Ryan Gosling

LA LA LAND Review: A Love Letter to L.A.

Focusing on a pair of romantics who dare to dream, La La Land writer-director Damien Chazelle has crafted a delirious love letter to the City of Angels in all its traffic-congested, sun-drenched, movie-making glory. (more…)

THE NICE GUYS Review: Shane Black Remixes Himself

Shane Black’s carved out quite the niche for himself in Hollywood. The prolific writer and sometimes director seems to easily oscillate between big budget spectacle (2013’s Iron Man 3 and the upcoming new Predator movie) and more personal, nuanced fare (2005’s Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and The Nice Guys) while ensuring his sardonic wit is intact.  (more…)