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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, July 6, 2015

Two disparate strangers attempt to uncover the circumstances behind their fathers' deaths in the Vietnam War in the religious-themed film Faith of Our Fathers. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A scientist runs into trouble when he creates the first human clone in the sci-fi thriller Closer to God. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Thursday, July 2, 2015

The documentary Here Come the Videofreex recounts the story of a pioneering collective of video journalists who were the forerunners of public access television and the modern internet news era. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A childless couple desperately searches for the kidnapped dog in the farcial film comedy Gone Doggy Gone. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Alicia Silverstone appears on Of Good Stock, Melissa Ross' play about a family reunion during which three sisters deal with myriad personal crises. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the Off-Broadway show, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Real-life spouses Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams star in the Off-Broadway revival of Samuel Beckett's existential classic Happy Days. To read my New York Post review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Monday, June 29, 2015

The period crime drama The Pardon recounts the true story of Toni Jo Henry, the only woman to be executed in Louisiana. To read my Hollywood Reporter film review, click here.

A young woman finds her life changed when she volunteers to care for her eldery aunt in I Dream Too Much, executive produced by Richard Linklater. To read my Hollywood Reporter film review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

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