integration of animation and live action. with Harris's Gulliver the only human element. Strathclyde: WMR. I Hear My Song (15) (Peter Chelsom. UK/lreland. 1991) Adrian Dunbar. Ned Beatty. Tara ; Fitzgerald. 103 mins. Devious but loveable promoter Mickey (Dunbar) tries to win back his reputation and the woman he loves by booking famous lrish tenor and tax fugative JosefLocke ' for his Liverpool nightclub. A modestly charming i British production that is fun if you're not j expecting some sort of all-time classic. Strathclyde: Cannon Kilmarnock. I ngll Plains Drifter ( 18) (Clint Eastwood. US. 1973) Clint Eastwood. Verna Bloom. 102 mins. A mysterious stranger rides into town. and (literally) turns it into Hell. Intriguing stuff from Eastwood the star and director. harnessing the Man With No Name formula to the demands ofthis enigmatic 1 fable. Edinburgh: Cameo. I Homlcwe (15) (David Mamet. US. 1991)Joe Mantegna. William H. Macy. Natalija Nogulich. 102 mins. Dedicated cop Bobby (Sold (Mantegna) begins to struggle with his conscience and reﬂect on his Jewish background when a murder investigation puts him on the track ofan anti-Semitic terrorist group and a counter-organisation of Zionist vigilantes. Mamet‘s third film is as much about faith in a lost society as racist tensions in New York. and is certainly head and shoulders above most conventional police procedurals. Strathclyde: : UCl East Kilbride. I Housealtter (PG) (Frank ()2. US. 1992) Steve Martin. Goldie Hawn. Dana Delany. Spurned by his childhood sweetheart. architect Newton Davis 1, (Martin) finds his life turned upside down when ; one-night-stand Gwen (Hawn) moves into his ' house and passes herself off to parents and i neighbours as his new wife. The lies they tell to protect and exploit each other snowball with a : Sparky unpredictability. making this a more i welcome comedy than any of both stars‘ more recent attempts. Edinburgh: UCl. Strathclyde: UCl Clydebank. Illoatatdend(P(i)(Jamcslvory.UK.1992) Anthony llopkins. Vanessa Redgrave. Helena j Bonham Carter. Emma Thompson. 142 mins. ‘ The story. centring on the marriage between a wealthy and reactionary old duffer and an i emancipated younger woman. is a complex family i chronicle told with clarity and compassion. At last I a cinematic period drama that exudes excellence. with some finely crafted performances to match. I Edinburgh; Filmhouse. l I Husband: and WM: (15) (Woody Allen. US. : 1992) Woody Allen. Mia Farrow. Sidney Pollack. 1 Judy Davis. 107 mins. The Roths (Allen and Farrow) find their domestic life rocked by the news that their best friends are splitting up. Doubts about their marriage are heightened by Mr R‘s half-innocent dalliance with a young student (Cape Fear‘s Juliette Lewis). More than a life-initating-art movie. given the recent allegations about the Allen household: it is a searching and incisive character comedy. his best since Hannah and her Sisters. Glasgow: Odeon. Edinburgh: ()deon. I Immaculate Conception (15) (Jamil Delhavi. UK. 1991) James Wilby. Melissa Leo. Zia Mohyeddin. 120 mins. A childless couple resort to visiting a fertility shrine in Karachi. but their meeting with the eunuchs is only the beginning of a living nightmare. Disturbing UK independent movie gains much from its culture clash setting and pulls a notable performance from Merchant-Ivory regular Wilby. Deﬁnitely worth seeking out. See review. Edinburgh: Filmhouse. I In a Lonely Place (PG) (Nicholas Ray. US. 1950) Humphrey Bogart. Gloria Grahame. Martha Stewart. 91 mins. Bogart is on peak form asthe self-destructive Hollywood hack suspected of murder in this tart and cynical mystery. Grahame is an appropriate foil as the woman in the opposite bungalow who offers a shoulder to cry on. Edinburgh: Filmhouse. IJulce (15) (Ernest Dickerson. US. 1992) Omar Epps. Khalil Khan. Tucac Shakur. Jermaine Hopkins. 92 mins. Four teenagers try to cope with ‘ life in contemporary Harlem in their own different ; ways — Q wants to be a hip hop DJ king. Bishopis planning a grocery shop robbery. Dickerson‘s sincere and hard-hitting movie tackles the ghetto gun culture without flinching. and the overall effect is of a very powerful piece ofﬁlmmaking indeed. Excellent hard rap soundtrack. Central: MacRobert. Fife: Adam Smith.
IThe Last 01 the Mohlcan: ( 15) (Michael Mann. US. 1992) Daniel Day-Lewis. Madeleine Stowe. Russell Means. Steven Waddington. 122 mins. James Fenimore Cooper‘s tale ofthe English/French colonial wars in America becomes the most thrilling movie of the year in the handsof Mann (Manhunter) and a splendid cast.
Day-Lewis makes a ﬁne Hawkeye. blending Native American and European nobility to create a sympathetic. truly memorable hero. General release.
