La La Land - The Reality of Dreams
by Jack's Movie Reviews
From the very opening scene of La La Land, establishes a comparison between reality and dreams, or what you have and what you want. In this video essay, Jack explores how Chazelle develops the themes of dreams and sacrifice in the film through the arc of its main characters, musical numbers and visual cues such as color.
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