A Star Is Born is the third remake of a premise that first made its way into movie theaters in 1937. Even though the film has already been tweaked for Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand, the latest iteration proves how talent elevates a story. Stunning acting by Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga keeps the 2018 cut of A Star Is Born relevant.
Warner Brothers released the trailer for the Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga movie A Star Is Born yesterday. The film will be the third remake of a 1937’s A Star Is Born and is Cooper’s directorial debut. If the trailer is any indication, this will be an immensely popular movie that generates considerable Oscar buzz.
March was a busy month for discovering new things. For the first time ever, I watched all nine Best Picture Nominees. Other highlights of March include a fantastic debut record from Philly’s own Queen of Jeans and two great podcasts: Friendly Fire and American History Tellers.
Sometimes you can take what happens in your own backyard for granted. Until recently, the list of horror films created in Pennsylvania is more incredible than I realized. Twisted Philly, the City of Brotherly Love’s most macabre-learning podcast, recently examined a handful of flicks that were shot in the Keystone State in the episode Horror In Twisted... Continue Reading →
The template for war films has been well-established for decades. The audience either follows a likeable group of Average Joe soldiers as they go about their business or admires generals as they plot out genius strategies. Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk is not a conventional war film. The movie uses sparse dialogue and stunning visuals to convey... Continue Reading →
Batman is the story of the Caped Crusader fighting for justice on behalf of those who need someone else to do their fighting for them. But who fights for Batman when the Dark Knight needs help? The answer: Marc Tyler Nobleman. The Hulu documentary Batman & Bill examines the creative origins of Batman, one of... Continue Reading →