FILM LISTINGS WEEK ONE
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( I8) (Gary Fleder. L'S. I995) Andy Garcia. Christopher Walken. Gabrielle Anwar. I I5 tttirts. Wlten a f irtal job for The Man Witlt The Plan goes badly wrong. Jirttrtty The Saint is given 48 Itotrrs to get out of town. but sticks around to help save his associates. Garcia's calrtt presence balances with a ltost of colourftrlly eccentric character parts iii a rttodetrt noir that's a million titties tttore mature than tlte comic book gunplay of Pal/l Fit'lion or the clever-clever twist of The Usual Sits/N’t'lt. ()ne of the rtrost literate scripts the genre Iras seen. With Ilanrtalt Robinson's sly noir short. Sheila. (‘entralr MacRobert.
I Tiger Bay (I’G) (J. Lee 'I‘hompson. lfK. I959) Ilayley Mills. Jolttt Mills. Horst Buchholz. l05 mins. A young girl witnesses a Polish seantan killing his two-timing girlfriend. is kidnapped by him. btrt still takes his side and helps him evade the police. A tight. well-acted thriller which marked a strong debut for Hayley Mills. Glasgow: (EFT.
I A Time To Kill ( l5) (Joel Schumacher. US. I996) Matthew McConaughey. Sandra Bullock. Samuel l.. Jackson. I49 mins. Based on an early John Grisham novel. this hellisth over-extended courtroom drama wastes its stellar cast on a crass-fuelled ride to cliche city. Ilot newcomer McConaughey plays the struggling lawyer defending Jackson on a charge of murdering the
this being the Deep South. the job ain't going to be easy. Ultimately. it's all very pat and patronising. See feature and review. General release.
I Toy Story (I’G) (John Lasseter. US. I995) With the voices of Tortt Ilanks. Tim Allen. Don Rickles. 8| tttins. It isn'tjust the state-of-the-att images that distinguish Disney‘s first computer- generated animation feature. it's got a cracking adventure story too. A tale of friendship and self-beliefcorttbined with an exciting rescue and against-the-clock tension. Toy Story is sprinkled with cortric asides. Don't be fooled into thinking these toys are just for the kids. Glasgow: Virgin. I Trainspotting ( I8) (Danny Boyle. UK. I995) Ewart McGregor. Ewen Bremner. Robert Carlyle. Jonny Lee Miller. 93 ttrins. John Ilodge's screenplay perfectly captures the desperate humour of Irvine Welsh‘s novel. keeping the episodic structure of junkie scenes for the first half. before concentrating more on Renton in London iii the later stages. Fast and stylish direction. creative soundtrack and acting that‘s off-the-rails excellent. A cinematic blast frortt beginning to ettd. which also shows a complex — and true - understanding of the lure artd fatal consequences of drug-taking. Glasgow: Odeon. Virgin. Edinburgh: Cameo. UCI.
I The Truth About Cats And Dogs ( l5) (Michael Lehnrann. US. I996) Uttta Thurman. Janeane Garofalo. Ben Chaplin. 94 mins. An insecure radio host asks her beautiful neighbour to help her woo a British photographer. Modem female take on Cyrano De Bergerac. which keeps things moving in pleasant romantic comedy rttanner with plenty of sight gags and one-liners. But the whole concept is guatenteed to split audiences between those who agree beauty is only skin deep and those who reckon it‘s only right to be disappointed if your date turns out not to be Urtta Thurman. Glasgow: ABC Sauchielrall Street. Grosvenor. Edinburgh: UCI. Fife: Glenrothes. I Twins DI Evil (l8) (John Ilough. UK. I97l) Madeleine Collinson. Mary Collinson. Peter
C ushing. 87 mins. Picking real-life Playboy model twins to star as the newest members of a female vampire cult provided Hammer with the perfect fusion of sex and horror. The rest of the movie keeps the balance working nicely. Glasgow: GFT.
I TnistertPG) (Jan De Bont. US. I996) Helen Hunt. Bill Paxton. Jami Gertz. I I3 ntins. A meteorologist and his estranged scientist wife get together again while chasing the biggest tornado to hit Oklahoma in decades. The plot is slight. but the characters are interesting and. of course. the special effects are amazing. But the structure is too repetitive - each storm is a little bigger. each encounter a little closer - for this to be something really special. General release.
I The Untouchables (PG) (Brian De Palma. US. I987) Kevin Costner. Sean Connery. Robert De Niro. I I9 mins. David Mamet‘s highly entertaining update of the old TV series. Eliot Ness learns the hard way how to deal with underworld crime and police corruption in Chicago during the Prohibition years. An Oscar- winning performance from Connery as the seasoned Irish Cop with a Scots accent. and De Niro turns in a grandiose Capone. Edinburgh: Cameo.
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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 of an induction loop for the convenience of hearing aid users. Film listings compiled by Thom Dibdin.
I ABC 380 Clarkston Road. Muirend. 633 2 I23. Recorded information: 637 264i. £2.80 (£2 before 5pm Mon—Fri). Student: £2.20 (Mon—Thurs). Child/CAP: £2.
