they appear nasty. ('ameo in The Lumiere. Izdmburgli

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre ( 18) O... (Tobe Hooper. LS. 1974) Marilyn Iiurns. (itinnar Ilansen. Allen Dan/iger. X4 tiiiiis. A group of kids travel to a broken- down house in the tiiidtlle of nowhere and meet cannibalistic degenerates who pick off the cast one by (me. Perhaps the most relentless slice of terror ever ptit on screen (‘amco. Iidmburgh.

Thirteen Days ( 12).... (Roger Donaldson. LS. 2001) Kevin (‘ostner. Bruce (ireenwood. Steven (‘ulp 145 iiiins. America and Russia went head to head over the ('tiban Missile (‘risis when the Soviets placed nuclear weapons (ii) (‘astro‘s island. Thirteen [My s dramatises the pressures for all-out war exerted by the LS military on President John 1' Kennedy. his brother Robert and his team of adv isors. led by special aide Kenny ()'l)onnell1(‘ostneri. l-'or ('ostner. the film is a welcome return to form. to movies of the stature of .II-‘Iv' and I'ln' ( 'nmm‘ltuh/ev. There's a little bit of polish being applied to the Kennedy myth. btit that doesn‘t diminish the film's dramatic power Rarely is

llolly wood as intelligent and as gripping in a single sitting. ('aiiieo & The Lumiere. lidinburgh.

Thrill Ride (P(i) (Ben Stassen. LS. 2001). A 1111\ of computer graphics aiitl live action. providing a scientific. btit fun look at the history of rides. from their early origins in |7ih century Russia to today‘s ride simulators. IMAX Theatre. Glasgow.

0 Together( 15) .00. (Lukas Moodysson. Sweden. 200(1) Lisa Lindgren. (itistal' llamniarsten. Sam Kessel. 100 mins. Set ill the mid-70s. Moodysson's follow-up to the highly —rated Show My love gives a gen- t1e.coiiiictlig m the ribs to the hippy ideal. Wheti lilisabeth (Lindgren) and her children take refuge front a violent husband with her placid brother (ioran (llammarstenl at his coiimiunc. named Together. their lifestyles are not the only ones that end up being reassessed. lmportantly‘. the liltii eschews both nostalgia for the period and mockery of it. despite the retro soundtrack (Abba. natu- rally ) and embarrassing contemporary cloth- itig. (il’l'. (ilasgow; (‘ameo. Iidinburgh. Traffic ( 18) 0... (Steven Soderbergh. LS. 2000) Benicio Del Toro. Michael Douglas. (‘atherine Zeta-Jones. 147 mitts. This ambitious. niulti-layered epic drama exposes the confusion. hypocrisy and sheer ftttility of America's war on drugs. Three interwoven storylines - involving decetit cop Del Toro. conservative ()hio judge Douglas. the country‘s newly appointed riew drug czar. and well-heeled society wife Zeta-Jones show Iiow the drug trade touches atid corrupts every level of society on both sides of the l'S-Mexico border. l'sing different lilm stocks and techniques. Soderbergh provides each of these story'lines with a distinct look while linking them with persistent use of hand-held cameras. which gives the lilm an air of documentary authenticity and gripping immediacy. Intelligent and provocative. Tut/Iii: avoids sermonising. btit iti scene alter scene. the message gets through. (‘arnegie Ilall. Dunfermline: 1"1‘11 ('inema. Iialkirk. Unbreakable ( 12) I... (M. Night Shyamalan. LS. 2000) Bruce Willis. Samuel 1.. Jackson. Robiti Wright Penn. 100 mins. David Dth (Willis) crawls from the

w rcckage of a train crash. the sole survivor of

the 1 Its’ passengers. Dunn’s miraculous escape is the catalyst for three events: him and his estranged wife Audrey (Petiti) re- think their impending split; eccentric art collector atid sufferer of a debilitating brittle boite condition lilijah Price (Jacksoti) pesters Dunn about his tnedical history; and Dunn's son Joseph (Spencer Treat (‘larkl takes hero worship at little too far. Once again Shyatnalan (The Sitrlt Sense) takes a preposterotIs story full of envy revelations and grounds it with low key plotting and a spare style. making a llollywtmd blockbuster in the style of an art house film. ()deon. Ayr. Urban Ghost Story ( 15) O... ((‘ienevieve Jolliffe. LR. 2001) Heather Ann Foster. Stephanie Buttle. Jason (‘onneryz 88 mins. A ghost appears in a deprived Glasgow tower block. afflicted by drugs. violence and

poverty. It's terrify ing. and the ghost's a bit eerie. too. At the centre of this engaging tale is Lillie (Foster). a teenager who's had a near death experience after a car accident which killed her boy friend. Iler already much put-upon mum (Stephanie Buttlei has the angst levels seriously upped as a succession of poltergetst iiianilestations appear around her daughter. At least as much social commentary as ghost story. the film tells a good tale w ithotit pretension. ()deon At The Quay. (ilasgow.

Urbania ( 18) (Jon Shear. LS. 2000) 107 mins. ('harlie. an outwardly happy. successful professional gay man liv mg in New York ('ity. harbours a terrible secret. IIe coolly plans his day of revenge. as the film follows him through one long dark night of the sotil. Part of the London Lesbian And (iay I'ilm I‘estival on tour. l‘iliiihousc. Iidinbtirgli.

When Brendan Met dey( 15) C... (Kieron J. Walsh. Ireland. 2001) Peter McDonald. l‘lora Montgomery. 95 mins. Roddy Doyle's first original screenplay boasts his tradcntark eccentric characters and sharp-wilted gags. and first-time director Walsh rings every last one one from it. Brendan. a nerdy Iinglisli teacher who loves old movies. has his world turned arse over tit when Trudy struts tip to him in a pub and demands he buy her a pint. I‘rom there the two embark on a relationship that takes it) wild sex and nocturnal law breaking. This is lilmic equivalent of Angel Delight: light. fluffy. sugary and unadulterated indulgent fun. The Lumiere. Iidinburgh; MacRobert Arts (‘entre. Stirling.

Whipped ( 18).. (Peter M. Cohen. (TS. 2001 ) Amanda Peet. Jonathan Abrahams. Brian Van llolt. 82 mins. Whipped is what three single guys iii New York are. How is a woman. Who is Mia (Peel). who gives the boys a hard time by having sex with each one of them. Thereafter. the strumpet pttts a strain on the friendship of Wall Street suit Brad (Holt). emotionally sensitive Jonathan (Abrahams) and Iiast Village bohemian Zeke (Zorie Barber). As the friendship deteriorates so does the boy‘s ritualistic Sunday Lunch. where they discuss the weekend's sexual conquests. lfgly. (ieneral release.

Wild Man Blues ( 12) 000 (Barbara Kopple. US. 1997) Woody Allen. Soon-Yi Previn Allen. 105 mitts. Kopple's back-stage documentary of Woody Allen's jal/ band's Iiuropean tour features some hot Dixie. bill the subject's ulterior motive is clearly to repair something of his good name with respect to the unsavoury publicity surrounding his break-tip with Mia Farrow. The most ftiii. however. iii this reverential portrait is in watching Allen's ever—evident grouchiness and his flashing one-liners. Cameo. Iidinburgh.

A Woman Under the Influence ( 15) C... (John ('assavctes. IS. 1975) (iena Rowlands. Peter lialk. Matthew ('assel. 146 iiiitis. Domestic drama centring on a married couple very much lll love btit unable to communicate. When outside confusions intensify. inner emotions escalate to the level of madness. Restrained and closely focussed filiiitiitikiiig that brought ()scar nominations for (‘assevetes and Rowlands. (ii-'1‘. (ilasgovv. The Woman Who Dreamed ( 18) (Nikos Panay'otopoulos. (ireece. 1988) 105 mins. A wife tells her dreams to her husband. who nevertheless remains an uncommunicative workaholic law yer. And when all cotiimunication finally breaks down between them. the woman finds herself trapped in a nightmare. A familiar story given a new spin. Part of the (ireek Iiilm I’estival. l‘ilmliouse. l-Idinburgh.

Zardoz ( 15) C... (John Boorman. l'K. 1973) Sean (‘onnery'. ('harlotte Rampling. Sara Kestelman. John Aldenon. 105 mins. Sometime. somewhere in the future. (‘onnery is a devoted Iixterminator working for the sex police. controlled from a giant btist of Zeus called Xardoz. ()n recovering some repressed tiietnories. he begins to doubt. and leads a raid on the spaceship Zardoz. with visually exciting but sptiriously philosophical results. Finely acted and directed. Boorman‘s fantasy epic is a little overladen with the spirit of the times. but still worth seeing. The Lumiere. Iidinburgh.

Films are listed by city, then alphabetically by cinema. Film Listings compiled by Henry Northmore

ABC, Muirend: Glasgow

380(‘1arkston Road. Mtiircnd. 0141 ()33 212.3.l11ltijllI-ll ()37 20-41. {IND (L3 before 5pm Mon l‘ri ). Student: £2.20 (Mon 'I‘liu). ('liild/()AP: £2.


Blowilsi 0.00. 8.45. Lara Croft: Tomb Balderilji 0.00, 8.30.

I.llll_ 3.3(1.

Beccss:$chool’sOutit'i 12.15. 2.00. 4.00.

ShrBIttl’) noon. 2.15. 4.30. 0.45. 9.00.


Dr Dolittle2(l’(ii

\y'etltv'l‘hu: 12.15. 2.30. 4.45. 7.00. 9.10.

Jurassic Parltlllil’tii

Daily: 11.45am. 2.00. 4.15. 0.30. Lara Croft: Tomb Baidertl2)

l-‘ri 'l‘tie: 2.30. 5.15. 8.30. Recess: School’s Outit'i

Matinee I'ri 'I‘tie: 12.15. Shrekd')

Daily: noon. 2.15.


4.30. (v45. ‘Hlll.


Programme likely to be similar to the previous week. Phone 0141 ()37 2041 for details and times. New films dtie to open on Fri 27 Jul:

Dr Dollttle 2 (PG)

Swordfish ( 15)

Bombay Cinema: Glasgow

5 Lorne Street. Ibrox. (1141 41‘) 0722. £5 (£3).


For this week's programme times. please contact the cinema on 0141 41‘) (1722 for details.

Glasgow Film Theatre

12 Rose Street. 0141 332 S128. (‘afe/bar. All performances bookable. [1)]. [1i]. Iiveniiigs: £4.75 (£3.25). Matinees: £3.75 (£2.25). Wed (before 5pm): £3.75 (£1.75). Double bill £5 (£3.50). l-‘amily fttn matinees: £2.25.


1.Together(15i 3.00. 5.45.

Amores Perros (Love’sA Bitch) ( 18) 8.00.

2. Amores Perros (Love’sA Bitch) ( 18) 2.00.

Facesn5i 6.00.

Together(l5i 8.45.


1.Ginger Snaps(l8) 3.00. 6.00. 8.30. 2.Together(l5) 1.45. 4.00. 8.45. The Crimson Biversn5i 6.15.


1. The Indian In The Cupboard (P(i) 1.00.

Ginger Snapsn8) 3.45. 6.00. 8.30. 2.Together(l5i 1.45. 6.15. 8.45. The Crimson Rivers(l5i 4.00.


1. Murder In The Cathedral ( 15) 3.00. Ginger Snaps ( 18) 6.00. 8.30. 2.Together(15i 1.45. 6.15. 8.45. The Crimson Blversd5i 4.00.

MONDAY 23 JUL 1.GlngerSnaps(18i 3.00. 6.00. 8.30.

Code Unknown 1 ast chance to see Michael '/ tinny Games" Haneke's brilliantly realised study of the alienation among the citizens of modern day Paris. Stars Juliette Binoche. (9/? 7, G/asgrw. Shrek Truly subversive and largely hilarious CGI animated parody of fairytales. in particular those filmed by Walt Disney. l-eatures the veices of Mike Myers. Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diai. General re/ease.

Intimacy Patrice Chereau's adaptation of Hanif Kureshi's short stories has stirred tip controversy. being the most sexually explicit English language film ever to be released. See preview and reView. GFT. Glasgow: Cameo. Edinburgh. Aimée & Jaguar (Pictured) A lesbian romance set in war-time Berlin so iaw-droppingly implausible that it can only be true. See review. Farmhouse, Edinburgh. Together Acclaimed Swedish director Lukas Moodysson has a dig at the hippie ideal with this comic tale set in a 70s commune. GET. Glasgow: Cameo, Edinburgh. Late Night Shopping Offbeat. upbeat romantic comedy about night owl slackers filmed in Glasgow by new writer and director dynamic duo Jack Lothian and Saul Metzstein. Film/muse. Edinburgh.

Ginger Snaps Clever spin on the werewolf myth. here replacmg blood lusting men with angsty teenage girls. A grrrl power movie in more ways than one. GFF G/asgow: Cameo, Edinburgh.

2.Together(l5i 1.45. 6.15. The Crimson Riven-n15) 4.00. 8.45.


1.Glnger Snaps(i8i 3.00. 6.00. 8.30. 2.Together(15) 1.45. 4.00. 8.45. The Crimson Biverst) 6.15.

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