New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 18, 1997, Page 7

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 18, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas Rerald^ertung p Thursday, december I8,1997 Q 7A> Herald „ .    '    4-    %    ■    ’ Z e i t u n g ■ ■ . - <■ ^ « .   •   _ Fast Track ‘ r' 8*4'= Ste?*- iJUSSS' §ir„ §r5- ;-f?, -s v 3 *ik “■TIV ~t. - liP|p iV&T'l ^ . , * • , JI .    ■ :, - v<£' -v ll* I* < I NS Birthday: July 9,1976. Birthplace: Highland Park, QI. Occupation: Actor and student Tm tilting the term off from Stanford University, where Fin a senior majoring in English and creative writing. Carrat home; Los Angeles. Marital states: Single. Car: A1998 silver Mercedes SLK convertible. Uh my one indulgence. Working ob: Tm in Working on NBC-TV. The last good movie I saw: The Full Monty. I stay home to watch: NWD Blue and Sports Center. The books I've been raufing: Everything by Maya Angelot!. Magazines I read: Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, Hmity Fair and The New Yorker. Nickname: Rusty, Fredro, and the Wizard. Favorite performer: Jack Lemmon. Favorite childhood memory: My whole family used to go to Great America every summer Prized possession: My grandfather used to be an amateur boxer and won a lot of awards. He gave diem to me in a cod frame with a picture of him boxing. People always think I’m: My brother Ben who^ 16 and in Boy Meets World. Nobody knows I’m: Extremely moody. I’ve never been able to: Play sports really well I’d love to be more of an athlete. Pm better than anyone abe when it comes to: I don’t have a confidence in myself. in any one area. HI give anything to meet: I love old movies and I read lots of biographies and autobiographies and accounts of making movies in the ’30a, ’40s and ’50s. Id love to sit down and talk to some of those people. The one thing I can’t stand: When people are confrontational, like when they honk at you. lf I coaid changs one thing about myself: I wish I would have read every book I was supposed to for class. My most irrational act: Letting my friends convince me to go out drinking with them when I had a test the next day. The best times in my Hie: There are always little moments of overwhelming joy and contentment. They can be any time, when I’m just sitting with Who said what The cinema is a particularly suitable means of recounting the inexpressible mystery which surrounds the world and man. This new form of art can add much of value to the inexorable ... search that mdn carries out, widening consciousness both of the world that surrounds him and of his interior universe." - Pope John Paul ll, a former actor, who has often dascribod his call to the priesthood as sn adult vocation, praising the art of movie-making as a bearer of sublime messagee “It’s horribly bloody and bony inside. You don’t want that next to your earlobes. We tried the real one but ended up using a fake turkey. It was just as heavy, but not as smelly.” - Rowan Atkinson, on doing his own stunts in Bean, including wearing an uncooked turkey carcass on his heed, despite the high risk of salmonella poisoning “I’ve written enough fiction. You don’t always get better as a writer. You get old, you get tired, you exhaust an original gift. But in books, you’re dealing in knowledge. The older you get, the better you get. I have one more novel I’d like to write." - Larry McMurtry, author of Tho Last Picture Show and Lonesome Dove, tailing Texas Monthly the sun may ba setting on his story-telling days as ha spends more time in Wichita Falla friends, laughing, feeling I have no responsibilities, enjoying the moment. The wont times in my life: When I’m regretful, knowing I've missed something because Ive been lazy or not proactive. If I weren't an actor, I'd be: A teacher. The three words that best describe me: Honest, procrastinator, emotional. - Tribune Media Services Ratings for each film begin with a "star" rating: ie * "poor" ★★★★ = “excellent’ CONTACT (Warner, $105.99): The late Carl Sagan's book is the source of Forrest Gump director Robert Zemeckis’ smart and involving drama, casting Jodie Foster as a scientist determined to link up with extraterrestrials after believing she’s received messages from them. James Woods plays a White House advisor, and President Clinton makes a Gamp-like appearance; Matthew McConaughcy also stars. (PG: P) PATH TO PARADEE (HBO, $94.32): The events that led to the 1994 bombing of the New York City’s World Tradc Center arc recalled in this made-fbr-HBO dramatization, casting Peter Gallagher and Marcia Gay I tardcn as federal agent* drawn into the investigation. .Art Malik (True Lees) plays one of the conspirators; the script is based primarily on transcripts of related recording* made via wiretaps. (R: P.V) ^Coffee: Eagles Hall Public Invited Year Eve’s Dance iound of Country Donuts. Blackeye Peas at 12 a.m. w/Frank Kosub ed.