Saturday, May 11, 2019

A Judy Garland Biopic

First, Judy Garland gives a stunning dramatic and musical performance in the classic 1954 remake of STAR IS BORN. It's an acclaimed big screen comeback that gets her a well-deserved Best Actress Oscar nomination.
 But she loses the Oscar to Grace Kelly for THE COUNTRY GIRL.
And now....this. There's a biopic coming starring …Renée Zellweger as Judy Garland.

What Caucasian heterosexual Gen Xer thought this production was necessary?  Renée looks more like Adam Lambert as Polly Bergen in CAPE FEAR: THE MUSICAL.

Oh, well. Who knows? It could turn out to be a hit with the critics.  In the meantime, here's the real show biz great, Judy Garland herself. She introduces the new blues song "The Man That Got Away" in George Cukor's 1954 remake of A STAR IS BORN co-starring James Mason.

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