Posts about 1987


Podcast: Planes Trains & Automobiles (1987) and Crank (2006)

Simon Brew | 23rd November 2020
In the new episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, a comedy whose first cut was three times as long, and an action movie shot very much on the move! Planes, Trains And Automobiles wasn’t originally set to be directed by John Hughes

Patriot Games (1992) and Dirty Dancing (1987)

Simon Brew | 25th June 2018
Simon Brew returns for the second episode of Film Stories, where he looks at the difficulty in bringing 1992's Patriot Games to the screen. And then the budget constraints on Dirty Dancing, and how the film nearly went straight to video after its first cut.