AS Media: Star Wars Rogue 1 – dumbing down?

Image result for rogue 1Please read the following article and make some notes. It is an excellent exploration of the current Hollywood system and the tendency of institutions such as Disney to simply re-work old films. Rogue 1 is a fantastic example because the treatment was a collation of parts of former films! This trend is criticised because it shows that the ‘Big 6’ are seeking profit over originality and creativity. If you look at the top ten grossing films of the year, most, if not all are franchises and this is an unfortunate sign of dumbing down: