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Best Picture or Not, La La Land Won Sascha Radetsky's Heart

I like to think of myself as a maverick, bucking trends, trotting down my own path. I’d rather camp in a snowy forest than bronze on a sunny beach. I prefer B.B. King to Beyoncé. I have yet to see Hamilton. Still from La La Land. PC Dale Robinette. But over the weekend, I did […]

The Golden Globes LOVED La La Land—and Dance

When it comes to awards shows, the Golden Globes is not one we tend to associate with dance—unlike the Emmys, there is no award for best choreography, and the format tends to be a bit more relaxed than the Oscars or the Tonys, where musical performances are fairly typical. So the cold open of last […]

Why You'll Love La La Land

Even the movie poster highlights La La Land‘s dancing. After seeing La La Land last week, one particular moment keeps replaying in my mind. It’s only about two seconds long. Sebastian, played by Ryan Gosling, has just enjoyed a flirtatious impromptu dance with Mia, played by Emma Stone. While walking to their cars after a pool party, their conversation […]

Misty Copeland’s Flower

After a three-year performing hiatus, Misty Copeland returns to the spotlight with Flower, a 28-minute film that she produced as well as stars and dances in. Filmed in Oakland, California, this powerful art-activism short explores issues of gentrification, homelessness, and the need for intergenerational equity. “Flower is an homage to Black Silent ‘race’ films of the […]