"A Star is Born" 4 out of 5 Stars. Director: Bradley Cooper. Writers: Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters, Moss Hart (1954 screenplay), John Gregory Dunne (1976 screenplay), Joan Didion (1976 screenplay), Frank Pierson (1976 screenplay), William A. Wellman (story), Robert Carson (story) Starring: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott. Genre: Drama, romance. Rated: R for language throughout, some sexuality/nudity and substance abuse.