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DTH OmnibusThursday, February 16, 198911
Carolina Blue and White:
East Franklin street. 942-3061
Plaza I. II, III: Elliot Road ext.,
Ram Triple-. NCNB Plaza. 967
8284 varsity Theater: 123 E.
Franklin St, 967-8665
Cardinal I and II: North Hills
Shopping Plaza. Six Forks Road.
Falls Twin: Falls Village Shop
ping Center, 847-0326
Imperial Cinemas-. Cary Vil
lage Shopping Center, 467-0009
Mission valley cinemas:
Mission Valley Shopping Center,
Rial to: 1620 Glenwood Ave. at
Five Points, 833-2502
Six Forks Station Cinemas:
"The Hy ir (a sequel to a remake,
for heaven's sake) is buzzing
around our local cinemas, but the
only thing important to say this
week is go see "Dangerous Liai
sons," if you haven't already. So
here are a few words about
upcoming sequels not surpris
ingly, this summer will be smo
thered with them. What is surpris
ing is that all of the following,
movies' previous episodes made
over $100 million at the box office
and they feature original cast and
director: "Chostbusters H" starring
Dan Ackroyd, Bill Murray and
directed by Ivan Reitman; "Star
Trek V: The Final Frontier this time
directed by Captain Kirk himself,
William Shatner; "Indiana Jones and
the Last Crusade" starring Harrison
Ford and directed by Steven
Spielberg; and "Back to the Future
ll" starring Michael J. Fox and
Christopher Uoyd, and directed by
Robert Zemekis. It doesnt whet
your appetite so much as drown
Notice we have nothing to say
about the Oscar nominations. We
believe in mature consideration. A
full guide to where you can see
the would-be winners will appear
in next week's Omnibus.
As always, asterisks denote
especially wonderful films.
NEXT WEEK'S MOVIES (Starting
Friday. AH times p.m.)
The "Curbs (PC)
Tom Hanks stars in a screwball
comedy about a resident driven
over the edge by his neighbors.
Directed by "Gremlin' Joe Dante.
Ram: call for times. Tower Mer
chants: call for times. Mission
valley: call for times.
Bill and Ted's Excellent
A time-traveler from the 27th
century helps Keanu Reeves and
Alex Winter learn a history lesson.
Tower Merchants: call for times.
CURRENT RUNS IN CHAPEL HILL
Dangerous Liaisons (R)
A highly-charged story of sexual
gamesmahshrpvsetln "1 8th century '
9600 Forum Drive 846-2120
South Hills I and II: 1280 Buck
Jones Road, Cary, 467-0387
Studio I and II: Electric Com
pany Mall, Hillsborough Street,
Terrace Twin: 5438 Six Forks
Tower Merchants Six.-
Tower Merchants Village, 834
0164 Tower Twin: Tower Shop
ping Center, 834-8592
Village Twin: 51 1 Washburn
Ave., Cameron Village. 832-8151
Center Theater: Lakewood
Shopping Center, 489-4226
South Square Cinemas:
South Square Mall, 493-3502
Wlllowdaiie Cinemas: Wil
lowdaile. Shopping Center, 477-
Yorktowne Twin: Durham
Chapel Hill Boulevard, 489-2327
France, starring Glenn Close, John
Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer
and directed by Stephen Frears.
See review, page 9.
Varsity: 1:40, 3:50, 6, 8:15, 10:30
(Friday and Saturday); 2, 4:20, 7, 9:20
(Sunday through Thursday). Mis
sion Valley: call for times.
The Fly II (R)
Eric Stolz (he was in that other
make-up movie, "Mask") plays Jeff
Goldblum's son. Directed by Chris
Walas, who did the make-up for
the Cronenberg film.
Plaza 2:1 5, 4:25, 705, 9-.20. Tower
Twin: call for times. Mission Valley:
call for times. Terrace Twin-, call for
times. Willowdaile: 2, 4:30 (S and SY,
The story of a peasant boy on
the streets of Bombay, directed
by Indian director Mira Nair. This
beautiful and moving film won the
Camera D'Or at the Cannes Rim
Festival last year.
varsity: 2:10, 7:10 only.
Nick Nolte and Martin Short star
in the latest comedy from Touch
stone Pictures, directed and writ
ten by Frenchman Francis veber.
Ram: 2:10, 4:20 (S and S); 7:10, 9:10.
Village Twin: call for times. Willowdaile-.
1, 3, 5 (S and S); 7:20, 9:20.
Torch Song Trilogy (R)
Harvey Rerstein's Tony Award
winning play is brought to the big
Varsity: 4:30, 9-.30 only.
The Accidental Tourist (PG)
Based on the novel by Baltimore
writer Anne Tyler, this comedy
drama directed by Lawrence Kas
dan ("The Big Chill") stars William
Hurt. Kathleen Turner and Geena
Carolina: 2. 4:30 (S and S); 7, 9:30.
Willowdaile-. 2, 4:30 (S and S); 7, 9:45.
Village Twin: call for times. Tower
Merchants: call for times.
