"La La Land" Choreographer Mandy Moore Shows How She Pulled Of That Iconic Freeway Scene

"La La Land" was iconic in many ways: it is a beautiful movie about the struggle of achieving dreams, the difficulty and magic of romance, and celebration of the golden age of Hollywood. But making an iconic movie is no easy task. Choreographer Mandy Moore (not that Mandy Moore) sat down with Vanity Fair to show how she pulled off the freeway song "Another Day of Sun", which she calls "most difficult difficult thing I ever did in my entire career."

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Kid Goes Over-The-Top Asking Emma Stone to Prom, Makes Friends Look Bad

Kids these days.

In my day, we just asked a girl to prom and she always said, "No! Gross, get away from me!" Now it's a movie production-- it's Ryan Gosling and Hollywood. It's vegan iPhones and "can I be viral yet?" How can a lady turn that down?

For example, Jacob- the kid who recorded a song, recreated the opening of "La La Land," and is asking Emma Stone to prom.


Jacob, bud, you're making your friends look bad. They could only afford flowers, balloons, and a sincere handwritten card to ask their crushes to prom, the poor peasants. And think about this, how many girls in the video would love to go to prom with you. There's at least one. You know, the girl who helped you make this video and got her friends to be extras in it. Ask her, son. She's the one you're looking for.

If Emma Stone says no, I blame this guy.


Bah! Kids these days.

This Video of Emma Stone and Brie Larson Hugging and Crying at the Oscars Is the Sweetest Thing I've Ever Seen

Nearly everyone expected Emma Stone to win Best Actress at Sunday's Oscars. But, that didn't make the moment any less emotional for the 26-year-old "La La Land" star.

While giving her speech, it was clear that Emma was overwhelmed with emotion and gratitude, but she made it through with undeniable grace, poise and composure.

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But, once she stepped off stage, the moment fully hit her.

After accepting the award, Emma was stopped by last year's winner (and friend), Brie Larson. At first, Emma seemed stunned and, frankly, overwhelmed -- and then, she burst into tears.

Immediately, an understanding Brie embraced the 28-year-old actress, and it was the sweetest thing I've ever seen.

Like, these two are my new #FriendGoals.


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15 Celebrities Who Look Exactly Like Animated Characters

With 7 billion humans in the world, there are bound to be people that look strikingly alike.

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Someone Made an Illustration of Every Gown Worn By a Best Actress Oscar Winner, and It's Awesome

Every year, a new group a beautiful women in glamorous dresses walks the Oscars red carpet. And every year, one of those women wins a prestigious golden statue for being the Best Actress in a film.

In celebration of that, a British media company called Big Group created an incredibly impressive illustration of every dress worn by a Best Actress Oscar winner.

Starting in 1929, the photo follows red carpet trends throughout the past 88 years.

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Some of my favorites were:

Vivien Leigh's dress from Irene Gibbons,

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Grace Kelly's dress from Edith Head.

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Marion Cotillard's dress from Jean Paul Gaultier.

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Brie Larson's dress from Gucci.

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And, of course, Emma Stone's dress from Givenchy.

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Until next year, folks.

11 Celebrity Audience Reactions That Perfectly Summarize the Best Picture Fiasco

In case you missed it (and if you did, how?), the wrong Best Picture winner was announced at the 2017 Academy Awards.

What happened was -- Warren Beatty was handed the Actress in a Leading Role envelope, instead of the Best Picture envelope.

When Warren noticed an issue with the card, he paused (most people assumed it was for dramatic effect) and handed it over to his "Bonnie and Clyde" co-star Faye Dunaway, who simply went with it read off the movie title she saw -- "La La Land."

Here's proof:


After realizing the mistake, Warren made a second announcement saying, "I opened the envelope and it said, 'Emma Stone, 'La La Land.'' That's why I took such a long look at Faye and at you, I wasn't trying to be funny."

