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A Judy Garland Type of Night

One of the best songs that Judy Garland ever sang and in my opinion, one that truly proves her talent. From A Star is Born… 131 more words

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So, I did it! I am officially an acting survivor! I filmed a short sci-fi film with my daughter...

So, I am a “Star”. Ha ha. No, I am not. I really wanted to be one when I was little but I did not have the guts, drive, or resources to do something about it. 344 more words

‘A Star is Born’ (1954): No Pot of Gold at the End of Judy Garland’s Rainbow

In reading critic and author David Thomson’s The Big Screen, a book about the history of motion pictures, I came upon a section devoted to movie musicals — specifically, the 1954 musical version of  919 more words


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

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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