I Laurel and Hardy Three programmes of classic comedy capers to tie in with Tom McGrath‘s play
at the Royal Lyceum. Edinburgh. Programme one consists of Way Out West, The Music Box and a talk by Tom McGrath; Programme 2 has four ﬁlms including Beau Hunks; and Programme 3 consists of a trio which kicks off with the hilarious Babes In Toyland. Edinburgh: Filmhouse.
I A League Of Thelt OI! (PG) (Penny Marshall. US. 1992) Geena Davis. Lori Petty. Tom Hanks. Madonna. 124 mins. As World War 11 siphons off America‘s baseball players. attention turns to the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and the Rockford Peaches. Penny (Big) Marshall's latest chronicles their ups and downs with a richer characterisation than in your average sports movie. Edinburgh: UCl. Strathclyde: UCI Clydebank.
I Lethal Weapon Trilogy (18) (Richard Donner. US. 1987/89/92) Mel Gibson. Danny Glover. 109/113/118 mins. Mel freaks out. Danny moans about it. lots ofthings explode. Times three. Fife: Robin‘s.
I The Man With The Golden Ann (PG) (Otto Preminger. US. 1955) Frank Sinatra. Kim Novak. Eleanor Parker. 119 mins. An Elmer Bernstein
score. Saul Bass's opening titles and Sinatra at his
most intense as an ex-con junkie trying to become a jazz drummer - what more could we ask for.
Notable Hollywood movie that broke taboos in its ’
portrayal of heroin addiction still stands up today.
IThe Manchurian Bandldate ( 15) (John
Frankenheimer. US. 1962) Frank Sinatra.
Laurence Harvey. Angela Lansbury. Janet Leigh
126 mins. In his most convincing screen role. Harvey plays a Korean war hero brainwashed by the communists. who becomes a pawn in the sinister mission planned for him on his return home. Brilliant political satire-cum-thriller. it surprises in a way that so few ﬁlms do anymore. Glasgow: GFT. I The MllkyWay (18) (Luis Bunuel. France. 1968) Laurent Terzieff. Paul Frankeur. Delphine Seyrig. 102 mins. Two tramps make a pilgrimage to a Spanish shrine and. on the way. meetvarious characters who expound the six central mysteries of Catholic dogma. This is the fervent athiest director's most direct and mischievously anti-clerical treatment of organised religion. Glasgow: GFI'. I meaty ( 18) (Rob Reiner. US. 1991) Kathy Bates. James Caan. Frances Stemhagen. 107 mins. Adapted from Stephen King's novel. this psychological chiller centres on a popular author with literary aspirations (Caan) who ﬁnds himself
. trapped. following a nasty car accident. with his psychotic ‘number one fan‘. The talents ofall
concerned are employed to superb effect. to
: produce a movie of great originality. subtlety and
entertainment value. Strathclyde: UCI Clydebank.
I Mon Pere Ce Hares (PG) (Gerard Lauzier. France. 1991 ) Gerard Depardieu. Marie Gillain. Patrick Mille. 102 mins. Father and daughter go to the beach. where she spins a tall tale about him being her lover in order to win the affections ofa local hunk. Lightweight comedy redeemed by the easy comic presence of Depardieu. Glasgow: GF’T
I My LlIe A: A Dog (PG) (Lasse Halstrom. Sweden. 1985) Anton Glanzelius. Manfred Server. Anki Liden. 101 mins. Wholly captivating rite of passage tale set in Sweden during the 19505. Twelve-year-old lngemar copes with his mother‘s terminal illness and his family's general indifference to him by indulging in a high fantasy
1 life. including the pretence that he is adog.
Terrible title. wonderful. unmissable ﬁlm. Edinburgh: Cameo.
I New Jack Clty(18) (Mario Van Peebles. US. 1991) Wesley Snipes. Ice-T. Allen Payne. 101 mins. Rapper lce-T plays an undercover cop dedicated to smashing a powerful gang who run 3 drugs empire. But when his cover is blown. a series of violent confrontations follow. Director
; Van Peebles delivers a gripping work of ﬁction
based on a frightening world of fact. while packing in an impressive quotient of Uzi ﬁre and hot babe action. Glasgow: Grosvenor.
I IIlﬂl'tf On Earth (15) (Jim Jarmusch. US. 1992) Winona Ryder. Beatrice Dalle. Gena Rowlands.
3 Giancarlo Esposito. 129 mins. LosAngeles. New
York. Paris. Rome. Helsinki. Five cities. ﬁve taxi
rides. ﬁve chance encounters. The director of
Mystery Train and Down By Law pushes aside narrative and goes instead for visual uniformity in
a claustrophobic setting. Character studies with a f mildly philosophical aftertaste. Glasgow: GET.
I lllklta (18) (Luc Besson. France. 1990) Anne Parillaud. Tcheky Karyo. Jean-Hughes Anglade. Jeanne Morcau. 114 mins. The latest exercise in stylish tosh from Gallic maestro Besson. Parillaud stars as a junkie waif resurrected from her dreary existence by the enigmatic Karyo. an agent for the government's most secretive undercover organistaion. and pretty soon she‘s a topnotch assassin. Edinburgh: Cameo.
I No End (Kryztof Kieslowski . Poland. 1984) Jerzy Radziwilowicz. Grazyna Szapolowska. 107 mins. A young lawyer issues an announcement
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