Written by Anna Harrison "If you take “West Side Story” and Kenneth Anger, put them together in an enclosure for long enough and let them get to know each other super well, a stork will one day deposit “Please Baby … Continue reading.
“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.”Steven Spielberg, Director of West Side Story (2021) Links: Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Deezer | Gaana | Google … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison 95/100 A “West Side Story” remake, even from a director such as Steven Spielberg, seemed an ill-advised undertaking when it was first announced. Why tamper with something that, while certainly problematic, was widely considered an untouchable … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison 90/100 West Side Story, from the moment of its premiere, etched itself into the annals of musical theater history; now, fifty years later, even without the upcoming Steven Spielberg remake looming over us, the words and … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison 80/100 If you did musical theater or sang in a school chorus growing up, chances are you heard “Seasons of Love” sung so often that just those simple opening piano notes were enough to send you … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker 77/100 Yet another Directorial Debut from SXSW ‘21. The Fallout ranked among the top tier of the festival’s films and Megan Park is perhaps it’s the most exciting new filmmaker to have premiered at the festival. … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Manuella Pache de Athayde 90/100 SYNOPSIS: Over a career spanning more than 70 years, Rita Moreno defied both her humble upbringing and relentless racism to become a celebrated and award-winning actor. Born into poverty on a Puerto … Continue reading.