In the latest episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, Simon examines the huge studio collaboration of 1996’s Twister, and how it came about when a Godzilla movie collapsed.
Then, the aftermath of 2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and the ramifications of the film leaking onto the internet a month early.
Find Simon on Twitter at @simonbrew, and the podcast can be found at @filmstoriespod
- Podcast: Spectre (2015) and When Saturday Comes (1996)
In this episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, two films that were - in the end - turned around to very tight deadlines. One slightly more expensive than the other!
The challenge with 2015's Spectre was to follow up the most successful James Bond film of all time. Skyfall had grossed over $1bn: but its [...]
- Mission Impossible revisited: Brian de Palma’s Mission Impossible
1996's Mission: Impossible has much to unpick in it - not least as it began one of the longest running movie series of recent times. We dig into it here...
Spoilers lie ahead...
OUR BEST EVER SUBSCRIPTION OFFER!
Try three issues of Film Stories magazine - for just £1: right here!
Given the direction the Mission Impossible series has [...]
- Director Jan De Bont shares his opinion on the Twister sequel
Twister director Jan De Bont has been chatting about his thoughts the upcoming sequel to his film, Twisters.
Jan De Bont helmed one of the most iconic action films of the 1990s in Speed and it's infamous sequel Speed 2: Cruise Control, not to mention his work as a cinematographer on the the likes of Die [...]