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Remake or No, I’m Gaga Over “A Star Is Born”

Yes, we’ve seen it before, but the Lady Gaga/Bradley Cooper reboot of A Star Is Born is strangely fresh.   I’m not a fan of remakes or reboots. There’s a world of ideas out there, so why go on and make A Star Is Born for the fourth time? Well, it kinda makes sense, in one way. There’s slim to zero chance that any member of ... Read the full article
The Lesser Column

The Lesser Column covers a broad spectrum of content. With a focus on film, we also publish reviews of music, books, TV shows, live theatre, and stand-up comedy, as well as occasional pieces of social and cultural commentary. Our reviews don’t give star ratings or "thumbs up/down" and come from a more personal perspective – why what’s on display affected us in the way it did, why it’s good or otherwise, how it fits in a broader cultural context. Here is where you come for informed opinion and analysis. People are often very selective about how and where they find themselves entertained, so we’re offering reasons why you should see, read, hear, and experience something beyond simply what it’s about.

Extremist Movie Debate: Hardcore Henry

In Extremist Movie Debate, a coin flip decides who loves it and who hates it. They then debate it on the fly. This episode? Hardcore Henry (now streaming on Netflix)

Extremist Movie Debate: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

In Extremist Movie Debate, a coin flip decides who loves it and who hates it. They then debate it on the fly. This episode? Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Extremist Movie Debate: Upgrade

In Extremist Movie Debate, a coin flip decides who loves it and who hates it. They then debate it on the fly. This episode? Upgrade

Extremist Movie Debate: I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore

In Extremist Movie Debate, a coin flip decides who loves it and who hates it. They then debate it on the fly. This episode? I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore

Extremist Movie Debate: Deadpool 2

In Extremist Movie Debate, a coin flip decides who loves it and who hates it. They then debate it on the fly. This episode? Deadpool 2

Extremist Movie Debate: Avengers: Infinity War

In Extremist Movie Debate, a coin flip decides who loves it and who hates it. They then debate it on the fly. This episode? Avengers: Infinity War

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