The New 'La La Land' Trailer Is Simply Dazzling

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    by Hayden Manders · November 03, 2016

    Photo courtesy of Summit Entertainment

    As if you needed another reason to fall head over heels in love with La La Land, here's a new trailer. 

    The film festival darling of a movie has been wowing critics with its originality and top-shelf performances from Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. It's a throwback musical set in modern-day Los Angeles. Stone plays an aspiring actor while Gosling steps into the role of a jazz musician. The meet-cutes run aplenty while romance blossoms and dreams are chased.

    With Academy Award-nominated director Damien Chazelle at the helm, the question of whether a movie musical will succeed in winning audiences is all but answered with a resounding, "Yes!" Early reviews of the movie have left critics charmed. Joe McGovern at Entertainment Weekly considers it to be "this season’s most dazzling movie experience." It's a bold move, but the world could use some originality and optimism. Good thing La La Land looks like it's brimming with both.

    La La Land hits theaters this December.

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