With a lot more actors venturing behind the camera to direct, it's a bit of a gamble whether they'll pull it off as well as they perform in front of the camera, or whether they should stick to the day job.
In the latest episode of Pearl & Dean Premieres, we hit the red carpet at the premiere of Goodbye Christopher Robin to chat to stars Domhnall Gleeson, Will Tilston and Margot Robbie about the touching biopic about the creation of the much-loved Winnie the Pooh.
With the evenings closing in and winter confidently heading our way, the cinema boasts some great releases in October, including a couple of hugely-anticipated blockbusters and the expected Halloween horrors.
So here are the film releases that we recommend you see this month...
In the latest episode of Pearl & Dean Premieres, we chat with Patti Cake$ director Geremy Jasper plus Danielle Macdonald and Bridget Everett, stars of the drama about an aspiring female rapper from a downtrodden New Jersey hometown.
In the latest episode of Pearl & Dean Premieres, we chat with director David Leitch as well as Charlize Theron and James McAvoy, stars of the violent new action flick Atomic Blonde about MI6 agent Lorraine Broughton sent to Berlin during the Cold War to retreieve a classified dossier.