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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.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Two teenage boys use technology to torment an elderly man in The Good Neighbor, a thriller starring James Caan. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Ryan Reynolds narrates the documentary Huntwatch, which chronicles the decades-long efforts to stop the slaughter of baby seals. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Terrence Malick executive produced The Vessel, Julio Quintana's mystical drama about a young man who seemingly rises from the dead. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Abigail Spencer plays a depressed dancer contemplating suicide in Daniela Amavia's debut feature, A Beautiful Now. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Michael John Warren's documentary Hillsong: Let Hope Rise profiles the hugely successful Christian rock band Hillsong United. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A group of college students experience murderous side effects during a clinical drug trial the horror film Tell Me How I Die. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Hillary Clinton appeared last night on The Tonight Show to prove that she's still alive. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook about the show, click here.

Thomas Haden Church plays a homeless man reduced to "bum fighting" in the indie film drama Cardboard Boxer. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Monday, September 19, 2016

What Did You Expect?--the second installment in Richard Nelson's trilogy tracking the lives of an upstate New York family during a tumultuous election year--has just opened at off-Broadway's Public Theater. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Philippe Mora's highly personal documentary Three Days in Auschwitz recounts his family's experiences during the Holocaust. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

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