In the new episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, a $115m standalone sci-fi film, and a much cheaper animated comedy.
After breaking through with District 9, director Neill Blomkamp opted for Elysium next. And he’d be wary of working with the kind of movie star a $100m budget required.
The MPAA ratings board meanwhile didn’t get on with South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut at all – but the filmmakers had no intention of playing along anyway.
Stories of both are told in this episode.
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