PITCH PERFECT 3 | #Watch the Bellas x The Voice Top 12 Mashup Video | #PitchPerfect3 #TheVoice

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Check out the aca-awesome collaboration between the Bellas and The Voice Top 12 that aired on NBC’s The Voice.

PITCH PERFECT 3 – In Theaters December 22

Now graduated from college and out in the real world where it takes more than a cappella to get by, the Bellas return in Pitch Perfect 3, the next chapter in the beloved series that has taken in more than $400 million at the global box office.

After the highs of winning the World Championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren’t job prospects for making music with your mouth.  But when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group of awesome nerds will come together to make some music, and some questionable decisions, one last time.

Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Hana Mae Lee, Ester Dean, Alexis Knapp, Chrissie Fit, Kelley Jakle, Shelley Regner, Elizabeth Banks and John Michael Higgins all return and are joined by additions including John Lithgow and Ruby Rose.  Pitch Perfect 3 is again produced by Paul Brooks of Gold Circle Entertainment and Max Handelman & Elizabeth Banks of Brownstone Productions, and is directed by Trish Sie (Step Up All In).

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Genre: Comedy

Cast: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, John Lithgow, DJ Khaled, Hana Mae Lee, Ruby Rose, Alexis Knapp, Chrissie Fit, Ester Dean, Shelley Regner, Kelley Jakle with John Michael Higgins and Elizabeth Banks

Directed by: Trish Sie

Screenplay by: Kay Cannon and Mike White

Story by: Kay Cannon and Craig Mazin

Based on the Book by: Mickey Rapkin

Produced by: Paul Brooks, Max Handelman, Elizabeth Banks

Executive Producers: Jason Moore, Scott Niemeyer, David Nicksay

Why JHype Should Still Be On ABC’s ‘Boy Band’ | #jhype #boyband @JHypeOfficial

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I grew up during the peak of the boy band era. You know the one I’m talking about . . . the one where it was either *Nsync OR Backstreet Boys. The one where we had posters plastered to our walls like wallpaper and attempted dance moves in our living rooms. The one where we watched ‘Making the Band’ when O-Town was put together.

You know what New Kids On the Block, *Nsync, Backstreet Boys, O-Town, New Edition, 98 Degrees, etc. didn’t have?? A 14-year-old beatboxer who SLAYS.

Personally, I was an *Nsync girl because . . . Justin Timberlake, but I decided to check out an episode of ABC’s Boy Band just to see how the judging was handled even though Nick Carter was one of the architects (you can take the girl out of the boy band era, but you can’t take the boy band era out of the girl). My niece, who is 13 decided to watch it with me and that was a wrap. We both got sucked back into boy band land. Let me also state, for the record, that even the One Direction boys didn’t have the greatest auditions on X-Factor (at all), but Simon Cowell saw something in them that he thought would work as a boy band. Clearly, he was onto something because they grew into their voices and have all managed to put out great solo singles and records.

I want to start out by saying that I’ve always been a fan of hearing people beatbox because it’s just not something that everyone can do. We saw JHype’s audition for Boy Band, where Timbaland even went up on stage to join him and it was incredible. I’m not just saying that because he’s my niece’s favorite either. Here’s the audition:

Now, I can’t sit here and say that JHype ever had the best vocals on the show, but he had something that no one else had (aside from Michael Conor)–originality. My issue is that he knew he didn’t come into the competition as a singer and worked extra hard to improve, but even through all of his hard work and growth, Nick still knocked him down each week. No constructive criticism that he could take in and try to perfect, no recognition for the hard work he was putting in, nothing. The only person who gave him credit was Timbaland.

What should’ve been taken into consideration is that he was SO good at beatboxing and improving with vocals. Some of the guys only had vocals and even those weren’t consistently good over the past few weeks.

One comment that stands out in particular was when Nick said he was concerned that JHype didn’t have the tools they need to go deep into the competition. Are you kidding me?? Take a poll, sir! I don’t want another cookie-cutter boy band like all the ones we’ve had in the past. I think adding a rapper (Michael Conor) and JHype would be so interesting and different! I just didn’t appreciate that it sounded like Nick had it out for Jay from the very beginning. Stop telling him he has room for growth because they all do! I still do and I’m 33! Plus, let’s be real . . . Nick isn’t the best singer in BSB either, but they’re still relevant as a band! Now we can also add a lack of vision to that list.

