Seeing and Believing 315 | Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story
Seeing & Believing sends 2021 out with a bang by reviewing one of the biggest movie musicals of all time, remade by one of the biggest American directors of all time. Kevin is joined once again by Sarah Welch-Larson to talk about the new version of West Side Story, releasing 50 years after the original film brought the Sondheim/Bernstein/Laurents stage musical to the big screen. Steven Spielberg—at long last getting to fulfill his dream of directing a musical—has some new tricks on this go-round to make the story his own; Kevin and Sarah explore how successful he is. Get ready to rumble!