Ansel Elgort as Tony and Rachel Zegler as Maria in a still from West Side Story. Photo: Niko Tavernise/20th Century Studios.
Ansel Elgort as Tony and Rachel Zegler as Maria in a still from West Side Story. Photo: Niko Tavernise/20th Century Studios.

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West Side Story movie review: Steven Spielberg remake offers a respectable encore to the classic musical

  • Set in the 1950s, this remake doesn’t offer a radical rethink of the Romeo and Juliet-inspired love story set in New York gangland
  • The choreography is bright and Ariana DeBose, as the sassy Anita, absolutely crushes ‘America’, but on the whole the singing is a notch below the original

Topic |   American films
Ansel Elgort as Tony and Rachel Zegler as Maria in a still from West Side Story. Photo: Niko Tavernise/20th Century Studios.
Ansel Elgort as Tony and Rachel Zegler as Maria in a still from West Side Story. Photo: Niko Tavernise/20th Century Studios.
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