I llellraleer Ill: Hell on Earth ( 18) (Anthony Hickox. US. 1992) Terry Farrell. Doug Bradley. Paula Marshall. 93 mins. Pinhead and Cenobite chums take to the streets of New York in this admirable third outing for Clive Barker's creations. A capital blend of sado-inasochistic imagery. stunning special effects and meaningful characters raises the movie above standard horror fare. and in Doug Bradley we have an actor who really can bring some depth to the lead monster. General release.
I Home Alone 2: Lost In New York (1') (Chris Columbus LS. 1992) Macaulay ('ulkin. Joe
Pesci. Daniel Stern. The McCaIlister famin head
off on holiday and leave little Kevin behind.
Sounds familiar 7 More remake than sequel to the I990 box office sensation. this time the brat ends
up battling with his favourite burglars in New York City. ('rass slapstick. uninspired writing. If you lov ed/hated the first one. you'll love/hate this one. General release.
I Honey, I BIN Up The Kill (I') (Randal Kleiser. US. 1992) Rick Moranis. Marcia Strassinan. Roben ()Iiveri. 91) mins. This time accident- prone scientist Moranis changes the si/e of his beloved offspring in the opposite direction. with the effect that baby Adam becomes a titanic tot terrorising Las Vegas. Very much aimed at the young children's market. and brought to you by the man who directed (hTtlH’. General release. I Honeymoon in Vegas I 12) (Andrew Bergman. I993) Nicolas ('age. James ('aan. Sarah Jessica Parker. 96 mins. Slightly manic Jack Singer (Cage) finally takes the plunge and asks his long-standing girlfriend to many him in Las Vegas. but ends up losing her in a card game to smoothy Tommy Korman (L’aan). Good. solid comedy of the old screwball school with more than its fair share of parachuting lilv is impersonators. See feature. General release.
I House of Wax t 18) (Andre De Toth. l'S. I953)
Vincent Price. Phyllis Kirk. lirank I.ove_|oy. 88 mins. There's something about was museums that makes them tailor-made for horror movies, particularly if they've got Vincent Price as proprietor. Wonderfully atmospheric period piece that isn‘t let ilow n by its 3-1) effects. Iidinburgh: Cameo.
I How To Get Ahead In Advertisan I 15) (Bruce Robinson. L'K. 1989) Richard Ii. Grant. Rachel Ward. Richard Wilson. 94 mins. Though the early scenes provide a vicioUs parody of the adman's world. there soon begins a slide into
screaming incredulity' as Grant's boil metamorphoses into a yuppie bastard second head. But the film's inarticulate anger does tackle the immediate problems of today's society. Edinburgh: Cameo.
I Rewards End (PG) (James Ivory. L'K. I992) Anthony Hopkins. Vanessa Redgrave. Helena Bonham Carter. [Emma Thompson. 142 mins. A complex family chronicle. centring on the marriage between a wealthy and reactionary old duffer and an emancipated younger woman. told with clarity and compassion. At last a cinematic period drama that exudes excellence. with some finely crafted performances to match. Iidinburgh: ('ameo.
I Husbands and Wives ( )5) (Woody Allen. [18. I992) Woody Allen. Mia Farrow. Sidney Pollack. Judy Davis. 107 mins. The Roths (Allen and Farrow ) find their domestic life rocked by the news that their best friends are splitting tip. Doubts about their marriage are heightened by Mr R's half-inntwent dalliance with a young student ((‘upe l'i'ur's Juliette Lewis). More than a Iife-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. Strathclydc: Mothcrwell.
I JFK ( l5) (Oliver Stone. LS. 1991) Kevin Costner. Joe l’esci. Gary ()Idnian. Tommy Lee Jones. 190 mins. Based on the controversial theories of New ()rleans district attorney Jim Garrison. Stone's epic account of what did or did not happen when President Kennedy made an untimely exit from this world makes for enthralling cinema. A fine performance by ('ostner is supported by one of the finest casts ever assembled before the camera. Regardless of vcrity' of his argument. this is Stone's most powerful effort to date. Iidinburgh: ('aineo.
I Kiss Me Deadly ( 18) (Robert Aldrich. 1955) Ralph Meeker. AI Dekker. Maxine Cooper. 105 mins. A savage critique of Cold War paranoia that has become one of the key films of 50‘s consciousness. Although the Spillane brutality is well in evidence. Meeker as Hammer gives his roughness a kind of honesty as he doggedly persists vvitliotit regard to the consequences. Brilliantly characterised. and directed with baroque ferocity. it remains a superb example of American ’10”. Iidinburgh: l~'iliiihoUse.
I Knlle In the Head ( l8) (Reinhard llauff.
Gennany. I978) Bruno Ganz. Angela Winkler. Hans Honig. 113 mins. A biogeneticist is accidently shot in the head by police. but although he survives. he loses his memory and is branded a terrorist. A chilling psycho-political thriller. with a tremendous central perfonnanee by Gan]. as the man trying to piece together his past life. Edinburgh: Filmhouse.
I [.527 ( 15) (Bertrand Tavernier. France. 1992) Didier Bezace. (‘harlotte Kady. Lara Guirao. 146 mins. Tavernier‘s tough chronicle of a Parisian drug squad's dogged light against the tide of trafficking also hits out at the petty bureaucracy within the force that stops the cops from properly doing their job. Gritty and realistic. it‘s not a million kilometres away froin a sort of Gallic Hill Street Blues. See preview. Glasgow: GI’I'.
I The Last Days of Che: loos ( 15) (Gillian Armstrong. Australia. I992) Lisa Harrow. Bruno Ganz. Kerry Fox. 96 mins. A Sydney household. peopled by a successful novelist. her l‘rench husband and her daughter. is thrown out of balance by the arrival of the woman's sister. The latest from Gillian (Mv Beuull/iil Career) Armstrong has some of the most believable characters you'll Iiave seen on screen for ages. while script. cast and director chime in resonant harmony. Sure to be one of the most underrated movies of the year. Glasgow: Gl’l'.
I The Last of the Mohicans ( 15) (Michael Mann. L'S. I992) Daniel Day-Lewis. Madeleine Stowe. RUsseII Means. Steven Waddington. 122 mins. James I"enimore (‘ooper's tale of the English/French colonial wars in America becomes the most thrilling movie of the year in the hands of Marin (.‘llunhunion and a splendid cast. Day-Lewis makes a fine Hawkeye. blending Native American and Iiuropean nobility to create a sympathetic. truly memorable hero. Glasgow: GI’T.
I The Hiring End (18) (Gregg Araki. ifs. 1992) Craig Gilmore. Mike Dytri. Darcy Marta. 8-1 mins. Shy. sensitive Jon tests HIV positive and teams up with gun-toting Luke as they take a murderous flight across America. New Queer ('inema. playing out on the level of debate should you respect a society that hates you'.’ A but although there's a lot of anger on display. there's no clear idea how to direct it. See preview and review. Glasgow: (EFT.
I Lorenzo‘e Oil (12) (George Miller. US. 1992) Susan Sarandon. Nick Nolte. Zack O'Malley Greenburg. 135 mins. When the stubbomnes of science meets the immovable object of parenthood. it's Augusto and Michaela ()done who win through in order to search for a cure for their dying son. Based on a true. on-going story. Iairenzo's ()f/ has none of the cutseyness of many sick kiddies movies. mainly because the genuine emotion comes not from images of dying children but from the courage of the adults. Susan Sarandon is magnificent. See review. Glasgow: MGM Parkhead. All I)'(‘ls.
I Malcolm X ( IS) (Spike Lee. US. I992) Denzel Washington. Angela Bassett. AI I‘reeman Jr. 201 mins. Long-awaited and much needed biopic of Black political activist Malcolm X charts the life of the man from street hood to Muslem leader. An epic worthy of the name. both thematically and cinematically. as Lee brings the integrity and intelligence of a inuch-misundersttxxl figure to the masses. Washington's faultless perfomiance helps us through some of the more weighty passages. See feature. Glasgow: MGMs. Edinburgh: ('annon. All C(‘Is.
I Manhattan ( IS) (Woody Allen. LS. 1979) Woody Allen. Diane Keaton. Mariel Hemingway. 96 mins. Woody wanders through the female jungle of New York in search of a perfect soulmate after the demise of his marriage. Sublime comic delight with a soulful Gershwin score. Iidinburgh: Filmhouse.
I Mean Streets ( l8) (Martin Scorsese. I'S. I973) Harvey Keitel. Robert de Niro. David Proval. 1 10 mins. Tony's Bar is the base for four young Italian-Americans. whose increasingly illegal activities lead to tragedy. Vividly observed character study which combines breathtaking technique with a pervasive sense of corruption. Keitel and de Niro give of their very best. Edinburgh: Filmhouse.
I Mon Pete Ce Ileroe (PG) (Gerard Laurier. I‘rance. l99l ) Gerard Depardieu. Marie Gillain. Patrick Mille. IOZ 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 of a local hunk. Lightweight comedy redeemed by the easy comic presence of Depardieu. I‘ife: Robins.
I Montalvo at I'Enlant ( 15) ((‘Iaude Mourieras. France. 1990) Mathilde Altaraz. Christophe Delachaux. Robert Seyfried. 75 mins.
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