Ed Rampell: The Ghosts of Versailles is among the most ambitious, lavish, complex operas this critic has ever experienced. The work is a fantastic fantasy about phantoms, full of meditations on the nature of theater and playwriting and ruminations on revolutionary struggles.
Ed Rampell: This production seems to be more about generational and gender issues, than ethnicity, and probes some eyebrow-raising topics – with lots of laughs and a few tears along the way.
Cara Caddoo: Keen to maintain its control over global film production, Hollywood wielded its political connections and economic might to establish systems that prevented independent black filmmakers from distributing their movies.
Ed Rampell: In the extremely enjoyable Queen & Country legendary English director John Boorman trods familiar ground we’ve seen in various films wherein recruits are in conflict not so much with the enemy du jour but the military brass.