Set in contemporary multi-cultural Paris, “The Eddy” revolves around a club, its owner, the house band, and the chaotic city that surrounds them, per Netflix.
Jacob Staudenmaier decided to aim high and ask La La Land's Emma Stone to his prom, by making his own version of the movie's opening musical number.
The picture of Ryan Gosling seemingly unable to hide his laughter at the Oscars – as the Best Picture gong was whipped from under the nose of his ‘La La Land’ crew – really summed the evening up. “I thought there was some kind of medical situation, and I had this worst-case scenario playing out in my head,” Gosling said during a Q&A at the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas. It’s not like ‘La La Land’ came home empty-handed anyway – it won Best Director for Damien Chazelle, Best Actress for Emma Stone, Best Original Score for Justin Hurwitz, Best Original Song, Best Production Design and Best Cinematography.
Emma Watson was at one time attached to take the Emma Stone role in Damien Chazelle’s Oscar-winning (well, not that Oscar) ‘La La Land’. “I knew I had horse training, I knew I had dancing, I knew I had three months of singing ahead of me, and I knew I had to be in London to really do that,” she said. Watson wasn’t the only star to miss out on the movie – Miles Teller was also in the frame for a time too, to star opposite Watson.
Bosses of the Oscars are to launch an official investigation over what happened on Sunday night’s ceremony, after an envelope blunder led presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway to announce the wrong winner for Best Picture. PricewaterhouseCoopers, the accountancy firm which coordinates the voting and prize-giving logistics, has taken the unusual step of issuing a second apology, detailing who was to blame for the blunder. “PwC takes full responsibility for the series of mistakes and breaches of established protocols during last night’s Oscars,” the new statement reads.
While the Oscars of 2017 will be remembered for, quite literally, one thing, the ‘Moonlight’/’La La Land’ debacle can also perhaps be summed up in a single image. And it’s of Ryan Gosling’s face. Holding his hand to his mouth to try and keep from bursting out laughing, the ‘La La Land’ star looked very much how everyone was feeling. It seemed to say ‘someone’s going to get fired’, after ‘La La Land’ was mistakenly named Best Picture by Warren Beatty, when the winner was actually ‘Moonlight’. Of course, it’s been hailed on Twitter as being perhaps the quintessential image of the evening. ...
Well that didn’t settle much! For only the third time since 1984 (some 32 years ago), the Writers Guild and the Oscars are possibly going to have two different winners in the Original and Adapted Screenplay categories, though you can put an asterisk on that statistic since they are both likely to have Moonlight as a shared winner – but in two different writing categories. If I haven’t confused you enough, let me make this even more perplexing. With tonight’s newly minted W…