In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon looks at a sci-fi movie that ran out of time, and a smaller animated project that proved anything but small in the end.

Off the back of his success with Mortal Kombat, Paul W S Anderson had quite a lot of freedom with his next film, Event Horizon. But the definitive final cut of the movie was ultimately lost to a ticking clock.

Gore Verbinski, meanwhile, wanted something smaller after his success with the original Pirates Of The Caribbean trilogy. But Rango soon outgrew its smaller roots.

Stories of both are discussed in this episode…

Find Simon on Twitter at @simonbrew, and the podcast can be found at @filmstoriespod.

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