Classic Hollywood tale retold
A STAR IS BORN Directed by: Bradley Cooper Starring: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott, Anthony Ramos, Rafi Gavron, Dave Chappelle Showing at: Baywest, Boardwalk, Hemingways
In this musical, musicians Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) and Ally (Lady Gaga) meet and fall in love at a time when they are individually facing challenges. Jackson shows up in Ally’s life just as she is ready to give up on her music career, and helps uplift her future. Meanwhile, Jackson has personal demons of his owns to face. Although he becomes an asset in Ally’s career, she cannot solve his major struggle – a drinking problem which he eventually loses control over. While the two are in love and supportive of each other’s careers, broken promises and humiliation end in heartbreak for Ally and Jackson’s family.