In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon zeroes in on a comic book movie, and a sequel.
Director Ang Lee would later admit he regretted the serious approach he took with 2003’s Hulk. But the film has its fans, and faced significant battles to get it to the screen in the first place.
As did Die Hard 2, a sequel that followed the surprise hit original by just two years. It did so with a director coming straight off another project, Bruce Willis getting serious, and snow is very short supply.
Stories of both are discussed in this episode…
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- Podcast: Goodfellas (1990), plus Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall
In this episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, we're digging into the story of a much-loved modern classic.
Two films in 1990 arrived based around the story of real-life gangster Henry Hill. Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas though is something very special: Scorsese took a rare co-writing credit on the film, although at one stage, it was [...]
- Gareth Edwards, Justin Simien, Louis Leterrier discuss blockbuster allure
At this weekend's Comic Con, Gareth Edwards, Justin Simien and Louis Leterrier chatted about getting pulled into the tentpole movie-making machine.
Gareth Edwards, Justin Simien and Louis Leterrier all know a thing or two about getting involved with big projects and the sacrifices that come with that.
Gareth Edwards (pictured) famously underwent some serious struggles during the [...]