-Dec. 31st / 8:00-12 a.m. $12°° per Person Bingo Every Thursday Night- Lie, WHATS A SIMPLE WISH (Universal, $103.91): Martin Short gets to have a field day with his typically zany brand of humor in this allfamily fantasy, playing a fairy godmother—yes, you’re reading it right—conjured up by a youngster (Mara Wilson) who’s determined to help her father (Robert Pastored) launch the acting career he wants. Kathleen Turner appears as a rival spellcaster who spells trouble for Short. (PG: P) HELD OVER: GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE (Disney. $22.99): The animated character created by Ruby & BullwmkU mentor Jay Ward comes to life in this comedy, as Brendan Fraser (TheStout) plays the part of the ersatz Tarzan, an ape-raised fellow whose vine-swinging fails to teach him to “Watch out for that tree." Leslie Mann (The Cable Guy) portrays the socialite he falls for; Thomas Haden Church also appears. (PG:AS, P.V) ^utwrthuii'! NEW YEARS EVE PARTY CLAY BLAKER 8 PM-12 AM (DOORS OPEN 6:00 PM) $12 Per Person General Admission TICKETS ON SALE AT WATERING HOLE SALOON MON.-THURS, ll AM-12 PM -1390 MCQUEENEY RD., NEW BRAUNFELS OR CALL 830 629-9157 FOR MORE INFO. K. ■ •_ ^Market <plac^ 651 Business Loop, IH 35 N. Matinees Daily (830) 625-4400 www.inovtc-info.coin Alien Resurrection 12:30; 2:45; 5:00; 7:15; 9:30-R ean LOO; 3:00; 5:00; 7:00; 9:00. PG-131 Devil's Advocate 12:05; 2 JO; 4:50; 7:15; 9:40 - R CHC4    1> 12:15; 2:30; 4:45; 7:00; 9:15 - R Fairy Tale 12:45; 2:45; 4:45; 7:00; 9:15 - PGI For Richer or Pour 1:00; 3:00; SHM;    IM PG-131 For Richer or Poorer 1:15; 3:15; 5:15; 7:15; 9:15 -PG-UI I Knou m tar iou Mf toot Surfier 12:45; 2:45; 4:45; 6:45; 8:45 • R KISS the GIRLS 12:30; 2:45; 5:00; 7:15; 9:30 • R 5CREAM a 12:15; 2:30; 4:45; 7:00; 9:15 - R SCREAM a 12:30; 2:45; 5:00; 7:15; 9-JO - R Severtyears ItiTibet 17:15; 9:40 -PG-13 induna moil Mrvicei Please Recycle this News Paper DEF JAM’S HOW TO BE A PLAYER (PolyGram, $101.99): MTY staple Bill Bellamy appears in this comedy, playing a fellow who finds it quite difficult to maintain romance with just one woman. He’s an expert at playing the field, making him a supposedly ideal subject for his sister (Natalie Dessellc) and the primary object of his affection (Lark Voorhies) as they do a study on him for an anthropology class. **(R: AS, P) nit' BOXCAR =STORME: WATCHES 'TIME FOR THE FUTURE I Vest 0?Ued detpsi Ped 6 Sat Stump Pleat Satori TOAiUjuA Steaded SPMmp 0?*Ud dildo* Friday Seafood Buffet 5 p.m. - IO p.m. IO*5 THaeateoU 6 Steele da}** Plea Snap St Sat dead Sea* ea tie dei 'Ztud Pappies Stnimp decitaii ft rn st titled A ©CKftsx? Whole Smoked Hams, Turkey*, Homemade Pie* A Fudge! Don't forget... ...our famous 38-ltem Salad Bar. Checkout our Travel Store for your Christmas Needs. (4^v Kip 4,i'itiiii I rn\el 4 euler ' ’    I    ll.tr> No* ll* A i unrolls -    I «- x • I I ‘Ut) New 11 r. 111111 «• I w • Con-!>.'t!l."> Help Us Play Santa To 200 Needy Families This Year! Join Us By Contributing To The HeraJd-Zcitung CHEER FUND It is that time of year again for what has become a tradition in New Braunfels -the "Cheer Fund." When the Cheer Rind began fifteen years aga our objective was to share our good fortune and provide a Christmas dinner for those who otherwise would not have a good meal. Thanks to the generosity of the community, the Cheer Rind has provided nourishing meals to more than 2,250 families. We accept contributions at our offices at 707 Landa Street. Please make checks payable to the Herald-Zeitung Cheer Rind. of the contributors wiU be published daily. Arrangements for pick up of donated items can ba mode by contacting Circulation Director Carol Ann Avery, 625-9144, ext. 228. ;

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