LA Weekly from Los Angeles, California on June 20, 1980 · 24
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24 LA. WEEKLY June 20-June 26, 1980 4 Mm 3 Reviews by Ginger Varney with Diane Saltzberg and Michael Ven-tura THE BLUE LAGOON Rest assured, dear readers, that should our children ever be cut off from the benefits of industrial civilization and grow up on an island paradise like Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins do in The Blue Lagoon, nothing much will change. They will still be ashamed of their bodies and keep secrets from one another, they will learn nothing from their environment once their only adult companion drinks himself Every Friday Midnigl New BeverW Cnm" N . Boulevard 7165 BeverW 4038 to death, and, best of all, they will not follow their instincts for sexual guidance but look instead to the pornographic pictures that miraculously survived the shipwreck along with thertn. Yes, the cinematography by Nestor Alamendros leaves you breathless, but the content makes your kids the same old stupid. (GV) THE BLUES BROTHERS This movie starts committing suicide in the opening shots with the idiocy of director John Landis' cinematography. (He loves weird angles, preferably those where the camera is 1 perched on the ceiling.) Then, in no special order of disgrace, comes James Brown playing a preacher in a scene which suggests black people like religion because it makes them into musical monkeys; Aretha Franklin playing a cafe owner which suggests black people like soul food because it makes them into musical monkeys; and Cab Calloway playing an old trooper in a scene which suggests black people like boogie-woogie because it makes them into mysical monkeys. Meanwhile Carrie Fisher flits in and out of a bit which suggests women with guns are funny because they're women with guns. In between all the whackingly wonderful car crashes is The Blues Brothers band, fronted by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd who can't sing, dance, or act. Apparently that's supposed to be funny too. What's absolutely ; not funny is the way the music is used -without warmth, perception, or honor. For people who have no respect for music - or movies, for that matter. (GV) INCORRIGIBLE Jean-Paul Belmondo and Genevieve Bujold directed by Phillippe de Broca ( King of Hearts). The association is an enormously happy one, -what with Belmondo being so full of fun and ease and extravagant irony, and Miss Bujold putting her pretty little foot down just when all , the airy nonsense might go floating off the screen. The plot develops some appropriate Olitti'fl IStiMtH iil uomiftiiiiHu dit iHHMIIMIJI (rflfllittitll IRQ BUS 'c MCMLXXX by Par amort Pdures Coporaton Al Agree Reeened NOWJRUAYING MANNS BMJIN Westwood 477-0988 My: 1:15 3:30 5:45 8 00 10:15 Fri.