“La La Land,” Blissful Ignorance, and the Myth of Jazz

Damien Chazelle‚Äôs La La Land can be seen as being comprised of three different films: a romance, a musical, and a film about art. None of these aspects of La La Land are particularly good; not because Chazelle stretches the film thin between themes or sub-plots, but rather, because he lacks nuance as both a… Continue reading “La La Land,” Blissful Ignorance, and the Myth of Jazz