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  Welcome to this destination for reviews, news
  and musings on Theater, Film and Culture (Music,
  Cabaret, Books and more) by veteran arts writer
  and New York Post/Hollywood Reporter
  critic Frank Scheck.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

James Franco and Kate Hudson play a married couple who run afoul of gangsters after finding a stash of stolen loot in the thriller Good People. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A singer/songwriter loses his moral compass when he faces temptations on the road in the religious-themed film drama The Song. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

----Frank Scheck

Monday, September 29, 2014

Veteran rocker Robert Plant and his band the Sensational Space Shifters played Led Zeppelin classics and songs from his new release lullaby and...The Ceaseless Roar at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Saturday night. To read my Hollywood Reporter concert review, click here .

Veteran actress Rita Wilson proved that her burgeoning singer/songwriter career is no mere celebrity ego trip in her debut at the Cafe Carlyle. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here .

-----Frank Scheck

Friday, September 26, 2014

Here are my Hollywood Reporter reviews of two films created under the auspices of the Startz reality competition television series The Chair, each based on the same original screenplay and vying for a $250,000 prize.

To read my review of Anna Martemucci's Hollidaysburg, click here.

To read my review of Shane Dawson's Not Cool, click here.

----Frank Scheck

Thursday, September 25, 2014

London's popular Mile High series of immersive theater/pop-up dining events makes its New York City with its new effort Destination: London. To read my New York Post review, click here.

A married couple's already tenuous relationship is threatened by the unexpected arrival of an aspiring young artist in the indie film drama Swim Little Fish Swim. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

An American couple falls victim to an adoption scam in the Puerto Rico-set thriller Reclaim, starring John Cusack. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A young woman suffering from personality disorder finds herself living in a halfway house with a suspiciously high suicide rate in the sci-fi thriller The Scribbler. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

----Frank Scheck

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