Jean-Luc Godard retold The Birth of Christ and it's sublime. This is better than The Bible. How Godard talks about the soul being the body, how your actions tell more of your love, not the words you speak. Words are meaningless if action isn't taken. One of the best films of all time.
Studio: All right, Spike. What do you got for us?
Spike Lee: Ok so let's do an Oldboy remake!
Studio: Ok that's great and doesn't sound like a complete waste of time! So tell us some of the changes you'll be making.
Spike Lee: Ok so let's make Oh Dae Su's name Joe!
Studio: Sure! Why not?!
Spike Lee: Let's also make Oh Dae Su in this version basically Superman where he feels no pain from every stab or…
If you hate happiness, music, romance, crying, laughter, or jazz, this film is not for you. If you like any of these things you'll be in agreement that La La Land is the best film of 2016. Half of my class was bawling (especially Brittany) after this film. More thoughts to come but HOT DAMN Damien Chazelle hits it out of the park again! He is unstoppable and we must all appreciate and cherish him.