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Netflix October 2021 Schedule: New TV & Movie Additions

The list for the new  Netflix  October 2021 movies and TV titles has been revealed, which you can view below, along with the titles that are set to leave from the streaming service next month. This includes the arrival of new seasons of Netflix original series such as You Season 3, Locke & Key Season 2, On My Block final season, and The Baby-Sitters Club Season 2, as well as the series debuts of the limited drama Maid starring Margaret Qualley, and the biopic drama Colin in Black and White. Next...
Tags: TV, Movies, Norman Lear, Netflix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paris, Army, Brazil, TV News, Streaming, Diana, Wikileaks, Maya, Miri, Rita Moreno, Thomas


Critics Choice Association to Honor Rita Moreno, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Demián Bichir at Celebration of Latino Cinema

The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced the first annual Celebration of Latino Cinema, which will take place on Dec. 9. The event will honor Latino figures who have made significant contributions to film in 2021. At the event, which will be presented virtually, Rita Moreno will receive the Icon Award. Her documentary “Rita Moreno: Just […]
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West Side Story Lyricist Stephen Sondheim Prefers Spielberg's Movie To The Original

Stephen Sondheim is undoubtedly one of the most important figures in all of 20th century musical theatre. The man is responsible for monumentally influential pieces like "Into the Woods," "Gypsy," "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," "Company," "Merrily We Roll Along," "Assassins," and perhaps his lyrical magnum opus, "West Side Story."Sondheim wrote the lyrics for the original Broadway production of "West Side Story" (with a book by Arthur Laurents and music by Leonard Bernstein) a...
Tags: Movies, News, Stephen Colbert, Munich, Stephen Sondheim, Broadway, Lincoln, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Rita Moreno, Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein, West Side Story, Jerome Robbins, Arthur Laurents, Tony Kushner


West Side Story Trailer Breakdown: See How Spielberg's Remake Compares To The Original

Steven Spielberg, arguably the greatest filmmaker alive today, is taking on a fascinating challenge for his next project: he's remaking a classic. A new trailer for his version of "West Side Story" dropped this morning, so let's take a closer look and compare and contrast some of Spielberg's choices with those of director Robert Wise, who helmed the original 1961 movie. Maria's Apartment From the first shots of the trailer, you can see some of the aesthetic changes Spielberg and production desig...
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West Side Story Trailer Highlights Tony & Maria’s Star-Crossed Love Affair

20th Century Studios has dropped a new trailer for Steven Spielberg’s long-awaited film adaptation of the classic Broadway musical West Side Story, which is scheduled to arrive in theaters on Friday, December 10. Its current theatrical release will see the film going up against Netflix’s star-studded sci-fi dark comedy Don’t Look Up. The new West Side Story trailer, which you can check out below along with the new poster, highlights the obstacles that will challenge Tony and Maria’s budding roma...
Tags: Video, Movies, Ansel Elgort, Drama, New York City, Netflix, Sharks, Maria, Steven Spielberg, Rita Moreno, Don, Tony, Lin Manuel Miranda, Justin Peck, Gustavo Dudamel, Kevin McCollum


Steven Spielberg's Vibrant Remake of 'West Side Story' Second Trailer

"If you go with him, no one will ever forgive you!" 20th Century Studios has debuted the second official trailer for the exciting new Steven Spielberg remake of the classic musical West Side Story. We also featured a Special Look preview during the summer. This was filmed back in 2019, and is now set for release in theaters (only) this December. The first trailer debuted earlier this year during the Oscars. An adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love and rivalr...
Tags: Movies, Ansel Elgort, Trailer, New York City, Sharks, Spielberg, Maria, Steven Spielberg, Rita Moreno, West Side, Tony, Kaminski, To Watch, Rachel Zegler, Century Studios, David Alvarez Mike Faist Corey Stoll Brian


West Side Story Trailer: Steven Spielberg's Splashy Musical Remake Is Full Of Color And Dance-Fighting

Somebody pinch me, because I'm still having trouble believing that we're getting closer and closer to living in a world where Steven Spielberg has directed and released a musical. And not just any musical, at that. The legendary filmmaker has had his sights set on remaking "West Side Story" with all the pomp, energy, and impeccably-staged dance numbers it deserves. The newest full-length trailer certainly helps make this dream project feel more like reality, giving us even more of a taste of the...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Ansel Elgort, News, New York City, Chicago, Broadway, Trailers, Shakespeare, Spielberg, Maria, Steven Spielberg, Romeo, Rita Moreno, West Side, Tony


