Brimstone And Treacle

When the late Dennis Potter released his screenplay Brimstone And 'I‘reaele. the BBC felt compelled to censor themselves from screening it. such was its shocking nature. Lucky for you. Arrow Films have live copies ofthe sell through video to give away so that you can be shocked in the privacy ofyour own home.

Starring Sting as a strange young man who develops an unhealthy obsession with a middle-aged couple’s catatonic daughter. the film is strangely compelling. To get the videos. answer this easy-peasy question:


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Name Potter's last two screen plays?

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The Runner and The White Balloon

Mention Iranian cinema to most folk and you‘ll be met with a blank stare. but then they won’t have seen either The Runner or The White J g Balloon so their ignorance is understandable. While we've all had our collective head in the sand searching for the next Tarantino. the Iranians have been quietly producing exquisitely crafted little gems such as these two. The Runner follows the progress of Amiro. a yottng boy living by his wits in at Gulf port while The White Balloon is about a seven-year-old girl who is trying to buy a new goldfish in time for the Iranian New Year celebrations. From these unlikely premises. Amir Naderi and Jafar Panahi have sculpted two magical liltns.

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Wildcat and Theatre

T H E AT R E Workshop, Edinburgh are W O R K S H O P offering two full price tickets for the price of one to see Wildcat’s current hit production, No Expense snared, on Thurs 13 Jun at 8pm. Bring this copy of The list along with you on the night.

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Tiny details take on a larger significance in small lives in ’1 James Mangold’s well-observed character drama. Out in the typical American indie hinterland. pix/a chef Victor

silently suffers under the tyranny of his mother while

I lusting in vain for the beautiful Callie. ()ne ofthe most acclaimed American independent movies released last year. Heavy stars Liv Tyler. daughter of Aerosmith's lead singer. a woman set to rocket to the A list of movie stars this year following her performance in the new Bertolucci

lilm. Stealing Beauty. We have live copies ofthe video. which are also available to rent now. for the people who can answer this:

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What‘s the name of Liv Tyler’s husband?

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The owners of the Java lntemet cafe are offering twenty three-hour blocks of internet time at their new cafe on Glasgow’s Park Road over the weekend of Sat 29/Sun 30 Jun. To be one of the lucky twenty write to us at: JAVA OFFER, The list, 14 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TE. Entries must reach us by Wed 26 Jun and include a day-time phone number.


The Traverse is offering two full price tickets for the price of one to see Suspect Culture’s production of David Greig’s Airport on Fri 21 Jun at 8pm. Bring along this copy of The list on the night.



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film comps this issue. ladies and gentlemen. we give you . . . drum roll and so on: The New Spike Lee Movie: Girl 6. We’re not going to spoil the story for you. but the bare bones of the plot revolve around the life of Judy the failed actress turned phone-sex operator. Naturally. there are more cameos than you can shake your pop corn at and film buffs will need to keep their eyes skinned to catch thctn all.

Point is. the film starts its run at the Cameo. Edinburgh on Fri 2| Jun and thanks to the generosity of the good folk at the cinema we‘ve got live (iirl 6 T-shins and live pairs of tickets to see the movie. Answer this:



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