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Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 4 weeks ago
Replies: 45
Steven Spielberg remaking West Side Story
Posted By WSSlover
As a devout fan of the original 1961 film version...

As a devout fan of the original 1961 film version of West Side Story, I am not the least bit enthusiastic about Spielberg's upcoming reboot/remake of this great, golden oldie-but-keeper of a classic...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 4 weeks ago
Replies: 45
Steven Spielberg remaking West Side Story
Posted By WSSlover
Re: Steven Spielberg remaking West Side Story

Hollywood, at large, has run out of creative ideas, which is why sequels, reboots and remakes of older classic films are the "in" thing right now. It's sickening.
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 4 weeks ago
Replies: 45
Steven Spielberg remaking West Side Story
Posted By WSSlover
Eeeeewwwwww! I sure as hell hope not!

Eeeeewwwwww! I sure as hell hope not!
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 4 weeks ago
Replies: 45
Steven Spielberg remaking West Side Story
Posted By WSSlover
I'm usually not a huge fan of musicals on film,...

I'm usually not a huge fan of musicals on film, but the original 1961 film version of West Side Story is a very rare exception, because it was successful on both stage and screen.

Having said the...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 02-13-20
Replies: 45
Steven Spielberg remaking West Side Story
Posted By WSSlover
I hear you and feel you, gbgoodies! The original...

I hear you and feel you, gbgoodies! The original 1961 film version of West Side Story is a movie that I never get tired of watching over and over again. It always feels fresh and new to me, like...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 01-27-20
Replies: 45
Steven Spielberg remaking West Side Story
Posted By WSSlover
I've heard him sing somewhat. His voice is...

I've heard him sing somewhat. His voice is really not that great. Moreover, Ansel Elgort doesn't have either the looks or the personality, much less the charm and believability to play the part of...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-27-20
Replies: 36
How Would You Rank the Spider-Man Movies?
Posted By WSSlover
The first Spiderman movie was good. The 2nd...

The first Spiderman movie was good. The 2nd Spiderman movie was even better.

I had no interest in going to see any other Spiderman movies.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-27-20
Replies: 6
Going to see West Side Story tonight
Posted By WSSlover
I know I'm late to the party here, but I went to...

I know I'm late to the party here, but I went to see the original 1961 film version of West Side Story back in June of 2018, when it was playing in selected theatres nationwide, at a cinema here in...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-27-20
Replies: 1,905
Movies you couldn't even finish.
Posted By WSSlover
Re: Movies you couldn't even finish.

1776 and Casinos. They were both boring as hell!
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-27-20
Replies: 1,905
Movies you couldn't even finish.
Posted By WSSlover
Yecchhhh!!

Yecchhhh!!
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 01-27-20
Replies: 45
Steven Spielberg remaking West Side Story
Posted By WSSlover
Re: Spielbergs West Side Story remake

Steven Spielberg has done a number of really good movies, and I think he's far better at doing films that revolve around historical events. Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan, The Post, and...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 01-27-20
Replies: 141
What do you think of the movie Parasite (2019)?
Posted By WSSlover
Re: What do you think of the movie Parasite (2019)?

I, too saw the movie Parasite and thought it was good. Imho, it was kind of a thriller from the start.
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 01-27-20
Replies: 16
Cats - Hit Show Goes to the Big Screen
Posted By WSSlover
Yup! I hear that the film version of "Cats"...

Yup! I hear that the film version of "Cats" bombed, rather badly. That's another film that I've put on my "don't go to see" list.
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 01-27-20
Replies: 45
Steven Spielberg remaking West Side Story
Posted By WSSlover
Re: Spielbergs West Side Story remake

This may be a bit off the subject, but I've read and heard some stuff about the upcoming Broadway stage revival of West Side Story--that there have been a number of protests being staged outside...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 01-27-20
Replies: 45
Steven Spielberg remaking West Side Story
Posted By WSSlover
Hi, Citizen Rules! I hear you--and feel you...

Hi, Citizen Rules! I hear you--and feel you here, and agree with you 100%! I'm not the least bit interested in seeing Spielberg's upcoming reboot/remake of the film West Side Story, and I will...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 01-27-20
Replies: 45
Steven Spielberg remaking West Side Story
Posted By WSSlover
Quite frankly, as a devout fan of the original...

Quite frankly, as a devout fan of the original 1961 film version of West Side Story, I'm of the opinion that a remake of this great, golden oldie-but-keeper of a classic movie-musical never, ever...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-03-19
Replies: 176
All Things West Side Story
Posted By WSSlover
Re: All Things West Side Story

It would be one thing if Spielberg were to create a movie of his own with the same kind of theory, or even a similar theory to that of West Side Story, but to try to re-make an already beautiful and...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 05-03-19
Replies: 176
All Things West Side Story
Posted By WSSlover
I don't think that a Maria with fair skin and...

I don't think that a Maria with fair skin and blonde hair would matter, especially since there are different ways for Latinos and Latinas to look. Sometime after I graduated from high school (back...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-08-19
Replies: 55,102
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By WSSlover
"The River Wild", with Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon,...

"The River Wild", with Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, and John C. Reilly.

I had seen "The River Wild" when it first came out about 25 years ago. When I saw it again on youtube, I remembered a good...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-08-19
Replies: 94
What film(s) make people the most angry?
Posted By WSSlover
Sure, the "grizzly man" made the mistake of doing...

Sure, the "grizzly man" made the mistake of doing something that wasn't very smart, but there are a couple of things that i'd like to point out:

A) The Grizzly bear that killed and ate the...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 01-08-19
Replies: 55,102
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By WSSlover
If you're referring to The Sound of Music, it's...

If you're referring to The Sound of Music, it's anything but a zombie Christmas musical. It's an all-year-around type of musical.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11-30-18
Replies: 55,102
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By WSSlover
Earlier this month, I, a long time friend, my...

Earlier this month, I, a long time friend, my sister-in-law, and my 15-year-old niece all attended a Sunday afternoon screening of the 70mm film version of The Sound of Music. It showed at a movie...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 11-30-18
Replies: 176
All Things West Side Story
Posted By WSSlover
Re: All Things West Side Story

"They should make a remake of WSS, but make it serious: just have it be about two lovers from different families or backgrounds that don't get along. Don't know what you'd call it, but it sounds very...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-02-18
Replies: 55,102
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By WSSlover
Re: Rate The Last Movie You Saw

"Jaws" will be showing at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, in Brookline, MA, as part of their annual Big Screen Classic Films program, tomorrow evening. They show this one every year, on Labor Day,...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 09-02-18
Replies: 55,102
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By WSSlover
Wizard of Oz--also a wonderful movie, although it...

Wizard of Oz--also a wonderful movie, although it doesn't hold the same special place in my heart regarding movies as West Side Story does.

Ditto for The Sound of Music..

I also saw South...