West Side Story (50th Anniversary Edition) (Blu-ray + DVD)

The screen achieves one of the great entertainments in the history of motion pictures
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Format:  Blu-ray  (3 Discs)
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Blu-ray Details

  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 32 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: November 15, 2011
  • Originally Released: 1961
  • Label: MGM

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West Side Story is a beautifully-mounted, impressive, emotion-ridden and violent musical which, in its stark approach to a raging social problem and realism of unfoldment, may set a pattern for future musical presentations. Full Review
Variety
Feb 20, 2013
Rating: 4/5 -- Special mention, though, should go to Boris Leven's neo-expressionist production design and Daniel L Fapp's forceful cinematography: the crooked angles, pointed shadows and great swashes of red all heighten the mood of rabid fury. Full Review
Time Out
Nov 16, 2011
Robert Wise hits the mark in creating an interesting and dramatic environment, with ordinary observations about immigrants. [Full Review in Spanish] Full Review
El Pais (Spain)
Jul 17, 2019
A radiant and touching performance by Natalie Wood as a Puerto Rican beauty in a New York slum is only one of the many strong points of this superb musical drama... Full Review
Maclean's Magazine
Dec 2, 2019
Natalie Wood, who was made a hit in the Kazan-Inge production of Splendor In the Grass and is the most promising young star of today, gives a fine dramatic performance. Full Review
New York Daily News
Mar 2, 2015
Both Miss Wood and Miss Moreno are permitted to work up fine fervors in their acting, and they come through. Full Review
Los Angeles Times
Jan 23, 2018
Rating: 5/5 -- It's impossible to begrudge the vertiginous energy and feeling that make this one of the great American musicals, and one radically told through dance. Full Review
Daily Telegraph (UK)
Sep 16, 2011

Product Description:

Rival New York City gangs affect the love of a young man and woman from each side. Oscars for best picture, directors Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins; supporting Oscars for George Chakiris and Rita Moreno.

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