Posts by Simon Bland

Spaced at 20: How we made a British cult classic

By Simon Bland

An oral history of the beloved sitcom with Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright.

Danny Elfman: How The Nightmare Before Christmas restored my holiday spirit

By Simon Bland

The composer reflects on how this seasonal favourite transformed his life and career.

“Frank Drebin was a combination of Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood” – David Zucker on The Naked Gun at 30

By Simon Bland

The writer/director reflects on the origins and legacy of his most beloved comic creation.

David Zucker confirms a Naked Gun reboot is in the works

By Simon Bland

The director teases a new addition to the series, which will follow the exploits of Frank Drebin Jr.

“I never expected people to connect with it so much” – Sofia Coppola on Lost in Translation at 15

By Simon Bland

The writer/director reflects on the making of her cherished Tokyo love story.

“It was the best time of my life” – Jason Schwartzman on Rushmore at 20

By Simon Bland

The actor recalls how a chance encounter with Wes Anderson launched his career.

Seth Rogen on how James Franco became Tommy Wiseau

By Simon Bland

The actor reveals how his long-time friend and co-star stayed in character throughout the making of The Disaster Artist.

Joe Dante on why Gremlins is the movie he’ll be remembered for

By Simon Bland

The veteran director reflects on the little monster movie that changed his career – and life – forever.

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