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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.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Social media becomes a nightmare for a young woman and her friends in Simon Verhoeven's horror film Friend Request. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Noah Wyle plays a man who suffers a life-threatening injury after being hit by a stray bullet in Jeremy Kagan's drama Shot. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Hillary Clinton has been all over the media promoting What Happened, her new book about the presidential campaign. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook, click here.

Anna Shafer plays a young woman suffering from schizophrenia in Vincent Sabella's debut feature Elizabeth Blue. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Donald Trump gave the strangest speech ever by a U.S. president at the United Nations General Assembly yesterday. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Michael Shannon stars in Simpatico, the Sam Shepard revival from Chicago's A Red Orchid Theater, now being presented at Princeton's McCarter Theatre Center. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Monday, September 18, 2017

A Russian woman travels to NYC in search of her father in Alina, the directorial debut of famed indie film exhibitor/producer Ben Barenholtz. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A serial killer finds his victims through a ride-sharing app in Brian Visciglia's horror film Ryde. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck