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My Week in Movies, 2015 Week 18

These past few weeks I’ve been getting seriously behind on all my targets for the year. Then last week we got a puppy and it looked like everything would just get worse. 1,604 more words

My Week In Movies

A Star is Born (1954)

Norman Maine (James Mason) is a world-renowned movie star who has it all, including a crippling drinking problem. His latest drunken antics see him disrupting a variety show he was supposed to be appearing at, and he finds himself dancing on stage with Esther Blodgett (Judy Garland), who was singing and dancing whilst accompanied by the Glenn Miller Orchestra. 1,227 more words


Oscar Got Away

Many people are familiar with the 1976 movie A Star is Born. A Barbra Streisand showcase that just happened to feature Kris Kristofferson. This movie did not properly encapsulate the classic tale of the original A Star is Born, because of Streisand’s ego. 763 more words


In a Nutshell: A Star Is Born (1954)

Director(s): George Cukor
Screenwriter(s): Moss Hart, Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, Robert Carson
Cast: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson
Length: 154 minutes
Country: USA

No, this thing isn’t perfect. 169 more words


Bradley Cooper Hopes To Direct and Co-Star with Beyoncé in ‘A Star Is Born’ Remake

Ah, A Star Is Born — ageless and evergreen. The classic tale of a future has-been eclipsed by the rising stardom of his more talented wife has been remade more times in Hollywood than Kim Kardashian’s changed lovers. 310 more words

The Happenings

Is any movie worth a fourth swing at it?

To me, “A Star is Born” means a drunked-up rocker played by Kris Kristofferson doing the right/wrong/right/wrong dance with a wild-eyed optimist of a young singer played by Barbra Streisand. 166 more words


The Radio Dan Show: March 25th, 2015


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Dan gives advice no one asked for, Justified, review of An Honest Liar, today in movie history, Scavenger Hunt, Maggie looks good, Transporter Refueled looks dumb, Bradley Cooper remaking A Star is Born, Super Troopers 2 indiegogo, Top Gear firing, Review of ’71, Steven Spielberg books Ready Player One, Community is still great.

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