Two reviews in a row? Wow, I must be going crazy. With my standard rate of seeing 3 movies a year, I am really ahead of my curve too; and we are only halfway through January! But the truth is, ever since I saw Carol, I have not heard of anything that could appeal to me as much as La La Land. And because I do only see a handful of movies a year, it was not a joke, I am particularly picky when it comes to deciding which ones it will be.
Well, unless I watch them with my friends and we end up in a high school rom-com marathon again.
It is hard to believe it now, but I was not at all hyped for La La Land. I still believe I got to see it somehow by accident, as I completely forgot its name and could not at all remind myself what my friends were so hyped about. For some reason I reminded myself while walking through the weekly Oxford market, who knew, smelly food and musicals go hand in hand together.
Yet ever since I saw it on Saturday, my house has been filled with La La Land music – either because I was listening to the soundtrack over and over again, or because my boyfriend was playing it on the piano. Or because I was singing it. Actually, singing and I are almost inseparable.
And there is so much singing to be done! [Read more…]