81 Days With Oscar And Me

Every Academy Award-Winning Movie, Back to Back, Starting With the First

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West Side Story

September 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · 1961, Adaptation, Color, Composer: Leonard Bernstein, Marni Nixon, Musical, Panavision (Widescreen), Robert Wise, United Artists, West Side Story

There’s a line in Raiders of the Lost Ark that ranks among my favorites: “Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes?” In my case, it’s “Musicals. Why did it have to be a musical?” West Side Story is a musical. “These are the gayest gang members I’ve ever seen in my life,” my wife […]

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