10 Movies That Had The Biggest Influences On “La La Land”

Despite the idealism of Hollywood’s golden-age musical films, there’s always a remarkable level of depth or self-awareness involved. Perhaps the biggest shortcoming of Damien Chazelle’s 2016 musical film, La La Land, was in thinking it was breaking new ground with this. The following 10 films on this list have either been clearly acknowledged by Chazelle […]

10 Reasons Why “La La Land” Will Win Best Picture


Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” was hotly anticipated long before it even came out. After all, the writer/director was riding off the back of his Oscar winning “Whiplash” and brought with him a slew of talented leads including Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Despite these high expectations, “La La Land” did not fail to live […]