Film Review: A Star Is Born – “Gaga’s emotionally charged musical and acting performances are staggering.”

BOON was delighted to be invited to attend the preview screening of the latest blockbuster movie A Star Is Born at London’s swanky Soho Hotel. The private screening was hosted by Entertainment Focus and Warner Brothers and attended by the good and the great of the UK country music scene, including Bob Harris, The Wandering Hearts, Ward Thomas, Backwards Creek, Catherine McGrath and Two Ways Home. This is the third remake of the original 1937 film, following Judy Garland’s in the fifties and the 1976 Kris Kristofferson/Barbara Streisand version which spawned a hugely successful soundtrack album. This remake stars Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. Lady Gaga is tremendous as a struggling singer taken under the musical and romantic wing of … Continue reading Film Review: A Star Is Born – “Gaga’s emotionally charged musical and acting performances are staggering.”