A Star is Born
is very effective in his directorial debut. Cast as the once on the top now struggling rock star Jack Maine the boy gets smitten with a chance moment listening to a low level like bug singer wannabe who moonlights as a performer. Her name is Ally and when words each ears the magic gets transformed. Lost in a real dream the two hit I off, become friends, and embark on a road ready romance second to none.
Money and fame can buy anything - but love. As gradually Jane’s rising career shadow cast large over Jack’s diminishing returns you just know there will be a day of reckoning. Through it all we see the intimacy of two creative sounds explode on stage and then engulf their outer world with riveting ramifications. Standout singing, superb secondary characters anchored by the always dependable Sam Waterson and a true to life larger than last few romance converge to make A Star is Born any true romantics wet dream fantasy a reality.