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Switch (15) (Blake Edwards, 1991, US) Ellen Barkin, Jimmy Smits, JoBeth Williams, Perry King. A decade after Victor/Victoria, Blake Edwards takes

another bite at the male-iemale

role-reversal cherry, this time with a man stuck in a woman’s body. The man in question in Steve Brooks (King), a smug, womanising advertising executive who readily accepts an invitation to share a jacuzzi with three

i of his iormer lovers. Together. But led

; bymurderous Margo(Williams),

revenge not romance Is in their hearts and he winds up justifying his lite at the Pearly Gates.

So will it be Heaven or Hell? Neither, as it seems the cad had enough redeeming ieatures to be given one last

chance by returning to earth in the body ; oi Ellen Barkin to lind a woman, any

woman, who genuinely liked him. Given Steve’s position at the pinnacle

at male chauvinist pig-dom, as the sort ol guy whose attitude to women is

comparable to that at a Yuppie towards

<W’,m~l : av; A: I \ Switch: another bite at the male-lemale role-reversal cherry

his next choice at sushi, the search will .

not be easy. But Barkin, posing as his

haltsisterAmanda, managesto enlist : the help at Margo as Iashion adviser and best buddy Walter (Smlts) as. . .

well, best buddy.

There’s nothing wrong with being derivative, provided you do itwell: Barkin wobbling around on high heels is pretty iunny; and provided you don’t

; ladle it on: the aforementioned wobble

1 ceases to be iunny the third time round, , when you start to wonder whether she . will get a pair at trainers. But that is not

Barkin’s lault, she carries what substance there is to the lilm very well. ller use at male body language, thumps, slaps, posture and all, is

3 convention - at least until the cloying and predictable ending. That the ; questions raised are never addressed,

only indicates that whatever the possibilities ol the theme, Edwards does not have much ilesh left on this partlcularcherry. (Thom Dibdin)

Street. Edinburgh: Cameo. U(‘1.(‘entral: Caledonian.

I Rescuers Down Under (U) (Ilendel Butoy’Mike Gabriel. US. 199(1) With the voices of Bob Newhart. Eva Gabor. John Candy. George C. Scott. 77 mins. Miss Bianca and Bernard. the two top mouse agents from the International Rescue Aid Society. this time journey to the Australian outback in order to help an eight-year-old boy protect an endangered eagle from a ruthless poacher. Disney‘s 29th full-length animated feature uses state-of—the-art animation techniques to give more of an action/adventure slant to

provides an enjoyably humorous backdrop. for which the Grim-Down-South message comesover all the more forcefully. Glasgow: Grosvenor.

I Robin Hood: Prince OiThieves( 12) (Kevin Reynolds. L'S. 1991) Kevin Costner. Morgan Freeman. Christian

Slater. Alan Rickman. 147 mins.Second

this sequel to 1977's The Rescuers, which is

still a favourite of Disney fans of all ages. General release.

I Bill-Ram 15) (Ken Loach. UK. 1991) Robert Carlyle. Emer McCourt. Ricky Tomlinson. Jimmy Coleman. 94 mins. A lighter-than-usual investigation of British poverty from our foremost political director. written from first-hand experience by former labourer Bill Jesse. who died during the film‘s production. The story centres on Glaswegian-in-London Stevie (Carlyle). a would-be entrepreneur currently grinding out a meagre living on a building site.and his relationship with Susan (McCourt), who also has ambitious aspirations. The jolly badinage of Stevie‘sco-workers (among them ex-Brookie Tomlinson)

outing ofthe year for the Nottingham

. legend. this time with Hollywood‘s golden

boy in the title role. (‘ostner's Robin slips

3 into Indiana Jones mode as he sets about

undoing the wrongs of Rickman's

: scene-stealing Sheriffin a way that is

wonderfully reminiscent of the best Saturday matinee swashbucklers. General release.

I Rosencrantz And Guildenstem Are Dead (PG) (Tom Stoppard. L'K. I991)Tim Roth. Gary Oldman. Richard Dreyfuss. Iain Glen. 117 mins. Stoppard‘sown

screen version of his first play. premiered

i convincing, lunny and questions sexual .

at the Edinburgh Fringe in 1966. Set inthe

world of Hamlet. but with a new and highly quirky perspective on events, it

i presents Shakespeare‘s peripheral

characters as existential fall-guys tryingto work out how the situation brewing around them might relate to theirfuture. Witty and very clever. but probably better on the stage. Strathclyde: UCI East Kilbride.


I Shattered (15) (Wolfgang Petersen, US. l 4—4