La La Land starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone is a full-blown musical complete with song and dance. Here are five reasons why you must watch this one-of-a-kind film.
While Hollywood has always been known to produce cutthroat cinema, devoid of songs and sentimentality, the new film La La Land starring The Notebook heartthrob Ryan Gosling and The Amazing Spider-Man actor Emma Stone, has changed the scheme of things in American cinema.
Directed by Damien Chazelle, La La Kand revolves around two lovers, Mia (Emma Stone) and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling). While Mia is an aspiring actress, Sebastian is a jazz pianist who hopes to open his jazz club one day. La La Land focuses on how Mia and Sebastian get close and become one as each of them try to make it on their own and realise their dreams in the city of Los Angeles i.e their La La Land.
Here are five reasons why every Indian, every fan of romance and every fan of song, music and drama should watch this spectacular film
- Brilliant music
La La Land features some exquisite, melodious music composed and orchestrated by Justin Hurwitz. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, the film’s stars have sung some of the songs themsevles.
- Song and Dance
La La Land is a resurgence of the classic American musical. In a fantastic scene, Mia and Sebastian dance atop the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, a sequence that has been widely appreciated by critics and audiences.
- Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone’s chemistry
Ryan Gosling is one of Hollywood’s most talented and handsome actors. Emma Stone, on the other hand, is an assured performer, having acted in some quality films. La La Land is Ryan and Emma’s third film together and their off-screen friendship translates into magic on screen. Earlier, they had acted in Crazy, Stupid, Love and Gangster Squad.
- Director Damien Chazelle
Writer-director Damiel Chazelle was a jazz drummer himself. His experiences shaped his second film, the critically acclaimed Whiplash, which won three Oscars at the 87th Academy Awards. Considered as one of the best young filmmakers to watch out for, Chazelle has outdone himself with La La Land.
- A love for nostalgia
Audiences who prefer their love stories dreamy and not loud and brash like the recently released Befikre will love La La Land. Filled with jazz music and slow-burning romance, La La Land is bound to win the hearts of every romantic out there.
So, what are you waiting for? Go grab a ticket with your special one for La La Land.