A remake of the iconic stage-to-screen adaptation of West Side Story made in 1961 might be in the works due to Steven Spielberg’s interest. However, as is to be expected, some conflicting opinions about the project have surfaced amongst fans and critics.
When it comes to animated movie musicals, the first studio which will most likely come to mind is Disney. In its earlier days, the company set the standards for future animated films, and furthermore solidified the bond between animation and musicals as part of their trademark.
The world of cinema and musicals wakes up today mourning the death of beloved actor Mickey Rooney.
Born Ninian Joseph Yule Jr., the New York City comedian was part of a family of vaudeville actors, and he participated in their shows with only months of age. After moving to Kansas due to family complications he was recruited to act in small Hollywood films until he was casted as Mickey McGuire for a […]
Ginger Rogers –whose real name was Virginia Katherine McMath- was born on July 16 of 1911, and passed away on April 25 of 1995. She performed in vaudeville shows and Broadway as well as acting in several short-films before gaining a small role in the feature length musical Young man of Manhattan (1930).