La La Land Review

La La Land is a love-drenched tale. It comes as a relief in the midst of all the so-called romantic movies nowadays where the protagonists seem to only want to get into each other’s pants and where love comes off as a secondary perk. But, La La Land’s charm exudes from its playful innocence. It does seem Mia and Sebastian are actually in love, and believe me, that’s a change.

Although I put on the pretence that I welcome movies of ever genre with open hands, I do not. Musical genre is one of those unfortunates. The main reason is that the music itself is crummy. La La Land is tailor made for romantics like me. It is embellished with melodies which make you croon in love. Take the song where Mia and Sebastian sing about how the beautiful and romantic view of Los Angeles is a waste. I was laughing at the rate of a chuckle per lyric.

Ryan Gosling (I have a man-crush on him) is brilliant here. He and Stone are like Bogart-Bergman of the new age and their chemistry is beyond words. It is a joy to see them together on screen. Emma is fabulous as Mia, on the eyes and the mind, and is well-deserving of her Oscar.

The thing about La La Land is that however silly it might seem, and it does at parts, it is impossible not to like it. I agree this is not a masterpiece, but it did make me cry, did make me want to fall in love, did make me want to croon with my crush in the presence of only stars with its melodious tunes playing the background. But these are all broken dreams, and La La Land seems sympathetic towards them and in a way, towards me. I love movies which understand and acknowledge the pains of a broken heart, and treat it with the respect it deserves. La La Land does that.

The problem with life is that there is no background music. La La Land is the perfect fix to that.

RATING :- 8 / 10

THANKS FOR READING. IF YOU HAVE LIKED/HAVE DIFFERENT VIEWS / HAVE ANY  DOUBTS, PLEASE SHARE. I WILL RESPOND TO IT AS SOON AS I CAN. AND PLEASE SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE. YOU CAN FOLLOW ME ON MY FACEBOOK PAGE TOO https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100011549616628 YOU CAN ALSO E-MAIL ME ON castlebang786@gmail.com OR favebook2011@rediffmail.com

Photo Rights : Google Images, Wikipedia

Copyright : All written content on this site, unless otherwise noted, has been created by the website owner. As such, the content is the property of the website owner. This content is protected by Indian and international copyright laws. If you wish to reproduce, re-post, or display any of our content on your own site please only do so if you also provide a link back to the source page on this website and properly attribute authorship. Our preference is that you seek our permission before doing so. If you see anything on this website that has not been properly attributed to its originator please contact me. In response, I will attempt to correct the attribution of the offending material or remove and/or replace it. All material on this website is posted in accordance with the limitations set forward by the Information Technology Act, 2000. If a documented copyright owner so requests, their material will be removed from published display, although the author reserves the right to provide linkage to that material or to a source for that material. As a website devoted to discussing and reviewing movies and television I will at times, for illustrative purposes, present copyrighted material, the use of which might not always be specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available  for purposes such as criticism, comment, and research. The website owner believes that this constitutes a “fair use” of any such copyrighted material because the articles published on this website are distributed for entertainment purposes.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s