help save his associates. Garcia’s calm presence balances with a host of colourfully eccentric character pans in a modern noir that’s- a rrnllion

times more mature than the corruc book gunplay

of Pulp Fiction or the clever-clev er twist of The Usual Sui/reels. ()ne of the most literate scripts the genre has seen. Glasgow: ()deon. MGM Parkhead.

I Top Gun (PG) ('l'ony Scoll. I‘S. I‘lSo) Tom Cruise. Kelly McGilIis. \‘al Kilmer. 110 mins. An emotionless formula adventure about men being grandly upstaged by very fast. very expensive and very dangerous aircraft. with the splendid Ms McGillrs thrown for love interest and a rampant ‘America the strong' ethos. Borders: Pavilion.

I Toy Story (PG) (John Lasseter‘. IS. 10951 With the voices of Tom Hanks. Tim Allen. Don Rickles. 81 mrns. 11 isn't just the slaleof-lhe-atl images that distinguish Disney's first computer- generated animatrorr feattrrc. it's got a cracking adventure story too. A tale of friendship and self-belief combined with an exciting rescue and against—the-clock tension. 'liu' Srurv is sprinkled with comic asides. Don't be fooled into thinking these toys are ~rust for the kids. General release. I Trainspotting ( 18) (Danny Boyle. l'K. 19951 liwan McGregor. liwen Bremner. Robert ('arlyle. Jonny Lee Miller. 93 mins, John llodge's screenplay perfectly captures the desperate humour of lrvrne Welsh's novel. keeping the episodic structure of junkie scenes for the first half. before concentrating more on Renton in lorrdon in the later stages. l‘ast and stylish direction. creative soundtrack and acting that's off-the-rails excellent. General release

I The anth About Cats And Dogs ( 15 1 (Michael Lehmann. IS 1906) l'ma Thurman. .laueane Gar‘ofalo. Ben ('haplrn. ()4 nuns. .-'\n insecure radio host asks her beautrftrl neighbour to help her woo a British photogr‘.‘rphe1 .-\ modern female take on ("r/11m:[hire/germ- which has proved a mirror comedy hit in the States. Special National (‘irrema Day preview screening. Glasgow: MGM Par'khead.

I 12 Monkeys ( 15) (Terry Gilliam. IS. 1095) Bruce Willis. Brad Pitt. Madeleine Stowe. 12‘) mins. A convict from the future rs sent to the past to discover the source of a lethal \ hits that has devastated humanity. A complex tune-travel fantasy. with liberal subplots and a decent mystery edge. that's lifted by (iilliam's ever- brilliant visual skills. It may at times stumble over its own inner logic. btrt it‘s an odd. eccentric creation that engages the imagination.

Glasgow: MGM Film Centre. Edinburgh: MGM. UCI. Strathclyde: L'Cls. I Up Close And Personal ( 15) (Jon Avnet. l'S. 1996) Roben Redford. Michelle Pfeiffer. Stockard Charming. 126 mins. TV news producer and former star reporter Redford takes ambitious wannabe Pfeiffer under his wing and grooms her for the big time as their relationship becomes more intimate. 'I‘he May-to-Deeember romance is to the fore. which is a shame. really. as much more could be done with American ’I‘\‘ journalism's clash between image and newsworthy substance. See review. General release. I The Usual Suspects ( 18) (Bryan Singer. ['S. 1905) Gabriel Byrne. Kevin Spacey. Stephen Baldwin. 106 mirrs. There's a good sense of non fatalism hanging over The (final Suspects. which is guessing game cinema at its best. A perfectly matched team ofcr'ooks discover that their chance meeting wasn't so random after all: they‘re being used in an intricate vendetta by legendary gangster boss Keyser Sose. So stylish. it sends a tingle down the spine. lidinburgh: Cameo, l‘ilmhouse. I A Vampire In Brooklyn ( 1 5) (Wes ('t'ay en. ('8. 1905) liddie Murphy. Angela Bassett. Kadeern llardison. 102 mins. The last of his litre. Caribbean varrrpire Maximillian comes to New York with his reluctant ghoul to seduce his unwitting blood sister. Classy production values and (‘raven's intimate knowledge of the genre pay off handsomely. with shocks. suspense and laughs. If only Murphy wouldn't over-extend himself. here taking on three roles. Glasgow: MGM Parkhead. Fife: Glenrothes. New Picture llotrse. I Whisky Galore (PG) (Alexander Mackendrick. l’K. 1049) Basil Radford. Joan Greenwood. Jean (‘adell 82 mins. .‘vluch-loved lialing comedy by the late Sandy Mackendrick. A ship carrying a cargo of whisky is shipwrecked off a Scottish island during wartime. so the locals decide it's time to wet their thirst. Full of wit and charm that others can only hope to emulate. Strathclyde: Magnum. I You Only live Twice (PU) (Lewis Gilbert. ('8'. 1067) Sean Connery. Akiko \N'akabayashi. 'l‘etsuro 'I'amba. 116 mins. Bond goes to Japan. fakes his death and comes tip against Donald Pleasance as lirnst Blofeld. The action spectacles are good. but some of the plotting in Roald I)ahl's screenplay is a bit over-the-top 1 mean. 007 gets married. for goodness' sake. Glasgow: (El-"1‘.

