WHO’S IN IT?

Ryan Gosling (Drive), Emma Stone (Birdman), John Legend (Soul Men), Rosemarie DeWitt (Rachel Getting Married), J.K. Simmons (Whiplash), Finn Wittrock (The Big Short), Tom Everett Scott (Boiler Room), Meagen Fay (Magnolia), Damon Gupton (The Last Airbender), Jason Fuchs (Flipper), Jessica Rothe (Lily & Kat), Sonoya Mizuno (Ex Machina), Callie Hernandez (Blair Witch), Josh Pence (The Social Network), Anna Chazelle (Actressing)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Damien Chazelle (Whiplash), director, writer; Fred Berger (The Autopsy of Jane Doe), Gary Gilbert (The Kids Are All Right), Jordan Horowitz (The Keeping Room) and Marc Platt (Drive), producers; Justin Hurwitz (Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench), composer; Linus Sandgren (American Hustle), cinematographer; Tom Cross (Joy), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In contemporary Los Angeles, aspiring jazz pianist Sebastian (Gosling) and struggling actress Mia (Stone) meet and soon fall in love, although their contrasting dreams and ambitions threaten to derail their relationship…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Damien Chazelle’s La La Land brings the movie musical back to its rightful place in cinema with this pleasing, sweet and damned impressive tale of romance and dreams in the City of Angels.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 13TH JANUARY 2017