A Star is Born
Dir. George Cukor (1954) No Judy Garland vehicle invites a biographical reading more than Cukor’s 1954 film, which boasts one of the actress’s most titanic performances. A CinemaScope musical about Hollywood dreams and nightmares, A Star Is Born was Garland’s comeback role after MGM, her employer since 1935, suspended her contract in 1950, a result of her inability to complete several films.
Wed., June 20, 12:15 p.m.; Thu., June 21, 12:15 p.m., 2012
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Village Voice's biggest stories.