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ficff The Miami Herald Friday March 24 19S9 Troop: No cheers here for Shelley Long Bv JUAN CARLOS COTO liinid Entertainment Writer Shelley Long should never have left Cheers Her new vehicle Troop Beverly Hills is a feebleminded comedy of the Police Academy variety The movie generates most of its laughs from cameos: Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello Dr Joyce Brothers Cheech Marin and Pia Za-dora all appear Robin Leach inundates us with Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous gab and Pee-wee Herman in a television clip from his Playhouse gets the biggest response Also notable is' Dynasty Stephanie Beacham a scream as an author of steamy pulp noveis But after sitting through Troop's tedious 103 minutes two questions come to mind: Long read this script? agent read this script? The actress was moderately charming in Hel- troop member the daughter of a champion boxer of course is forced to play her character like the worst kind of stereotype throwing in an and here and there And poor Betty Thomas The former Hill Street Blues star has been reduced to playing a butchy Wilderness Girl leader a role as demeaning to her as this movie is to your intelligence Uovie Review Troop Beverly Hills (PG) lo Again and benefited from Bette presence in Outrageous Fortune but Troop sets her on a crash-and-bum course She leads the Beverly Hills troop of the Wilderness Girls of America a Girl Scouts rip-off Obviously the respectable real-life organization allow its name to be used in this weak movie a disappointment from director Jeff Ka-new whose Gotcha! (1985) was a charming picture Worse yet Troop has ridiculous portrayals of blacks Hispanics and homosexuals One black CAST: Shelley Long Craig Nelson Betty Thomas Mary Gross Stephanie Beacham CREDITS: Director: Jeff Kanew Screenwriter: Pamela Norris Margaret GriecoOberman from a story by Ava Os tern Fries Executive producer: Charles Fries Producer: Ava Ostern Fries A ftemtraub' Columbia Release Running time: 103 minutes Some adult humor and situations Herald movie critics rate movies from zero to four stars Excellent Very Good A A Good aav Worth Seeing AA Fair A Poor Zero: Worthless Forgotten Tune mixes glasnost with gags gileva as Lida and the dry Leonid Filatov as Leonid The plot takes a good 17 more twists CAST: Leonid Filatov Tatyana Dogileva Irina Kupchenko Movic Review A Forgotten Tune for the Flute (R) humor) A Forgotten Tune has a story of course The lead bureaucrat Leonid becomes entangled with Lida an amateur actress who works during the day as a nurse At first he just wants her to sleep with him enticing her with caviar crab meat and Cinzano Performances are all solid particularly by the radiant Tatyana Do- CREDITS: Director: EJdar Ryazanov Screen-iov play: Emil Braginsky Eldar Ryazanov Photog-Alexander Photography: Vadim Alisov Art direction Borisov Music: Andrei Petrov A Fries Entertainment Release A Mosfiim production Running time: 131 minutes Brief nudity By LAURIE HORN Herald Arts Writer Director Eldar A Forgotten Tune for the Flute a glas-0sf-splashed satire from the Soviet Union is a quick way for American audiences to understand just what has changed and what since Mikhail Gorbachev took power Early in the movie a bureaucrat in the fictional Department of Free Time goes to inspect a play at an amateur theater The play is Nikolai The Inspector General the prototype of 150 years of lampoons about the Russian bureaucracy The thespians have set the play in the 20th Century The inspector general rides in a paper-cutout Chaika the favored car of the party elite and is followed by a couple of tap- IWOMETCOiTHEATRES dancing lackeys This analogy forms the central metaphor for Forgotten Tune The best sequences mercilessly satirize contemporary bureaucrats who are under fire from Gorbachev Most of the funniest moments are little deadpan dream sequences to satiric songs be scared by the winds of perestroika "croons one singer as the camera shows laid-off bureaucrats in fur coats begging on the streets (Unfortunately the subtitles often blunt the SHOWS STARTING BEFORE SPM Holidays- First Shows Only Senior Citizens Children 3-12 All Times -Ft 4 Sat Late Shows at selected Theatres Check Tim Clock for Movie Times s3 WAWER BROS PRESENTS A PLUl MASUNSXY ftoductron "POUCE ACADEMY 6 CITY UNDER SIEGE" 6UB6A SMITH MICHAEL WINSLOW DAVID GRAF MARION RAMSEY ESUE EASTERBWOK LANCE KINSEY BRUCE MAHLER KENNETH MRS MATT MrCOY as Nk GW BAILEY os Copt Homs and GEORGE GAGNES as Cmdt lossoM Musk Composed by R06ERT FOLK Wntlen by STEPHEN I CURWKk Produced by 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LIVES (PG) 1:45 4:45 7:30 9:45 11:45 COUSINS (PG13) 2:00 5:30 8:00 10:30 12:30 FLETCH LIVES (R) 1:30 5:00 7:30 9:55 12:10 LEVIATHAN (R) 2:00 5:30 0:00 10:30 12:30 RAINMAN BEST PICTURE NOMINEEI 4:30 7:15 9:55 12:20 SKIN DEEP (R) 1:45 5:15 7:45 10:15 12:15 CHANCES ARE (PG) 1:45 7:45 10:15 12:15 ROOFTOPS 5:15 12:30 POLICE ACADEMY 6 (PG) 5:45 0:15 10:45 12:30 TROOP BEVERLY HILLS (PG) 1:30 5:00 7:30 9:45 12:00 SKIN DEEP (R) 2:00 5:30 8:00 10:30 12:30 POLICE ACADEMY 6 (PG) 1:45 6:00 8:15 10:15 12:30 LEVIATHAN (R) 2:00 5:30 8:00 10:15 12:30 DEAD BANG (8) 1:455:15 7:459:5512:30 TROOP BEVERLY HILLS (PG) 1:30 5:00 7:30 9:55 12:15 FLETCH LIVES (PG) 1:30 5:00 7:30 9:45 12:00 ROOFTOPS (R) 8:30 10:30 12:30 CHANCES ARE (PG) 1:30 5:15 7:45 10:30 12:30 THE RESCUERS (Gj 2:00 5:00 7:00 DEAD BANG 1:15 3:25 5:35 7:45 955 LEVIATHAN 2:00 4:00 6:00 8 00 10:15 ROOFTOPS 10-10 THE RESCUERS 1:30 3:15 5:00 7-00 8-30 6 LEAN ON ME 1:30 3:35 5:40 7:45 9:50 PG13 DANGEROUS LIAISONS 2 15 4 45 7 15 9 50 A TROOP BEVERLY 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