Even though it's nearly 50 years since man landed on the moon, hopes of reaching other planets are a dream - but not for one Midlands man.
The story of a prisoner-of-war from Leicestershire who risked his life for his Germany sweetheart is being made into a Hollywood film.
1500 people descended on Bearwood last night for a drive-in movie night showing the hit musical 'Grease'
Lee Thomas was part of the producing team behind "The Voorman Problem". It's up for an Oscar for Best Short Film (Live Action). Click here to see the trailer.
A new documentary-film by Oscar winning director Kevin MacDonald, is released on YouTube today, starring a family from Barrow-upon-Soar in Leicestershire.
The film, called 'Christmas In A Day', premiered at a BAFTA event in London last night and stars the Smith family as they celebrate Christmas last year.
The family enjoyed the full red-carpet experience with MacDonald, famous for films 'Touching The Void' and 'The Last King of Scotland', who crafted the film from over 360 hours of footage.
It's not long now before Hobbit fans get their next instalment of Middle Earth as the second part of the blockbuster epic hits our screens.
In the West Midlands it's usually Birmingham that plays up its connections to the author JRR Tolkien - with Sarehole Mill and Moseley Bog both his childhood haunts.
But now Staffordshire is getting in on the act too.
Niall, Louis and Liam from One Direction have spoken to ITV News ahead of the world premiere of 'One Direction: This is Us' at Leicester Square in London.
Hundreds of One Direction fans have arrived in Leicester Square in London ahead of the boyband's film premiere.
One fan from the West Midlands was the first fan in the queue.
Dani Pring said it felt good knowing that she was the first person to arrive.
One Direction have arrived for the premiere of their film This is Us. To watch a livestream of the event, click here.
Read more on the launch of the band's first film here.
Thousands of One Direction fans are expected at tonight's premiere of the boyband's first film.
It is called One Direction: This Is Us, and it follows their life on the road during their rise to worldwide fame.
Amazinggggg day today! Can't wait to see all of you later in Leicester Square!!! #1dmoviepremiere