Preview Theater episode #143 broadcast on October 31, 1996
Featured in this week’s episode:
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.
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
- The Associate
- Michael Collins
- That Thing You Do!
- Spy Hard
- Stealing Beauty