‘La La Land’

  Against all odds, Damien Chazelle has made a contemporary musical. ‘La La Land’ is a wonderful piece of pop escapism.  Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling are ‘the Girl’ and ‘the Boy’ in this meet cute about a wannabe actress and a stubborn jazz musician and their desires to make it big in the City […]

Oscar Preview 2015 – Best Adapted & Best Original Screenplay

Here are the nominees for Best Adapted Screenplay: Jason Hall – American Sniper Graham Moore – the Imitation Game Paul Thomas Anderson – Inherent Vice Anthony McCarten – the Theory of Everything Damien Chazelle – Whiplash Who Should Win: Another tough category where I can easily see the case for every nominee.  Based on the story […]