'Here Comes Mr. Jordan' or 'Heaven Can Wait'?

In 1941, a wonderful movie called Here Comes Mr. Jordan was released; in 1943 one of my favorite films called Heaven Can Wait came out; in 1978, a movie called Heaven Can Wait was released. Oddly enough, the 1978 Heaven Can Wait's exact plot was based on Here Comes Mr. Jordan, but the title was the same as another classic film from the same era. "What gives??" I asked myself over and over when I was fifteen and realized the connections. Why the hell did Warren Beatty do that?

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The Many Incarnations of 'A Star is Born'

Movies show everything from fantasy worlds to real life situations. Movies also love depicting Hollywood, the good and the bad. Mostly the bad because that makes for more thrilling and preposterous drama. A Star is Born is one of the definitive movies about Hollywood. It has everything from an aging, alcoholic matinee idol to an unexpected star on the rise.

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