry this one off. but Selleck is unfortunately lacking in the steely resolve to pull itoff. Strathclyde: UCl Clydebank.
I Internal Affairs (18) (Mike Figgis. US. 1990) Richard Gere. Andy Garcia. Nancy Travis. 105 mins. In the wake of his stylish homegrown debut Stormy Monday. British director Mike Figgis makes his Hollywood debut with this stylish thriller. Garcia is a quietly efficient cop working for the Internal Affairs Dept. ofthe LA police. who comes across damning evidence that respected street cop Gore is in fact up to his neck in corrupt activities. and before long the two are at loggerheads in a clash that is to get increasingly personal. Predictable but very ﬂashy cop fare with remarkably intense performances from the two central protagonists. Strathclyde: UCl East Kilbride.
I Joe Versus The Volcano (PG) (John Patrick Shanley. US. 1990) Tom Hanks. Meg Ryan. Lloyd Bridges. 102 mins. In John Patrick Shaney‘s multi-coloured. adventurous. if sometimes ill-judged. fable. Hanks stars as a hypochondriac ofﬁce worker for a rectal probe manufacturer who's given six months to live and makes a deal to help out eccentric magnate Lloyd Bridges by jumping intoa volcano on a remote Polynesian island. Along the way. he falls in love with three-role Meg Ryan and discovers much about the true quality of life. Visually stimulating eccentricity with a plot that defies belief. but its joy in its own unpredictability proves cumulatively winning. Central: Regal.
I The Kreys (18) (Peter Medak, UK. 1990)