In the new episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, two Oscar-winning movies

The likes of Michael Mann and Mel Gibson toyed with directing Good Will Hunting, and the original idea effectively got cut in two. Plus there was a cunning trick in its script.

Fame came together quicker, but it faced a fair few problems – including the New York Board of Education being very unhappy with the tone of the script.

Stories of both are told in this episode.

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