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Robert Benson, May 2016

Ken Russell’s work is well-known, and here he offers some remarkable images of the planets, along with carefully edited documentary films and photos appropriate for his concept of each planet. This is a short program (50 min), and would be perfect for public television. © 2016 Read complete review, April 2016

…even if the specifics of the structure have not held up particularly well, the actual performance of The Planets is quite good, and even if  “everybody knows” the music, there remains enough originality in Russell’s film to make it worthwhile viewing and to help revive jaded listeners’ interest in the Holst music itself… © 2016 Read complete review

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