A guide to La La Land’s musical movie references

Hollywood Cinema Reviews, Think about it...

As you may well know by now, Damien Chazelle’s La La Land is filled with movie references and most importantly, classic musical references, which is basically one of the reasons the film has been critically acclaimed. In fact, it takes a cinephile to compile such amazing yet eclectic musicals from both Hollywood and France, and turn it into a modern tribute to movie magic. But what movies are referenced? In this article my aim is to not only list them but give a brief synopsis about each of them, and as a musical enthusiast add my unsolicited opinion and some interesting trivia.

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Happy birthday Debbie Reynolds!

Old Hollywood, Stars

So today’s Debbie Reynolds’ 83rd birthday and since she is a true Hollywood icon, I mean Debbie Reynolds is an ICON (capital letters, there’s no other way to say it), I just had to write something.