Tag : la la land

CinemaScope or CinemaEscape?

10 months ago / 0 comments

With the release of La La Land to Netflix and Baby Driver to DVD and Blu Ray this week, these films have traded grand cinema settings for the inevitable screenings in pillow fortresses with the curtains tightly closed or quietly playing the background of a cup of tea, and a … Read More

Why Moonlight needed to win Best Picture

2 years ago / 0 comments

When Jordan Horowitz declared that Moonlight had in fact won ‘Best Picture’ instead of La La Land, as first announced, he used the phrase: ‘This is not a joke.’ But it is. Hollywood and its award ceremonies are a monumental joke. When La La Land was mistakenly given the award … Read More

Why we’re in love with La La Land

2 years ago / 0 comments

As controversy abounds surrounding La La Land‘s record-breaking 14 Oscar nominations, In The Middle discusses whether the film really is worth the hype… This year’s Oscar nominations are in and it’s official – everyone is gaga for La La Land. Hollywood has a habit of naval-gazing, which means the film’s … Read More

#OscarsSlightlyLessWhite17 – The snubs and surprises

2 years ago / 0 comments

Just when you thought an American voter population couldn’t be more wrong, know that Suicide Squad is now Oscar nominated. The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday and, unsurprisingly, La La Land leads the pack. Damien Chazelle’s film equals Titanic’s fourteen nominations and if it can … Read More

Review: La La Land – unpolished perfection?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Those captivated by the romance that ensued between Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone’s roles in Crazy Stupid Love, will leave their seats fully satisfied by this all-singing, all-dancing journey of Seb and Mia, that marks the struggle to ‘make it’ in modern day Hollywood. Reminiscent of the 1930s ‘golden age’ of … Read More

Golden Globes 2017: The round up

2 years ago / 0 comments

Oscar season finally kicks off in great fashion with maybe the most meaningless ceremony of them all! Meryl Streep inspired us all, Tom Hiddleston made an asshat of himself, and Spiderman kissed Deadpool, and all before half the nominated movies come out in England! To think! I’ve seen people talking about … Read More