Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers—and falls in love with—struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer—until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.
Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of alcoholic star Norman Maine, is given a test, and is caught up in the Hollywood glamor machine (ruthlessly satirized). She and her idol Norman marry; but his career abruptly dwindles to nothing. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards, winning the award for Best Story. This also became the first color film to be nominated for best picture.
A movie star helps a young singer/actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
Drunken, has-been rock star John Norman Howard falls in love with unknown singer, Esther Hoffman, after seeing her perform at a club. He lets her sing a few songs at one of his shows and she becomes the talk of the music industry. Esther's star begins to rise, while John's continues to fall. She tries desperately to get John to sober up and focus on his music, but it may be too late to save him.
Beautiful Aliana Love moves to Los Angeles with dreams of becoming a star, but quickly realizes that, in Hollywood, you are either on the plate or in front of it. Financial woes force a reluctant but desperate Aliana into the seedy world of adult films, and porn king John Goldman is only too happy to exploit her looks and innocence - turning her into the biggest, X-rated contract star in years.
This is a film about fulfilling dreams. This is a film about winning the battle against yourself. Vanja is 29 years old, she is a professional filmmaker, and she has nothing to do with the music business or the profession in general, apart from being a huge fan of her favorite performers. She will form a tribute to an American band "The Decemberists", whose song "I Was Meant for the Stage" inspired her. She booked a concert before she ever sat behind a drum set and long before her band ever existed. The film follows the entire process - from the idea, organizing the audition, forming the band, all through her struggle with learning, practicing hard and reaching her ultimate goal - playing the concert at the end. The mindset of the documentary is to show the enthusiasm that youth holds within its' age and how each individual can truly achieve whatever one may put his or her mind to, as long as the heart is in the right place.
Live television broadcast of the world premiere. Described by various participants as the biggest world premiere in memory, even bigger than the Academy Awards.
Music - Justin Beiber was born to make music! Before he was 15 he taught himself to play the piano, drums, guitar, and trumpet. This documentary chronicles his life, and documents his transition from a street performer to a mega teen superstar. Everyday a child is born but on March 1st, 1994, "A Star Was Born." - Justin Bieber
This engrossing documentary looks at the life and skyrocketing career of rhythm-and-blues star Chris Brown. Only 17 years old, the talented artist has already achieved great success, receiving a number of Grammy nods and charting several top 10 and top 20 hits. Brown's self-titled debut album has sold more than 3 million copies, and his first single, "Run It," reached No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100.
Kokhav Nolad is an Israeli reality television show searching for talented new vocalists based on the British Pop Idol model. Since its debut on Israeli Channel 2 in 2003, Kokhav Nolad has achieved great popularity and turned out many new musical stars. The show is hosted by Zvika Hadar.