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Thread started 06/12/18 10:54am

luv2tha99s

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A Star Is Born

I usually don't have a fun time watching trailers at the movies. There are too many of them they're too loud and they give too much of the film away. That being said, I saw a great trailer over the weekend when I went to see oceans 8. That trailer was for a star is born. it was actually more like a little mini movie, the didn't give away all the plot and had all the feels. Forget whatever biases you have towards Lady Gaga and/ or Bradley Cooper, this is one great trailer! Check it out!
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Reply #1 posted 06/12/18 11:23am

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How many times will they remake that old movie?

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Reply #2 posted 06/12/18 12:57pm

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purplethunder3121 said:

How many times will they remake that old movie?


Three, to my knowledge. Janet Gaynor and Frederic March, Judy Garland and James Mason, and Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson.

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Reply #3 posted 06/12/18 1:32pm

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Bradley Cooper barf
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Reply #4 posted 06/12/18 2:12pm

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It's got Dave Chapelle and Andrew Dice Clay in it. Absolute deplorables.
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Reply #5 posted 06/12/18 2:26pm

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The Judy version is a classic.

Sean Penn was raving about Cooper as a director and the film in general. I've heard a lot of people say he and Stephanie had great chemistry. So, we'll see.

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Reply #6 posted 06/12/18 2:34pm

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TrivialPursuit said:

The Judy version is a classic.

Sean Penn was raving about Cooper as a director and the film in general. I've heard a lot of people say he and Stephanie had great chemistry. So, we'll see.


I actually prefer the Janet Gaynor/Frederic March - mainly because I don't really care for James Mason.

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Reply #7 posted 06/12/18 2:49pm

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Streisand tried to get Elvis for her version of the movie... lol

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Reply #8 posted 06/12/18 3:00pm

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purplethunder3121 said:

Streisand tried to get Elvis for her version of the movie... lol


I can't imagine it was a very serious effort. Elvis was on tour for all of 1975/76 (A Star Is Born was released on December 18, 1976). There's no way he could have done a film.

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Reply #9 posted 06/12/18 6:58pm

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Genesia said:

TrivialPursuit said:

The Judy version is a classic.

Sean Penn was raving about Cooper as a director and the film in general. I've heard a lot of people say he and Stephanie had great chemistry. So, we'll see.


I actually prefer the Janet Gaynor/Frederic March - mainly because I don't really care for James Mason.


I would not turn down watching that one either. It's sort like the two Mame's (which I'm surprised they haven't remade with Meryl Streep or Jane Fonda). The Lucille musical version is fun and lovely, and Bea Arthur is a perfect counterpart (much like Shirley Maclaine was to Olympia Dukakis in Steel Magnolias). But the non-musical straight-ahead Rosalind Russell's Auntie Mame has a sass all its own, too.

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Reply #10 posted 06/13/18 1:49pm

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I can't wait for this movie! I love Lady Gaga and I think she's perfect for the role. The Kris Kristopherson and Barabara Streisand one has always been one of my favorite movies. This one will be a must see for me.
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Reply #11 posted 06/14/18 8:01am

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There was a rumor (a few years ago) that the remake was going to have Beyonce in it..Glad that didn't happen. Bradley looks like he's really trying to channel 1970's Kristofferson in this one...It looks like a good remake, but I'll wait 'til it hits cable next year.

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Reply #12 posted 06/14/18 8:50am

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Genesia said:

purplethunder3121 said:

Streisand tried to get Elvis for her version of the movie... lol


I can't imagine it was a very serious effort. Elvis was on tour for all of 1975/76 (A Star Is Born was released on December 18, 1976). There's no way he could have done a film.


Love Kristofferson, but Elvis would have been epic. cool

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Reply #13 posted 06/14/18 9:34am

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poppys said:

Genesia said:


I can't imagine it was a very serious effort. Elvis was on tour for all of 1975/76 (A Star Is Born was released on December 18, 1976). There's no way he could have done a film.


Love Kristofferson, but Elvis would have been epic. cool


I disagree. Elvis as he was in 1975/6 did not have the sex appeal to pull off that part. (He was extremely overweight, for one thing.) And I doubt he would have been okay with playing a washed-up performer who ends up committing suicide.

And can you imagine this movie coming out with Elvis in it - and then he dies eight months later? I'm guessing Barbra Streisand thanked her lucky stars he said "no."

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Reply #14 posted 06/14/18 9:40am

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poppys said:


Love Kristofferson, but Elvis would have been epic. cool


I disagree. Elvis as he was in 1975/6 did not have the sex appeal to pull off that part. (He was extremely overweight, for one thing.) And I doubt he would have been okay with playing a washed-up performer who ends up committing suicide.

