Review – La La Land


La La Land, written and directed by Damien Chazelle, is vibrant, fun and uplifting; a clear love letter to a time in cinema that’s long past. Chazelle really does construct something that’s so full of wonder and romance. Films like this don’t really exist anymore, and to see something be so unabashedly what it is, certainly makes for an enchanting film watching experience. But… the film is lacking in something, and while it isn’t a mood killer, it was something that was forever on my mind. La La Land is a film with heaps upon heaps of praise (and rightly so) but I still have one main issue with the film; an issue that I have to talk about. So let’s make our way into the review and see what it is that makes the film so loved. Read more


Review – Whiplash


Whiplash directed by Damien Chazelle is a fast paced, rhythmically sound film that keeps you entranced by its brilliantly executed scenes and its tremendous leading roles. Some things in the film aren’t as cohesive as I would have liked but Whiplash is still an engrossing watch from beginning to end. Read more