August 2018 Archive

Hudson Hawk (1991) and Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion (1997)

Film Stories | 28th August 2018
Hudson Hawk is, to date, the only film that Bruce Willis has a screenwriting credit on. And a year before, as Die Hard 2 premiered, its producer boasted that Hudson Hawk would be even bigger. But things soon went off track. Meanwhile, in the aftermath of Wayne's World, Disney backed Romy & Michele's High School Reunion, but soon had second thoughts. Stories of both are discussed in this episode...

Revisiting John Carter

Film Stories | 23rd August 2018
Enjoy this new episode of Film Stories as we delve into the details of John Carter's long and troubled production.

Batman Returns (1992) and Wild Wild West (1999)

Simon Brew | 17th August 2018
1992's Batman Returns saw Tim Burton return to Gotham City, but more on his own terms. However, that didn't necessarily mean things were much easier for him. Meanwhile, 1999's Wild Wild West was, at the time, the most expensive blockbuster the studio had ever produced. And yet even before its release, it seems that Warner Bros was fast losing faith with it.