Damien Chazelle

Film Title: First Man

In ’First Man,’ an iconic space story is infused with powerful humanity

Damien Chazelle’s moon-landing film—a 180-degree turn from ’La La Land’—refuses to simply fly the flag, and instead looks honestly at the meaning of heroism
La La Land. (TIFF)

La La Land is a musical tonic for the times

La La Land kicks new life into the Hollywood musical, offering a heaven-sent escape from the new America