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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.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman head an international cast in the sword-clashing tale of revenge and honor Last Knights. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A supposedly brilliant unproduced screenplay becomes an object of obsession in the twisty film thriller 3 Holes and a Smoking Gun. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Friday, March 27, 2015

A group of teengers ventures into cursed woods for an evening of fun and games that turns out to be anything but in the horror film Nightlight. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Six Tel Aviv friends find themselves entered into a Eurovision-style song competition in the confectionary Israeli comedy Cupcakes. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Legendary Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry is making her cabaret debut at the swanky Cafe Carlyle. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A 9-year-old boy exhibits disturbing sociopathic tendencies in the psychological horror film The Boy. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the film that received its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The former Talking Head frontman made a surprise appearance at The Music of David Byrne & Talking Heads, the all-star tribute show encompassing songs from his wide-ranging career. To read my Hollywood Reporter concert review, click here.

Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti is currently starring in Radio City Music Hall's New York Spring Spectacular alongside Dancing With the Stars' Derek Hough, The Rockettes and even Paddington Bear. To read my Hollywood Reporter story in which I talk to the talented performer about her life and career, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Museum of the Moving Image's Matthew Weiner's Mad Men is a comprehensive new exhibition devoted to the already iconic television series, opening just in time for the last stretch of its final season. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Louis Cancelmi stars opposite his wife Elisabeth Waterson and father-in-law Sam Waterson in the intimate family drama Please Be Normal. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

----Frank Scheck

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