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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, October 8, 2014

Kristin Chenoweth stars with Broadway composer Andrew Lippa in I Am Harvey Milk, his twelve-song oratorio celebrating the life of the slain gay rights activist. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A child's crayons come to life in the new animated film The Hero of Color City. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

A woman discovers that her husband is a serial killer in Stephen King's A Good Marriage, adapted by the author from his own novella. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

John Cusack and Thomas Jane star in the comic thriller Drive Hard, about a bank robber and the driving instructor he forces to be his getaway driver. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Monday, October 6, 2014

Left Behind is the big-screen reboot of the direct-to-video, faith-based films based on the bestselling series by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the film starring Nicolas Cage, click here.

The new Australian horror film Wyrmwood features zombies in the outback. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Friday, October 3, 2014

The creepy doll from last year's horror movie hit The Conjuring gets her own vehicle in Annabelle. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

The low-budget indie comedy Hellaware satirizes the pretensions of the New York art gallery scene. To read my Holllywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Saturday Night Live's Rachel Dratch is among the talented performers in the Off-Broadway comedy Tail! Spin! which skewers philandering politicians using their own words. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A financially strapped law school student creates a sham charity to fleece Christian believers in the film comedy Believe Me. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck