Posts about 1997


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

Hudson Hawk (1991) and Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion (1997)

Film Stories | 28th August 2018
Hudson Hawk is, to date, the only film that Bruce Willis has a screenwriting credit on. And a year before, as Die Hard 2 premiered, its producer boasted that Hudson Hawk would be even bigger. But things soon went off track. Meanwhile, in the aftermath of Wayne's World, Disney backed Romy & Michele's High School Reunion, but soon had second thoughts. Stories of both are discussed in this episode...