When it comes to recent movies that have drawn an emotional reaction out of us, A Star Is Born has to rank at the top of the list. This is the sort of movie that you do not watch unless you have Kleenex handy, we do not care how tough you may think you are.
The songs, written by Gaga, Cooper, Lukas Nelson, Jason Aldean and Mark Ronson, are all terrific and will make a helluva soundtrack album, and Lady Gaga’s performances are electrifying. Combine that with the genuine-feeling romance between the co-stars and the heartbreak of its dissolution, and you have one soaring and searing piece of movie entertainment.
Green Book has received a great deal of press for a number of reasons. For starters, the film took home the Best Picture award at the 2019 Oscars. Secondly, Green Book is centered around racial interaction, at a time when society as a whole is having a very important conversation about such matters. The film...
Witty and warm as cashmere, Green Book is a two-hander in which both stars soar with humor and heart.