second feature of the ‘Xls has many scenes that crackle with 'l‘arantino wit. and a few others that fall flat as the writer-director bravely experiments. Interlocking stories in tire ptin

cr iiiie manner concern assorted riff-raff. Edinburgh: ('ariieo. Borders: l’avilion.

I Raiders 0! The lost Ark (l’( r r (Steven Spielberg. 18. NS] r llar'iison l-‘ord. Karen Allen. US turns l‘oid plays adventuring archaeologist Indiana Jones. who almost bites off more than he can c liew when he turns tip the Ark of the ( "oveiiaiit in Nazi-infested wartime ligypt Return to the breathless excitement of the

Saturday iiioitiinil ‘ierral with (his rollercoaster of

a trim ie. probably, 'lotigue held very firmly in cheek. Borders: l’avilion.

I Rebel Without A Cause ( Is) (Nicholas Ray. l'S. l‘ler James Dean. Natalie Wood. Jim Backus. Sal Mineo. lll rriins Seminal youtli movie has l)t'.'|ll as a \c'lls‘llnt' but tiiistindet‘stmid kid battling to s‘ttllllllllllls‘illc‘ with his parents and caught tn the \ rolent struggle for selldeliiiitioti. (hit favourite nostalgia icon in full flow. l"(liiilttrr;'li l ('l

I Restoration ( l‘ ( \lreliael llofl'iitan. t‘is’. l‘)‘)5‘i Robert Dov. trey .lt. Sam .\'eill. David ’l’ltcw lis ll.\ iirri‘s (\n iriipoveiislied physician (Dov-.nes i is repaid in w ealtlt and women when he tends Ring (‘lriiles ll‘s sick spaniel; asked to marry the King's mistress for convenience. he finds himself falling in love, Downey' bounces around this superbly costumed adult playpen to good effect. but w hen the tone darkens. his acting talents (alter. l'ile Adam Smith. Stiatliclyde‘ Magritriii

I Rob Royr IS“ (Michael (‘atori-Jones. l'S/l'K. l‘NSi l,iaiii .\'eesoti. Jessica l.ange. Tim Roth.

l ill mins. When he is betrayed by the Marquis of Montiose (John Hurt) and a itialiciously psychopathic linglishniart (Roth l. Rob Roy Mac(iiegoi is deterririried to win back the honour of his name .-\lan Sharp's script is rich. witty and literate; (‘aton-Joiies's direction rniecrs a little acticti. but doesn't pander to Hollywood; and all the is-rl‘oiinarices are wonderful. Stiatliclyde: ('atinori. ()deon .-\yr'.

I The Secret of Rimh (Don (truth. ('8. 1033i With the voices of Derek Jacobi. lilizabeth llaitriian. SI mitts. lioiced to flee her cosy field. a siiiglc iiiriiii iiiotise seeks the help of the

my srei ions rats of .\'iiiih. Animated cartoon leattite by a group ofex Disney artists who belies ed their erstwhile employers were letting standards slip. l'hoiigli their artistic credentials are obvious the narrative strength isn't. (ilasgow' MUM l'arkliead.

I Secrets And lies ( (5) (Mike l.eigli. L‘K. WOO) 'l‘imothy Spall. Brenda Blethyri. Phyllis Logan. MO mins. Leigh's l’alme D'()t'-winning follow tip to .Vtrkt't/ is a bittersweet take on suburban domestic life. Young black optician Hortense searches for the mother who ptrt her up for adoption as a baby. birt is surprised to discover it's white working-class Cynthia. (‘rentiinely emotional. with great perfoi‘iriances by Marianne Jean- Baptiste and Timothy Spall. (ilasgow' (il-‘l‘. Edinburgh: MUM. l'(‘l. Stiathclydet l'(‘l (‘lydebank

I Sense And Sensibility (l‘ltAng l'S/l‘K. 1995) limma 'l'liompson. Kate Winslet. Alan Rickman. lltigli (irani. 135 mins. Denied their inheritance when the lather of the household dies. the female members of the Dashwood family face a precarious future. 'l’liottipson's adaptation keeps the wordplay engaginly tart and sliai'p-wrtted. bttt never loses sight of the powerful frustrations simmering beneath the surface. Infinitely more satisfying than your typical fluffy period piece. lidinbtirgh: Dominion. Borders: Pavilion. Roxy.

I Seven ( lSi (David HITCliCl'. l'S. l‘)‘)5i Brad Pitt. Morgan lireemati. (iwyneth l’alrrow. I27 turns. The outline is familiar -— two cops track

down a serial killer httt Seven is a step ahead of

its rivals. From its opening title sequence onwards. it‘s an extremely dark movie which winds through the most twisted recesses of human nature. liaeli death is a graphic interpretation of one of tlte seven deadly sins. E'iy ing xlr’ir'n .i‘ director l‘inchet‘ the material for an intense sly listrc exercise in horror. (‘ential1 MacRobeit.

I Shallow Grave ( IS) (Danny Boyle. Ht. (Wt) Kerry l-‘ox. liwan Mc(}regor. (‘ht'istoplrei‘ lieeleston. ‘)() mins. 'l‘hi'ee lidinbtirgh flatmates find their new co-habitant dead with a stack of money under his bed. so after performing a little l)l‘i' on the corpse. they reckon all their worries are over. liilled with dark humour and cynical one liners. Strathclyde: Magntrm. ()deon .-\yr.

I Short But Perfectly Formed ()2 mitts. A programme of four gay shorts: a farmer discovers the roots of his gayiiess iii the beanl'ields ol'xllku/i. Imvu; Jackson: My Life. Your Fart/r has the title character sorting out his complex emotional life; a diva's pain on arid off stage is examined in Let Me Die Again; and Billy evolves from pool table to sex cltib in Two. l.esbiari and (iay l‘illlt liestival. (ilasgow: (El-T. lidiriburgh: l‘ilrrihouse.

I Sister My Sister ( (Sr (Nancy Meeklci. l'ts’. MOS) Jttlie Walter's. Joely Richardson. Jodhi

May. 8‘) units. :\ respectable bourgeois household shocks I‘Btis lirance with the incestuous relationship of its sibling servants. The script and director show their theatrical roots with a tedious bitild up and endless meaningful glances. so despite some solid l‘Ciforrtiances. it's too slow where it should be suspenseful. lidiiiburgli: l'llltillUllsC.

I Small Faces ( isi ((iillres Mackiniron. t'is’. NOS) lain Robertson. Joseph Mcl-‘addeit. J.S_ Duffy IDS riiins. (‘o-written w itlt producer brother Billy. (iillies Mackinrioii's iiiatvellotrsly detailed study about the grow itig pains of a boy caught in the fringes of(ilasgow's gangland violence in the (i()s emerges as a warm and accurate portrayal of working-class family life. (‘entiirig on tltree brothers. it avoids the pitfalls of the (ilasgow ltard man movie. instead becoming a superior rites-ofpassage tale. (ilasgow: MGM l'rlm (‘enti'e lidinbuigh1l'(‘l. Sti'atliclyde: Magntrrii. ()deon .'\)‘l.

I Smoke ( l5) (Wayne Wang. l'S. MUS) Harvey Keitel. William lllll'l. llarold l’ei'iirieau. Ills mrns. Novelist lltii't offers homeless lad l‘eri'iueati a place to stay after he is saved from being rtirt 0\Cl. lilsewhere. well observed Brooklyn character's lrang otit in tlte tobacco store where ls'eitel dispenses hoiiresptin philosophies. .-\ delightful and compelling treat. based on the work of Paul .-\iistei. liditibur‘gh: ('aineo.

I Soft Top, Hard Shoulder ( (Si (Sit-tan Schwartz. l'K. l‘NZl l’etei (’apaldi. lilaitte ('olliits. Richard Wilson. ‘)I iiiriis. A Scot lrv irig in London has to return home to his iiatiye (ilasgow for a family party. but iiieets various hazards on the road north, (‘apaldr‘s script perfectly captures that typically Scottish balance of innocent charm and sly litiritotri. Stratliclyde: Magnum.

I The Sound Of Music (t'r (Robert wise. t's‘. 1065) Julie Andrew s. (‘lii rstoplier l’luiiittiei'. Richard llaydn. lileanoi l’arker. l’eggy Wood. l7.z ruins. [it the late l‘).i(ls_ \ivacrous ntiri Maria (Andrews) introduces the \'on 'l‘ithl) children to tlte joys of music. and their widowed father (l’ltrinmer i to the Joys of lov e as Nazism begins to sweep Austria. (Joe of the great screen musicals. completely uncyriical. and boasting a host of itiemoi'able songs and cbarm~stxldeii moments. Stralliclyde: Magnum.

I Spy Hard (l’(i i (Rick l’llL‘LlliClg‘. l'S. l‘Nbl l.e.slie Nielsen. Nicolette Sheridan. Andy (iiiffitli. ()1 mins. Secret agent WD-U) (oh yes, the laughs start here) is an accident-prone Bond type who fitids himself up against deadly enemy

General Rancor. Another one to add to the growing spoof list Ah'pltiriet’. Hot Shots, Nuka (‘r‘rut but not as good as arty of those. General release.

I Stargate (l’(‘ri (Roland Emmerich. US. 1994) Kurt Russell. James Spader. Jaye Davidson. l22 itiiris. ligyptologist Spadei‘ solves the key to a huge engraved circle found at the pyramids and unlocks a doorway to another planet. Along with a military team led by Russell. he encounters totalitarian space god Ra (Davidson) and reverses l S foreign policy by helping the locals. liig budget science fiction with gleefully ridiculous story and brilliant effects. Edinburgh: (‘aiiieo Strathclyde: Cannon.

I Strange Days ( 18) (Kathryn Bigelow. l'IS. IWSr Ralph liienries. Angela Bassett. Jtrliette Less is. l3‘) ruins. A cross-bred hybrid of film iioii. futuristic thriller. political commentary and romance. Bigelow's allegory shows technical skill. btrt doesn't weave its plot threads into a satisfying whole. Scorelting visuals. whatever the final outcome. lidinbur'gli: (‘ameo.

I Things To Do In Denver When You’re Dead (18) (Gary liledet'. l'S. l‘)‘)5) Andy Garcia. ('hristopher \V'alken. (iabrielle Anwar'. lli iriiris. When a final job for The Man With The Plan goes badly wrong. Jimmy The Saint rs given 48 hours to get out of town. btit sticks around to

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