Posts by Film Stories


Eraser (1996) and World War Z (2013)

Film Stories | 9th October 2018
In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon looks at a pair of blockbusters that both hit troubles

Demolition Man (1993) and Brassed Off! (1996)

Film Stories | 17th September 2018
In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon heads back to the 1990s! Demolition Man (1993) was the second building block in a Sylvester Stallone career revival, following the same year’s Cliffhanger

Special: Q&A on writing about film

Film Stories | 5th September 2018
In a special episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon answers questions asked by the fine listeners of the podcast about getting into writing about films

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.