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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.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Playwright Ayad Akhtar follows up his Pulitzer Prize-winning Disgraced with The Who & The What, another examination of culture clashes involving Muslim-Americans. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

----Frank Scheck

Monday, June 16, 2014

The legendary Aretha Franklin demonstrated that she's still got her vocal chops in her eclectic concert at Radio City Music Hall Saturday night. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

----Frank Scheck

Friday, June 13, 2014

Jocelyn Towne's debut film I Am I focuses on a woman who poses as her late mother in order to get closer to her amnesia-plagued father. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The documentary This is Not a Ball chronicles Brazilian artist Vik Muniz' creation of a major new piece tied to the 2014 World Cup games. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Haley Joel Osment plays a young scientist determined to go back in time in search of his missing father in the sci-fi tale I'll Follow You Down. To read my Hollywood Reporter film review, click here.

------Frank Scheck