1. Independence Day ( I2) l.45pnt. 5pm. 8. l0pnt.
2. Eraser ( l8) |.l5pm (not Sat/Sun). 5.45pm. 8.35pm.
3. Phenomenon (PG) l.20pm (not Sat/Sun). 5.30pm. 8.25pm.
The Hunchback Di tiotre Dame (U) Sat/Sun only. 2pm.
James And The Giant Peach (U) Sat/Sun only. I. l5pttt. 3. l5pm.
I ABC FILM CENTRE 326 Saucltieltall Street. 332 l592. Recorded information: 332 95 I3. Bar. £4 (£3 before 5pm). Student: £3 (Mon—Thurs). OAP: £3. Child: £2.50.
Diaboligue ( l8) l.l0pnt. 3.35pm. 6pm. 9pm.
Independence Day ( t 2) l.l5pm. 5. l5pttt. 8.30pm.
The Truth About Cats And Dogs ( l5 ) l.l5pnr. 3.45pm. 6. l 5pm.
Twister (PG) l.45pnt (not Sun). 6pm (not Sun). 8.45pm.
The Hunchback Di Ilotre Dame (U) l.l5pnt. 3.45pm.
The last Supper ( l5) 9pm.
Eraser ( I8) 6. l0pttt. 9pm.
I CITY CENTRE DDEDN 56 Rettlield Street. 332 34l3. Recorded information and advance booking (Access/Visa/Switch): 333 955i artd at box office from I lam—7pm. Bar. [D] screens 2. 3 attd 4. £4 (£3.25 before 5pm). Student/U840: £3.25. Child/()AP: £2.75 (£2.50 before 5pm). Superior seats (no concessions): £4.50 (£3.75 before 5pm). The Hunchback or IIotre Dame (U) Sat/Sun only. noon. 2. I5ptn. 4. l5pm. Twister (PG) I2.30pnt. 3. l5pttt. 6pm. 8.45pm.
James And The Giant Peach (U) Sat/Sun only. noon. 2pm. 4pm.
Independence Day (I2) l2.3()pnt. l.45pm. 3.45pm. 5. l5pttt. 7pm. 8.30pm and late.
Eraser ( l8) l2.30pm (not Sat/Sun).
3. l 5pm (not Sat/Sun). 6pm. 8.45pm and late. '
Phenomenon (PG) noon. 2.45pm. 5.45pm. 8.45pm and late. '
Mulholland Falls ( l8) l2.45pnt (not Sat/Sun). 3.30pm (not Sat/Sun). 6. ISpm. 9pm.
See also Glasgow Lates.
I GRDSVENDR Ashton Lane. Hillhead. 339 4298. £3.60 (£2.50 before 6.30pm. all day Mon/Tue and students all perfs.)
C lrild/OAP £ l .60. Seats cart be booked for last evening and late screenings. Box ofﬁce open I lain—7pm.
1. Independence Day ( l2) Fri/Sat: 2pm. 5.30pm. 9pm; Sun—Thurs: lprn. 4. l5pttt. 7.40pm.
2. The Truth About Cats And Dogs ( l5 ) Fri/Sat: l.45pm. 4pm. 6.20pm. 9. l5pm: Sun—Thurs: 2pm. 5pm. 8pm.
I VIRGIN CINEMA The Forge. Parkhead. 556 4282. Access/Visa booking: 054i 560 562. Recorded details: 054i 555 I36. [D]. [E](screerts I. 3 and 5). £4. I0 (£3 before 5pm Mon—Fri). Student: £3 (Mott—Thurs). Child/OAI’: £2.80. UB40: £2.80 (Mon—Fri before 5pm).
Diabolique ( l8) l.45pnt (not Sat/Sun). 6.55pm. 9.35pm.
Mulholland Falls ( l8) 2pm (not Sat/Sun). 6.50pm. 9.25pm and late.
Independence Day ( t2) Iprtt. 2.50pm.
4. l5pm. 6pm. 7.25pm (Fri/Sat only). 8pm (ttot Fri/Sat). 9. l0prn. l0.35pm (Fri/Sat only) and late.
Phenomenon (PG) t2.3()pm. 3.30pm. 6.40pm. 9.30pm and late.
Eraser ( l8) l.l0pm. 4pm (ttot Sun). 7pm. 9.40pm and late.
Twister (PG) I2. I5pnt. 6.35pm. 9.20pm. The Hunchback Di IIotre Dame (U) noon (Sat/Sun only). 2.25pm (Sat/Sun only). 4.35pm.
Flipper (PG) ll.45attt (Sat/Sun only). 2.05pm (Sat/Sun only). 4.25pm.
James And The Giant Peach (U) I2.45pnt. 2.45pm. 4.40pm.
Saturday Kids Club (f l .50):
Toy Story (PG) IOaIn— l 2.30pm.
See also Glasgow Lates.
GLASGOW FILM THEATRE
l2 Rose Street. 332 8l28. Cafe/bar open noon-9pm (Sun: 2-9pm). All perforntances bookable. [D]. [E]. Matinees £3 (concs £2). Evenings £4 (concs £3 except Sat evening). All double bills — evening prices apply.
1. Stealing Beauty ( l5) 2.30pm. 5.45pm. 8. l5pttt.
2. Hustler White ( l8) 3pm. 5pm. 7pm. Guantanarnera ( IS) (LA’FF) 8.45pm. SATURDAY 7
1. Great Expectations (PG ) 2pm. Stealing Beauty ( l5) I.30pnt (Screen 2). 5.45pm. 8.I5pm.
2. Hustler White ( l8) 4pm. 6pm.
lone Star ( l5) (LAFF) 8pm.
1. Hound of the Baskervilles ( I8 ) and Brides of Dracula ( l8) 2pm.
Stealing Beauty ( l5) l.30pm (Screen 2). 5.45pm. 8. l5pttt.
2. Hustler White ( i8) 4.30pm. 9pm.
on Side and Solo ()5) (LAFF) 6.30pm. MDNDAY 9
1. Hound of the Baskervilles ( l8) and Brides of Dracula ( )8) 2pm.
Stealing Beauty ( I5) l.30pnt (Screen 2). 5.45pm. 8.l5pm.
2. Hustler White ( l8) 4.45pm. 6.45pm. The Dinner ( l8) (LAFF) 8.45pm.
1. Stealing Beauty ( I 5) 3pm. 5.45pm.
2. Guiltrip ( IS) I. I5pnt. 3.45pm. 6. l5pm. Strawberry r. Chocolate ( r5) (LAFF) 8.45pm.
I. Stealing Beauty (l5) 3pm. 5.45pm.
2. Gulltrip ( I5) I. l5pm. 3.45pm. 6. I5pm. 8.30pm.
1. Stealing Beauty ( l5) 3pm. 5.45pm.
2. Gulltrip(15) I. l5pttt. 3.45pm. 8.30pm. Garnten Miranda: Bananas . . . ( I5) (LAFF) 6.30pm.
CITY CENTRE DDEDN Renlield Street. 332 34 l 3
Fri G/Sat 7:
Trainspotting ( IS) I l.45prn.
The Hock ( l5) ll.45pnt.
Independence Day ( t2) l0.30pnt. Eraser(l8) ll.45pnt.
Phenomenon (PG) 1 l.45pm.
I VIRGIN CINEMA The Forge. Park head 556 4282
Fri S/Sat 7:
Mulholland Falls ( I8) I |.55pm. Independence Day ( )2) l2. l0am. Phenomenon (PG) l2.20atn. Eraser(l8) I2.30atn.
Trainspotting ( l8) I l.45pttt.
I ABC FILM CENTRE I20 Lothian Road. 228 I638. Recorded inforrnatiort: 229 3030. Bar. [D] cinemas 2 & 3. £4. l0 (£2.60 before 6pm). Student: £2.90. Mon—Thurs. Child/OAP: £2.60. Pulltnan seats cinema l: £4.80 (before 6pm: £3.60. Child £3).
Diabolique ( I8) 2.30pm. 5.40pm. 8.25pm. Independence Day (I2) 2pm. 4.55pm. 7.50pm.
Eraser ( I8) 2. l0ptn (not Sun). 5.50pm. 8.20pm.
I CAMED Home Street. 228 4 MI. Bar. [D]. Cameo l: £4.50 (concs £2.25); rttain evening perf £4.95 (no concs). Canteo 2 and 3: £4 (concs £2); main evening perf £4.25 (no cones). Late rep shows and Sun tnatinees: one film £3 (£2). two ﬁlms £4 (£3). Mon: All seats half price (no concs). Wed: First show in all screens £l cones. Sunday afternoon perfs of Cameo l films are shown in Cameo 3.
I. Stealing Beauty ( l5) Iprtt. 3.40pm. 6.20pm. 9pm and late.
la Beine Margot ( )8) Sun only. !.30pm attd Blanche ( l5) Sun only. 4.25pm.
2. The Secret of lloan lnish (PG) I.30pm. 3.55pm. 6.25pm. 8.50pm and late.
3. The last Supper ( l5) 2pm (not Sun). 4.20pm (not Sun). 6.45pm. 9. l5pm.
See also Edinburgh Lates.
I DDMINIDN l8 Newbattle Terrace. 447 477 l. Recorded information: 447 2660. Restaurant. Bar. [D]. £4 (Child/Student/UB40/OAP Sun—Thurs: last show £3). Shows starting before 6pm: £2.60 (screens l and 2). £2.80 (screen 3). Pullman seats: £4.90/£4.50 (cinema I). £4.30 (cinema 3).
1. Independence Day ( t2) r.50pm. 4.50pm. 7.50pm.
2. Fraser (l8) 2.20pm. 5.20pm. 8.20pm. 3. Twister (PG) 2.05pm (not Sat). 5.05pm (not Sat). 8.05pm.
The Hunchback or Ilotre Dante (U) Sat only. l2.20pm. 2.40pm. 5pm.
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