Tag Archive for 'Rita Moreno'

Singin’ In The Rain – 70th Anniversary Edition (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Warner Bros is rightfully celebrating the milestone of Singin’ In The Rain turning 70 years old with a brand new 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray showcasing its newest restoration. In addition they returned it to the theaters for one of those flashy, limited, Fathom events Turner Classic Movies screenings with an intro from Ben Mankiewicz. Their latest […]


‘West Side Story’ Reimagines A Classic (Movie Review)

West Side Story, the second filmed adaptation of the Tony award-winning Broadway musical, is, shockingly, legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg’s first full foray into the world of singing and dancing. Besides a USO number in 1941 and that time Kate Capshaw belted a mostly Mandarin “Anything Goes” in the Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom […]


NBFF 2016 Review: Remember Me

A film like Remember Me makes me wonder why EGOT-winner Rita Moreno is not appearing more frequently in feature films. The veteran actor may be in the role of wise-cracking grandmother, but she plays it quite well and many should know she is capable of more. For now though, here’s an enjoyable film that gets […]


West Side Story (Blu-ray Review)

If only we could solve all our problems through interpretive dance. In this modern day adaption of Shakespeare’s classic tale Romeo & Juliet, which was adapted from Ernest Lehman’s Broadway production, it’s a singing and dancing group of gangs. There are two gangs pitted against each other in this town, first being the Jets, a […]


West Side Story: 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION Makes Its Blu-ray Debut on November 15

Five decades after its historic debut, a timeless classic returns to dazzle audiences young and old. Based on the hit Broadway musical of the same name, the iconic film WEST SIDE STORY returns in brilliant Blu-ray form November 15, 2011 from Twentieth Century Home Entertainment. With a record-breaking ten Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Best […]