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Seasons Greetings From La La Land

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SANDRO’S CELEBRITY SCOOP

Seasons greetings from “La La Land,” which is not only the nickname of Los Angeles but also the name of a terrific new movie full of fascinating filming places to add to my Movie Locations Tour of the city.

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Starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, it’s a romantic musical and a love letter to L.A. I confidently predict this film will be the big winner at the next Oscars.

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Talking of awards shows, I’m very honored to be a nominee for Journalist of the Year at the upcoming National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards for my work on CNN International.

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I was also a presenter at an awards show, joining the likes of Paris Hilton to hand over one of the prizes at the Chinese American Film Festival Awards in Hollywood, which was screened on Chinese TV to a massive viewing audience.

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As usual, I’ve been meeting and interviewing a lot of movie stars lately including Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Pine, Annette Bening and the adorable and funny Margot Robbie, from “The Wolf of Wall Street” and “Suicide Squad.”

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Another huge thrill came when I got to meet Oprah Winfrey for the first time and she was as warm and wonderful as you would hope and full of fun stories.

If you want to know more come on my movie locations tour of “La La Land” where the Celebrity Insider, that’s me, will show you the sights while telling you about the stars.

Happy Holidays

By Sandro Monetti, director and guide of our celebrity Insider Movie Location Tour.