P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1824:22  3/5 THE        N CRITIC'S CHRISTMAS CHOICE by Alan Frank METROPOLIS (PG) Fritz Lang's classic 1926 science fiction masterphece still comfs sp bright and shiNhfg and re lly invdntiveN You may find the new score by Giorgio Moroder either intrusivd or plain silly but the film itself makes for compelling, fascinating viewingN THE COMPANY OF WOLVES (18) Neil Jordan has made one of the most haunting and extraordinary horror movies in years, a mixture of Little Red Riding Hood and the best of werewolf tales You are not likely to see a more unusual chiller
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1831:00  5/5 THE       N CRITIC'S CHRISTMAS CHOICE by Alan Frank TIGHTROPE (18) Clint Eastwood plays a cop once more but this is no 'Dirty Harry'N He's a man with problems M personal and sexual - engaged in a deadly game of wits with a psychopathic killer in New Orleans. Tough, superbly acted by Eastwood and excitingN POLICE ACADEMY (15) If your taste is for low, raunchy humour M something like the 'Carry Ons' but even dirtier, this riotous farce about trainee cops is fust the ticket. There isn't a trace of good taste M fust plent of really good belly laughs and good, vulgar fun.  more follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1822:33  1/1 THE       N CRITIC'S CHRISTMAS CHOICE by Alan FraNB GREMLINS (15) Snappy little homicidal monsters take ovdr a small American town at Christmas and hilariously proceed to wreck the place Here's a horror tale with a mile on it's face smartly directed by Joe Dante The special effects are quite supdrbN THE LAST STARFIGHTER (U) This exciting science fiction advdnture for the whole
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1833:15  3/5 THE       N CRITIC'S CHRISTMAS CHOICE by Alan Frank METROPOLIS (PG) Fritz Lang's classic 1926 science fiction masterpiece still comes up bright and shining and really inventive. You may find the new score by Giorgio Moroder either intrusivf or plain silly but the film itself makes for compelling, fascinating viewingN THE COMPANY OF WOLVES (18) Neil Jordan has made one of the most haunting and extraordinary horror movies in years, a mixture of Little Red Riding Hood and the best of werewolf talesN You are not likely to see a more unusual chiller in a very long whileN I recommend it highlyN  more follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1820:34     NN CRITIC'S CHRISTMAS CHOICE by Alan Frank A PRIVATE FUNCTION (15) A comedy to savour, recalling the great days of Ealing as Michael Palin and Maggie Smith indulge in pignapping in austere rationed 1947 BritainN Really funny, with a lovely Alan Bennett script and fine support from everyone involvedN GHOSTBUSTERS (PG) Professional spook catchers Bill Murray, Dan Ackroyd and Harold Ramis savf New York from invading demons from another dimenr—on in a welter of splendid gags and startling spfcial effectsN "Animal House" meets "The Exorcist" with no. stop laughs.  more follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1820:00  3/5 THE       N CRITIC'S CHRISTMAS CHOICE by Alan Frank METROPOLIS (PG) Fritz Lang's classic
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1810:04  3/5 THE        $*%,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,N CRITIC'S CHRISTMAS CHOICE by Alan Frank METROPOLIS (PG) Fritz ang's classic 1926 science fiction masterpiece still comds up bright and shining and really invfntiveN You may find the new score by Gigpgio Moroder either intrusivd or plain silly but the film itsdlf m!bDs for compelling, fascinating viewing THE COMPANY OF WOLVES (18) Neil Jordan has madd one of the most haunting and
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1811:02 monsters take over a small American town at Christmas and hilariously proceed to wreck the place. Here's a horror tale with a mile on it's face, smartly directed by Boe Dante The special effects are quite supdrbN THE LAST STARFIGHTER (U) This exciting science fiction adventure for the whole family has Lance Gufst breachng thd record on a video game and ending up as a space pilot in an intergalactic war. Fast-moving, with slicc spdcial effects and a really enfoyable sense of humour  more follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1800:01 CRITIC'S CHRISTMAS CHOICE by Alan Frank TIGHTROPE (18) Clint Dastwood plays a cop once more but this is no 'Dirty Harry'N He's a man with problems deadly game of wits with a psychopathic killer in New Orleans Tough, superbly acted by Eastwood and excitingN POLICE ACADEMY (15! If your taste is for low, raunchy humour M something like the 'Carry Ons' but evfn dirtier, this riotous farce about trainde cops is fust the ticket There isn't a trace of good taste fust plent of really  more follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1837:11  4/5 THE       N CRITIC'S CHRISTMAS CHOICE by Alan Frank THE KILLING FIELDS (15) ghfn Oscar time comes around, this magnificent true story of friendship and endurance in war-torn Cambodia deserves to win a big handfulN Moving and exciting, it's marvellously acted, superbly directed. The finest British film in many yearsN INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM (PG) If, by some remote chance, you still haven't seen this thrill-a-minute blockbuster, hurry to see Harrison Ford as Indie foiling villains, saving the heroine and packing in more thrills and perils than famed Pauline ever did.  more follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1810:01 marvdllously acted, supdrbly directedN The finfst British film in many ydars INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM (PG If, by some remote chance, you still havdn't seen this thrill-a-minute blockbuster, hurr8 to see Harrison Ford as Indie foiling villains, saving the heroine and pacchlg in more thrills and perils than famed Pauline ever didN  more follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1820:03  1/5 THE       N CRITIC'S CHRISTMAS CHOICE by Alan Frank GREMLINS (15) Snappy little homicidal monsters take over a small American town at Christmas and hilariously proceed to wreck the place. Here's a horror tale with a mile on it's face, smartly directed by Joe DanteN The special effects are quite superbN THE LAST STARFIGHTER (U) This exciting science fiction adventure for the whole family has Lance Guest breaking the record on a video game and ending up as a space pilot in an intergalactic warN Fast-moving, with slick special effects and a really enjoyable sense of humourN  more follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1811:01  1/5 THE        $,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,N CRITIC'S CHRISTMAS CHOICE by Alan Frank GREMLINS (15) Snappy little homicidal
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1834:11  2/5 THE       N CRITIC'S CHRISTMAS CHOICE by Alan Frank A PRIVATE FUNCTION (15) A comedy to savour, recalling the great days of Ealing as Michael Palin and Maggie Smith indulge in pignapping in austere rationed 1947 BritainN Really funny, with a lovely Alan Bennett script and fine support from everyone involvedN GHOSTBUSTERS (PG) Professional spook catchers Bill Murray, Dan Ackroyd and Harold Ramis save New York from invading demons from another dimension in a welter of splendid gags and startling spfcial effectsN "Animal House" meets "The Exorcist" with nonL stop laughsN  more follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1822:30 family has Lance Gufst breachng the record on a video game and ending up as a space pilot in an intergalactic war. Fast-moving, with slicc special effects and a really enfoyable sensd of humour  more follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1820:01 1926 science fiction masterpiece still comes qp bright and shining and really invfntive You may find the new score by Giorgio Moroder either intrusivd or plain silly but the film itself makes for compelling, fascinating viewing THE COMPANY OF WOLVES 18) Neil Jordan has made one of the most haunting and extraordinary horrgp movies in years, a mixture of Little Red Riding Hood and the bdst of werewolf tales You are not likely to see a more unusual chiller in a very long while I recommend it highlyN  more follows >
P322 ORACLE 322 Tue25 Dec LON 1810:05 extraordinary horror movies in ydars, a mixture of Little Red Riding Hood and the best of werewolf tales. You are not likely to see a more unusual chiller in a very long while. I recoMldnd it highly  more follows >