Films screening this fortnight are listed below with certificate, star rating, credits, brief review and venue details. Film index compiled by Paul Dale
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective l I2i .. t'l‘om Shadyac. l‘S. I‘M-ii Jim ('arrey. Sean Young. ('ourtney (‘ox 86min. When Snowflake. tttaxcoi of the Miami l)o|phinx. gocx mixxing. there’s only one titan for the iob :\ce Ventura. a L‘i't)\\ between l’hillip Marlowe and Dr Doolittle. ('arrey 'x wacky pcrxona doesn't outxtay its welcome in thix funny and bizarre mm ie. (' ('lm mt. lat/Ili/nn'e/i.
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert 4 is: 00.0 iSlL‘phan lillitill. :\tixtralia. 1004i 'l‘ci‘ence Stamp. llugo \Vcay mg. (in) l’earce. lli4mm. 'l‘wo tranx\extilex and a tranxxexual team tip for a trip acroxx the .'\u\tralian outback for a drag xhow in Alice Springx. Serioux ixxuex pop up from time to time. but the emphaxix ix on the camp humour of the in‘bux bitchinexx and outi'agcotix inuxical \L‘l picccx. ('t’lt't Il'lt’. lit/I'li/illl‘u/l. American Pie I 15! .O. ll’aul and (‘hrix \VetlI. lb. 100% Jason liiggx. litigcne l.e\ y. (’hrix Klein. 06min. 'l‘he latext in 1900‘s bumper crop of teenage comediex lurnx out to be a xurprixingly xweet-natured account of adolcxccni \e\ual fruxtration. \Vhat dixappointx ix xlnn'rit‘un l’n'K ultimate comenlionality. lintertaining. bitt hardly in the comic league of Him-("s Sunni/line il/Hllll .llun. (it'lt't'll'lt‘. lat/inluu'g/r
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Another Time, Another Place l IS) ... IMichael Radfot'd. l'K. 1033) l’hy llix l.ogan. (iregoi' l‘l\liL‘l'. llllmm. (areiully meaxured rural wartime drama ax a farmerx w ile'x unremitting xlog in the llighlandx ix momentarily reliey ed by the billetmg of Italian l’()\\’x and the proxpect oi t'otltance. (i/mguw I’ll/ll iii/It'il/I't'. (i/(ngir
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Red Trousers: The Life of the Hang Kong Stuntmen
if you like your Hong Kong actioners then don’t miss this exclusive screening of a film which takes a revealing look at life behind the scenes of one of the world’s most dangerous professions. Presented by Firecracker Magazine and Tai Seng Entertainment, this is a free, ticketed event. Visit www.firecracker-magazine.com for details.
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imprexx liix new girlfriend (Long) that he agrees to drive her two children from \Vaxltitiglon l)(‘ to New York on New Year\ liyc. ('('I (Yule/rank. ('lwlt'hunk: (7(‘I Iii/iri/mrg/i. lithilhllli’ll.
Back to the Future (PG) .00
(Robert Xemeckix. l'S. 1985) Michael J Fox. I.ea 'l'hompson. (’rispin (iloyer.
1 16min. I)e,xer\‘edly popular little-travelling fantaxy adxenture with street-smart 80.x teenager w hixkcd back in time for a little chicanery with hix future parents. (' (’lt'fll’lt. [cilia/lurch.
Back to the Future Part 2 «Pm .... lRobCri '/.emeckis. ['5. 1939) Michael J l‘ox. (‘hrixtopher Lloyd. Thomas F \\‘ilxoii. 108mm. Directed and played with terrific \er\e. [if/’2 iii()\'C\ xo fast from one xet-piece to the ne\t that there\ no time to reflect on the baxic ridiculousnexs of the plot. (‘ electric. Edinburgh.
The Bad News Bears l 12A) lRichard Linklater. IS. 2005) Billy Bob 'l‘hornton. (ireg Kinnear. Marcia (iay Harden. Sammi Katie Kraft. 1 13min. Director Linklater‘x remake of Michael Ritchie's l‘)7(i family claxxic abotit an ageing. (lt)\\'ii-t)ti-lii\-luck ex-minor leaguer who coaches a team of mixlitx in art ulira-competitive ('alifornia little league. Reyiewed next ixslic. Selected l't’lt’(l\(’.
Batman i ll) ... (Tim Burton. IS. 1989) Jack Nicholson. Michael Keaton. Kim Baxxinger. 120mm. Nicholson ix on top form: pxychotic. w itty and zanier than ever. but the real triumph ix Keaton‘x. With less xcreen time than the (ireat l'pxtager. he produccx a performance of memorable xubtlely and power. which giyex a new credibility to the Bruce Wayne/Batman character. while remaining true lo the comic xtrip. With eerie angular design by Anton l‘urxt. a terrific score by Danny lilfman. a xuitably wacky xcript and a strong supporting cast. (' (’lt’l'll'fi'. I'ftli'li/iiilje/i. Batman Begins l 12A) 00. «(‘hrixtopher Nolan. l'S. 2005i (’hrixtian Bale. Michael (Kline. Liam Neexon. Morgan lireeman. (iary ()ldman. Katie llolmex. 1.3mm. The Bat is back in thix deeply
flaw ed but satisfyingly dark and realistic adaptation of both Bob Kane's original \iripx and Frank Miller'x lint/mm: li'ur ()m'. ('iln'n'nrltl Rt’ll/l't’it Street. Glasgow; Battle Royale l 1M 0... lKinji l‘ukaxaku. Japan. Jill)! l 'latsuya l-tijiwara. .»\ki Macda. 'l‘aro Yamamolo. 'l‘akexhi Kilziito. llein. Lord ()I The NIH i\ re- imagined as a yiolent pic-millennial nightmare ax a claxx of teenage Japanese xchoolchildren ix abandoned on an ixland. gi\ en a \aricty of w eaponx. and told that only the laxt sury i\ot' will be allowed to Ieay e. (it’lt’t‘ll'I-(ﬂ Ifi/ill/ml'uli.
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The Llst and Edinburgh lntemational Film Festival are giving away ten pairs of tickets to the pro-release Llst Surprise Movie at Cineworld (tormeriy UGC) at Rentrew Street in Glasgow on 25 August 25 at 7.30pm.
The List Surprise Movie has achieved cult status over the last few years with movies the calibre of The Llfe and Death of Peter Sellers. Pulp Flctlon, The Boume Supremacy and LA Confidential all being shown in front of a wowed audience of film tans.
To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets. simply answer the following question:
Where is the List surprise movie being held this year?
Answers on an email marked lMOVIE GLASGOW to promotionsOlistco.uk or on a postcard to The List. 14 High Street. Edinburgh. EH1 1TE by no later than 17 August 2005. Please include a daytime telephone number and postal address.
For the full Edinburgh lntemational Film Festival line-up, visit the website at www.cdtilmtest.org.uk. To be in with a chance of winning tickets to the List Surprise Movie in Edinburgh also on 25 August, make sure you get your hands on next week's List. out on 18 August.
TERMS I couomons: The prize cannot be swapped tor cash. Tickets can be used tor the Surprise Movie in Glasgow on 25
August only. Usual Llst rules apply (mm-Pu "m m
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