and a steady relationship with his lover (Broderick). Adapted from the hit stage
show with writer Fierstein taking the lead role. its theatrical roots lead to a sucession ofsharp one liners and knock 'em dead
musical numbers. The result is a heady
1 mixture of laughter and tears. (ilasgow:
ITotal Recall ( 18) ( Paul \r'erhoey en. l'S. ‘ 1990) Arnold Schwarzenegger. Sharon
5 Stone. Michael lronside. 109 mins. In
Verhoeven's hugely expensive rollercoaster of violence. Arnie play 5 a construction worker w hose vacational fantasy (implanted by Rckall
‘ Incorporated) is to pitch him intoa netherworld of assassins aitdfk'mmcs [um/(’5 before unleashing the full truth
about his nightmares of life on Mars. The crazy Dutchman's Martian chronicle. teeming with sicko incident. is powered
gec-ain't-this-ftin-brutality . but scores points for the playful ingenuity ofthe
‘ plotting. and Arnie looks like he's
j enjoying himself. Iidinburgh: ('ameo.
. ITouch 01 Evil ( 18) (Orson Welles. t's.
1958) Orson Welles. ( 'harlton l lestoii. Marlene Dietrichdanet Leigh. 108 mins.
Welles made a return to l lollyw ood studio employment after a decade in the wilderness with this classic baroque thriller. In a sleazy border town. the murder ofa Mexican bigwig causes friction between corrupt local detective Ilank Quinlan (Welles himself) and tipright Mexican narcotics agent \‘argas (Heston l. Amidst a gallery of \Vellesian grotesqties and expressionist camerawork the dialogue between truth and jtistice becomes progressively more garbled. Don't be late or you'll miss one of cinema's most famous opening shots. Glasgow: (317T.
IToy Soldiers ( 15) ( Daniel I’etrie '3‘:_lr. L'S. 19911Sean Astin. Wil\\'heaton. Denholm Elliott. Louis Gossett Jr. 112 mins. See review. Glasgow: ('aniion The Forge. Grosvenor. ()deon. Edinburgh: ()deon. [JCI Central: Cannon. Strathclyde: Cannon. ()deon Ayr. ()deon I lamilton. L'(‘l Clydebank. 1.'('l Fast Kilbridc.
I True Identity( 15) ((‘harles Lane. 1‘5. 1991)1.ennyllenry. Frank I.angclla..l.'1‘. Walsh. Anne-MarieJohnson.Andreas Katsulas. 95 mins. Struggling actor Miles Pope ( l Ienry) finds himself on the run from the matia after discoverittg the identity of a mob boss. Disguiscd asa
caucasian honky . he learns about racial
prejudice. being true to yoursell. and all the usual 'I'ouchstoiie gtiff. Ari aw kw ard
hybridofcomcdy and gangster moviethat
isabout as credible asourl.cnny s
f ntake-upjob. Iidiiiburgh: l'('l.
ITruly. Madly. Deeply (PG) (Anthony : Mirigliclltt.1'l\'. l99llthilictSteycnson.
Alan Rickman. Bill Paterson. 103 mins. .\'ina. a young translator. thinks her life is falling apart when her lover dies. Btit
when he returns. albeit w ith a cold and lookinga little paler. she beginsto
question her prey ious notions of happiness. A wonderltilly literate screenplay by first-time director Minghella and a faultless performance by Stevenson raise 'l'ru/y. .llutlly'. Deep/v
above the lcy cl o1 its American counterpart. Ghost. (ilasgow : (ii-'1‘. 1 ITwoStage Sister8(1')(Xie.lin.('hina.
1964) Xie Fang. (‘ao Yindi. Fcng .li. Sheri Feiigjuan. 114 mins. Essentially a chronicle of the friendship between two women. from early days with a touring theatre group to later lame. this isa tascinating example of a (‘hiiicsc film that embraced feminist and political issues before the (‘tilttiral Resolution terroi'ised the country and its intellectuals, 'l’er'rilic central performances are heightened by the director‘s fluid and elegant style. (iliisg(i\\2(iI"I. ' I UnderSuspicioni lsiisinimi.\1(mre. I'K.1990)l.iam\ccsori.l.atii'aSaii (iiacomo. Kenneth ( ‘ianham. Alphonsia liniinanticl. 100 mins. .3Stttlly law courts and Bi ighlori pier act as the backdrop to
2m;- l-ist i 1 — 24 oa..c.<.riz;.;i ~--— —
this 50s-style crime thriller. which has .\'eason as a sleazy private eye who setstip the material for divorce cases until he gets caught tip in a double murder. A jigsaw puzzle of a movie. btit the individual pieces fail to rivet the attention as they slide from breathless suspense to ludicrous melodrama. (ilasgow: ()deon. Edinburgh: ()deon. Strathclyde: ()deon Ayr. L'(‘l (‘lydebank. I'Cl East Kilbride. I UraHUS( I5) ((‘laude Berri. France. 1990) Michel Blanc. (ierard Depardieti. Philippe .\'oiret. Jean-Pierre Marielle. 100 mins. See review. (ilasgoyv: (ii-'1‘. I Voici Le Temps Des Assassins ( 18) (Julien I)uvivier. France. 195b)Jean (iabin. Danielle Delorme. 110 mins. An easy-going restaurateur ((iabin) gives a home to a predatory young girl. the daughter of his ex-wile. w hoclaimsthat her mother is dead. Btit w hen her deceit becomes known. their relationship becomes volatile. (ilasgow : (iI’I.
I Watership Down ( 17 ) (Martin Rosen. LR. 1978) With the voiccsofJohn l lurt. Richard Briers. Ralph Richardson. Roy ls'innear. 92 mins. Richard Adam's best-seller is transformed into this pretty animation adventure that lacks most ofthe tension and unique viewpoint of the book. When their w arrcn is threatened by man.a group of rabbits decide to find a new home many miles away. Remembered (unfortunately) for Art (iarfurikel's Number ()ne hit. ‘Bright Iiy'es'. (ilasgow: (i171.
I Where Angels Fear To Tread (PG) ((‘harles Sturridge. LR. 1991) Helen Mirrcn. Helena Bonham Carter. .ludy Davis. Rupert (iravcs. 113 mins. ()n a journey to Italy with her yottng companion Caroline (Bonhatn Carter). recently widowed Lilia l lerriton (Mirren) falls in love with an impoverished Italian. but dies giving birth to his child. Family troubles ensue as I Icrriton's mother tries to bring the baby back to England. This latest BM. Forster adaptation isbasically nothing more than Room Hit/1.4 View-- l’urr5. (‘entralz MacRobert Arts Centre. I White Palace ( 18) (Luis .‘yiantioki. L‘s. 1990) Susan Sarandon. James Spader. Kathy Bates. Jason Alexander. 102 mins. (‘omedy-romance which begins a St Louis diner. where Jewish yuppie Spader (familiar but successful casting) meets older fast-food waitress Sarandon. An unlikely . cross-class affair ensues. which allows Mandoki not only to indulge in a predictable btit stickily enjoyable love story . btit also provides the backdrop for observant. witty satire on the largely ignored I‘S class system. (ilasgow: (iI’I'. IWhDI’BHb‘HKcn Russell. 1'5. 1991) 'l‘heresa Russell. Benjamin Mouton. Antonio l-"argas. IQli/abeth .‘ylorehead. 81 mins. London cabbic David I Iines'
aw ard-w inning play Bondage is transferred to the States and given the less than subtle Russell treatment. Despite its sordid subject matter — an emotional document of life on the game — it never slips into the brown paper bag realmsnf tacky exploitation. Well-intentioned and not as degrading as knee-jerk critics would have you believe. Iidinburgh: (‘ameo
I The Wolves ol Willoughby Chase ( PG) (Stuart ()rme. LR. 1989) Stephanie Beacham. Mel Smith. ( ieraldine James. 93 mins. Based on the eponymous book by .loan Ailken the film is set in a
wolf-infested Victorian Britain. Beacharn
is the villainess in charge of the mansion to which the young heroes are sent. A rather scarcy adaptation is brightened considerably by superb production design by Derek .larman's regular chum and collaborator ('ltris l lobbs. (ilasgow: (ii-'1'.
I Young Frankenstein ( 15) (Mel Brooks. LS. 1974 ) (iene Wilder. (icne Ilackman. Peter Boyle. 108 mins. A splendidly accurate James Whale pastiche choc-full oi memorable one-liners and crazee situations. Brooks' most affectionate and consistently humorous lilm. Izdinburgh: ('ameo.
WEEK ONE Friday 11—Thursday 17
Cinemas are listed by region, then alphabetically. with commercial cinemas lollowed by repertory anhouses, societies and late night screenings. Times listed are for complete programmes. which may include advertisements and trailers. [D] indicates that wheelchair access is available. though prior notification is advisable. [E] indicates the availability olan induction loop, lorthe convenience of hearing aid users. Film Listings compiled by Thom Dibdin.
I CANNON (‘larkston Road. Muirerid.b37 2641 . £2.90 (Child ()AP £1 .90; before (ipm all seats£1.90).
1. The Rescuers Down Under(U) 1pm (Not Sun). 3.30pm. bpm.
Dul ForJustice ( 18) 8.40pm.
2. Dying Young 2.15pm (NotSun).5.15pm. 8.15pm.
I CANNON The Forge. Parkhead. 556 42824343. [D]. [E|(screens 1.3and5). Shows commencing before 5.30pm £2.10: after 5.30pm £3.30 (Child £2.10).
1. The Commitments ( 15) l.45pm.5.35pm. 8.25pm.
2. The Rescuers Down Under(U) 1.1()pm. 3.35pm. 6pm.
Out For Justice ( 18) 8.50pm.
3. Teen Agent (PG) 1.15pm.
Toy Soldiers ( 15) 3.20pm.5.5()pm. 8.35pm.
4. Robin Hood: Prince olThieves(PG) 1.30pm. 5pm. 8.05pm.
5. Edward Scissorhands (PG) 1.2(lpm. Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man ( 15) 3.45pm. 6.05pm. 8.45pm.
6. Mannequin on the Move (PG) 1.25pm. 3.40pm. b.05pm. 8.40pm.
7. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 (PG) 2pm.
Terminator2-Judgmen10ay( 15)5.15pm. 8.15pm.
See also Glasgow Lates.
I CANNON Sauchiehall Street. 332 1592. Two bars. £3.20 ((‘hild £2.10;OAP [before 6pm] £2). All tickets for shows commencing 4pm—bpm £2. 10 (not Sat. Sun).
1. Robin Hood: Prince 01 Thieves ( PG) 1.10pm. 4.20pm. 7.45pm.
2. Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (15) 1.10pm. 3.30pm. 5.50pm.8.30pm. 3. Jacob's Ladder(18) 1.25pm.4.45pm. 8.10pm.
4. Meeting Venus ( 12) l.2(lpm.4.30pm. 8pm.
5. Stepping Dut 1.45pm (.\'ot Sat.Sun). 5pm. 8.15pm.
Teen Agent 1.45pm Sat. Sun only.
I CITY CENTRE OOEON Renfield Street. 332 8701. Bar. [1)] screens 2. 3 and4. £3.35 (Child ()AP £2.35 [£2.60 last show]: Student 'L'B40 £2.60 [available as advertised]). Pullman seats also available in screen 1 £3.85. All tickets forshows commencingbefore 1.30pm £2.35. Advance booking available from box office (1 1am—7pm) or by Visa Access(333 9551).
1. The Commitments ( l5) 2. 15pm. 5.30pm. 8.30pm.
2. The Rescuers Down UnderlL‘) 12.15pm. 2.45pm. 5.15pm.
ARage In Harlem (18)8.4(1pm.
3. Mannequin on the Move (PG) 1pm.
3. 15pm. ()plii. 8.40pm.
4. Toy Soldiers ( 15) 2. 15pm. 5.30pm. 8.35pm.
5.TenninatorZ-JudgmentDay(15) 7 1.45pm. 4.45pm. 8. 15pm.
6. Under Suspicion ( l8) lpm.3.15pm. 5.45pm. 8.45pm.
I GNOSVENOR Ashton 1.ane.IIillhead. 3394298/7814. £3 (Student L'B40£2.50: Child/CAP £1 .50; lates all £3). All tickets for Sunday matinees £1.50. Seats can now be booked for last evening and late screenings: the box office is open 2—7pm. 1. Toy Soldiers ( 15) 2.35pm. ()pm.8.30pni. 2. Jacob's Ladder( 18) 2.30pm. (1pm. 8.30pm.
See also Glasgow Lates.
I SALON Vinicombe Street. 339 4256. £3 (Student, UB40£2502 (‘hild ()AP £2). All tickets for Sunday matinees £1.50.
The Rescuers Down Under (1) ) 2pm. (1pm. Alice ( 13) 8.30pm.
Rose Street. 332 (i535. ('afe bar. open 30 mins prior to evening shows: closes 9pm. All performances are bookable. [1)]. . Matinecs £2.o0((‘hild ()AP Student UB411£1.3()). Evening shows £3.30 (StudentL'B40£2.(10;(‘hi1d().-\P disabled £1.70). Children's Saturday matinees £1 .30. All double bills.evening prices apply.
1. Prospero‘s Books ( 15) 3.30an (ipm. 8.30pm.
2. Watership Down (L') 1.30pm.
Truly, Madly, Deeply (PG) 3.30pm. 6.15pm. 8.45pm.
1. Earth Girls Are Easy ( 15) and The Fly( 18) 2pm.
Prospero's Books ( 15 ) 6pm. 8.30pm.
2. Walership Down (U) 1.30pm.
Truly. Madly Deeply (PG) 3.30pm.(i. 15pm. 8.45pm.
1. Julia Has Two LDVBTS(15)b.15pm. 8.45pm.
2. Prospero‘s Books ( 15) bpm. 8.30pm. MONDAY 14
1.Julia Has Two Lovers ( 15) (1. 15pm. 8.45pm.
2. StarTrek—The Motion Picture (13 ) 2pm. Prospero's Books ( i5) bpm.8.3()pm. I TUESDAY15
1.Julia Has Two Lovers ( 15) 6. 15pm. 8.45pm.
2. Star Trek 2: The Wrath ol Khan (PG ) 2pm. Prospero’s Books ( 15 ) 5.45pm.
Tickets ForThe Zoo ( 15 ) 8. 15pm. WEDNESDAY 16
1. White Palace ( 18) 3.30pm.8.45pm. Julia Has Two Lovers ( 15 ) (1. 15pm.
2. Star Trek 3: The Search ior Spocki PG) 2pm.
I Know Where I'm Going ( L‘ ) 4pm. Prospero's Books ( l5 ) 5.45pm.
Voici Le Temps Des Assassins ( l8 ) 8.30pm. THURSDAY 17
1. White Palace ( 18) (1. 15pm.
Julia Has Two Lovers( l5)S.45pni.
2. Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home (PG )zpm. IKnow Where I'm Going ( 1' ) 5.45pm. Prospero's Books ( l5 ) 8.45pm.
I CANNON The Forge. Parkhead 1 Robin Hood: Prince oiThieves(PG) 11.15pm. i TerminatorZ-Judgment Day( 15) 1 1.20pm. The Commitments ( 15) 11.30pm. Mannequin on the Move (PG) 1 1 .35pm.
Toy Soldiers ( 15) 11.411pm.
OUI For Justice ( 18) 11.45pm.
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Mani 15) 11.45pm.
I GRDSVENDR Ashton Lane
1. The Freshman ( 15) 1 1pm.
2. Angel Heart( 18) and Taxi Driver( 18) 11pm.
I CAMEO Home Street. 228 4141. Bar. [1)]. Performances commencing before 6pm £2.75 (£1 .80); after (rpm £3.25 (no
concessions). lates and matinees £3.25