With that being said, here is my ideal Top Five:

Chance, Drew, Marcus, Michael Conor and JHype

With JHype being gone now, here is my current Top Five:

Chance, Drew, Marcus, Michael Conor and Mikey

I know what you’re thinking . . . where’s Jaden?? I think Jaden is more of a soloist (and a bad-ass one at that), so I’d like to see him do his own thing. Hey, maybe he could collab with JHype & Miles!

It’s no secret that Jay will do big things now that his name is on the map and he has a strong fan base to keep that going. He would’ve been a GREAT addition, but I’m excited to see where he goes from here. Here’s to hoping that Timbaland and Justin Timberlake reach out and mentor him even further! The future is bright for him without a doubt. I can’t wait to see him prove Nick wrong!

On that note, here’s my favorite JHype performance on the show:

 

You can find JHype on social media here:

Instagram | Twitter

And while you’re at it, you can follow my niece on social media here:

Instagram | Twitter

 

 

BEST.COVER.EVER. | New Competition Show to Premiere Exclusively on YouTube

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BEST.COVER.EVER.

FROM RYAN SEACREST PRODUCTIONS & ENDEMOL SHINE NORTH AMERICA TO PREMIERE EXCLUSIVELY ON YOUTUBE

Competition Series Hosted by GrammyⓇAward-Winner Ludacris Features
Demi Lovato, Backstreet Boys, Jason Derulo, Charlie Puth and Emerging Musicians Performing The Biggest Hits In Front of Superstar Artists

Winner to Get a Chance to Perform a Duet with Superstar Artist and Premiere it on YouTube

Ryan Seacrest Productions and Endemol Shine North America today announced Best.Cover.Ever., a cutting-edge talent competition series hosted by Grammy Award-winning artist Ludacris and featuring Demi Lovato, Backstreet Boys, Jason Derulo and Charlie Puth that will premiere exclusively on YouTube later this year.  Additional top artists to be announced in coming weeks.

Best.Cover.Ever. gives emerging musicians from around the world a chance for international fame. Throughout the series, a new superstar artist will challenge competing musicians to perform a cover of one of their favorite songs. The musicians can perform the song in their own unique style as they battle for the ultimate prize: the opportunity to perform a duet with the superstar artist that will premiere on YouTube!

Demi Lovato, The Backstreet Boys and Jason Derulo will kickoff the first submission phase, which begins today through May 19th, where fans are encouraged to upload a video to YouTube performing their creative cover of these superstar artists’ biggest hits: As Long As You Love Me (Backstreet Boys, video here), Confident (Demi Lovato, video here) and Trumpets (Jason Derulo, video here). Other superstar artists will encourage fans to record covers of their songs on future dates. Fans can upload their video, follow submissions, and watch the series by subscribing to the Best.Cover.Ever. channel on YouTube, and can learn more by going to TheBestCoverEver.com.

“YouTube is the best place for emerging musicians to be discovered, and Best.Cover.Ever. will encourage these artists to go for their dreams alongside the best in the business,” said Susanne Daniels, Global Head of Original Content, YouTube. “We’re thrilled that Ryan Seacrest will give new talent the opportunity to shine in front of over 1 billion fans around the world.” 

“We couldn’t be more excited to premiere this new talent music competition series exclusively on YouTube. Cover songs are a terrific vehicle to help discover fresh talent and YouTube is the perfect platform to do it,” said Ryan Seacrest, series Executive Producer and CEO of Ryan Seacrest Productions. “These new young artists will also have the chance to work alongside some of the most renowned musicians in the world, which we hope will generate some great experiences for the artists and contestants alike, and, in turn produce some memorable performances.”

“YouTube is the ideal home for ‘Best.Cover.Ever.,’ a ground-breaking competition format that will feature many of the top names in the music industry paired with emerging artists, all under the direction of Ryan Seacrest, Ludacris and our two experienced production teams,” says Eden Gaha, President, Unscripted Television, Endemol Shine North America.