Long and short of it -- Warren Beatty is innocent.


Anywho, the mix-up triggered an onslaught of reactions from fans, viewers and, of course, the stars who were in attendance.

Here are some of the best reactions.

11 Celebrity Audience Reactions That Perfectly Summarize the Best Picture Fiasco:

1. Meryl Streep


2. Damien Chazelle


3. Trevante Rhodes


4. Octavia Spencer


5. Samuel L. Jackson


6. Taraji P. Henson


7. Taraji P. Henson (Again)


8. Emma Stone


9. Ryan Gosling


10. Barry Jenkins


11. All of These People


Here's the full moment... incase you missed it.

Jimmy Kimmel's Latest Round of Celebrity Mean Tweets Will Make You Laugh Until You Cry

The internet can be both a horrible and wonderful place.

While some people are sharing encouraging words and life-changing insight through their keyboards, others can be found roasting people they don't even know -- namely celebrities.

So, in order to combat the haters, comedian Jimmy Kimmel sometimes invites a few of his famous friends to read some of the meanest, but also most hilarious, tweets written about them.

His latest round features some of our favorite Oscar-winning actors like Emma Stone, Natalie Portman, Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Gosling and many more.

Be prepared to LOL -- hard.

2017 Oscar Winners (Full List)


The 89th Annual Academy Awards were more shocking and surprising than any year before them-- Gary from Chicago was there, Meryl Streep danced to Justin Timberlake and a few other unfortunate things happened.

Nevertheless, there were winners.

2017 Oscar Winners (Full List):

Best Picture:
"La La Land"
"Moonlight"
"Manchester by the Sea"
"Arrival"
"Fences"
"Lion"
"Hidden Figures"
"Hacksaw Ridge"
"Hell or High Water"


Best Director:
Damien Chazelle, "La La Land"
Barry Jenkins, "Moonlight"
Denis Villeneuve, "Arrival"
Kenneth Lonergan, "Manchester by the Sea"
Mel Gibson, "Hacksaw Ridge"

Best Actress in a Leading Role:
Natalie Portman, "Jackie"
Emma Stone, "La La Land"
Isabelle Huppert, "Elle"
Meryl Streep, "Florence Foster Jenkins"
Ruth Negga, "Loving"

Best Actor in a Leading Role:
Ryan Gosling, "La La Land"
Casey Affleck, "Manchester by the Sea"
Denzel Washington, "Fences"
Andrew Garfield, "Hacksaw Ridge"
Viggo Mortensen, "Captain Fantastic"

Best Supporting Actress:
Viola Davis, "Fences"
Michelle Williams, "Manchester by the Sea"
Octavia Spencer, "Hidden Figures"
Naomie Harris, "Moonlight"
Nicole Kidman, "Lion"

Best Supporting Actor:
Mahershala Ali, "Moonlight"
Jeff Bridges, "Hell or High Water"
Lucas Hedges, "Manchester by the Sea"
Dev Patel, "Lion"
Michael Shannon, "Nocturnal Animals"

Best Adapted Screenplay:
"Moonlight," Barry Jenkins
"Arrival," Eric Heisserer
"Lion," Luke Davies
"Fences," August Wilson
"Hidden Figures," Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi

Best Original Screenplay:
"La La Land," Damien Chazelle
"Hell or High Water," Taylor Sheridan
"Manchester by the Sea," Kenneth Lonergan
"The Lobster," Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou
"20th Century Women," Mike Mills

Best Documentary:
"O.J.: Made in America"
"13th"
"I Am Not Your Negro"
"Fire at Sea"
"Life Animate"

Best Animated Feature Film:
"Zootopia"
"Kubo and the Two Strings"
"Moana"
"The Red Turtle"
"My Life as a Zucchini"

Best Animated Short Film:
"Piper"
"Pearl"
"Borrowed Time"
"Pear Cider and Cigarettes"
"Blind Vaysha"

