West Side Story, New York
Almost every visitor to New York has seen the city on the big screen at least once. Many places seem familiar and you can’t shake the feeling that you’ve been there somehow, right?
Steven Spielberg has fulfilled a dream and created a musical movie – the remake of Leonard Bernstein’s 1961 tenfold Oscar-crowned “West Side Story”. This time all Hispanics are played by Hispanics. One of them was at the age of 61.
Millionaires and murderers are buried here: Brooklyn’s historic Greenwood Cemetery is rich in monuments and bizarre anecdotes. But now the gravesite is running out. And the money. Now the director wants to reinvent the resting place – as a tourist destination.
On our list today, we list the most ingenious and best films made in New York, presenting this city in all its vibrant glory.