In the upcoming weeks, each superstar artist will be sending out a call to action to the YouTube community, asking emerging musicians to record and upload a version of a specific hit song of theirs. Once he or she views the submissions, the list will be whittled down to a select few.  Of these few, two will be selected to appear in the series and put to the test by the superstar artist to see how they might be as a collaborator on another hit song.

The superstar artist will then pick the one lucky cover artist for a chance to perform a whole new song together. Viewers will witness every part of the planning, behind-the-scenes process as they mount this uniquely special music performance.

Visit thebestcoverever.com to learn how to submit. Follow and subscribe to Best.Cover.Ever. on Facebook, TwitterInstagram and YouTube for all future updates. 

The series is executive produced by Ryan Seacrest and hosted by Grammy Award-winner Ludacris, who will also serve as an executive producer.  Best.Cover.Ever. is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions and Endemol Shine North America. In addition to Seacrest and Ludacris, Teri Kennedy (RSP), Rob Smith (ESNA), Georgie Hurford-Jones (ESNA) and Marilyn Wilson will also serve as executive producers.

Fun Facts:

Backstreet Boys Fun Fact:
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki came across a video of two guys in China lipsynching to As Long As You Love Me by the Backstreet Boys in 2006. It was in that moment Wojcicki realized that through YouTube, “people all over the world can create content” and encouraged Google to acquire the video service. The world famous video with over 1M views can be watched hereReference source.

Demi Lovato Fun Fact:
While known for her own hits, Demi Lovato tunes have been a boon for other artists as well – a popular cover of “Heart Attack” by Sam Tsui & Chrissy Costanza has earned an impressive 77 million views while Boyce Avenue and Megan Nicole’s rendition of “Skyscraper” has been watched over 18.4 million times.

Jason Derulo Fun Fact:
While best known for his own chart-toppers — his recent video “Swalla” has garnered 108+ million views since dropping last month, setting a new personal best for the crooner — Jason Derulo is hardly a stranger to the covers world, having notably teamed up with A capella heavyweight Pentatonix for an all-vocal rendition of Shai’s soulful 90s hit “If I Ever Fall in Love.” Pentatonix’s 2016 video for the cover has earned Derulo and the quintet over 15 million views.

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NEW MUSIC: PENTATONIX | PTX, Vol. IV – Classics

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You guys!!!! We have been blessed with another EP from our favorite a capella group!

Pentatonix released their new EP, PTX Vol. IV – Classics, today April 7 and – no surprise – it’s incredible! We got to see their music video for ‘Imagine’ (posted below) a few weeks ago and it was fantastic. Their vocals were great and the message in the video was powerful. One of my favorite things about this group, besides their vocal talent, is the fact that their videos are so low budget but are better than most big budget videos. They showcase their talent rather than distracting us with nonsense lol.

So check out their ‘Imagine’  and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (released today!) videos below and let me know what you think!

Also…if you’re thinking of heading out to see them LIVE (and I strongly suggest you do), you can read my review of their show here in South Florida by clicking the link below:

PENTATONIX: World Tour 2016 (Review)

 

You can also find Pentatonix at the following links:

Website: ptxofficial.com
Twitter: @ptxofficial
Instagram: @ptxofficial
Facebook: Pentatonix
iTunes: Pentatonix
YouTube Channel: PTX Official

 

 

#LaLaLand Desembarca en Digital HD 4/11 y en 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray & DVD 4/25 #CityofStars

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“Pura magia cinematográfica”
– Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly

Ganadora de 6 Premios de la Academia®
y de 7 históricos Globos de Oro®

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Del Director Damien Chazelle, Ganador del Premio de la Academia®, y protagonizada por Ryan Gosling, Nominado al Oscar® por Mejor Actor, y por Emma Stone, Ganadora al Oscar® por Mejor Actriz, La La Land Desembarca en Digital HD el 11 de Abril y en 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-rayTM Combo Pack y DVD el 25 de Abril de la mano de Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment Label

