“La La Land” is an Indie! What IS an Independent film?

Introduction I have wondered exactly what constitutes an independent (indie) film, and how to know that a film is an indie. Hard to tell just by watching a film.   At the start we may see on screen the familiar theme of a well-known studio, such as Universal. Following that are shown one or more other companies.  … More “La La Land” is an Indie! What IS an Independent film?

Review: “La La Land” (2016), Directed by Damien Chazelle

I love musicals and when I read this film would try to recreate the look and feel of the old musicals, I knew I had to see it. So if you want a film where people burst into song at unusual places, “La La Land” is for you. A perfect name for a film celebrating (what was?) the … More Review: “La La Land” (2016), Directed by Damien Chazelle