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Film Stories with Simon Brew

Feb 18, 2019

In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon looks at a much-loved trilogy closer, and a very quickly produced British movie!

Back To The Future Part III was caught up in the post-production for Back To The Future Part II a little, and also working to a tight deadline imposed by its creative team.

Spice...


Feb 11, 2019

In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon at two very different British institutions on the big screen.

2000AD's legendary lawgiver Judge Dredd had struggled to get to the big screen for some time - and then Sylvester Stallone took an interest. But problems weren't far behind.

For 1969's Carry On...


Feb 4, 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.

Off the back of his success with Mortal Kombat, Paul W S Anderson had quite a lot of freedom with his next film, Event Horizon. But the...


Jan 31, 2019

In an extra episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon welcomes a special guest: How To Train Your Dragon trilogy writer/director Dean DeBlois.

They chat about the evolution of the films, Dean's early days making movies for Don Bluth, the challenge of Lilo & Stitch, and the novelty of completing a movie trilogy in...


Jan 28, 2019

In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon looks at one of the 1990s' most infamous blockbusters, and a winning adaptation of a recent bestseller.

With a new extended cut now on Blu-ray, it's slightly clearly how 1995's Waterworld could have gone. But its producer realised the sheer scale of the...