The entire 6 part series delving into the award-winning musical drama.
This week, we have been reading, analyzing, and discussing the script and movie La La Land, written by Damien Chazelle.
Plot summary: La La Land tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.
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Years ago, I came up with this mantra: Watch movies. Read scripts. Write pages. A link to my reflections on that here.
Cannot emphasize enough the importance of reading movie scripts.
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