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Readers are advised that programmes may be subject to late change at any time. [D] indicates that wheelchair access is available, though prior notification is advisable. [E] indicates the availability or an induction loop for the convenience of hearing aid users. Film Listings compiled by Thom Dibdin.

Please note: All Cannon and MGM cinemas, apart from the MGM Parklread, are in the process or transferring to ABC cinemas.


I CANNON 380 Clarkston Road. Muirend. 637 2641. £2.80 (£2 before 5pm). Student: £2.20. Child/()AP: £2. Sun 2. Cinema 100 Day. all seats £ 1.

Primal Fear ( 18) 1.45pm (not Sat/Sun). 5.15pm. 8.15pm.

Spy Hard (PG) 1.15pm (not Sun). 3.25pm (not Sun). 5.35pm. 8.45pm.

Toy Story (PG) 1.10pm (Sat only). 3.10pm (Sat/Sun only).

From Dusk Till Dawn (18) 2pm (not Sun). 2.25pm (Sun only). 5.45pm. 8.30pm.

Now And Then (PG) Sun only. 2.30pm.

I CITY CENTRE DDEDN 56 Renfteld Street. 332 3413 (24 hour info line: ()142 693 3413). Bar. [1)] screens 2. .3 and 4. £4 (£3.25 before. 5pm). Student/111340: £3.25. Child/()AP: 2.75 (£2.50 before 5pm). Superior seats (no concessions): £4.50 (£3.75 before 5pm). Advance booking on Access/Visa/Switch hotline: 333 9551 and at box office from 11am-7pm. Sun 2. Cinema 100 Day. all seats £ 1.

Toy Story (PG) Sat/Sun only. noon. 2pm. 4pm.

Trainspotting ( 18) 1.30pm (not Sat/Sun). 4pm (not Sat/Sun). 6.30pm. 9pm and late. Jumanji (PG) Sat/Sun only. 1pm. 3.15pm. Dunstan Checks In (PG) Sat/Sun only. noon (Sat only). 2pm. 4pm.

The Birdcage (15) 12.30pm (not Sat/Sun). 3.15pm (not Sat/Sun). 6pm (not Sun). 8.45pm.

Copycat ( 18) 12.15pm (not Sat/Sun). 3pm (not Sat/Sun). 5.45pm. 8.45pm and late. Things To Do In Denver ( 18) not Sun. 8.45pm and late.

A little Princess (U) Sat/Sun only. 1.15pm. 3.30pm.

Primal Fear ( 18) not Sun. Thurs. 2pm (not Sat). 5.30pm. 8.30pm and late.

Spy Hard (PG) 12.15pm. 2.30pm. 4.30pm (not Fri). 6.30pm.

From Dusk Till Dawn ( 18) 12.45pm. 3.30pm. 6pm. 8.50pm and late.

last Dance ( 18) Sun only. 8.40pm.

Loch Ness (PG) Fri only. 4.30pm.

Now And Then (PG) Sun only. 6.20pm.

II Postino (U) Thurs only. 1.45pm. 4.15pm. 6.30pm. 9pm.

James And The Giant Peach (U) Sun only. 12.20pm.

See also Glasgow Lates.

I GRGSVENDR Ashton 1.ane. Hillhead. 33‘) 4298. £3 (£2 before 6.30pm and all day Mon/Tue). Child/()AP £1.60. Seats can be booked for last evening and late screenings. Box office open 1 1am—7pm. Sun 2. Cinema 100 Day. all seats £ 1.

