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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.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Amber Tamblyn makes her NYC stage debut in Can You Forgive Her?, Gina Gionfriddo's dark comedy about two couples dealing with relationship issues. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

The Frontline documentary Bannon's War deconstructs Steve Bannon, the presidential advisor who wants to cause the "deconstruction of the administrative state." To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron star in Baywatch, the big screen adaptation of the hit televsion series about crime-fighting lifeguards. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

The devil is a woman in Jared Cohn's horror thriller Devil's Domain. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

---------Frank Scheck

 

Monday, May 22, 2017

The friends and family members of a dying 23-year-old girl interact in The Whirligig, a new comedy/drama written by actor Hamish Linklater. To read my Hollywood Reporter theater review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Friday, May 19, 2017

Anthony&Alex's documentary Susanne Bartsch: On Top profiles the veteran NYC party promoter known as the "Queen of the Night." To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the film that received its world premiere at Toronto's Hot Docs, click here.

Florian Habicht's documentary Spookers goes behind the scenes at New Zealand's largest haunted house attraction. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the Hot Docs world premiere, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Luke Walker's PACmen goes behind the scenes of the Super PACS attempting to make Ben Carson president. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the film recently given its world premiere at Toronto's Hot Docs, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

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