"West Side Story (1961) is set in New York City and depicts characters struggling to achieve the American Dream - a myth expressed so well in Hollywood’s characteristically exuberant film musicals. The film undermines the conventional romance plot of the classic musical to emphasize the real social problems it depicts. It shattered the utopian version of so many of the musicals that preceded it. Indeed, so startling did the opening of West Side Story seem at the time of its release that one reporter rhapsodized, ‘the neorealist musical is about to be born’.”
The next time there’s an awkward silence, try whispering, “Did you forget your line?”
"There’s nine of you."
“No! There’s only one of me, just like there was only one of Beth.”
asking inanimate objects if they are joking when they don’t function properly
Mean Girls (2004) | Parks and Recreation (2014)