My Preview of the weekend’s three big releases: the comedy “Chips”, the sci-fi/thriller “Life” and the action reboot “Power Rangers”.
“CT Style” is a daily lifestyle show, produced and aired from the studios of WTHN in New Haven, CT. The show is hosted by Ryan Kristafer and Teresa Dufour. Contributor Meghan Yost handles entertainment features, including the Weekend Movie Preview: See It or Skip It”, featuring Lights Camera Jackson. The segment aired every month, with Jackson giving his opinions on the new films out in theaters.
Meghan was born and raised right here in Connecticut in the southeastern shoreline town of Waterford. She joined the WTNH/CT Style team in early 2013 as a behind-the-scenes multimedia journalist/producer, and transitioned to an on-camera role two years later.
Ryan is a CT guy. He grew up in Cromwell and graduated from CCSU. He joined the WTNH/CT Style family in 2015.
Teresa joined News 8 as the host of CT STYLE and Traffic Anchor in November of 2010, and is thrilled to be working in her home state since 2006.
Lights Camera Jackson (a.k.a. Jackson Murphy) began his career as a film critic in 2006 at the age of 7. To date, Jackson has written nearly 1,000 reviews of new releases and, in total, has seen more than 1,500 films. In 2010, Jackson became the youngest person to win a NY Emmy Award, for his on-air movie reviews on Time Warner TV station, Capital News 9. And in 2011, Jackson was inducted into the Broadcast Film Critics Association as their youngest member. The BFCA’s annual Critics Choice Awards is one of the industry’s most recognized and prestigious awards shows. Jackson is also a member of SAG-AFTRA and votes annually for the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Currently, Jackson can be heard every Friday morning on WGNA-FM and his reviews are also posted on his website, YouTube channel and Cultjer.com. He is also a contributor to AnimationScoop.com, run by animation historian Jerry Beck. And Jackson hosts the weekly internet pop culture news show “LCJ LIVE”, along with “The LCJ Q&A Podcast”, on which he interviews celebrities and filmmakers.