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Christopher Fowler
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No Spoilers I liked 'La La Land' but I can understand why there's a back(whip)lash going on in this most hated and moribund of genres. It looks as if the film is set to sweep Baftas and Oscars this year (with 'Moonlight', I hope), which in the last couple of months has meant a green light for twenty musicals in the Hollywood pipeline. But here's why they won't work, and why the Stone-Gosling…
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Christopher Fowler
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Here's an unusual documentary worth checking out from Thom Anderson about the least photogenic yet most photographed film town of all. Los Angeles is the equivalent of Middlesex; boring, ugly, but near enough to studios to provide cheap exterior backdrops. However, it wasn't always like this. Anderson's film looks at the history of the city through the lens of the Hollywood camera, and we start to…
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