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Star Is Born, A (1976) (DVD)
This film actually began with the idea of remaking A Star Is Born with the then-hot couple James Taylor and Carly Simon. Eventually, it evolved into this vanity production for Barbra Streisand, with Kris Kristofferson as the designated stud muffin. The story remains the same: A superstar on the decline meets a young singer on the way up. They marry as their career trajectories intersect, and his eventual demise is meant as a sacrifice to further boost her career by ridding her of the burden of him. Kristofferson's rock & roll numbers are decidedly lousy--Hollywood's idea of rock music--and Streisand looks good and always sounds fine (she won an Oscar for cowriting the song "Evergreen"). But you can feel her heavy hand guiding every shot; she seems to serve as puppet master for director Frank Pierson, framing every image of herself for maximum glow. The ultimate date flick (if the guy can sit still through it). --Marshall Fine --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
J'adore Barbra Steisand et les chansons dans A star is born sont des classiquesPublished 10 months ago by Paule Carette
I have received all movies EXCEPT Major Payne, which I am still waiting for, thank you very much. I hope it comes soon as it was ordered on the same day as A star is born.Published 11 months ago by O J Jimmo
Enjoyed the movie. Saw it when it first came out years and years ago and enjoyed it again with this DVDPublished 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is the best movie ever made. So glad it is on dvd now. The musical score is so good. Watch it over and over and over again.Published on Aug. 5 2013 by bcjoslin
One of my wife's favorite movies the book was very nice, happy wife happy life. Would recommend to a friend.Published on July 22 2013 by Robert Renneboog
A oldie that never grow old, it is still and awsome movie !!!
The book and extra scene are a great adds.
I recommend it to everyone!