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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, May 21, 2014

An immigrant kickboxer/petty criminal runs into trouble in the gritty Dutch film drama Wolf. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The documentary Cyber-Seniors concerns the efforts of teenage volunteers teaching elderly people how to use the Internet. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

The moving documentary Hanna Ranch recounts the tragic story of famed "eco-cowboy" cattleman Kirk Hanna. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

----Frank Scheck

Monday, May 19, 2014

Linda Lavin plays a fading actress who moves in with her estranged daughter in Nicky Silver's new comedy Too Much Sun. To read my New York Post review of this show currently playing at the Vineyard Theatre, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Friday, May 16, 2014

A struggling writer visits his health-challenged elderly parents in Michael Maren's A Short History of Decay. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

The documentary A People Uncounted tells the story of the historical persecution of the Roma people. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Pop diva Lady Gaga brought her artRave: The ARTPOP Ball Tour to Madison Square Garden Tuesday night. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

The Peccadillo Theater Company has revived William Inge's A Loss of Roses for the first time since its failed 1959 Broadway run. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck