Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt
Damien Chazelle (Director), Damien Chazelle (Writer)
Released: December 1st, 2016
Runtime: 2 hours, 8 minutes
Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.
Emma Stone's Mia arguably goes on a bigger and more interesting journey than Seb however.
And to be perfectly fair, if you're not a fan of movie musicals, you should stop reading right here.
As with most musicals, the story is pretty simple: A cocktail lounge pianist named Sebastian whose real passion is jazz and someday owning his own club meets Mia, an aspiring actress who, while waiting for her break, works as a barista at a coffee shop on the lot of....