Posts about 1996


Podcast: Ransom (1996) and Traffic (2000)

Simon Brew | 20th January 2020
In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, a thriller that hit a mid-production problem, and an ambitious drama that got caught in an unusual studio battle

Dick Tracy (1990) and Jerry Maguire (1996)

Simon Brew | 27th May 2019
In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, a comic book movie and an Oscar-winning romantic drama with an unexpected link between them

Eraser (1996) and World War Z (2013)

Film Stories | 9th October 2018
In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon looks at a pair of blockbusters that both hit troubles

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

Twister (1996) and X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

Simon Brew | 2nd July 2018
In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon examines the huge studio collaboration of 1996's Twister, and how it came about when a Godzilla movie collapsed. Then, the aftermath of 2009's X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and the ramifications of the film leaking onto the internet a month early.