SANTA MÓNICA, CA y VANCOUVER, BC, 13 de marzo de 2017 – Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) anunció hoy que la deslumbrante obra maestra, musical, ganadora del Premio de la Academia® y del Globo de Oro® La La Land desembarca en Digital HD el 11 de abril y en 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (más Blu-ray y Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (más DVD y Digital HD), DVD y Bajo Demanda el 25 de abril de la mano de Summit Entertainment, una compañía de Lionsgate. Escrita y dirigida por Damien Chazelle, ganador del Premio de la Academia®, y protagonizada por Ryan Gosling, nominado al Oscar® por Mejor Actor, y por Emma Stone, ganadora del Oscar® por Mejor Actriz, La La Land relata la historia de una aspirante a actriz llamada Mia y de un entregado pianista de jazz llamado Sebastian, quienes atraviesan dificultades para llegar a fin de mes en una ciudad conocida por destruir cualquier esperanza y romper corazones. Recreada en el Los Ángeles moderno, este original musical sobre la vida cotidiana explora la alegría y el dolor que acompañan la búsqueda de tus sueños.

“La película del año” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) debutó en el Festival de Cine de Venice y en el Festival Internacional de Cine de Toronto con elogios unánimes por parte de la crítica. La La Land ganó 6 Premios de la Academia®, incluyendo un premio por Mejor Director al director y guionista Damien Chazelle, ganó también 7 históricos Globos de Oro®, y se ha convertido en un fenómeno taquillero a nivel mundial con una recaudación internacional de $400 millones. La película también cuenta con la participación del cantante y compositor John Legend, que ha ganado el Premio Grammy® en diez ocasiones y que está detrás del sencillo “Start a Fire”. La banda sonora de la película también incluye los temas “City of Stars” (ganadora del Globo de Oro® por Mejor Canción Original – Película) y “Audition”.

La La Land es más que la película más aclamada del año – es un tesoro cinematográfico para la posteridad del que te enamorarás una y otra vez. Emma Stone y Ryan Gosling dan vida a Mia y Sebastian, una actriz y un pianista de jazz en busca de sus sueños hollywoodenses –y encontrarse el uno al otro– en una vibrante celebración de esperanza, sueños y amor.

La interpretación mágica que Damien Chazelle hace de la Ciudad de Los Ángeles está llamada a ser un clásico moderno y un icono de la era. El lanzamiento para entretenimiento en el hogar incluye el espectacular largometraje, que puede verse una y otra vez, así como material adicional extenso que revela la historia no contada sobre cómo las pasiones de Damien cobraron vida a través de este proyecto. El contenido especial del 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray y Digital HD incluye audiocomentarios del guionista y director Damien Chazelle y del compositor Justin Hurwitz. También vienen acompañados de 10 cortometrajes con escenas entre bastidores que incluyen: “Another Day of Sun: They Closed Down a Freeway”, que ofrece una mirada detrás de cámara para mostrar que Damien Chazelle y su equipo solo contaron con dos días de rodaje para llevar a la realidad la espectacular escena inaugural; “La La Land’s Great Party”, que muestra la creación de la fiesta en las colinas de Hollywood; “Ryan Gosling: Piano Student”, que detalla el esfuerzo realizado por Ryan Gosling para llegar a tocar el piano como Sebastian; “Before Whiplash: Damien Chazelle’s Passion Project” revela la historia de los orígenes de La La Land; “La La Land‘s Love Letter To Los Angeles”, en la que se explica el significado del término La La Land; “The Music of La La Land” se sumerge en el proceso de creación de la música icónica; “John Legend’s Acting Debut” permite conocer los pensamientos del cantante y ganador de varios Premios Grammy® sobre su participación en la película; “The Look of Love: Designing La La Land” muestra entrevistas con el equipo de diseño de la película; “Ryan and Emma: Third Time’s the Charm” marca la tercera vez que Ryan Gosling y Emma Stone comparten pantalla; y “Epilogue: The Romance of the Dream”, que explora el extraordinario final de la película. El 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray y Digital HD también cuentan con “Damien & Justin Sing: The Demos”, que presenta las ideas originales de la película. Los lanzamientos del 4K Ultra HD y Blu-ray de La La Land cuentan con tecnología Dolby Atmos, mezclada específicamente para el entretenimiento en casa y la cual permite situar y mover el sonido a cualquier parte de la habitación, incluso por encima del televidente.

