Top 10 films about making films

M78 Sam Clafin and Gemma Arterton star in STX Entertainment's "Their Finest". Photo courtesy of STX Entertainment Motion Picture Artwork © 2017 STX Financing, LLC. All Rights Reserved. PHOTO CREDIT – NICOLA DOVE

I recently watched a film in which the plot revolved around, or at least touched on, the process of making a film. Which got me thinking about other films where this happens. Here are ten of my relatively recent favourites. Their Finest (2016) A rather sweet WWII-set flick which tells the story of the relationship… Continue reading Top 10 films about making films

Can Disney save Star Wars?

Upon hearing the news that Disney have recently acquired Lucasfilm I asked myself this question. Good old George, the 68-year-old filmmaker sold Lucasfilm for $4.05bn (£2.5bn), my initial reaction was not exactly excitement, more tentative hope. Lucas is more or less a pensioner and his heart went out of making these films a long time… Continue reading Can Disney save Star Wars?