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Movie review : La La Land

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La La Land is the biggest, brightest, singingest, dancingest musical the world has seen in a very long time. The story of aspiring actress Mia (Stone) who falls for jazz pianist Sebastian (Gosling) is the stuff of musical fan fantasies.

I am not a fan of musicals so all of you who are fans of the genre should stop reading now. I will wait.

Okay ….

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Movie Review : Whiplash

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Andrew (Teller) is a talented drummer enrolled at the country’s best music conservatory. He is hand-picked by a notorious teacher Fletcher (Simmons) to join his ‘cut above the rest ‘ band. This is the band that plays in competitions to get noticed by industry professionals and ultimately, have the musicians signed.

Being selected by Fletcher is a blessing and a curse. He does and will push to get the best out his students but at what price?

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