Well, here we are. The 89th Oscar nominations have arrived, and there are some seriously worth contenders here. The Hollywood Reporter had their predictions, and unsurprisingly, La La Land was top of … Continue reading La La Land leads Oscar nominations – who’s missing?
This is in no way a definitive best of list, since I didn’t see nearly as many films as so many others did in 2016. Instead, I’m running down (in … Continue reading Andy Burns’ 5 Favourite Films of 2016
In La La Land, aspiring actress Mia (Stone) becomes involved with a jazz-loving pianist named Seb (Gosling). The film traces with good humour and memorable songs their love affair, as the duo try to make it big in Los Angeles.
The big Hollywood musical is alive and well. Sure, it’s an endangered species, but Damien Chazelle’s vibrant La La Land is about as fine a specimen as you can find. Chosen … Continue reading TIFF 2016 Review: La La Land an exhilarating People’s Choice Award winner