Why it got 4 stars:
- In lesser hands, this latest version of A Star is Born could have been standard boilerplate melodrama. Cooper and Gaga elevate it to a moving story with a fantastic soundtrack.
Things I forgot to mention in my review, because, well, I'm the Forgetful Film Critic:
- I can’t overemphasize Bradley Cooper’s dedication to his part. From the very first frame, I totally believed him as a musician. He spent almost a year training his…