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“La La Land” Is a Magical, Musical Paean to the Hollywood Dream Factory

La La Land (Damien Chazelle, 2016) 4 out of 4 stars From its exuberant opening musical number, set atop a traffic-jammed Los Angeles freeway overpass, La La Land announces its intention to win your heart through whimsy. With songs and score (alternately … Continue reading

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Middleburg Film Festival 2016

Founded in 2013, the Middleburg Film Festival just finished its fourth annual iteration, which ran from October 20-23. Located an hour to the southwest of our nation’s capital, the festival takes place over four days in a charmingly bucolic setting … Continue reading

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5 Upcoming Films That Will Dominate The Awards Circuit

It’s about that time of year. We’ve entered the fall season, and the festival darlings and award circuit favorites are starting to trickle into theaters. A few possible major awardsw contenders like Queen Of Katwe, The Birth Of A Nation, … Continue reading

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