'Country Strong'


Gwyneth Paltrow proves herself an able singer (which she also has demonstrated on several award shows) in this drama of a troubled country music star on the road to redemption.

After a stay in rehab, she sets out to resume her career under the guidance of her manager husband (actual country star Tim McGraw) ... who has placed a big hurdle in her way by adding an ambitious newcomer (Leighton Meester, "Gossip Girl") to her shows. Garrett Hedlund ("Tron: Legacy") plays another rising star who poses complications; the song "Coming Home" was nominated for an Oscar. DVD extras: deleted scenes; two music videos; extended performance. *** (PG-13: AS, P) (Also on Blu-ray)

Buy 'Country Strong' on DVD.

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