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naturally conquers enjoyment but The Irlioh is a challenge w ell worth taking up. (’('.-\. (ilasgow.
"(13).... (Lindsay Anderson. lOK. 1903) Malcolm Menu“ ell. l);l\ Id “end. Richard Warwick. 1 l 1 units. The kids are alright as anarchy and rebellion erupt with all the passion ol an explosion at a shitty linglish public school. Symbolic. allegorical sltll'l- abotlt the breakdown ol' socier which didn't seem that far ol'I' twenty years ago. the linal moment oI' machine-gun lire at pri/e day is not too dissimilar to contemporary eyenls in Paris. .\lacRobcrt :\I'I\ ('cntrc. Stirling.
Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade «I’( I) 000 (Ste\ en Spielberg. IS. 1939) Harrison l-‘ord. Scan ('onnery. .~\lison l)oody. l)enholm lilliot. 137 mins. The third and supposedly linal instalment ol' Spielberg's blockbuster series. in which the archaeological adyenlurer is joined by his I'ather (('onnery ) tor a romp through the Middle liast in search ol' the Holy (irail. hotly pursued (as e\ er) by the .\'a/is. .\ rather dodgy quasi-('hristian morality and a more-ol'-the-samc-ish plot are ollset by strong perl'ormances Irom lord and (‘onnery and tcclmical bra\ ura. l'lllllhotlse. lidinburgh.
Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom (l’(i) O... (Steycn Spielberg. l'S. I984) Harrison Ford. Kate ('apshaw. Kc lluy (Juan. .'\Illl'l\ll l’uri. lltS’ mins. Again the l'oreignors Iind it hard going keeping up w ith the Jones. as master entertainer Spielberg piles on the action sequences. This time. how eyer. the lrantic pace has e\ en less credibility than l\’(ll(l('l‘\ had. l’ilmhouse. lidinburgh.
Intimacy( lb’) 0... (l’atrice ('hcreau. l'K/lirance. ZIIIII ) Kerry l‘o\. .\lark Rylance. Timothy Spall. 120 mins. An erect penis. cellulite. \ i\ id oral se\. regular but urgent intercourse in an emotional \acuum between
side of Bill Murray's brain looks like,
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unhappy strangers in a grubby l.ondon flat on a dirty carpet. (‘hcreau's bray e linglish- language debut (adapted Irom llanil ls'urcshi‘s short \lttl'leslltltllllll} I’launts it all. lnrmrm‘t' oll'crs much more than a reassuring (ltist‘ ol' \oy eurism. .\ Iilm composed oI moments. it brilliantly turns the lens upon ol'tcn oycrlookcd relationships in middle- age. moms in on the rise ol' sex as a pow erl'ul anaesthetic and captures the sell-loathing that ol'tcn liycs inside oI lust. (‘ineworltL l‘alkn'k; .\'e\\ l’icture House. St Andrews. Jamon, Jamon I Is) 0.. (Bigas Luna. Spain. I993) l’enclope (’rn/. Anna (ialiena. Jay ier Bardem. 94 mins. ‘Jainoir equals ham; ‘una mulier iamona’ equals hot lnspanic babe. Put them together and you‘yc got this mi\ of reprehenstblc dcpray ity and tease ol' social signiﬁcance. :\s it tells of the desire M a pregnant woman lor the bulgineg becrotchcd Manuel (with w eightly subplots in\ol\ ing \arious mums). you can't help Iceling it‘s aiming at too many targets. Se\. leering and exploitation. but not necessarily a line Iilm. ('(‘:\. (ilasgow. Jeepers Creepers I )5) 00..
(Victor Saba. l'S. ZINII ) (iina l’hilips. Justin l.ong. 9() mins. .lt't']’('l'\ ('rr't'pers gets ol'l' to a great start: Trish (Philips) and Harry (long) are sister and brother driying home during the spring break I'rom college. They hayc a l‘rightcning encounter with an old \an which runs them oI'I' the road. later they pass the same Vehicle. now parked beside an old church. and see the driycr dumping something wrapped in what appears to be bloody while sheets down a corrugated iron chute in the ground. Against their best judgement (and ours). they go back to
im esligate. \VeIl-cralted suspense and lean Iilnunaking l'rom w riter-director Salya: no distracting lame lo\ e interest. no cle\ er- stupid postmodern stylings. no messin‘ around (e\cept \\ ith the audience‘s ner\ es). (ieneral release.
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the 'edu-taining' Osmosis Jones
Josie And The Pussycats (PG) 0... (Deborah Kaplan. Harry lill'ont. IS. 3001 ) Rachael Leigh ('ook. Alan ('umming. Parker l’osey. 98 mins. Josie (smart/cute ('ook on meals and guitar) and her punk band The l’tissycats are ‘discoyered' by slimey MegaRecords manager Wyatt l-‘rame (Cumming) and re- packaged as the next big pop sensation. But the presence ol' go\ ernmcnt grey suits suggests there‘s more to .‘ylegaRecords than the kind ol‘ obyious media manipulation
w e'ye come to expect Irom. say. the backers ol' Heat’say. The performances in this Iilm. based on the ()()s Arr/lie comic are a joy and the satirical script by the co-directors is kill} -cat claw sllttt‘p. Selected release.
Ju Dou ( l5) .0... (’/.hang Yimou. ('hina/Japan. 1990) (long H. Li Wei. Li
Bao-Tian. 94 mins. In l92()s (him. a young man (Li Wei) Ialls innocently for his tyrannical uncle's third wiI'e Ju l)ou ((iong l.i ). and they embark on a forbidden romance. But the truth will out. with tragic consequences. In the conlines ol' the uncle's dyeing lactory. the story's cruel logic is offset by an intense beauty and eroticism. lixccptional ﬁlm-making from the director of Ru! Surghmn. lidinburgh l’ilm (iuild. lidinburgh.
Julien Donkey-Boy I IS) .00.. (Harmony Korine. l'S. I999) liwen Brcmner. (’hloe Seyigny. 94 mins. Adorned with a perm that would please Keyin Kecgan. Bremner plays the title role. a paranoid schizophrenic based on Korine‘s uncle liddie. liyen when constrained by the l)ogme 95 rules. Korine‘s narratiye deconstruction manages to otit ayant garde the most talked about ﬁlm moyement ol' the last decade. Willi Julie/r l)onkey-Buy Korine attempts to get to the essence of the back-to-basics moyement by dispensing with a script and rising spy cameras to gage the general publie’s ‘real reactions' to staged situations. A genius. though perhaps not to eyei'yone's taste. (’(':\. (ilasgow. Jurassic Park III (PG) .0. (Joe Johnston. ['S. 2001) Sam Neill.'l'ea l.eoni. William ll. Macy. 92 mins. The lliinsy exctise to get the cast oyer to the Park is a young lad who has become stranded on the dinosaur island. :\n unofﬁcial search party. headed by his parents (Mac) and l.eoni ). hoodwink palaeonlologisl I)r (iranl (Neill. reprising his role) into helping tbern out. Of course. things go wrong as soon as they arrive and they are attacked by a Spinosaur. a new and improyed T-rex. l-‘rom there on in the cast jump from one pcr'ilous situation to another. A complete retread of the lTl‘Sl two moyics with even more dinosaur attacks. more ridiculous predicaments and bigger monsters. ()deon :\t The Quay. (ilasgow.
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