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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, December 2, 2016

Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks direct A Bronx Tale, a musical version of Chazz Palminteri's one-man play about growing up in an Italian-American neighborhood, also turned into a 1993 film. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the Broadway show, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Garrett Zevgetis' documentary Best and Most Beautiful Things profiles a young woman who strives to be independent despite being afflicted with autism and legal blindness. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Dani Menkin's documentary On the Map recounts the inspiring tale of the Israeli national basketball team's 1977 European Cup win. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Directors Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato deliver Every Brilliant Thing, a film version of the acclaimed one-person show performed by British comedian Jonny Donahoe. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Rebbie Ratner's documentary Borderline, executive produced by Barbara Kopple, profiles a 45-year-old woman suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Argentine filmmaker Papu Curotto's debut feature Esteros depicts the romantic tension between two men when they reunite after ten years. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Monday, November 28, 2016

The documentary Behind Bayonets and Barbed Wire relates the tale of thousands of American POWs forced by the Japanese to work as slave laborers in World War II. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck