ROMEO + JULIET, MICROCOSMOS, THE ASSOCIATE, SWINGERS, behind the scenes of GET ON THE BUS and much more!

Preview Theater episode #143 broadcast on October 31, 1996

ROMEO + JULIET

Much anticipated, and released this week, ROMEO + JULIET  is Baz Lurhmann’s version of Shakespeare’s famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, and John Leguizamo  

MICROCOSMOS

MICROCOSMOS  is a documentary on insect life in meadows and ponds.

 

THE ASSOCIATE

A comedy about making it on Wall Street. Prejudices are hard to break and Laurel Ayres quickly learns that in order for people to take her seriously she has to work for an older white man or be one. THE ASSOCIATE  stars Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, and Eli Wallach.

 

Behind the Scenes of GET ON THE BUS

Spike Lee directs a disparate group of African-American men travel by bus to Washington, DC for the Million Man March. We look at the making of GET ON THE BUS  which also stars Ossie Davis, Charles S. Dutton, and Andre Braugher.

 

This week’s episode rundown:

  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Looking for Richard
  • Behind the Scenes of Get on the Bus
  • Microcosmos
  • The Associate
  • Swingers
  • Michael Collins
  • That Thing You Do!
  • Spy Hard
  • Stealing Beauty
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