Jennifer Hudson Is One Award Away From A Rare EGOT

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: you've got to give it to EGOT winners. Jennifer Hudson, currently starring in the Aretha Franklin biopic "Respect," has got the EGO part down. She even has an EGO ring to prove it.EGOT stands for Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. It's a rare bunch of artists, Renaissance women and men, who hold the distinction of having won all four of those awards. Whoopi Goldberg and Rita Moreno are two examples of women who have already done it.Hudson actually won one of her two Grammys, a Best Mu...
Tags: Movies, News, Aretha Franklin, Broadway, Kate Winslet, Jamie Foxx, Alice Walker, Whoopi Goldberg, Hudson, Rita Moreno, Tony, Jennifer Hudson, Franklin, Goldberg, Baba Yaga, SlashFilm


Netflix's Trailer for Maya and the Three Reveals a Land of Mesoamerican Myth

Let’s be clear: Jorge R. Gutiérrez’s Maya and the Three is set in a mythical land inspired by Mexican and Mesoamerican culture. The Book of Life director has drawn from Incan, Aztec, and Mayan mythology, as well as a smattering of Caribbean culture, to create an epic fantasy TV series for Netflix, and you can see it…Read more...
Tags: Science, Americas, Netflix, Kate, Rosie Perez, Caribbean, Mesoamerica, Maya, Rita Moreno, Latifah, Gutierrez, Castillo, Zoe, Alfred Molina, Danny Trejo, Continents


Maya and the Three Teaser Sets All-Star Cast For Netflix Animated Event

Netflix has released the teaser trailer for Jorge R. Gutiérrez’s newest animated project titled Maya and the Three, which is being described as the streamer’s animated event that will be told in nine epic chapters in a new hybrid format. The Maya and the Three teaser, which you can check out below, provides a preview of a new mythical world where a brave warrior princess must go on a thrilling quest in hopes of finding a way to defeat the gods and save humankind. In addition to the teaser, the s...
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Maya And The Three Trailer: Netflix Delivers An Epic Animated Fantasy

Described as "An Animated Event Told in 9 Chapters," "Maya and the Three" is a new animated miniseries from Netflix that features the voices of Zoe Saldaña, Gabriel Iglesias, Allen Maldonado, Stephanie Beatriz, Diego Luna, Gael García Bernal, Alfred Molina, and many more. Created and directed by "The Book of Life" filmmaker Jorge R. Gutiérrez, "Maya and the Three" is set in a fictional fantasy world that blends Aztec, Maya, and Inca mythology, with modern-day Caribbean culture.  Maya And The Thr...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Disney, Netflix, Trailers, Dreamworks, Caribbean, Maya, Rita Moreno, Molina, SlashFilm, Jorge R Gutierrez, Jeff Ranjo, Jorge R Gutiérrez Maya, Aztec Maya


First Teaser for Jorge R. Gutiérrez's Animation 'Maya and the Three'

"She looks like a real princess." Netflix has revealed the teaser trailer for an animation series titled Maya and the Three, the latest creation from acclaimed Mexican filmmaker Jorge R. Gutiérrez (of The Book of Life), who is also well known on Twitter as @mexopolis. His new film is actually a series: "An Animated Event Told in 9 Chapters." In a mythical world, where magic is real and four kingdoms rule, there lives a brave and rebellious warrior princess named Maya. Maya embarks on a thril...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Netflix, Animation, Maya, Rita Moreno, To Watch, Maya Maya, Jorge R Gutierrez


New 'Special Look' Preview for Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story'

"Kill the lights…" 20th Century Studios has revealed a brand new "Special Look" 60-second preview for the Steven Spielberg remake of the classic musical West Side Story. This was filmed in the summer of 2019, and has been rescheduled for release in theaters this December. The first trailer debuted earlier this year during the Oscars. An adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of differen...
Tags: Movies, Ansel Elgort, Trailer, Sharks, Maria, Steven Spielberg, Rita Moreno, Tony, Janusz Kaminski, To Watch, Rachel Zegler, 20th Century Studios, David Alvarez Mike Faist Corey Stoll Brian, Arcy James Curtiss Cook


It’s Jets vs. Sharks in the West Side Story Special Look Teaser

20th Century Studios has released a special look teaser for Steven Spielberg’s long-awaited film adaptation of the classic Broadway musical West Side Story, starring rising actress Rachel Zegler, and Ansel Elgort as star-crossed lovers Tony and Maria. The new video continues to tease the iconic pair’s first meeting as well as the heated confrontations between the Jets and the Sharks. It also highlights some of its grand musical numbers including the film’s version of Leonard Bernstein and Stephe...
Tags: Apple, Video, Movies, Ansel Elgort, New York City, Netflix, Stephen Sondheim, Sharks, Maria, Steven Spielberg, Rita Moreno, Tony, Leonard Bernstein, West Side Story, Justin Peck, Gustavo Dudamel


West Side Story: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) Steven Spielberg finally gets to make a musical with West Side Story, a new adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical by Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein, and Stephen Sondheim. West Side Story will arrive this December, but for now, here’s everything you need to know about the movie in advance, including the release date, cast an...
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'Rita Moreno' review: Documentary reveals fresh insights on trailblazing actress

