cinematic roots of: ‘Step Up 3D’

In *Step Up 3D,* street dancers in New York City meet other tough dancers in a battle to the death… or at least for the prize money to save their world from being foreclosed. This flick sprang from (among other films)…

West Side Story (review)

West Side Story is a brilliant updating of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the two warring families of Verona now two streets gangs of kids from two different immigrant cultures coexisting in one New York City neighborhood.