Some would ask what is the need for a new West Side Story, but Steven Spielberg does far more than provide the answer any skeptic would need.
Folks, you know what this is, you know what it's about. It's late, I'm tired, and I want to enjoy what's left of my time off. Let's rock and roll.
Steven Spielberg's landmark film still remains a defining aspect of American culture.
Spielberg reliving a pop culture era he defined the way someone else saw it, for better or for worse. (✯✯✯½)
One knows already how predictable the Academy Awards can become after the route of the Golden Globes and the SAG Awards among many more, but in the 90 years that we have seen them moving onward, what they had managed to turn forth was not only one of the strongest lineups in a while but [...]
A mix of directorial styles only fits in its favour to create a loving tribute. (✯✯✯✯✯)
Convenient for the time, but nonetheless still engaging. (✯✯✯½)
Bids upon curiosity, and always begs questions to be answered on one's own terms. (✯✯✯✯✯)
Groundwork for something greater. (✯✯✯✯)
Distracted by its own sentimentality, its greatest asset, from becoming more compelling. (✯✯½)