: Our very own film critic thought that this was one of' the films of' the ' year when it was released. A gritty true life tale of two kids struggling to escape the ghetto by winning a basketball scholarship. Hoop Dreams is not a happy Hollywood biopic where eterytliing turns out alright on the night and as such it is eminently more watchable than the standard schnialtzy pap churned otit by the studios. We‘ve got five copies of' the video to gixe away courtesy

of the Feature Filtti Company and five (‘omerse 'I‘-Sliirts worth a

_ , _ \ Dundee Caird Park, Tue whopping £ I 8 each to give away to the people who can answer this: r ' .1 25_sun 30 July and . u - ’-


There’s free tickets waiting at the Box Office of the Moscow State Circus for the first ten people who turn up with a copy of The List during the -~"

a I 4 .O/ .. * N Circus’s runs at Aberdeen . fl/" Tm \‘

Exhibition Centre, Tue 18-Sun 23;

with relevant voucher.)

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Competition Voucher

How long is a basketball game'.’ I t Glasgow Queen 5 Pam! Tue it.



. 1—Sun 6. g . Send us your answers by Friday 28 July. Address them to: BALL COMP, The List, ~"" 14 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TE.

m . inane:— ' = i Mystery Train “‘ .. e g g E It's kooky. it‘s quirky and it's very funny Yessii'i'ec. larinusch's movie.

3 g set in downtown Memphis. 'I'enness'ee. e\ainine.s obsession. boredom. E § § § sleaze and cigarette lighter tricks. Made up of three \ ignettes. the film < = c 2 follows the fortunes of three different groups of people who check into E g g E the same run-down hotel on one hot summer night. And Joe Struitimcr '- 5 g % is in it. As well as Sci'eatnin' Jay IIaw kins and the \oice of Tom Waits. Full Pnce mike“ are Two If" the Price 0' one '0' >' g- g 5:: 5...,............... Rock ‘n‘ roll. We have fiyc copies of this lab film to give away “chef! Paterson’s Pmducuon OI "‘8 play by Ana" 5 E g .5 courtesy of Artificial liye. Answer this pop pickers: Mass": at The no“ the?“ Trongatet Glasgow F8 5 __ ' u . H ' g. H : I. . L g b q oi)on Thursz7 and Fri28..Bring alongacopy of g: g In w hich room of his mansion was l.l\ is lIlL l cl\ is found dead. the “st "om 5pm on the mght_ sub‘ect to E

Send us your scribblings by Monday 3f July. Atltli'es‘s thth to: MYSTERY COMP, The List, availability- 14 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TE.


I I e CAC tickets are two for the price of one for any performance at the Crosvenor, Glasgow, Kelburne, Paisley and Allanpark, Stirling on Tue 18 and 25 July. Take a copy of

this edition of The List along to the Box Office. For details of the programme see advert in film

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Yo mother folkas! The 31st Charles Wells (‘anibridge Folk Festival is taking place Friday 28-‘Slllitliiy 30 July. They have an absolutely stonkin‘ line-tip that includes Nick Lowe and the Impossible Birds. lily is Costello. Paul Brady and ottr very own (.‘apcrcaillie. All in all they‘ve got more top class acts than you can shake a fiddle at and we‘ve got two pairs of-tickets and two T-shitts to give away to the folk (sic) who can answer this:


with relevant voucher.)

Competition Voucher (Entry valid only when accompanied

Which of these bands did Nick Lowe make a start with: A) Huey Lewis and the News 8) Stipeitramp (‘l lirinsley Schwai‘z

Send in your answers by Monday 24 July. Address them to: FOLK COMP, The List, 14 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TE.

@ Retro Videos

v ' D E 0 As all style tt/it'ionttt/os know. kitsch is cool

and there‘s nothing cooler than ()(ls TV. llenee Retro \‘ideo‘s- dedication to bringing cult we are one'ing two “I” price admissions {or the


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a 5’ § E‘s § § 3 . . . , _ . g g g classtcs ltothe masses With (0’11? Ste/u limo/if! loll/int s ltllllA/A‘rllfitk sci-ft seiics IMlNCtIOII price of one to get into Cate Loco at the A'ches, 30 ,_ = g )trut. ta‘cs ofth: paranormal and east/rt) ./\(l.\‘(1/(’. a longlost I‘\ ‘plliil featui mg the lust Midland Sheet, Glasgow on sat 15 July, with ms '13 E E, eyer scr‘cen appearance ofthc inimitable Jaiiies‘liond: \ t Iltl\L ten sets of lliiLL \ ideos to Bobby Bluebell and Nick Peacock as we" as live a .fi g give away to the couch potatoes who can answer this. music "0m SHAH. Present mis voucher at me E g- Who wrote the Bond books'.’ Easy. Payboom hem"! 11-30pm to be Eligible' 9' Get your answers to us by Tuesday I Augtist. Send them to: BOND COMP, The List, 14 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TE. OFFERS: Cut out the coupon or take along the """"" ' 'i whole magazine and present it to the relevant box l , office or cash desk. All offers are subject to : r s availability and managements reserve the right to h g : refuse admission. ea E i OK. so there‘s these four geezers. right. who used to do . .. COMPETITIONS: Only one entry per person per '5 E: i a lot of swordfighting and swashbuckling and all that it ~ competition. It you are entering more than one 3 §§ : son of stuff. Anyway after a while they get fed up with it a? competition, you need use only one envelope, but > g g : and retire. But one of them has a daughter who‘s a bit of a s5. please make sure that your name, address and g : dab hand with the old rapier herself. She comes across a voucher are attached to EACH entry. Competitions E .5; : plot to kill the king and persuades her old man and his , ' are open to all UK residents (over the age of 18 in 8 .33 i tnuckers to come out of~ retirement and bop the baddies. _ . alcohol-related offers). No responsibility can be 23% l Cool. We've got ten Ct) soundtracks. ten posters and ~ . accepted by The List for prizes which cannot be a g ' two tickets to see the movie at the OFT for the overall winner. Answer this: obtained due to unforeseen circumstances. To u i obtain a list of winners, please send a SAE to The

Who wrote the original four musketeers novel.’

List Competition Winners, stating which issuels) . Answers to us by Friday 2t July. Address them: no COMP, The List, 14 High Street, results you require iEdinburgh, EH1 1TE.

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