That Double Edge of Stardom




Bohemian Rhapsody
Directed by Bryan Singer
20th Century Fox


A Star Is Born
Directed by Bradley Cooper
Warner Brothers Pictures



TWO MOVIES about popular music and its stars were released late last year, Bohemian Rhapsody and A Star is Born, both of which portray the tinsel and terror of superstardom.

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Colin Carman, PhD, is the author of the newly published The Radical Ecology of the Shelleys: Eros and Environment (Routledge) and a contributing writer to this magazine.