Podcast: I, Robot (2004) and For Love Of The Game (1999)

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In this episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, a massive hit sci-fi movie that came from smaller origins, and a baseball film that, well, hit problems.

The story of I, Robot the movie – in theory based on the work of Isaac Asimov – started with an indie script that was set effectively in one room. But over time, the film escalated, at one stage attracting Arnold Schwarzenegger. Still, when it got made, there was a disagreement ahead…

There was a hell of a disagreement on 1999’s baseball movie For Love Of The Game too, regarded as the forgotten Kevin Costner baseball movie. Directed by Sam Raimi, things were going find – right up until very different views on the final cut of the film…

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