Jack White in A Star Is Born

It’s hard to imagine the remake of A Star Is Born without the gruff voice of Bradley Cooper behind the country rocker Jackson Maine, especially when it comes to the memorable line, “I just wanted to take another look at you.” But early in the development of the movie, the actor, who also directed the film, didn’t have himself in the lead role. Instead, Bradley Cooper had his eyes on a real musician to take the role.

In a recent profile of Lady Gaga, an entirely different version of the movie is nonchalantly mentioned. Before Lady Gaga came on to star in the movie, Bradley Cooper wanted singer and songwriter Jack White in A Star Is Born. So why didn’t it happen? Read More »

A Star Is Born Extended Cut

Bradley’s Cooper‘s acclaimed remake of A Star Is Born starring himself and Lady Gaga already clocks in at 2 hours and 15 minutes. However, if the film’s cinematographer is to be believed, there might be an extended cut of the movie on the way.

In a recent interview, director of photography Matthew Libatique (who has shot movies ranging from Iron Man to Black Swan) talked about the evolution of the film over time, and he revealed that an extended cut might put some deleted scenes and footage back into the movie. Read More »

A Star Is Born Trigger Warning

The Motion Picture Association of America does what they can to alert audiences to the content within a movie with their inconsistent and confusing rating system. Not only do movies come with ratings that suggest parental guidance or restrict youngsters from seeing certain movies without a parent or guardian, but the ratings come with more specific information about why the film is given a PG or R rating.

But apparently the rating system in New Zealand wasn’t enough to protect people from being emotionally impacted by the recent release of A Star Is Born. After some audiences have found themselves troubled by a key sequence from the end of the film, the New Zealand ratings board is adding an extra bit of information to warn audiences who might not be prepared for the scene in question. The only problem is it’s quite the spoiler. So don’t read any further if you haven’t seen A Star Is Born. Read More »

halloween box office

Halloween may have shattered box office records for slasher films, but the Gordon Green sequel is set to slash even more records as the numbers from this weekend roll in. The Halloween box office continues to have a strong showing in its second weekend, maintaining the No. 1 spot, while A Star is Born begins to rise over the current October No. 1 box office holder, Venom. And if the numbers continue to be strong for both Halloween and A Star is Born, the two films could see an impressive — maybe even record-setting — total box office haul.

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A Star Is Born Songs

Bradley Cooper‘s remake of A Star Is Born is chock full of new, original songs performed by the filmmaker himself and the incredibly talentedLady Gaga. However, not all of them will be in the running for Oscars this awards season.

Warner Bros. Pictures has put up the list of categories they’re hoping A Star Is Born will land Oscar nominations for when the time comes early next year. Of course, the studio is looking to land the Academy Award for Best Original Song, but they will only be submitting three of the songs from the soundtrack in their attempt to win it. Unfortunately, the instantly infamous butt song “Why Did You Do That?” is not among them. Read More »

First Man sneak peek

Even though First Man might be a key contender during awards season, when it comes to the box office, well, we just had a glitch for this mission.

First Man, the story of astronaut Neil Armstrong as he works towards the chance to land on the moon, couldn’t drum up enough interest to surpass last week’s holdovers of Venom and A Star Is Born, both taking the #1 and #2 spots at the box office again. Get the full rundown on the First Man box office performance below. Read More »

Avengers Infinity War Trailer Comparison

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, see how the trailer for Avengers: Infinity War compares to the final cut of the movie. Plus, go behind the scenes of the new season of Doctor Who with a featurette focusing on directing, and watch what happens when Dewey Cox meets up with Bradley Cooper‘s character Jackson Maine in a crossover between Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story and A Star Is Born. Read More »

A Star is Born and Venom Box Office

Jeff, Devindra, Angie and Peter do a double review of Venom and A Star Is Born.

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Star Is Born Look What I Found Music Video

I don’t know if you’re aware of this, but that Lady Gaga is a pretty good singer! Ms. Gaga is currently burning up the screen on A Star Is Born, and while the big opening weekend has come and gone, you can expect to hear about A Star Is Born for the next few months as awards season descends upon us. To keep the hype train going, yet another Star is Born music video is here, this time for the song “Look What I Found.” Watch the Star Is Born “Look What I Found” video below, and get ready to sing the opening line of “I’m alone in my house!” to yourself for the next few hours.

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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, A Star Is Born director and co-star Bradley Cooper breaks down a fantastic scene from the music-based romance. Plus, check out a series of bloopers from the “Pickle Rick” episode of Rick and Morty, and watch the Boy Meets World 25th anniversary reunion that took place at New York Comic-Con over the weekend. Read More »