According to the WSJ, Kodak was on the verge of closing their film plant as film purchases have dropped 96% since 2006. They are the only major company left producing it as Fuji stopped manufacturing it last year. Several directors including Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, Judd Apatow, and J.J. Abrams (who is using film for the new Star Wars movie) lobbied the studios to commit to buying film from Kodak to prevent the closure. Its a great article and can be read here. Vote in the poll and tell us what you think of film.