Preview Theater episode #163 broadcast on April 10, 1997
Featured in this week’s episode:
Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town. SLING BLADE stars Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, and J.T. Walsh. It’s directed by Billy Bob Thornton.
While escaping from a foiled robbery attempt, three thieves find themselves surrounded by police at a New Orleans bar–only they’re not the people the police are searching for. ALBINO ALLIGATOR stars Matt Dillon, Faye Dunaway, and Gary Sins. It is directed by Kevin Spacey.
RHYME AND REASON
Filmmaker Peter Spirer chronicles hip-hop music with interviews and performance clips. RHYME AND REASON stars Nipsey Russell, Pat Harrington Jr., and Mitzi McCall, It is directed by Sidney Lumet.
Behind the Scenes of MARVIN’S ROOM
A leukemia patient attempts to end a 20-year feud with her sister to get her bone marrow. MARVIN’S ROOM stars Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Diane Keaton. It is directed by Jerry Zaks.
THIS EPISODES RUNDOWN:
- Sling Blade
- Albino Alligator
- Marvin’s Room
- Rhyme and Reason
- High School High