The 2016 Venice Film Festival kicks off today with the world premiere of one of our most anticipated features, La La Land, which is director Damien Chazelle's follow up to his three-time Oscar-winning Whiplash. We loved Whiplash. We love the trailers for La La Land (I'm including one of them below). And based on the early reviews out of Venice, we are going to love La La Land, as well, because they are off the charts positive.
The trades were able to see La La Land in time to review, with The Hollywood Reporter noting:
Meanwhile, ahead of its Venice bow, Twitter flooded with praise for La La Land, including:
Now, the waiting begins. The film stars Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, JK Simmons and Rosemarie DeWitt in a musical ode to making it in Los Angeles. The trailers are breathtaking. Check this one out:
Summit Entertainment will release La La Land in the United States on December 2. We'll finally catch it in Toronto when it makes its debut on Monday, Sept. 12. Expect a review then.