LA LA LAND
- 128 minutes
Directed by: Damien Chazelle (Whiplash)
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt
6 Oscar wins including Best Actress for Emma Stone
A record-breaking 7 Golden Globe wins: Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy), Best Director, Best Actor (Comedy), Best Actress (Comedy), Best Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Original Song
5 BAFTA wins: Best Film, Best Director, Leading Actress, Cinematography, Original Music
Although set in contemporary Los Angeles, the heart and soul of this compelling musical are rooted in the past, and so are its characters.
Centred on the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress who works behind a coffee shop till on the Warner Bros studio lot, and Seb (Ryan Gosling), a jazz pianist with half-formed but whole-hearted designs on a club of his own.
5 stars “an all-singing, all-dancing Oscars frontrunner” The Telegraph
5 stars “Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone shine in a sun-drenched musical masterpiece” The Guardian