La La Land Comes to Digital HD April 11th and Blu-ray/DVD April 25th


At long last, the home release of Damien Chazelle's musical masterpiece "La La Land" has finally been announced, with the official dates being April 11th for Digital HD and April 25th for Blu-ray/DVD.

The film has been nothing short of a phenomenon, easily claiming the title of the most lauded film of 2016, including Best Picture wins from the Critics' Choice, Golden Globes, BAFTA, and the Producers Guild of America. All of that comes on top of six Academy Award wins (the most of the season), including Best Director and Best Actress. And should any of it comes as a surprise? The film was an absolute delight, combining a charming story, brilliant direction, excellent performances, gorgeous production design, and, of course, outstanding music into a film that you couldn't help but fall in love with.

The impressive list of special features is as follows:

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

It looks like the release will be packed to the brim with plenty of "Making of" featurettes, including how they pulled off that incredible opening number and the sensational epilogue. However, perhaps best of all is that we'll be getting a commentary with Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz, both of whom should have plenty of fascinating insights into the making of the film.

I, for one, can't wait to finally bring this one home, and if you're one of the millions of others who are right there with me, then be sure to take note of the dates above.

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