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Olivia Simon

DIRECTOR’S CUT: Cooper Captivates With Raw Emotion in ‘A Star Is Born’

I’ve never been great with trends, so I was a little late to the craze surrounding “A Star Is Born.” While waiting meant that I got to take in Bradley Cooper’s (COL ’97) directorial debut outside the bulk of all the madness, the film had a massive reputation to live[Read More…]

by November 29, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
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A Star Was Born at Georgetown: An Interview With Bradley Cooper

Ask Georgetown students about their favorite alumni and, odds are, many will name Bradley Cooper (COL ’97). The film icon began his career with a 1999 television guest role in “Sex and the City” and made his film debut in 2001 as Ben in “Wet Hot American Summer.” Cooper is[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 1 comment Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Actor and director Bradley Cooper (COL '97), returned to Georgetown on Tuesday to reflect on his new film 'A Star is Born' and share his Georgetown memories.

Cooper Returns, Promotes New Film

When it comes to his dreams, Bradley Cooper (COL ’97) doesn’t take no for an answer. The actor and director attributed his success in film and life to hard work, dedication and authenticity at a discussion with Blair Rich (COL ’97), the worldwide director of marketing for Warner Bros., and[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Cooper and Gaga Sparkle in ‘A Star Is Born’

Bradley Cooper (COL ’97) proves that “A Star Is Born,” though in its fourth iteration, is a story worth retelling. With chill-inducing live music and dynamic cinematography, Cooper makes the film his own, bringing this Hollywood classic to life in a way that stands out from its previous three star-studded[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Movies, The Guide
Movie Review: ‘Serena’

Movie Review: ‘Serena’

★★☆☆☆ Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence brought such conviction to their nuanced relationships in their past successes, “Silver Linings Playbook” and “American Hustle,” that it is hard to believe they can produce anything short of excellent. And Danish director Susanne Bier’s respectable work in the past (such as “Brothers” and[Read More…]

by April 3, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
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Bradley Cooper plays the American sniper Chris Kyle in an emotional story that grapples with the personal effects of war.

Movie Review: ‘American Sniper’

★★★★☆ Every soldier remembers his first kill. Chris Kyle, portrayed by Bradley Cooper in Clint Eastwood’s new release “American Sniper,” is no different. Perched on a rooftop in Iraq, Kyle peers through his scope at a woman and her young son. Immune to distraction, Kyle narrows his eye on the[Read More…]

Showy Crime Comedy Pays Homage to the ’70s

5/5 stars David O. Russell’s American Hustle is an authentic and enthralling crime comedy-drama that explores the corruption, deception, lust and power that pervaded the 1970s and one of the most scandalous scams of the decade. Graced with a star-studded cast, American Hustle combines the Oscar-winning ensembles of Russell’s The Fighter and Silver Linings Playbook to create an enticing collection[Read More…]

by December 24, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Alum Makes Great Play With New Film

4/5 Stars   After watching Silver Linings Playbook, I have a newfound appreciation for tragic comedies, though I don’t think many will outdo this film anytime soon. Director and screenwriter David Russell has created a gripping film that highlights an omnipresent, yet  overlooked, problem central to modern-day American life: personal psychological[Read More…]

by November 16, 2012 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
A Season at the Movies

A Season at the Movies

Though fall is one of my favorite seasons, brining the return of cardigans, riding boots and the NFL, it’s not exactly known for phenomenal movies. Summer is a time for blockbusters, winter for Oscar bait. Spring and fall are where the “others” are dumped; some are good, some are  bad.[Read More…]

by August 31, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Alumni Descend on Sundance

Bradley Cooper isn’t the only Georgetown graduate to have graced the red carpet at the Sundance Film Festival. Of the 16 films chosen this year, three feature the acting or production of former Georgetown students. “It’s a crazy little Georgetown festival we have going on here,” director Zal Batmanglij (COL[Read More…]

by January 28, 2011 0 comments City News, News