The name, Natalie Wood, continues to fall on the tongues of audience members and media outlets — examining a career that ended almost 40 years ago. Beginning with her time as a child star, Wood eventually catapulted into stardom in films such as West Side Story, Splendor in the Grass, and Rebel Without a Cause. … Continue reading NATALIE WOOD: WHAT REMAINS BEHIND (2020)
My admiration for Natalie Wood started when I was young. Introduced though my mother’s love for the actress, the name Natalie Wood stayed in my head. I would not be exposed to her movies until years later, but since my first viewing of West Side Story, I went further down the rabbit hole – in … Continue reading TOP 5: NATALIE WOOD PERFORMANCES
CLASSIC MOVIE REVIEW #2 RELEASE DATE: OCTOBER 10, 1961 “Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower, We will grieve not, rather find Strength in what remains behind..." -William Wordsworth Splendor in the Grass stars Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty in a story about love during the … Continue reading CLASSIC MOVIE REVIEW: SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS (1961)
Love with the Proper Stranger This is such an underrated film, in my opinion. Steve McQueen and Natalie Wood are dynamic as a couple who have a one-night stand, only to be surprised with a pregnancy. This film has one of my favorite scenes that shows a character does not have to say every emotion … Continue reading NO BLUS FOR YOU: TOP 5 CLASSIC MOVIES THAT NEED A BLURAY RELEASE
http://youtu.be/lWbd8uOsbBE?t=6s In honor of Natalie Wood, here is a scene from "Splendor in the Grass." Probably one of the most heart breaking scenes.