A Star Is Born Reviews

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January 18, 2019
A Star is Born proves Bradley Cooper has a future as a director, Lady Gaga can act, and that for a film that has been made over and over, the 4th time's a charm.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 9, 2019
A Star Is Born will have you leaving the theatre clenching your tissues, kissing your partner, and blasting that radio to an uncomfortable decibel.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
January 8, 2019
Filled with great music, a captivating romance, and fine performances, A Star Is Born is ... an enthralling meditation on how the entertainment industry makes casualties of so many of its stars
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 7, 2019
A Star Is Born demonstrates that good stories never die; they just patiently rest as filmmakers figure out how to bring back their sparkle.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 4, 2019
"The third remake of this decades-old Hollywood tale has a lot on its mind about art and fame in the modern age. Yet it also crafts an old-fashioned, touchingly tragic love story."
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 2, 2019
Another remake of one of my favorite films. Bradley Cooper doesn't quite pull it off, but everyone around him shines, especially Lady Gaga. The script faltered as did all of the songs -- except The Shallows, which will stick in your head for weeks.
Full Review | Original Score: 7
December 21, 2018
The story may have begun as a cautionary tale about Hollywood fame, but even set in the music industry, the ending has a kind of emotional potency only film can achieve.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
December 19, 2018
A beautiful movie with amazing performances. A must watch for anyone.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.5/10
December 16, 2018
One cannot help but be swept up both by the romance and the amount of talent on display.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
December 15, 2018
offers proof that remakes are not always evidence of artistic bankruptcy and a dearth of new ideas, but can be invigorating updates to time-honored stories that approach the edge of myth
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
December 13, 2018
El consagratorio trabajo actoral de Lady Gaga - y algunos buenos duetos como "Shallow" - hacen que las más de dos horas de Nace una estrella sean tolerables aun cuando sentimos que ya hemos visto esta misma película muchas otras veces.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/ 10
December 9, 2018
A Star Is Born might not be a total home run for Cooper, but a triple is pretty solid for your first career at-bat in the majors.
December 7, 2018
Although [Bradley] Cooper has emerged as a premiere director, there's a bit of disappointment in the air, because the film never hits the emotional falsetto.
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 7, 2018
An incredibly strong film with minimal flaws capturing this heart-wrenching story in a special way.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
December 6, 2018
The performances are raw and heartfelt. The aesthetic is honest and the music is spectacular. It uplifts and undercuts with equal abandon. It is a fantastic movie experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
December 2, 2018
The rare Oscar favorite that's deserves all the praise and is more than just the hype.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
November 27, 2018
With this film, Bradley Cooper... [makes it clear] that, like other colleagues, he can act and also deliver a convincing film as a director. [Full review in Spanish]
November 25, 2018
The musical numbers is where this movie shines. You feel every heartache in every note played, every lyric sung, there's a gravitas and a sense of love and care that went into the staging of every frame of this movie.
Full Review | Original Score: A
November 24, 2018
This film takes its well-known story and its well-known actors and shows us something completely fresh and surprising
Full Review | Original Score: 4.0/4
November 21, 2018
Cooper and Gaga's stars are reborn.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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