A Star Is Born

Film

female fame through a male lens

'Her Smell' and 'Teen Spirit' are the two latest films to add to the expansive canon of male-directed female fame biopics.
Beatrice Loayza
4.29.19
News

did lady gaga stans help scam ‘shallow’ to no. 1 with fake starbucks offers?

The devil works hard but Lady Gaga stans work harder.
Roisin Lanigan
3.5.19
News

everything you need to know about the oscars last night

Here's all you need to know about film's biggest night of the year.
Roisin Lanigan
2.25.19
Music

the trouble with lady gaga’s r. kelly statement

Following the release of 'Surviving R Kelly', she has finally addressed their 2014 collaboration. But is it too little, too late?
Alim Kheraj
1.11.19
addiction

is the media helping us foster more empathy for addicts?

Films like 'Beautiful Boy' and 'A Star Is Born' illustrate a level of compassion for those suffering from addiction, while also underscoring what’s still lacking from current media portrayals.
Sara Radin
12.10.18
Opinion

how our perception of a celebrity changes after they dye their hair

A deep-dive into Lady Gaga's hair colour.
Philippa Snow
10.18.18
News

lady gaga explains the meaning behind that oversized marc jacobs suit

While making a speech about women in Hollywood, the singer and actress made a powerful statement through her outfit choice.
Roisin Lanigan
10.17.18
Fashion

in 'a star is born,' barbra streisand's clothing was a source of power

Gaga has won accolades for stripping herself down, but for Streisand the never-ending rotation of great clothes was an expression of her creative control.
Scarlett Newman
10.15.18
Film

how 'beautiful boy' captures the complexities of addiction

Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell star in a finely wrought story about the effects of meth addiction on a family.
André-Naquian Wheeler
10.11.18
Culture

why the complex masculinity of a star is born matters

How can what is essentially a fairly conservative story about a young woman pushed towards by stardom by an older, more successful man, be culturally relevant now?
Louis Staples
10.10.18
Fashion

thoughts on the return of the cowboy boot

Hello old friend.
Roisin Lanigan
10.9.18
Culture

why lady gaga's a star is born will go all the way to oscars glory

In his retelling of the 81 year old story, first-time director Bradley Cooper has achieved everything that the movie business should be: pure, unadulterated escapism.
Matthew Whitehouse
10.2.18
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