La La Land

La La Land ★★★★★

While still noticing some really annoying things that keep it from being perfect, I did like it more than my first viewing. The film itself moves like music. Every sequence and colour beginning to end carrying its own themes - orchestrated as a cinematic symphony by Chazelle's stunning direction and fluidity. The songs each carrying their own weight, whether it be the joy of Someone in the Crowd building until it's impossible to not have your heart jumping out your chest or the ever-changing meaning of City of Stars. Choreography tells it's own story and merrily drags you along with it.

The set design, cinematography and script bring absolute delight. Art.

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