PREPARING FOR SUDDENLY

Last weekend, I attended the opening for the Film Society season at the Director’s Guild in Los Angeles. The film I saw was A Star is Born starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. The quality of the performances and the story moved me to my core. I literally had to stop myself from sobbing. Once I forced myself to get past the profanity, I was transported into the depth of the characters and their connection. (Spoiler Alert) One of the scenes that caused me to catch myself from convulsive sobbing was when Jackson (Bradley Cooper) surprised Ally (Lady Gaga) and called her up on stage to sing. This was her suddenly moment. This was the moment that her talent and years of preparation collided wi