Film: Spielberg finds his rhythm with new take on Bernstein classic
For his first musical, Steven Spielberg has revisited the themes of racial and social integration and the power of mutual respect with an updated West Side Story
West Side Story
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Directed by Nora Fingscheidt
The original West Side Story might have topped the box office on its way to winning ten Academy Awards in 1962, but it’s not much talked about these days – even among musical devotees. The old reliable Singin’ in the Rain, which took home zero Oscars a decade previously, is probably more widely seen ...