The concise critics

A Star is Born

Year : 2018 Director : Bradley Cooper Running Time : 2hrs 15min Genre : , ,
Movie review score

What’s it about?
Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) is a mega famous rock star, who is dealing with alcoholism. He discovers Ally (Lady Gaga), and makes her a star.

What did we think?
Imogen Chapman says: B-Coops can sing! And direct! We already knew about the acting thing. In A Star is Born he also manages to do an excellent younger Jeff Bridges impersonation.

This is the 3rd remake of the classic 1937 film, but don’t expect a jazzy Hollywood musical. It’s emotionally raw, which gives you some incredible moments, but very occasionally causes the movie to lag.

Honestly, this is a surprisingly great movie. The songs are powerful, the performances are awesome, and I was actually moved by the story.

I’m not crying, you’re crying.


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