Mississippi Burning (R)
The controversial Alan Parker
film about civil rights starring
WiNem Dafoe and Gene Hackman.
Carolina 2:10, 4:45 (S and S); 7:15,
. 9:30. vjAwer Merchant , cal for
' times.Sbutti Square: 'i"30', 4 (S'arid
SY, 7:1 0, 9:20. imperial: call for times.
Rain Man (R)
Hoffman and Cruise star in Barry
Levinson's highly-acclaimed film
about an autistic-savant and his
Plaza 2. 4:30. 7, 9-.30. Willowdaile:
1, 4 (S and SY, 7, 9:45. South Square-.
2, 4:30 (S and SY, 7, 9:30. Mission
Valley: call for times.
Working Girl (R)
A comedy about women in the
business world starring Melanie
Griffith, Sigourney Weaver and
Harrison Ford. Mike Nichols ("The
Graduate." "Silkwood") directs.
Ram: 2, 4:15 (S and S); 7, 9:15.
South Square-. 2, 4:30,- (S and SY, 7,
9:30. Cardinal: call for times. Tower
Twin: call for times.
A sentimental story of two life
long friends. Starring Bette Midler
and Barbara Hershey.
Plaza: 2:10, 4:40, 7:10, 9:40. TeT"
race Twin: call for times. Willow
daile: 2, 4:30 (S and SY, 7, 9:45.
An entertaining interpretation
of Lewis Carroll's "Wonderland"
stories by Czech animator Jan
Rialto call for times.
Willowdaile: call for times. Tower
Merchants: call for times.
Who's Harry Crumb? (PG-13)
Who cares? (Just kidding: it's
Willowdaile-. call for times, impe
rial: call for times.
Her Alibi (PG)
Tom Selleck and model Paulina
Porizkova star in a romantic
Willowdaile: call for times, impe
rial: call for times. Tower Mer
chants: call for times.
Ted Danson, Isabella Rossellini
and Sean Young are in a romantic
triangle in a remake of the French
film "Cousin, Cousine."
Mission Valley: call for times.
Cardinal: call for times.
Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis
Jr. dance. Directed by Nick Castle.
imperial: call for times. South
Square: 2:40, 4:20 (S and S): 7:10.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (PG)
Michael Caine and Steve Martin
star as rogues in competition on
the French Riviera. Directed by
Frank "Miss Piggy" Oz.
Yorktowne: call for times.
Arnold Schwarzenegger and
Danny DeVito star as unlikely
siblings in this Ivan "Ghostbusters"
Mission Valley-, call for times.
Tower Merchants: call for times.
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Tom Hanks' summer smash
about the boy who finds himself
in a man's body will probably be
playing forever. Thafs because if s
South Hills: call for times.
Deep Star Six (R)
undersea adventure yarn.
South Hills: call for times. York
towne: 2, 4:30 (S and S); 7:10, 9:20.
A comedy from the makers of
Falls Twin: call for times.
Tequila Sunrise (R)
Mel Gibson, Kurt Russell and
Michelle Pfeiffer star in a tale of
lust and Intrigue. Written and
directed by Robert Towne
Falls Twin: call for times.
Chapel Hill Public Library
Tuesday, Feb. 21 - 2:30 and
Wednesday, Feb. 22 - 7.00
Sunset Boulevard. Oh sweet
ness! Gloria Swanson stars as faded
movie goddess Norma Desmond,
who sees a chance for a comeback
when a screenwriter (William
Holden) stumbles into her house.
This absolutely brilliant Billy Wilder
("Some Like It Hot") film is an
undeniable classic, with a remark
able cast that includes, among
others, Erich von Stroheim, Buster
Keaton and the legendary Cecil B.
DeMille as himself.
MOVIES AT THE UNION
Married to the Mob. Friday,
Feb. 17 - 7, 9:30 and 1200 am.
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A comedy about one nice guy
who got pushed too far.
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The ubiquitous Michelle Pfeiffer
("Tequila Sunrise," "Dangerous Liai
sons") plays the widow of a small
time Mafia man who made the
mistake of sleeping with the Boss's
mistress. This Jonathan Demme
comedy bears great resemblance
to his previous and better work,
"Something Wild," in that it is
hilarious for some of the time, and
a little strained and confused for
The first of the Remake week
ends at the Union offers a new
and an old version of "Mutiny on
The Bounty. Saturday, Feb. 18
- 7 and 9.30
Though not quite up to the
great original, this enjoyable and
lush adaptation is based on a
Richard Hough's novel "Captain
Bligh." The superb Anthony Hop
kins puts in a terrific performance
as the gruesome Bligh and Mei
Gibson does a respectable job as
Mutiny on the Bounty. Sun
day, Feb. 19 -7 and 9:30.
This Oscar winner stars Charles
Laughton, in one of his most
bombastic roles, as the. hard
hearted Captain Bligh to Clark
Gable's Retcher Christian. Easily
the best of the several adapta
tions of the Nordhoff-Hall novel,
this stirring film is really well-made
considering it came out over 50
years ago, and contains some
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