Preview Theater episode #130 originally broadcast on August 01, 1996
Featured in this episode:
Kingpin is about a star bowler whose career was prematurely “cut off” hopes to ride a new prodigy to success and riches. It stars Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, and Bill Murray. [IMDB]
Shaq is Kazaam – 5,000-year-old genie who appears from a magic boombox to grant a boy three wishes. It stars Shaquille O’Neal and Francis Capra. [IMDB]
A pivotal film of the 90’s Trainspotting is about a fellow who is deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends. It launched many careers. Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner & Jonny Lee Miller star, directed by Danny Boyle.
T2: Trainspotting, a sequel, is due out in 2017. [IMDB]
Behind the Scenes of Multiplicity which is about a man who never has enough time for the things he wants to do is offered the opportunity to have himself duplicated. It stars Michael Keaton and Andie MacDowell. [IMDB]
And there’s more at the theater and on home video on this week’s look back at 20 years ago on Preview Theater.