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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, November 17, 2014

The horror film Starry Eyes concerns a struggling young actress who goes to desperate lengths to secure a starring role. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A teenager discovers his inner lycanthrope in the horror film Wolves. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Friday, November 14, 2014

The documentary The Invisible Front recounts the story of Lithuanian freedom fighters battling their Soviet oppressors during World War II. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The dysfunctional family holiday comedy A Merry Friggin' Christmas stars Robin Williams in one of his last screen appearances. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

The documentary Pelican Dreams sheds informative light on these fascinating creatures. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

----Frank Scheck

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter is filmmaker Dana Brown's sequel to his father Bruce's 1971 classic about motorcycle racing. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

The found-footage horror film Hangar 10 concerns three treasure hunters encountering UFOs in England's Rendlesham Forest. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Martin Sheen plays Union Carbide executive Warren Anderson in Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain, a semi-fictionalized depiction of the events leading to the world's biggest industrial disaster. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Robert Greene's stylized documentary Actress profiles actress Brandy Burre as she attempts to revive her career after having children. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck