O The Principles of Lust I Is» .0. (Penny \\nnlenck_ l K, 2004i .v\lec Newman. Sienna (itullnry. .\larc Warren. ltmiiiii. See t‘exiew. Sv/I'I'III/ I't’/t’(l\¢'.
Punishment Park I III 0000 Il’eter Watkins. I'S. l‘)"l I hhllllll. I’urpnrtiug to he news litttlttg‘c‘. lIll\ I'e‘.tll\lle IUItlellg pseudo documentary has a crew Inlln\\ mg (I team (\l sultllct'x ensconced l0 IIlL' (It‘scl'l to escort a group nl hippies and other anti estahlisluueut types. 'l’he sentence (instead nl pnltcc death squad) is In Ira\ersc ‘Ill miles nl tlcsct'l lll two days In retricxc a Hag. Set amidst an:\tuct’1canl Nixon era social crisis. the cliaraclct'tsatuin may he cliched the racist lllllll.tlll. the guarly l'lll agent. the limp pactlist leader hut as the action heats up sn do the increasingly linslilc snltlict's. II/m/quu'. I'.I/III/t1u‘g/I. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised ( I2i (lxuu Hartley. Dnuuacha ()‘lliiaiu. lielaud. 200M "-luuu. Kim Hartley and I)nnu.ic|ia (l'llriatn set out In 2001 In liliu a prnlile nl the charismatic \eue/uclau president Ilugn (‘l1a\c/. Inlamnus among the \cne/tielau elite IUI' his plans In t'cIIIstiihute nil prnlits. 'l'lic Iwn directors were inside the presidential palace nu \piil II. 2002 when he was lntcihl} tetunycd ttnm nllicc. 'l'IIctr lnntagc records the -l.\ Iinttr coup d'clal that ended \\llll Ius ietuarkahle return to power. .\ unique and dramatic documentary ahnut \enc/ueIa‘s pnwcr sttucture and an extraordinary pnittait nl the man wlin wasth .iltaul In challenge ll. (il- I. (Mummy I'li’m/iuxm. lat/lultm'g/i. Rosemary’s Baby I (M 0000 (Roman I’nlauski. I'S. I‘ltiM \lia l'at'rnw. .Inhn (Kissayctcs. ls’utli (inrtlnu. I z"nun. In this lastidtntts. Irighteuiug adaptation nl Ira Icy ins unsel. young linuscwtlc I'at‘inw ninyes into .i new apartment hlnck where she comes to hcltcxc that her neiglihours ate witches .ind her hushaud Is the Hex ll.
l’nlauski works at the atnhiguity l‘actor all the way through hy contrasting the eyeryday surroundings with the extraordinary eyents (imagined ot'
nthct'w isei taking place in and around them. while the cast all play it with some com ictinn. (‘( El. (iluxeou;
$21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine ( Ih’t (Rithy l’anh. (‘anihodia/ l‘rauce. 2003i l01min. l)isturhiug documentary ahout the 8-21 genocide prison in l’hnom l’enh set tip during the Vietnam war and continued in action for “‘i'll.‘ M‘ars alter it linished. ('ould a second linlncaust haye really happened right under the noses nl .-\mericau securin I-Ul'CCV.’ .I-IlL‘ tins“ L‘I' \L‘L‘ltts [0 lie )‘L‘s. (Ii/"Ali (i/leuim _' l'l/HI/IUHH’. Edinburgh. Sacrifices (the) (()ussama Mohammad. Syria/I’rancc. 2002i Raliq Sheil. .\Iaha al- Salch. \ilial al—Khalih. ll2tttitt. :\ dramatic saga ahout conﬂicts that erupt hctweeu the generations nl l'nur lamilies Il\ mg together in the isolated hills ol‘ northern Syria. The head (it the lamin dies hclnre passing on a name for his three new horn grandsons so they grow up nameless. struggling In liud pleasure and salyalinn in the world that surrounds them. When the second cousin's lather returns I'rnm war. he presents the third with keys In a pow er that hrings the dismal late ol the world In a head. I'i/m/quu'. Ift/tII/tm'g/i.
Santo Domingo Blues I ISI (Alex \anlc. I'S.-\. 2002i "3min. The story (it luis Vargas and llachata. the gtiitar hlues nI Santn Domingo. Born in the hars and hrothcls oi the Dominican chuhlic. it is now eclipsing rap as the music (it choice I'nr Iattuo youth across liurope and the I'SA. Iul‘nrmal ial/ sessions. l2 concerts. lit'st persnu accounts and character-(Irisen scenes collahnrate In this celehration nl a unique genre nl tuttsic and the tliousands who adore it. l'I/m/muu’. Iz'I/IIi/tm'g/I.
Take the road to excess
"lHE PRINCIPLES OF LUST" ALEC NEWMAN MARC WARREN ~ ANDY COWTON
FROM FRIDAY MARCH 12 ° EDINBURGH UGC - GLASGOW UGC IRENFREWSIREETI
FILMFOUR SIENNA GUILLORY NADIRA SEECOOl-IAR
HEI- vMPa soN
Scary Movie 3 ( ISI 00 (l)ayid Xucker. l'S. 2003i I’amela :\Iitht‘soll. Jenny .\Ic('arthy. .‘xlaruy ling. (‘harlie Sheen. 84min. 'l‘hird outing for this increasingly anaetuic horror lilm spool series. This time Ring. .\I .\'iint Shyauutlau‘s Signs. .llutrit Rt’ll’tldt't/ and 8 Mile all get a juvenile rill—tug. The pleasure that you will det'iye from this ﬁlm depends entirely on your kIIowledge ol preyious ‘Scaries' as the lilm' hriel' moments of interest rely on this In till in the gaping holes. l'uhelieyahly. Scary .llut‘tr’ 3 look oyer $IIXIIII at the ['5 box ofﬁce. There is no accounting for taste. St'lt't‘lﬂll I'(’/(’(l.\'(’.
The School of Rock (I’m 0... (Richard Linklater. l'S/(iermany. 2003) Jack Black. Mike White. Joan (‘tisack. Sarah Silxerman. Joey (iaydos Jr. Miranda (‘osgrnye 109mm. Dewey l‘inn (Black) gets thrown out ol~ his rock hand. the other memhers of which are tired ol' histeu minute guitar solos and his propensity for inappropriate stage-diyery. In need of some quick cash. hetakes a job. assuming the identity ol‘ his llatmate .\'ed (White) and ends tip as a stipply teacher at a posh kids' prep school. Knowing next In nothing about history or maths. l)ewey puts his class on permanent recess until. that is. he oyerhears them playing classical music. Well. it" they can play" Rodrigo. they can play Zeppelin and there's the Battle ol~ the Bands competition coming tip. Ingenious. smart. sassy comedy that play s to star Blacks and director l.iuklater’s strengths. (it'm’m/ I‘I'lt'uxt’.
Screaming Men (15).... (Mika Ronkaineu. I-‘iulaud. 2003i 73min. They call themselyes the Screaming Men and they hail from the town of ()ulu in I’iuland. I’art performance art. part punctured experimental rock music troupe. this platoon nl yellers Iills art galleries and coulcreuce halls in Tokyo and Paris. A hrilliaut. hi/arrc documentary. I'ilm/musc. [film/Hugh.
Seabiscuit (PU) coo ((iary Ross. I'S. 2003) 'l'ohey .\Iac(ittit'e. Nick .\'olte. (‘hris (‘ooper. Jeff Bridges. 150mm. Making lilms about horses and horse- racing should clearly he tuade au executahle offence htit here is one that slipped under the wire and is actually pretty good. When a hall-hlind ex-pri/e- lighter (.‘ylaguircl teams up with a millionaire (Bridges). a mustang hreaker ((‘ooperi and an undersized horse. things hegin to happen at the linishing line. The men hring .S'I'ubisntil incredihlc heights. helping him earn. Based on the true story of the beast that won the Horse of the Year in l‘)38 this is one story from depression- era America that does not inyolye freight trains. hohos and Woody (iuthrie hallads. .S‘It'r Century; Iz'tli'nhtujelt.
Sex Lives of the Potato Men ( 18) 0 (Andy lluiuphries. l'K. 200-1) Johnny Vegas. Macken/ie (‘rook. .\lark (iatiss. Dominic (‘oleman 83min. It might hair up two ol- the l'K's current comic layourites. hut not even laughter generators ('rook and Vegas can get a rise otit of this uuderachieyiug cack ahout two ugly hlokes from Birmingham shagging around and generally acting like Iouty lads. So hadly panned (and rightly so) has Set Lum- heeu. it's likely to go down in [K cinema history as an example ol‘ what the country (and the goyerument) should not he producing. (it'ltt'ru/ I'l’l(’(l.\'(’.
Shanda (l') (John Riher. Ximhahwe. 2002) 86min. A fresh and spontaneous documentary ahottt one of Africa's most important and legendary stars. the exuherant musician ()Iiyer "I‘uku' .\Itukud/i. 'l'he lilm explores 'l’uku‘s personal musical journey through 12 of his l'ayourite songs. while interyiew s. at‘chiyal photos and footage hegin to expose the historic and social l‘ahric nl' Ximhahwe ox‘er four decades. A must-see t'or Alricau music enthusiasts. Film/muse. Iz‘I/iIi/itugli.
A film by Penny Woolcock
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YORKSHIRE MEDIA PRODUCTION AGENCY STUDIO OF IHE NORTH BLAST‘ FlLl-IS I
PENNYWOOLCOCK JC BAKER ABIBACH : Q?‘-.:I
TIM COOKE ROBIN DUTCH COLIN PDNS PAUL WEBSTER MADONNA BAPTISTE
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