Time Out Magazine No 1042 August 8-15 1990 The Joys of TV Sex Liam Neeson Edinburgh Fringe fest
Time Out No 1042 August 8-15 1990
12 AIR SICK
As pollution in London reaches record levels, the Government is under pressure to act fast. Kylie Sanderson investigates the main pollutants, the health risks they pose, and proposed solutions to the capital's smog.
14 HARD CASH
In just two weeks, Bruce 'Willis's 'Die Hard 2' netted over $60m in the US. That's just as well, since at $70 million it could be the most expensive film ever made. Young Finnish director Renny Harlin tells Chris Goodwin about the studio battles, the blockbuster ethic, and how snow can cost $30 million.
16 LORD OF THE RING
Rising actor Liam Neeson emerges from the wings in David Leland's 'The Big Man', a film about a Scottish miner turned bare-knuckle boxer. Unassuming but striking, quiet but magnetic. Neeson is making a deliberate bid for Hollywood stardom. Geoff Andrew met him.
19 BODY TALK
Next week Channel 4 launches a new 15-part series on sex. Mark Sanderson provides a manual for making TV sex shows, and details the ins and outs of small screen scandal.
UM BEST OF THE FEST
The Edinburgh circus is about to begin, with spin-off festivals of film, jazz and TV. Our preview guides you through the bewildering array of goodies and separates the must see from the mediocre.
26 SCOTCH TAPES
From a bedroom in Edinburgh crammed with mixing machines and human beatboxes, Sugar Bullet are mapping out their strategy for world domination — in the nicest possible way, says Laura Lee Davies.
EU PIANO ACCORD
Despite an unspectacular Hollywood career, Trevor Griffiths is still highly rated at home. As his new play, 'Piano', opens at the Cottesloe this week, Steve Grant welcomes back to London the former darling of the Left.
Heath of the moment: Kylie Sanderson visits Hampstead's Heath Street; News: Shops, buylines and sales; Food: Caroline Stacey reviews the best of Hampstead's restaurants.
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