El DVD de La La Land viene con audiocomentarios de Chazelle y Hurwitz titulados “La La Land’s Love Letter to Los Angeles” y “Ryan and Emma: Third Time’s the Charm”. Todos los lanzamientos incluyen una selección de canciones. La La Land estará disponible en 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack y DVD por el precio sugerido de venta de $42.99, $39.99 y $29.95 respectivamente.

 

MATERIAL ESPECIAL DEL 4K/BLU-RAY/ DIGITAL HD

  • Audiocomentario con el guionista/director Damien Chazelle y el compositor Justin Hurwitz
  • Cortometraje “Another Day of Sun: They Closed Down a Freeway”
  • Cortometraje “La La Land’s Great Party”
  • Cortometraje “Ryan Gosling: Piano Student”
  • Cortometraje “Before Whiplash: Damien Chazelle’s Passion Project”
  • Cortometraje “La La Land‘s Love Letter to Los Angeles”
  • Cortometraje “The Music of La La Land
  • Cortometraje “John Legend’s Acting Debut”
  • Cortometraje “The Look of Love: Designing La La Land
  • Cortometraje “Ryan and Emma: Third Time’s the Charm”
  • Cortometraje “Epilogue: The Romance of the Dream”
  • Damien & Justin Sing: The Demos
  • Selección de Canciones

 

MATERIAL ESPECIAL DEL DVD

  • Audiocomentario con el guionista/director Damien Chazelle y el compositor Justin Hurwitz
  • Cortometraje “Another Day of Sun: They Closed Down a Freeway”
  • Cortometraje “La La Land‘s Love Letter To Los Angeles”
  • Cortometraje “Ryan and Emma: Third Time’s the Charm”
  • Selección de Canciones

 


Website: OwnLaLaLand.com
Facebook: facebook.com/LaLaLand
Instagram: @LaLaLand
Twitter: @LaLaLand

#CityofStars  #LaLaLand

#LaLaLand Arrives on Digital HD 4/11 and on 4k Ultra HD, Blu-ray & DVD 4/25 #CityofStars

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“Pure movie magic” 

– Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly

Winner of 6 Academy Awards®
and a Record-Breaking 7 Golden Globes®

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From Academy Award®-Winning Director Damien Chazelle and Starring Oscar® Best Actor Nominee Ryan Gosling and Oscar® Best Actress Winner Emma Stone, La La Land, Arrives on Digital HD April 11 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-rayTM Combo Pack and DVD on April 25 from Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment Label

 

 

SANTA MONICA, CA and VANCOUVER, BC, March 13, 2017 – Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) announced today that the dazzling Academy Award® and Golden Globe®-winning music-filled masterpiece La La Land arrives on Digital HD on April 11 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and On Demand April 25 from Summit Entertainment, a Lionsgate Company. Written and directed by Academy Award® winning director Damien Chazelle and starring Oscar® Best Actor nominee Ryan Gosling and Oscar® Best Actress winner Emma Stone, La La Land tells the story of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern-day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.

“The movie of the year” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) premiered at the Venice Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival to unanimous critical praise. La La Land won 6 Academy Awards® including Best Director for writer-director Damien Chazelle, won a record-breaking 7 Golden Globe® Awards and has become a global box office phenomenon grossing over $400 million globally. The film also features ten-time Grammy®-Award winning singer/songwriter John Legend who contributed the single “Start a Fire” to the soundtrack which also includes the tracks “City of Stars” (Golden Globe® winner for Best Original Song – Motion Picture), and “Audition.”

La La Land is more than the most acclaimed movie of the year — it’s a cinematic treasure for the ages that you’ll fall in love with again and again. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star as Mia and Sebastian, an actress and a jazz musician pursuing their Hollywood dreams — and finding each other — in a vibrant celebration of hope, dreams, and love.

