West Side Story

West Side Story ★★★★½

Zero-gravity emotion, euphoric kinesis. Transmasc heroism. Rachel Zegler and Rita Moreno....wow. Elgort is as tolerable as he’ll ever be but imagine if Tony were played by like, anybody else at all. Even so, this is often magnificent in a way US cinema rarely even attempts anymore, let alone achieves. (Of all things, the Jets at the police station were what knocked me out.)

RIP, Sondheim. “For Dad,” 💞

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