'A Star Is Born' Premiere Interrupted After Lightning Strikes Cinema

'A Star Is Born' Premiere Interrupted After Lightning Strikes Cinema
Critics are going wild for Bradley Cooper's directorial debut, a remake of A Star Is Born that he stars in alongside Lady Gaga. Its electric energy might have been a little too strong at the film's public premiere, however, which was interrupted by a lightning strike.

The film had its first public screening at the Venice Film Festival today, but it was interrupted by a power outage after the Sala Grande was struck by lightning.

The movie was interrupted for about 20 minutes before the screen was restored. Critic Derek Blasberg offered the following commentary from the audience:
 
 

A Star Is Born will strike theatres on October 5. Watch its trailer below.