March 11th, 2017

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West Side Story--A Hauntingly Beautiful Classic Movie-Musical:

Okay, folks: Here I am again, writing about how much I really love the film West Side Story. I admittedly like films, books, etc., that are hauntingly beautiful. One reason that I like the film West Side Story so much is because it's a hauntingly beautiful classic film that has withstood the test of time...fantastically. Sure, West Side Story is based on certain realities that existed on Manhattan's West Side back in the 1950's and 1960's; the proliferation of gangs and urban gang warfare. A difference was that more gangs used chains, switchblade knives, brass knuckles and fisticuffs back then, rather than high-powered automatic guns that were made, courtesy, at least in part, of the high-tech materials and all that exist nowadays.Collapse )