In an extremely roundabout way, this is where I’ve come to with director Damien Chazelle and his new film La La Land. It too is filled to burst with passion, expressing as it does a love for things from a bygone era. It’s clear Chazelle cares a great deal about the subject matter and wants very much to tell you about it. Despite his earnest belief in the film, I’m not sure that’s enough of a reason to care.
By: Daniel Reynolds It feels as though we’ve crossed into some new Oscar era – the period of the split vote. I don’t know if it’s the re-working of how […]
By: Daniel Reynolds Each year, after the dregs of February and March, we start to look at the upcoming year in film to wonder if it will be any good. […]