She made the right impression, now everybody knows her name.
At an age when many are still struggling to find a career, Damien Chazelle has reached the pinnacle of his field by the winning best director Oscar for romantic musical “La La Land.”
THR’s awards analyst steps away from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival to attend the Oscar Nominees Luncheon and take the temperature of all 24 Oscar categories.
These projections are a reflection of Scott Feinberg’s per-
Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling first worked together auditioning for the 2011 romantic-comedy “Crazy, Stupid, Love.” Asked to improvise a scene, Gosling remembers, “We just couldn’t shut up. It was just lots to talk about and very easy.”
Damien Chazelle, the filmmaker behind “La La Land,” won the best feature prize at the Directors Guild of America Awards on Saturday night in Los Angeles, pushing the whimsical musical front-runner ever closer to a best picture Oscar win.
By winning the highest honor at the 28th annual PGA Awards on Saturday night, the Darryl F. Zanuck Award, La La Land, a critically and commercially successful original musical about struggling artists in Hollywood, further solidified its status as the clear favorite to win the best picture
For as much as “La La Land” is a throwback to the mainstage musicals of yore, star Emma Stone has the trappings of a Freed Unit starlet who shines brightest when playing characters caught in the sometimes bracing glow of the footlights.
Winning Seven Golden Globes Sunday night, La La Landset a record for the most trophies earned by a single film in the ceremony’s 74-year history. With wins in all the top categories– picture (musical/comedy), director (Damien Chazelle), actor (Ryan Gosling), and actress (Emma Stone), plus three more for screenplay, song, and score– the
The 74th annual Golden Gloves offered a glitzy version of musical chairs Sunday night as the top films and TV series of 2016 competed for an early share of awards-season preside.
Coming into Sunday night’s Golden Globes ceremony, there were two big questions. Would the awards do anything to dramatically shake up an Oscars race that has been largely dominated thus far by three front-runners: “La La