Ryan Gosling (THE NICE GUYS) is a charming SOB and Emma Stone (ALOHA) is all kinds of adorable in nearly every movie the two thespians have touched over the course of their respective careers. They can tiptoe between drama and comedy with ease. Even in the dark and atmospheric 2011 noir-thriller, DRIVE, which has our hero gagging bad guys with bullets and squishing noggins in elevators (whilst bedazzled in a satin scorpion jacket, nonetheless), you can’t help but be charmed by Gosling. I simultaneously wanted to run for my life AND hop in his Chevy Malibu and cruise the streets of Los Angeles.
Speaking of Los Angeles, check out the latest trailer for LA LA LAND, due in theaters on December 9, 2016. LA LA LAND is from writer/director Damien Chazelle (WHIPLASH) and tells the love story of Mia (Stone) and Sebastian (Gosling), two aspiring talents waiting for their big breaks while moving through the humdrum hustle and bustle of life in Los Angeles.
I’m predicting big time Oscar love for LA LA LAND. What do you think?