-Sat. Late Show 12:45 MANNS CHINESE Hollywood 464-8111 My: 1:15 0:30 5:50 8:20 10:45 Frt.-SM. Lata Show 12:45 wmii 0MS CINEMA Sherman Oaks 981-2437 My: 1:153:405:45 8:00 10:15 PACIFICS T0PAN8A Woodland Hills 883-3300 OMy: 12:30 2:30 4:30 6:4$ 8:45 11:00 MANN'S STATE Pasadena 792-7139 . Cah Thootro For ShowOmn NJL DEL AMO CINEMA Torrance 642-7383 OMy: 11:15 1:30 9:45 8:00 8:1$ 10:30 s AMC PUENTE HILLS WEST Puente Hills 912-5394 Can Theatre For Showtimes EDWAROS TEMPLE Temple City 286-3179 Mon.-Frl. 7:15 9:30 Sal. Sun. 2:004:158:00 8:4510:30 . . SRO-CAPRI West Covina 960-2867 Daily: 12:15 2:15 4:15 6:1$ 8:15 10:15 PACIFICS 6ARMAR Montebello 723-2133 (My: 1:00 5 00 9:00 UJL CINEMA MALL Cerritos 924-7726 (My: 10:45 AM 1:00 3:10 5:30 7:50 10:00 MANNS BREA PLAZA Brea (714) 529-5338 (My: 12:00 2:10 4:15 . 6:1$ 8:30 10:20 PACIFICS LA MIRABA EDWARDS' WOOOSRID6E Irvine (714) 551-0655 OMy: 1:00 3:05 5:10 7:2$ 9:35 EDWARDS' HARBOR TWIN Costa Mesa (714) 631-3501 Daily: 1:454 006:15 8:30 10.30 Thurs. only 6:30 10:30 . EDWAROS' CINEMA WEST Westminster (714) 891-3955 Daly 12:15 2:30 4:45 7:00 9:1$ 11:15 EDWARDS MISSION VIEJO MALL Mission Viejo (714) 495-6220 Moa-frt. 6:15 9:30 10:30 . SM.-Sun. 1:454:008:15 - 6:30 10:30 U.A. MONTCLAIR MOVIES Montclair (714) 621-4377 OaMy: 12:30 2:45 5:00 7:15 9:00 MANN'S FOX la Mirada (714) 994-2400 - Ventura (805) 644-7776 Dahy: 12:30 2:30 4:30 Oarty 1:15 3:30 5:4b 6.30 8.30 10:30 8.00 10:15 mcwic Shows Stan At Dusk CENTINELA DRIVE-IN Los Angeles 670-8677 PICKWICK DRIVE-IN Burbank 842-5723 VERMONT DRIVE-IN Gardena 323-4055 EL MONTE DRIVE-IN El Monte 448-8422 FIESTA DRIVE-IN Pico Rivera 692-7581 LOS ALTOS DRtYE-M Long Beach 421-8831 LINCOLN DRIVE-IN Buena Park (714) 821-4070 NO PASSES ACCEPTED FOR TINS ENOAOMCNT - mms kqck Glendale 254-9101 SOUTH COAST SANTA BARBARA DRIVE-IN Orange (714) 634-2553 HEMET Hemet (714) 652-5951 CREST Laguna Beach (714) 494-1514'San Bernardino (714) 888-6826 Goieta (805) 964-9400 LANCASTER DRIVE-IN Lancaster (805) 948-2915 CAMELOT FIESTA Palm Springs (714) 327-1273 Santa Barbara (805) 965-3091 RAMBUNCTIOUS, TOUCHING, RAUCOUSLY FUNNY AND SAVAGELY DRAMATIC. Chartaa Champlin, LOS ANQELES TIMES Cortsin to bo s summorttmo blockbustsr. Travolta regains tho high ground ho won in 'Greaso1 and Saturday Night Fovsr. His is a soxy, strong, boXsvablo porformancs in a movto that lust about rooks soxuaNty. Rone Barratt, ABC-TV Romanes, action, music and dancing make Urban Cowboy' a jim-dandy treat big as Toxas Itsolf. Travolta Is wondorful and ro-ostsMshos himsolf as tho most charismatic prosonco on tho screen today. RaxRaad. Syndicated Columnlat "Tho most entertaining, most percoptivo commercial American movie of tho year. -Vlncapl Canby, THE NEW YORK TIMES PARAMOUNT PICTLRES fRLSENTS A ROBfJTT EVANS1KV1NG AZ0FT PRODUCTION A JAMES BRIDGES FILM JOHN MV0UA 'URBAN COWBOY A1S0 STARRING DESRAViNGER EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CQERKXS0N BASEL UPON THE STORY BY AARON LATHAM SCREENPLAY BY JAMES BRIDGES AND AARON LATHAM PRODUCED BY ROBERT EVANSfcIRYINC AZ0FF DIRECTED BY JAMES BRIDGES PANAV1SI0N' HAD THE BANTAM 80011 r URBAN VS PGF8HITM.6UBICI8U88mB SOME SMVWM.SMT WOT MSUTABU POMP 1 A PARAMOUNT PICTURE (vuu MMxnr PKnancomiMai hi Kamouvui INOWiPL'AYINGI MANN'S NATIONAL . Westwood 479-2866 Oaky: 12:15 2 45 5 20. 8 06 10 40 L1M Show Fn-Sal 12 45 MANNS CHINESE Hollywood 464-8111 Oaky: 12:10 2 35 5:10 6 00 10 40 LaM Show Fn-Sat 12:45 MANNS STUDIO Studio City 769-4441 n: 12 30 3:00 5 30 10 40 , PACIFICS TOP AIWA Woodland Hills 883-3300 Oaky 12:30 3 00 5:45 81511.00 Glendale 241-4177 Oaky: 12:153:005:30 0:1$ 10:40 MANNS OLD TOWNS Torrance 371-1221 Oaky: IMS Wk 2 30 5 15 800 10:15 MANNS PASADENA Pasadena 351-9641 Daily: 12 00 230 500 7.4$ 10.30 AMC PUENTE NIU EAST Puente Hills 912-8566 Call Theatre For Showtimes MANNS FOX Covina 332-0050 Daily 12 00 2 30 500 7 45 10 30 EDWAROS MONTEREY MALL Monterey Park 570-1026 Daily 12 00 2 45 5 30 81$ 10 45 PACIFICS LAKEWOOD CENTEN Long Beach 531-9580 Daily 12.30 3 00 5 30 IS 10 45 MANN'S MCA PLAZA Brea (714) 529-5339 Oaky. 1200 2:30 500 7 4$ 10 30 SNO MONTCLAW Montclair (714) 624-9696 Wed.-Thu. 7:00 9 30 Fn 5 30800 10 30 Sat -Tut 12 30 3 00 5:30 9 00 10:30 AMC ORANGE MALL Orange (714) 637-0340 Call theatre For Showtimes EDWAROS CINEMA WEST Westminster (714) 891-3935 Oaky: 12 00 245 5 30 6:15 10 45 MANN'S SOUTH COAST Costa Mesa (714) 549-3352 Italy 12 00 2 30 5 00 7:4$ 10.30 PACIFIC'S LA MIRADA La Mirada (714) 994-2400 Italy 12 30 3 00 5 45 8 30 11 00 COWARDS MISSKM VIEJO MALL - Mission Viejo (714) 495-6220 Daily: 12 00 2 45 5 30 S 1$ 10 45 MUW'S COOEJO Thousand Oaks (805) 495-6760 Diky : 12 30 3 00 5 30 6:10 10:45 800 M UMIAK Oxnard (805) 485-6726 Wed -Fri. 5 30 8 00 10 30 Sal -Tut. 12 30 3.00 5:30 S 00 10.30 iQRIVEwINS snows Siam AT OUSK CENTINELA MIVE-IN Los Angeles 670-8677 VAN NUTS MIVE-IN Van Nuys 768-7510 TORRANCE MIVE-IN Torrance 379-8491 El MONTE MIVMN El Monte 448-8422 FIESTA MIVE-IN Pico Rivera 692-7581 LOS ALTOS MIVE-IN Long Beach 421-8831 ORANGE DRIVE-IN Orange (714) 558-7022 MISSION MIVE-IN San Juan Capistrano (714) 493-4545 MT. VERNON DHIVE-M San Bernardino (714)884-0403 111 MIVE-IN Ventura (805) 644-5595 PLAZA Palm Springs (714) 325-2626 OCANZA Riverside (714) 686-6900 CHEST San Bernardino . (714) 888-6826 FIESTA Santa Barbara (805) 965-3091 El Victorville (714) 245-4420 BAMTOW Barstow (714) 256-9687 NCMET DRIVE-IN Hemet (714) 925-3163 MT. IA10V DRIVE-IN La Verne (714) 593-0343 CHEST MUVE-IN Norco (714) 735-2140 NO PASSU ACCEPT!! FON TMS ""nrmftn UNCASTEN MIVE-IN Lancaster (805) 948-2915 SIMI DRIVE-IN Sim! (805) 526-6824 SANTA BARSARA MIVE-IN Goieta (805) 964-9400 ' 1 V t 1 A ) f ec 1 ft c - -

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