Movie Reviews

Wagner's Dream

By mimimom
I saw all four of the new Ring Cycle during the MetOpera Live in HD season and loved each of them. Even so, it took this documentary about the creation of "The Machine" and building the magnificent...

Wagner's Dream

By kidschelin
Very interesting "making of" documentary of how the Mets new Ring cycle production was put together, with special emphasis on its fantastic scenery machine. Also contains several very interesting...

vanity piece on Peter gelb

By FSabadie
nowhere near as good as The Audition - the music was the best part - very disjointed - jumped around a lot - the most fun thing apart from that was the clip from the Wagner Society event which i...

Fabulous!

By thebfm
Movie was fascinating. Not only was it interesting to see how the "machine" was built and used for the Ring Cycle, but it was inspiring to see how the Met rose above all the setbacks they experienced...

The joy of creating something timeless

By losprados901
Pity the "Ring." Most people have no trouble with mega-buck price-tags for a van Gogh or Munch's "Scream." We "get" the tortured emotions and respect the artist's attempt to plumb their depths with...

Wagner's Dream

By aussiebaby
If you like Opera, this is a must see account of the development of the new production of Wagner's Ring Cycle with emphasis on the set design, the important players in all facets of the production...

Wagner's Dream

By sossicrilly
Wonderful BIO Pic about making of the Ring, and all that goes on backstage. So good to see it up close and personal. Loved the music, mesmerized by the singing and watching the singers. What a...

Great story

By kailuagrrl
Kind of like "Sing Faster" except ... opposite. A good glimpse into the overall challenges faced by this new production. I liked that it covered all the "major issues," from artist angst (Voight's...

Wagner's Dream

By silberhairedwoman
The documentary of the making of the Met's Ring Cycle is as interesting and exciting as the Ring operas themselves. Insight into the creative processes of all the players in such a huge production...

Wagner's Dream

By jeffbaddeley
A "must see" for all but the most extreme Ring fans (they are probably traditionalists, for whom any change is unforgiveable). As a relative newcomer to the opera world, I've only seen two complete...

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Rated NR | For Suitable for all audiences