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Country Strong

8 Ratings: 3.5
A 2011 movie directed by Shana Feste

   Country Strong (formerly titled Love Don't Let Me Down) is an upcoming drama film about a country singer named Kelly Canter. It stars Gwyneth Paltrow as Kelly Canter and Garrett Hedlund as Beau Williams and is directed by American filmmaker … see full wiki

Tags: Movies, Drama
Director: Shana Feste
Genre: Drama, Music
Release Date: 7 January 2011 (USA)
MPAA Rating: PG-13
3 reviews about Country Strong
review by . January 07, 2011
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Star Rating:         Country Strong is a fairly reliable celebrity drama, although it’s not particularly original and it would have worked a lot better were it not for an unearned, shamelessly soapy ending. What surprised me was that I couldn’t take the ending at face value. To be perfectly blunt, it made me angry. The events of the film don’t build to this particular kind of conclusion, but more to the point, it made me rethink my feelings for the …
review by . January 06, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Country Somewhat Strong
COUNTRY STRONG   Written and Directed by Shana Feste   Starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw, Garrett Hedlund and Leighton Meester       There isn’t anything sadder in the world than a good country tune, except for maybe the booze soaked, sleep deprived, emotionally impossible days and nights that are the inspiration behind these great songs.  Writer/Director Shana Feste’s COUNTRY STRONG is one of those true tragedies.  One of the …
Quick Tip by . January 21, 2011
As had already been proven by her appearance on the TV show Glee, it is clear that Gwyneth Paltrow can sing...I mean REALLY sing...not just make a show of it. I didn't go into this movie with high expectations because the critics hadn't been very kind, and perhaps that was a good thing--I actually enjoyed it a good bit more than I'd expected. Paltrow is good, if stereotypical, as Kelly, a beloved country singer whose alcoholism threatens to destroy both her career and her marriage. The characters …
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