A lot of people have been talking about La La Land since it hit the festival scene, and most of them seem to be doing so with an eye toward best of the year lists.
The film has released a quote poster, and if movie critics have any sway over you, it looks like you need to mark your calendars for this one.
More importantly, maybe, if you have any fondness for Ryan Gosling or Emma Stone, this is also one that has people singing their praises. And, if that’s not enough, it’s by Damien Chazelle, the man behind Whiplash, which ought to tell you all you need to know.
Enjoy, and let us know what you think of this one.
Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.