La La Land

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Year of Release: 2016

Genre: Musical

Related to/Remake of: N/A

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Basic Plot: A struggling jazz musician who dreams of owning his own club meets a struggling actress who dreams of getting her big break.  We then follow their romance through its various ups and downs.

Rating (Out of 4): 4

Pros: A terrific modern-day take on the Hollywood musicals of the ’50s.  Even if you’re not a fan of musicals in general, there’s enough of the film that’s not filled with song and dance, and the acting and characters are so good that you’ll find yourself completely absorbed in the story.