Theresa Krakauskas

V.C. Andrews

The Garden That Keeps On Growing By: Theresa Krakauskas As I was watching a marathon of movies adapted from V.C. Andrews books on Lifetime last weekend, I wondered if, as an actor, Jason Priestly ever choked on the dreck coming out of his mouth. Finding out during the commercial break trivia that he’d directed Fallen …

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Show Biz Kids

That’s Show Biz, Kids By: Theresa Krakauskas In an age when (hopefully) we are more woke than ever, it’s no surprise Alex Winter chose to make Showbiz Kids. Yes, that Alex Winter. Otherwise known as Bill S. Preston, Esq. from the Bill & Ted movies. Before he took off in a phone booth time machine …

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Clueless

Still Clueless After All These Years By: Theresa Krakauskas When Amy Heckerling decided to write and direct her own version of Jane Austen’s 1815 novel Emma, set in 1990s Beverly Hills, I doubt she knew it would survive a quarter century, let alone become the iconic film it is. Having already directed Fast Times at …

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Hamilton

Hamilton: History Then Becomes History Now By: Theresa Krakauskas We won’t speak of the amount of time I invested, trying to win tickets in the Hamilton lottery. The hours of my life I can’t get back, and the disappointment keenly felt every time I was not a winner. Okay, maybe I am still a little …

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Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer: The Eternal Engine Moves to the Small Screen By: Theresa Krakauskas While it’s been on TV rotation for a while now, it’s no surprise not many people saw Snowpiercer in a movie theater. When Harvey Weinstein (of all people) insisted on director Bong Joon-Ho cutting 25 minutes from his masterpiece, Joon-Ho ended up winning …

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