La La Land (2016)
Release Date: December 9, 2016 (limited)
Studio: Summit Entertainment
Director: Damien Chazelle
Screenwriter: Damien Chazelle
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Musical
MPAA Rating: (PG-13) for some language.
Official Website: www.LaLaLand.movie
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Finn Wittrock, J.K. Simmons, Rosemarie DeWitt, John Legend, Callie Hernandez, Sonoya Mizuno, Jessica Rothe, Tom Everett Scott, Josh Pence
Plot Summary: In this modern take on the Hollywood musical from Damien Chazelle, the Academy Award-nominated writer and director of “Whiplash,” LA LA LAND is the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.