La La Land

La La Land

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Average of 119 ratings: 3.0 Stars

2016 M Contains offensive language.

Written and directed by Academy Award (R) nominee Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND tells 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.

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J.K. Simmons, Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Rosemarie DeWitt
Damien Chazelle
Music , Musical
DVD and Blu-ray

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137 minutes

DVD details

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2.55:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English descriptive for the hearing impaired
English 5.1 Dolby Digital; English audio descriptive for the visually impaired

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 2.55:1
English descriptive for the hearing impaired
English Dolby Atmos; English descriptive audio for the visually impaired

11 Member Reviews Write a review

3 by addy

It was sold as a contemporary version of the great musicals of the late 40's early 50's but although it's charming enough, it's just not in the same league as those classics. Those films had knockout... Read more

1 by Alabaster Turkey

The Hollywood media machine is stroking itself. It pays 'homage' to classical musicals but fails to be one itself. Clunky dialogue between two characters that are impossible to like and that really... Read more

5 by Phil1986

La La Land is very nostalgic. It reminded me of films such as Singin In The Rain and those old Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers films. I loved every minute of it. Right from the opening scene on the l... Read more

1 by jennismum

Did not grip me at all- gave up very quickly. The music and the characters did not draw me in and I did not care for it at all.

3 by morepork

I struggled to justify giving this 3 stars - all the charming but studied set pieces can't disguise the ennui of a thin story stretched too long. We were truly bored for periods. Everything is "OK"... Read more

3.5 by SamanthaG

Even though I love musicals I don't think it lived fully up to the hype. Having said that I still enjoyed it and the leads and of course the singing and dancing good.

2 by LeonardII

Disappointing - definitely not a "great" musical. Some dance routines were charming, but the singing was mediocre. I thought the story dragged and the fantasy "alternate reality" at the end of the... Read more

3 by Blackpeter

It Is a musical of two halfs. While they clearly try to copY the success (and the music) of some of the great musicals of the 40'ies and 50'ies - the first part comes across as quite "thin" and artificial... Read more

3.5 by vivian9

I'm a great fan of musicals, but I found some of the singing and dancing at the beginning, a distraction and somehow out of place. The story of pursuing their dreams was strong enough to stand on it's own. Still worth watching though.

1 by Dani18

Did not enjoy this movie was not what we thought it was going to be like at all.... disappointed