Best Foreign Language Film:
"Toni Erdmann"
"The Salesman"
"Land of Mine"
"A Man Called Ove"
"Tanna"


Best Cinematography:
"Moonlight," James Laxton
"La La Land," Linus Sandgren
"Arrival," Bradford Young
"Silence," Rodrigo Prieto
"Lion," Greig Fraser

Best Documentary Short Subject:
"The White Helmets"
"Extremis"
"Watani: My Homeland"
"4.1 Miles"
"Joe's Violin"

Best Live Action Short Film:
"Timecode"
"Sing (Mindenki)"
"Silent Nights"
"Ennemis Interieurs"
"La Femme et le TGV"

Best Original Song:
"How Far I'll Go," "Moana"
"City of Stars," "La La Land"
"Audition (The Fools Who Dream)," "La La Land"
"Can't Stop the Feeling!" "Trolls"
"The Empty Chair," "Jim: The James Foley Story"

Best Original Score:
"La La Land," Justin Hurwitz
"Moonlight," Nicholas Britell
"Lion," Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka
"Jackie," Mica Levi
"Passengers," Thomas Newman

Best Film Editing:
"La La Land"
"Moonlight"
"Hacksaw Ridge"
"Arrival"
"Hell or High Water"

Best Visual Effects:
"The Jungle Book"
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"
"Doctor Strange"
"Deepwater Horizon"
"Kubo and the Two Strings


Best Sound Editing:
"La La Land"
"Hacksaw Ridge"
"Arrival"
"Sully"
"Deepwater Horizon"

Best Sound Mixing:
"La La Land"
"Hacksaw Ridge"
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"
"Arrival"
"13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi"

Best Costume Design:
"La La Land"
"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"
"Florence Foster Jenkins"
"Jackie"
"Allied"

Best Makeup and Hair styling:
"Star Trek Beyond"
"Suicide Squad"
"A Man Called Ove"

Best Production Design:
"La La Land," David Wasco
"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," Stuart Craig and James Hambidge
"Arrival," Patrice Vermette
"Hail Caesar"
"Passengers"

This Couple Did a "La La Land" Engagement Shoot, and I'm Obsessed

Like most of America (and probably the world), I love "La La Land."

Now, I'm not one of those crazy this is the best movie I've ever seen and it should win every award ever people, but I do have a huge appreciation for the light-heartedness and uniqueness of the film.

Oh, and Ryan Gosling's singing voice.

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Anywho, a couple in California decided to have a "La La Land"-inspired engagement shoot -- and I'm obsessed.

After seeing the Oscar-nominated film, photographer Marlies Hartmann of M. Hart Photography teamed up with newly-engaged couple, Ellen Wleklinski and Corey Collins, to make her dream of recreating the film a reality.

“Ellen and Corey are both native Californians who met and fell in love right here in LA, even though they grew up in neighbouring towns upstate," Marlies told BuzzFeed. “They visited the Griffith Observatory for one of their first dates... They were both huge fans of the film, and Ellen always felt that Corey looked like her own personal Ryan Gosling!"

If that's not goals, I don't know what is.

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Marlies picked the lucky couple because she thought they not only physically look like Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling's characters from the film, but they act like them too.

"Ellen and Corey's relationship encapsulates the same romance, passion, playfulness and chemistry that was felt between Mia and Sebastian throughout the film," she told The Huffington Post. "Not only did they resemble the characters physically, but their relationship embodies all the best elements of Gosling and Stone seen in the movie."

So cute -- I can't handle it.

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Initially, Marlies was nervous to present her idea to the couple because she wasn't sure if they'd even seen the movie.

"I was initially hesitant to suggest it to them since I wasn't sure if they had seen or even liked the movie, but I threw out the idea and they loved it!" she told The Huffington Post. "They were both huge fans of the film, and Ellen always felt that Corey looked like her own personal Ryan Gosling!"

Well, we're sure glad things worked out!

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