Golden Globes 2017: La La Land leads pack with seven nominations

Dec 12, 2016

La La Land looks set to dominate the 74th Golden Globe awards, taking seven nominations, including best comedy or musical, best director, best actress in a comedy or musical and best actor in a comedy or musical.

The film, which proved triumphant at last night’s Critics Circle awards, is a mournful romance about the relationship between a jazz pianist played by Ryan Gosling and an aspirant actor (Emma Stone). It is the third feature from Chazelle, 31, whose Whiplash was a crowd-pleasing critical hit two years ago. The film opened in the US last Friday and scored a record-breaking per-screen average of $171,000.

Bookies are increasingly considering the film a shoo-in to triumph in the best comedy or musical category, and currently quoting 1/2 odds for it to take best picture at next year’s Oscars… see more

source: Guardian UK