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A Star is Born (2018)

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October 3, 2018

You recall the recent article I wrote called “3 Stars are Born?” Those were the original versions before Bradley Cooper directed and starred in the latest version. The first movie, with Janet Gaynor and Fredric March, came out in 1937, the second, with Judy Garland and James Mason, came out in 1954, and the third,… Read More ›

3 Stars are Born

Bradley Cooper’s latest version of “A Star is Born” is hitting theaters soon, and before I go see it, I’ve decided to review all three original versions, starting with the one from 1937. All these movies have the main drunken celebs saying to their girls: “I just want to take another look at you.” A… Read More ›

Crazy Rich Asians

“Crazy Rich Asians” is a romantic comedy with an all-Asian cast, including Awkwafina, Ken Jeong and Michelle Yeoh. And about 95% of the time, the characters speak English; either because they were born in America or the U.K., or associated with American businessmen. We’ll get to that part in a second, but the movie is… Read More ›

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Literally, it has been 8 years since the “Mamma Mia!” Broadway play has hit the big screen, and seeing it was fun at the time. Now, we have another film that splices the sequel-prequel genre. We see the events that follow, and the events that started it. Sure, it’s a little silly at times, but on… Read More ›

Vertigo

Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 mystery thriller “Vertigo” has it all-fears, romance, lies, twists, obsession, and temptations. I’ve watched it for the first time, as part of its 60th Anniversary, and I was amazed at the directions it takes. James Stewart plays John “Scottie” Ferguson, a retired San Francisco detective, who suffers from acrophobia, which gives him… Read More ›

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