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Movie review written by Jon Patch with 4 out of 4 paws
I Still Believe
Lionsgate and Kevin Downes Productions present a PG, 115 minute, Romance, Music, Drama film, based on a true story and directed and written by Andrew Erwin and Jon Erwin with a theater release date of March 13, 2020.
Movie review written by Jon Patch with 3 out of 4 paws
Universal Pictures, Calamity Films, Feigco Entertainment and Perfect World Pictures present a PG-13, 102 minute, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Holiday film directed by Paul Feig with story by Emma Thompson and Greg Wise with a theater release date of November 8, 2019.
Movie review written by Jon Patch with 3.5 out of 4 paws
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Chernin Entertainment present a PG-13, 112 minute, Biography, Drama, directed by Dome Karukoski, written by David Gleeson and Stephen Beresford with a theatre release date of May 10, 2019.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
“A STAR IS BORN” INVITES MOVIEGOERS TO A SPECIAL ENCORE ENGAGEMENT
OF THE FILM, FEATURING NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN MOMENTS
The award-winning movie, with almost 12 minutes of additional footage, including extended
musical performances, will be released on 1150+ screens in North America
for one week beginning Friday, March 1
Burbank, CA – February 27, 2019 – This Friday, March 1, for one week only, Warner Bros.
Pictures will release an “Encore” version of Bradley Cooper’s global hit “A Star Is Born” in theaters
throughout the U.S. and Canada. This special edition of the film contains extended performances of
such songs as opener “Black Eyes”; “Alibi”; and Lady Gaga’s Ally in her impromptu a cappella
performance of “Shallow,” which received the Oscar for Best Original Song at the 91st Annual
Academy Awards, following Cooper and Gaga’s moving performance during the ceremony.
Moviegoers will also be treated to never-before-seen footage of Ally singing to Jack “Is That
Alright?” in the wedding sequence; Jack in his studio singing “Too Far Gone”; Jack and Ally writing
a new song together, entitled “Clover”; and much more, totaling nearly 12 additional minutes.
About “A Star Is Born”
In “A Star Is Born,” Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their considerable talents to depict
the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life.
Theirs is a complex journey through the beauty and the heartbreak of a relationship struggling to
In this new take on the iconic love story, seven-time Oscar nominee Cooper (“A Star Is Born,”
“American Sniper,” “American Hustle,” “Silver Linings Playbook”), made his directorial debut. He
stars alongside multiple award-winning music superstar Gaga, who took home the Oscar for Best
Original Song for “Shallow,” and who was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress in her first leading
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role in a major motion picture. Cooper portrays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers
and falls in love with struggling artist Ally. She has given up on her dream to become a successful
singer, until she meets Jack, who immediately sees her natural talent.
The film also stars Andrew Dice Clay (“Blue Jasmine”), with Dave Chappelle (“Chi-Raq”)
and Sam Elliott in his Oscar-nominated performance for Best Supporting Actor.
In addition to playing Ally, Gaga—who also previously earned an Oscar nod for the song “Til
It Happens to You” from the film “The Hunting Ground”—performs original songs in the film with
Cooper, which they wrote with a handful of artists, including Lukas Nelson, Jason Isbell, and newly
minted Oscar winners Mark Ronson, Andrew Wyatt and Anthony Rossomando (Best Original Song,
“Shallow”). The music is original and all vocals for the movie were recorded live during filming.
“A Star Is Born” was produced by Bill Gerber, Jon Peters, Bradley Cooper, Todd Phillips and
Lynette Howell Taylor. Ravi Mehta, Basil Iwanyk, Niija Kuykendall, Sue Kroll, Michael Rapino
and Heather Parry served as executive producers. The screenplay was written by Oscar winner Eric
Roth (“Forrest Gump”) and Bradley Cooper & Will Fetters.
Cooper’s behind-the-scenes team included Oscar-nominated director of photography
Matthew Libatique (“Black Swan”), production designer Karen Murphy (“The Light Between
Oceans”), three-time Oscar-nominated editor Jay Cassidy (“American Hustle,” “Silver Linings
Playbook,” “Into the Wild”), and costume designer Erin Benach (“Loving”).
Warner Bros. Pictures Presents, in association with Live Nation Productions, in association
with Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures, a Jon Peters/Bill Gerber/Joint Effort Production, “A Star Is
Born.” The film is distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is rated R for language
throughout, some sexuality/nudity and substance abuse.
Review written by Jon Patch with 2.5 out of 4 paws
Crazy Rich Asians
Warner Bros. Pictures, Color Force, Ivanhoe Pictures and SK Global present a 120 minute, PG-13, Comedy, Romance, Drama, directed by Jon M. Chu, screenplay by Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim with a theatre release date of August 15, 2018.
Review written by Jon Patch with 2.5 out of 4 paws
Paramount Pictures, Apartment Story and June Pictures present a PG-13, Comedy, directed by Bill Holderman, written by Holderman and Erin Simms with a theatre release date of May 18, 2018.
Review written by Jon Patch with 3.5 out of 4 paws
Open Road Films, Wrigley Pictures and Boies / Schiller Film Group present a PG-13, 91 minute, Romantic Drama directed by Scott Speer, written by Kenji Bando, based on the motion picture screenplay “Taiyo no uta” by Eric Kirsten with a theatre release date of March 23, 2018.
Review written by Jon Patch with 3 out of 4 paws
The Big Sick
Lionsgate, Amazon Studios, Apatow Productions and FilmNation Entertainment present 119 minute, R rated, Comedy, Romance film directed by Michael Showalter, written by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon with a theater release date of July 14, 2017.
Review written by Jon Patch with 2 out of 4 paws
Warner Bros. Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Itaca Films and Alloy Entertainment present a PG-13, 96 minute, Romance, Drama directed by Stella Meghie, screenplay by J. Mills Goodloe and based on the book by Nicola Yoon with a theater release date of May 19, 2017.