West Side Story Fans Celebrate Spielberg’s Magnificent Cinematography


West Side Story fans are sharing their favorite shots from the film as social media celebrates the beloved director. Steven Spielberg has really stuffed this film with amazing camerawork and direction. With West Side Story much more available now, people are browsing the image for their favorite moments. It’s been mind-blowing to see how many examples are swirling around online. In smaller scenes, the level of attention to detail is hard to ignore. Doing a big, expensive version of this story seemed like a bit risky. But, as with most Spielberg photos, the fans show up. And in this case, the rewards will probably also appear. The Oscars recently released their nominations and it wasn’t a shock to see West Side Story among the ranks of nominated films. Check out some of the best fan posts online below.

20th Century released a synopsis of the magnificent film:

“Directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tony Kushner, ‘West Side Story’ tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 in New York. This reimagining of the beloved musical starring Ansel Elgort (Tony); Rachel Zegler (María); Ariana DeBose (Anita); David Alvarez (Bernardo); Mike Faist (Riff); Josh Andrés Rivera (Chino ); Ana Isabelle (Rosalía); Corey Stoll (Lieutenant Schrank); Brian d’Arcy James (Officer Krupke) and Rita Moreno (as Valentina, owner of the convenience store in which Tony works). Awards – is also one of the executive producers of the film.”

What’s your favorite shot from the movie? Let us know in the comments!

Bring it here

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Would be a better time

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On another level

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Remember another time

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wild to see



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