In the new episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, one film that found an audience, one that struggled to.

Few were enthused at the idea of another Rocky movie, yet alone a spin-off. But a young filmmaker had a pitch for Sylvester Stallone – and the worst case scenario would be he got a signed copy of a Rocky II DVD for his dad.

The Postman meanwhile was Kevin Costner’s first directorial outing following his Oscar-winning success with Dances With Wolves. This time though, the reception would be very different.

Stories of both are told in this episode.

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