Sunday, January 28, 2018

Steven Spielberg Tapped to Direct New Version of West Side Story

Begging the question(s): why?

Why remake it at all?

Why have it directed by someone who, in a career spanning four decades, has never displayed an iota of musicality?

Update: This one's for Steverino:

Dear Mr. Steven Spielberg,
You gotta comprehend
That your directing deal here
Is likely to offend.
You aren't a Jerry Robbins,
And you're no Robert Wise.
Stevie, sweetheart, why do this reprise?
Yes, director Spielberg, those are our guffaws
'Cuz this is a great musical--not ET or Jaws.
Dear director Spielberg, this one is taboo.
Dear director Spielberg, Krup you!

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