Damien Chazelle’s magical interpretation of the City of Angels is destined to be a modern classic and an icon of the era. The home entertainment release includes the breathtaking film to watch again and again, as well in-depth bonus material revealing the untold story of how Damien’s passion project came to life. The 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and Digital HD special features include audio commentary by writer/director Damien Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz, and 10 behind-the-scenes featurettes including: “Another Day of Sun: They Closed Down a Freeway” which gives a behind-the-scenes look at how Damien Chazelle and his team had only two shoot days to make the film’s spectacular opening number a reality; “La La Land’s Great Party,” looking at the creation of the Hollywood Hills party scene; “Ryan Gosling: Piano Student” showing how hard Ryan Gosling worked to truly play the piano as Sebastian; “Before Whiplash: Damien Chazelle’s Passion Project,” that uncovers the story of La La Land’s origins; “La La Land‘s Love Letter To Los Angeles,” in which the term La La Land is explained; “The Music of La La Land” delving into the process of creating the iconic music; “John Legend’s Acting Debut” featuring the Grammy®-Winning singer’s thoughts on being in the film; “The Look of Love: Designing La La Land,” with interviews with the film’s design team; “Ryan and Emma: Third Time’s the Charm,” marking the third time in which Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone have starred on screen together, and “Epilogue: The Romance of the Dream,” exploring the extraordinary ending to the film. The 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and Digital HD also feature “Damien & Justin Sing: The Demos”, showing the original pitches for the film. The 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray of La La Land will feature a Dolby Atmos soundtrack remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead.

The La La Land DVD features audio commentary with Chazelle and Hurwitz, “La La Land’s Love Letter to Los Angeles,” and “Ryan and Emma: Third Time’s the Charm.” All releases include song selection.  La La Land will be available on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD for the suggested retail price of $42.99, $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.

 

4K/BLU-RAY/ DIGITAL HD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Audio Commentary with writer/director Damien Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz
  • “Another Day of Sun: They Closed Down a Freeway” Featurette
  • La La Land’s Great Party” Featurette
  • “Ryan Gosling: Piano Student” Featurette
  • “Before Whiplash: Damien Chazelle’s Passion Project” Featurette
  • La La Land‘s Love Letter to Los Angeles” Featurette
  • “The Music of La La Land” Featurette
  • “John Legend’s Acting Debut” Featurette
  • “The Look of Love: Designing La La Land” Featurette
  • “Ryan and Emma: Third Time’s the Charm” Featurette
  • “Epilogue: The Romance of the Dream” Featurette
  • Damien & Justin Sing: The Demos
  • Song Selection

 

DVD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Audio Commentary with writer/director Damien Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz
  • “Another Day of Sun: They Closed Down a Freeway” Featurette
  • La La Land‘s Love Letter To Los Angeles” Featurette
  • “Ryan and Emma: Third Time’s the Charm” Featurette
  • Song Selection

 

Website: OwnLaLaLand.com
Facebook: facebook.com/LaLaLand
Instagram: @LaLaLand
Twitter: @LaLaLand

#CityofStars  #LaLaLand

Jackie & Ryan – Movie Review

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Hey movie fans!! So, I decided to check out this film that was featured on Netflix and decided to write my first review of 2016 on it! Check it out:

Directed By: Ami Canaan Mann
Written By: Ami Canaan Mann
Starring: Ben Barnes, Katherine Heigl, Clea Duval, Emily Alyn Lind, Sheryl Lee
Rated: PG-13

SYNOPSIS:  A modern day train hopper fighting to become a successful musician, and a single mom battling to maintain custody of her daughter, defy their circumstances by coming together in a relationship that may change each others lives forever. 

 

REVIEW:  As a HUGE music fan, I have to say I enjoyed watching this movie.  Ben Barnes definitely surprised me with his vocal abilities, as he provides the majority of the vocals on the soundtrack.  The acting by Barnes and Heigl were great as well.  People can say what they want about Heigl as a person on set, but no one can deny that the girl can act!  Either way, Barnes plays a tattooed drifter who will play whenever and to whoever will listen.  Heigl, a conservative ex-recording artist, meets him by chance and the two opposites help each other in ways they couldn’t imagine.  The movie was shot in just 20 days and has a raw, gritty feel to it.  Personally, I enjoyed it because it wasn’t a complete sappy love story, but others might see a lack of content.  If you love folk music and small production, indie films, you might want to check this one out.

 

 

You can find the ‘Jackie & Ryan’ soundtrack on iTunes HERE