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

Five unexpected song and dance moments in film

Now the obvious answer to this is something like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off or Flashdance. But those are lazy choices. And those films were some time ago. So with that in mind, here are my more contemporary offerings. ‘Dancing in the dark’ The Place Beyond the Pines Here, Ryan Gosling’s tattooed motorcyclist bank robber celebrates… Continue reading Five unexpected song and dance moments in film