And can you imagine this movie coming out with Elvis in it - and then he dies eight months later? I'm guessing Barbra Streisand thanked her lucky stars he said "no."


Yeah, the Colonel killed off his acting career years before that. He wanted to do real movies and could have. Would have loved to see him in a real role. As a fantasy cast was more my thought. Elvis was prettier than Babs too, maybe not as good a "couple".

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Reply #15 posted 06/14/18 6:04pm

SoulAlive

Why do they keep remaking this dumb movie? mad it’s a boring,predictable story.I may be in the minority but I think the 1976 version with Barbra Streisand was terrible.When Kris Kristofferson’s character died at the end,I was actually applauding biggrin his character was terrible and annoying! This is a dumb film.
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Reply #16 posted 06/14/18 6:06pm

SoulAlive

btw....a few years ago,they were gonna remake this movie with Beyoncé and Will Smith as the stars
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Reply #17 posted 06/15/18 9:59am

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This one, "Little Women" and "Romeo and Juliet" get constsantly remade. It's like every generation NEEDS their version of these movies.

Movies I'm surprised haven't been generationally remade?

"The Way We Were".

"Love Story".

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Reply #18 posted 06/15/18 10:22am

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Why do they keep remaking this dumb movie? mad it’s a boring,predictable story.I may be in the minority but I think the 1976 version with Barbra Streisand was terrible.When Kris Kristofferson’s character died at the end,I was actually applauding biggrin his character was terrible and annoying! This is a dumb film.


lol Guess people need their Vitamin Cheese.

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Reply #19 posted 06/16/18 10:19am

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Give it a chance people.

"My motherfucker's so cool sheep count him."
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Reply #20 posted 06/17/18 8:19pm

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poppys said:

Genesia said:


I can't imagine it was a very serious effort. Elvis was on tour for all of 1975/76 (A Star Is Born was released on December 18, 1976). There's no way he could have done a film.


Love Kristofferson, but Elvis would have been epic. cool

yeahthat I love Evergreen which Barbra and Paul Williams won the Grammy, Golden Globe and the Oscar for Best Original Song

Barbra Streisand - Evergreen (Academy Awards 1977)

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Reply #21 posted 06/21/18 5:53pm

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Reply #22 posted 06/25/18 10:07am

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Genesia said:

poppys said:


Love Kristofferson, but Elvis would have been epic. cool


I disagree. Elvis as he was in 1975/6 did not have the sex appeal to pull off that part. (He was extremely overweight, for one thing.) And I doubt he would have been okay with playing a washed-up performer who ends up committing suicide.

And can you imagine this movie coming out with Elvis in it - and then he dies eight months later? I'm guessing Barbra Streisand thanked her lucky stars he said "no."

He was in good shape in 75. He started gaining weight at the end of 76. He could have gotten in shape. He lost weight for the 73 Aloha special.

Early 1976

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Mid 1975

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Reply #23 posted 06/27/18 10:08pm

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Elvis state, he made a big mistake in saying no to Ms. Streisand.... "A Star is Born".

I like like the both the 1937 (Fredric March / Janete Gaynor) & 1954 uncut version (Judy Garland / James Mason) of," A Star Is Born".

I didn't like Streisand version. This generation of producer, directors, writers... all they do is fuck-up remakes. lol

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Reply #24 posted 06/29/18 8:42pm

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JoeBala said:

Genesia said:


I disagree. Elvis as he was in 1975/6 did not have the sex appeal to pull off that part. (He was extremely overweight, for one thing.) And I doubt he would have been okay with playing a washed-up performer who ends up committing suicide.

And can you imagine this movie coming out with Elvis in it - and then he dies eight months later? I'm guessing Barbra Streisand thanked her lucky stars he said "no."

He was in good shape in 75. He started gaining weight at the end of 76. He could have gotten in shape. He lost weight for the 73 Aloha special.

Early 1976

elvis-ron-pietrafeso.jpg?resize=500%2C677

Mid 1975

d0b8fcfde3616b54b2855c5ad0935c4c.jpg

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Yuuup it would have been a great opportunity......but "Colonel" Tom Parker put a stop to it.

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Reply #25 posted 06/30/18 5:18am

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I'm open to the possibility that this could be an enjoyable film though I doubt it will be particularly artistic given the material. Bradley Cooper is not a bad actor IMO, so I think the wild card here will be whether Lady Gaga can sell it or will she be too self-conscious!

I was not a fan of the Barbara/Kris version, even though I was never a Barbara hater like so may people. It just seemed flat and contrived.

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