Rita Moreno, the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award winner, is the subject of a new documentary opening in local theaters this weekend.        [Author: The Patriot Ledger]
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Rita Moreno: Pathbreaker, Activist and ‘A Kick in the Pants’

The actress discusses being the subject of a new documentary, and spending eight-plus decades in the spotlight.
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Link Love: 3 Post-Pandemic Retail Trends

Fashionista reports that as people move out of big cities, fashion retail follows. Even though many clothing rental companies saw a dip in orders since the pandemic first took hold of the U.S. last March, by last Summer, many customers had returned. thredUP, an online consignment and thrift store, released the results of its 2021 Resale Report, conducted in partnership with third-party retail analytics firm GlobalData, and has found that “the post-pandemic consumer is embracing second-hand cloth...
Tags: Fashion, Rita Moreno, Diane Keaton, Katharine Hepburn, GlobalData, Link Love, Nuancedream


Rita Moreno pushed back against dark makeup in original 'West Side Story': 'I'm not that color'

Rita Moreno reflects on wearing dark makeup in "West Side Story," and shares how Steven Spielberg improved on the original film with upcoming remake.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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Why Rita Moreno's comments were terribly wrong

In response to the accusations of colorism in Lin-Manuel Miranda's highly anticipated movie adaptation of "In The Heights," legendary Puerto Rican actress Rita Moreno essentially told those objecting to the dearth of dark-skinned Afro-Latinx actors in the cast of the musical to take a seat.
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What Rita Moreno got wrong

In response to the accusations of colorism in Lin-Manuel Miranda's highly anticipated movie adaptation of "In The Heights," legendary Puerto Rican actress Rita Moreno essentially told those objecting to the dearth of dark-skinned Afro-Latinx actors in the cast of the musical to take a seat.
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Opinion: Why Rita Moreno's comment about 'In the Heights' was terribly wrong

In response to the accusations of colorism in Lin-Manuel Miranda's highly anticipated movie adaptation of "In The Heights," legendary Puerto Rican actress Rita Moreno essentially told those objecting to the dearth of dark-skinned Afro-Latinx actors in the cast of the musical to take a seat.
Tags: News, Stories, Rita Moreno, Lin Manuel Miranda


Rita Moreno talks dating Marlon Brando, Latinx representation: 'Where is our "Moonlight"?'

EGOT winner Rita Moreno tells USA TODAY about dating Marlon Brando and how her Oscar for "West Side Story" didn't open up doors in Hollywood.        [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Hollywood, Religion, Marlon Brando, Usa Today, Egot, Rita Moreno, Marlon Brando Latinx


Rita Moreno shines in the documentary 'Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It'

Like everything else she's done, Rita Moreno is an exceptional storyteller, turning "Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It" -- an "American Masters" documentary hitting theaters first -- into a dazzling look at the much-adorned star's career, and the doors left shut, despite her success, by being a Latina in Hollywood during the days of the studio system.
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What Rita Moreno got so wrong on 'In the Heights'

In response to the accusations of colorism in Lin-Manuel Miranda's highly anticipated movie adaptation of "In The Heights," legendary Puerto Rican actress Rita Moreno essentially told those objecting to the dearth of dark-skinned Afro-Latinx actors in the cast of the musical to take a seat.
Tags: News, Stories, Rita Moreno, Lin Manuel Miranda


Why Rita Moreno's comment about 'In the Heights' was terribly wrong

Rita Moreno apologized for remarks made during an interview with Stephen Colbert, but Natasha S. Alford points out that Moreno's dismissive comments about protests against colorism in "In The Heights" seemed not only to dismiss legitimate critique but also echoed a sentiment that is firmly entrenched in many Latinx communities when it comes to any discussion of race: don't touch it. Alford argues that Black Latino's shouldn't have to stay quiet or 'wait' for representation.
Tags: Stephen Colbert, Cnn, Rita Moreno, Moreno, Alford, Natasha S Alford


Rita Moreno apologizes for being 'dismissive of black lives' while defending Lin-Manuel Miranda for colorism

Rita Moreno issued an apology to the Afro-Latino community after defending “In The Heights” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda over colorism criticism.
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Rita Moreno Says She's "Disappointed In Myself" For Her Remarks About Colorism In "In The Heights"

"It is so easy to forget how celebration for some is lament for others."
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Rita Moreno 'incredibly disappointed with myself' following 'In the Heights' colorism defense

Rita Moreno and Lin-Manuel Miranda have both apologized following the backlash for the lack of Afro-Latino representation in "In the Heights."        [Author: USA TODAY]
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Rita Moreno Walks Back ‘In the Heights’ Colorism Defense: ‘I’m Incredibly Disappointed With Myself’

Rita Moreno has posted a new statement saying that she is “incredibly disappointed” following her comments about the lack of Afro-Latino representation in “In the Heights.” During an appearance on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” on Tuesday night, Moreno defended “In the Heights” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda over criticism that the film did not cast […]
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