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. But it wasn’t an easy production – and its director would never direct again.
Brassed Off! (1996) meanwhile was expected to be a small British film with little reach beyond the area in which it was set. Plus, it faced the challenge of telling a real life story of a town still facing serious ramifications. What would happen when the filmmakers turned up?
Stories of both are discussed in this episode…