Posts about 1997


Podcast: Starship Troopers (1997) and Enchanted (2007)

Simon Brew | 6th April 2020
In the new episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, two films with a very slight overlap! Starship Troopers went into production as the leadership at its studio changed several times – and was made by a team who weren’t that keen on the book it’s based on

Podcast: Event Horizon (1997) and Rango (2011)

Simon Brew | 4th February 2019
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

Contact (1997) and Captain Underpants (2017)

Simon Brew | 14th January 2019
In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon looks at an ambitious studio sci-fi movie, and an animated feature that came to life in very difficult circumstances