"Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."

-William Shakespeare

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

West Side Story [1961]

Tony: I- I didn't believe hard enough.
Maria: Loving is enough.
Tony: Not here. They won't let us be.
Maria: Then we'll run away.
Tony: Yeah, we can.
Maria: Yes.
Tony: We will...
Maria: [singing] Hold my hand and we are halfway there, hold my hand and I'll take you there. Somehow! Someday! Some...

Tony- Richard Beymer
Maria- Natalie Wood

We were watching this in English because we're about to read Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story is an adaption of it. It was nice. I liked it because it was based in the '50's with rumbles and New York street gangs and whatnot...
"Now if you love me, baby, this is how you let me know. Don't ever let me go. That's how you let me know, baby."
Young Forever- Jay-Z

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