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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, February 9, 2016

The backstory of the Tin Man from The Wizard of Oz is told via movement, mime and puppetry in the off-Broadway show The Woodsman. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A couple discover strange goings-on at an eerie hotel in the horror film Monday at 11:01 A.M. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Monday, February 8, 2016

The protracted fight between the rising Marco Rubio and the desperate Chris Christie was the highlight of Saturday night's GOP debate. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook on the event, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Friday, February 5, 2016

Hillary and Bernie went mano a mano in their first two-person presidential debate last night. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook on the event, click here.

Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer star in The Choice, the 11th screen adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks romance. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Oscar winners Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins star in the film noir-style thriller Misconduct. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Survivors struggle with persistent memory loss in a post-apocalyptic landscape in the sci-fi thriller Embers. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the film recently screened at the Slamdance Film Festival, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Chace Crawford and Tyler Labine play brothers trapped in the wilderness in the family dramedy Mountain Men. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A put-upon schoolteacher literally tortures a pair of students in the horror film The Lesson. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the film recently screened at the Slamdance Film Festival, click here.

----Frank Scheck

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