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Film Stories with Simon Brew

Simon Brew

Film Stories with Simon Brew is a podcast that looks to dig into the stories behind popular movies.From troubled productions, to rights issues, to difficulties with release to films nearly falling apart, the podcast will be looking at the stories that don't always seem apparent when watching a movie! The podcast is hosted by Simon Brew, the founder of Den Of Geek. You can find Simon at www.twitter... more

PublishesTwice weeklyEpisodes375Founded6 years ago
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In this special episode of the Film Stories podcast, Simon is joined by director Philip Martin, chatting days after the release of his latest film. That movie is Scoop, the dramatisation of the infamous BBC interview with Prince Andrew. The pair chat... more

4 days ago

A pair of bang up to the minute films in this episode of Film Stories, both of which enjoyed the fruits of viral marketing. Saltburn (2023) had been in the head of its writer/director Emerald Fennell for years before she even got to work on her Oscar... more

7 days ago

In a special episode of the Film Stories podcast, Simon is joined by Dolph Lundgren. Yep, that Dolph Lundgren: not only Ivan Dragon, but a writer, director, actor, TED Talker, academic and lover of cats. more

10 days ago

There's a Ghostbusters theme running through this episode of Film Stories, starting off with a dive into 1989's Ghostbusters II. Dismissed by critics on its release and not matching the commercial performance of the 1984 original, the movie had a ver... more

21 days ago


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4.9 out of 5 stars from 1.2k ratings
  • One of the best film podcasts

    Simon is one of the most well-researched film journalists on the internet. Always a pleasure to listen to stories of film production stories from the past. A true professional.

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    Irelanda month ago
  • Best Podcast Ever!

    I’ve been listening to Film Stories with Simon Brew for a few years now and keep meaning to get round to writing a review but never do. Well today is that day!! more

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    United Kingdom2 months ago
  • For movie lovers

    Such a great discovery. Stands above most of the film focused podcasts. Interesting and entertaining. more

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    United States2 months ago
  • Fantastic Podcast!

    I just stumbled upon this podcast a few days ago and have been binge listening ever since. Such great storytelling in every single episode. I look forward to continued listening and wish nothing but success for Mr. Brew in all his endeavors.

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    Phil Sword
    United States3 months ago
  • Really interesting and great research

    Great podcast, love the detail of research that goes into this

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    United Kingdom3 months ago


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