Ed Rampell: Seeing/hearing Psycho this way during LA Opera’s Off Grand annual live “Symphonic Night at the Movies” during Halloween greatly enhanced the motion picture experience.
Ed Rampell: The film starkly portrays how monstrously cruel the “peculiar institution” of slavery truly was and demolishes the despicable, odious notion that humans can be owned by others.
Ed Rampell: Was she coerced, brainwashed or a willing participant in the extremists’ violent crimes, which included shootouts, bank robberies and so on?
Ed Rampell: This heartwarming documentary takes an insider look at a compelling crisis that seems to be mushrooming across Los Angeles far beyond the confines of Skid Row: Homelessness.
Ed Rampell: At its best, with 360 degree imagery often encircling the viewer overhead, Indirect Actions brings moviegoers right into the action during the tail end of the historic 2016 protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline project in North Dakota.