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  and New York Post/Hollywood Reporter
  critic Frank Scheck.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Donald Trump delivered a typically fiery, apocalyptic speech while accepting the Republican nomination for President of the United States. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook about the event, click here.

The story of Berry Gordy and his iconic record label returns to Broadway with the jukebox musical Motown: The Musical, showcasing dozens of Motown classics. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Thursday, July 21, 2016

It was Trump vs. Cruz all over again at the Republican National Convention when the Texas senator gave a self-serving speech that omitted an endorsement of the presidential nominee. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook about the evening, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Chris Christie whipped the crowd into a Hillary-hating frenzy at last night's Republican National Convention. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook on the event, click here.

Conservative writer/filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza follows up his Obama's America with Hillary's America, a vicious attack on the Democratic party and its presidential candidate. To read my Hollywood Reporter film review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Melania Trump was the headline speaker at the first night of the Republican National Convention, but her speech garnered some controversy. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook about the event, click here.

Daniel Radcliffe plays a young writer who learns of the insidious effects of the internet in Privacy, the new British play receiving its U.S. premiere at the Public Theater. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Monday, July 18, 2016

Donald Trump and Indiana governor Mike Pence did their first joint interview last night on CBS' 60 Minutes. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook about the appearance, click here.

An intramural baseball game takes on new importance when a star player is passed over for the big leagues in actor Joe Mazzello's (Jurassic Park) directorial debut, Undrafted. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

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