You must be Djoking

It’s appropriate one of the most highly anticipated matches of the Australian Open thus far is a pairing that two years ago would barely have raised a pulse. It’s grist for the mill in what has to be the weirdest Australian Open on record. Not to suggest it hasn’t been interesting. Continue reading You must be Djoking

Sixty years on, West Side Story still belongs to Anita (not Spielberg)

Image: Backstage.com Over the past month, I’ve had the thrill of seeing both West Side Stories, director Robert Wise’s 1961 version and Steven Spielberg’s recent remake, within days of each other at a cinema. They’re both, on first glance, very different. And so they should be. Seven decades removed you would hope there’d have been enough positive change for this story to be seen anew. … Continue reading Sixty years on, West Side Story still belongs to Anita (not Spielberg)