Rachel Zegler is not currently attending the Oscars but there is still time for the Academy, Disney, and ABC to rectify the situation. Zegler posted in Instagram comments that she was not invited to attend. This is a problem because she’s a breakout star in Steven Spielberg’s Best Picture nominee, West Side Story. The limited seating because of social distancing is one part of the problem. Because of the distancing, there’s a good 800 or…"Rachel Zegler Isn’t Attending the Oscars"
While the Oscar-nominated Steven Spielberg film is on Disney+ and HBO Max, West Side Story is now available to purchase on Digital. For the time being, Laurent Bouzereau’s The Stories of West Side Story is only available to watch as a bonus feature via Digital and the upcoming physical 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD release on March 15. Laurent Bouzereau is one of the best in the business so I’m looking forward to watch…"West Side Story Arrives on Digital, Streaming"
Francis Ford Coppola is on the press tour again with The Godfather turning fifty and recently discussed Marvel and theaters, among others. His newest comments came during an interview with GQ senior staff writer Zach Baron. The article about Francis Ford Coppola is worth reading in its entirety so I highly recommend it. Every filmmaker has their thoughts on the current state, myself included. I said it before and I’ll say it again: Ben Affleck…"Francis Ford Coppola Discusses Marvel, Theaters"
For the second week in a row, an Oscar-winning filmmaker has seen their new film–a remake–struggle at the box office. Names like Steven Spielberg or Guillermo del Toro should command your attention. Instead, their films are not making the money. It’s possible that the pandemic is affecting their box office revenue. However, this can’t entirely be the case because Spider-Man: No Way Home just ate up the box office with one of the biggest opening…"Box Office: West Side Story, Nightmare Alley Struggle"
For better or worse, filmmaker Steven Spielberg remakes the Oscar-winning classic West Side Story for his first movie musical. It’s been over 24 hours since watching the film and I’m still in the process of digesting my thoughts. By the time this review runs on Thursday morning, I’ll have stepped foot in the exact location where the film’s opening takes place. But hey, I’m not complaining as I’m in the Big Apple for multiple studio…"West Side Story: Spielberg Remakes A Classic"
West Side Story stars George Chakiris and Russ Tamblyn spoke about their memories of Natalie Wood and the upcoming Steven Spielberg film. The film will open the festival this Thursday night in honor of the 60th anniversary being celebrated this year. Stars Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, and Russ Tamblyn participated in new interviews exclusive for the occasion. In addition to TCM, the 1961 classic will also be available to stream through HBO Max. Be sure…"George Chakiris, Russ Tamblyn on West Side Story"