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