Surprisingly fantastic on every level. I'm loving the new takes on horror that have been coming out in the past couple of years - films like these really push the genre to new limits. Ready or not, neo-horror is here, and I think that's for the best.
I want to be upfront and say that the only reason this god forsaken film was able to cobble together a generous 2 stars is because lady gaga is a vocal powerhouse who must be respected as such. Now that that's out of the way, here's why A Star is Born was my second least favorite movie of 2018 (only second to mid 90s - just because jonah hill wears glasses now does not mean he knows how to write…
okay, we're going to get through this.
** sharp inhale **
I thought a lot about how I would structure this, because the sheer number of crimes against cinema taking place here are hard to pin down in isolation without getting into other structural and characterization issues along the way. So instead, I just decided to make a list of the worst offenders:
1) As mentioned in my A Star is Born review, mid90s proves that Jonah Hill…