LA LA LAND || Musicals just simply aren’t being made as much as they used to. But “Whiplash” director Damien Chazelle finds himself placing Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in one together, as they dance and sing in the streets of Los Angeles, struggling to follow their ambitions of acting and playing music. One of the front-runners for Best Picture at this years Oscars, Chazelle is proving himself quite the impressive auteur.
OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY || Raunchy Christmas comedies are becoming a yearly event, following last year’s “The Night Before,” starring Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. This year, “Office Christmas Party” fills the gap with one of the most impressive comedy troupes of the year, including Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T.J. Miller, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, and Rob Corddry,