1. From Dusk Till Dawn ( 18) Fri/Sat: 2.10pm. 4.30pm. 7pm. 9.30pm; Sun—Thurs: 2.10pm (not Sun). 5.10pm. 8pm.

Gandhi (PG) Sun only. 1.20pm.

2. Primal Fear ( 18) 1.50pm. 4.45pm. 7.40pm (not Sun).

Moonlight And Valentino ( 15 ) Sun only. 7.45pm.

See also Glasgow Lates.

I MGM FILMCENTRE 326 Sauehiehall Street. 332 1592/9513. Two bars. £4.30 (£3.20 before 5pm). Student/()AP: £3.10. Child: £2.80.

Primal Fear ( 18) 1.20pm. 5.15pm. 8.15pm.

Kid5118) 1.15pm. 3.40pm. 6pm. 8.45pm. Executive Decision ( 15) 1.50pm (not

Sat/Sun). 5pm (Sat only 1. 8.05pm. Toy Story (PG) 1.30pm (Sat/Sun only). 5.50pm (not Sat/Sun 1.

How To Make An American Quilt 1 15) Sun only. 5pm.

Small Faces ( 15) 8.25pm.

Angusr 12) 1.30pm. 3.30pm. 5.45pm.

12 Monkeys ( 15) 1.55pm. 8.10pm.

Money Train ( 1 8) 5.30pm.

I MGM PARKHEAD The Forge. l’ar'khead. 556 4282 Access/Visa bookings. 0541 560562 24 hour information line. [1)]. [l{](.screen.s 1. 3 and 5 1. £4. 10 (£3 before 6pm Mon—Fri and 4pm Sat/Sun 1. Student; £3. Child/()AP: £2.60. Sun 2. (.‘inerua 100 Day. all seats £1.

From Dusk Till Dawn 1 18) 1.15pm (not Sat/Sun). 3.55pm. 6.50pm. 9.20pm and late.

Spy Hard (PG) 1pm (not Sun). 3pm. 5pm. 7pm. 9.10pm and late.

Primal Fear ( 18) 12.45pm (not Sat/Sun). 3.45pm. 6.40pm. 9.30pm and late. Executive Decision ( 15) 12.15pm (not Sat/Sun). 3.30pm. 6.30pm (not Sun). 9.25pm.

The Birdcage ( 15) 1.30pm (not Sat/Sun). 4.10pm. 6.55pm. 9.40pm (not Sun).

Money Train ( 18) 4.20pm. 9.45pm and late.

Copycat ( 18) 6.45pm. 9.35pm.

Things To Do In Denver 1 18) 1.45pm. 7.05er (not Sun).

Toy Story (PG) 12.30pm. 1.30pm (Sat/Sun only). 2.30pm. 4.30pm (not Sun). Babe (U) Sat/Sun only. 1.20pm. Dunston Checks In (PG) Sat/Sun only. 12.10pm. 2.10pm.

Jumanii (PG) Sat/Sun only. 1.10pm. Saturday Kids Club (£1 1:

Ace Ventura 2 (PG) 10am - 12.30pm. Sunday 2, Cinema 100 screenings:

A Goofy Movie (U) 1pm.

Empire Records ( l2)-I.3(Ip111.

Now And Then (PG) 7pm.

The Truth About Cats And Dogs ( 15) 7.15pm.

An Eye For An Eye ( 18) 9.40pm.

See also Glasgow l.ate.s'.


12 Rose Street. 332 8128. Cafe/bar open noon—9pm (Sun: 2 -‘)pm). All performances bookable. [1)]. [1i]. Matinees £3 (cones £2). liverrirrgs £4 (cones £3 except Sat evening). All double bills evening prices apply.


1. Secrets And lies (' 15) 2pm. 5pm. 8pm. 2. You Only Live Twice (PG) 1.45pm. Fargo ( 18) 4.15pm. 6.30pm. 8.45pm. SATURDAY 1

1. Secrets And liesr 15) 2pm. 5pm. 8pm. 2. Dr Ito (PG) 1.45pm.

Fargo ( 18) 4.15pm. 6.30pm. 8.45pm. SUNDAY 2

Cinema 100 Day: all seats £1.

1. Secrets And liesr 15) 2pm. 5pm. 8pm. 2. The New Age ( 15) 1.45pm. 6.30pm. Fargo ( 18) 4.15pm. 8.45pm.

32 The List 31 May- 1 3 Jun 1996