Simon Ong

Simon Ong

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Screenwriter / LA-Based Comedian / Hack

Favorite films

  • The Wizard of Oz
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Your Name.

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  • Scream 2

    ★★★½

  • Labyrinth

    ★★★

  • The Host

    ★★★½

  • Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

    ★★★½

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  • West Side Story

    West Side Story

    ★★★★★

    Just marvelous. Totally enrapturing. I have a lot of thoughts about remakes and what their relationship to the original should be. Basically why remake something if your aim is not to be the definitive version of that story. Whether or not this succeeds against the original is up for debate, but what’s clear is that Spielberg has given it his best effort. In an era where live action Disney remakes are content settling to be less than ancillary companion pieces…

  • Charlotte's Web

    Charlotte's Web

    As a society, we don’t talk enough about the rat’s musical number in this.