Posts about 1993


Cliffhanger (1993) and Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

Simon Brew | 3rd June 2019
In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, the film that marked a career revival for Sylvester Stallone, and a UK movie that pulled together funding from a range of sources, and still required one or two ingenious ways to stretch the budget

Cool Runnings (1993) and Henry V (1989)

Film Stories | 5th November 2018
In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon heads to the Winter Olympics, and back to Kenneth Branagh’s first movie as director

Ghostbusters 2 (1989) and RoboCop 3 (1993)

Film Stories | 15th October 2018
In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon looks at a pair of sequels that were both heavily needed by their respective studios
Demolition Man

Demolition Man (1993) and Brassed Off! (1996)

Film Stories | 17th September 2018
In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon heads back to the 1990s! Demolition Man (1993) was the second building block in a Sylvester Stallone career revival, following the same year’s Cliffhanger

Hot Shots Part Deux (1993) and Die Hard 4.0/Live Free Or Die Hard (2007)

Simon Brew | 16th July 2018
In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon zeroes in on a pair of sequels. First up is Hot Shots! Part Deux, a film that spoofed action hero rescue movies. But as it turns out, that was the third choice for the direction the film should go. Then, a look at Die Hard 4.0 (2007), and the constant on-set rewrites, that pushed the film right up to its very tight deadline.