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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.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The new horror film Septic Man lives up to its title in its tale of an intrepid sewage worker who undergoes a hideous transformation while trapped in a septic tank. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A realtor finds herself struggling against demonic forces in At the Devil's Door. To read my Hollywood Reporter film review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

An abandoned North Carolina trailer park is the evocative setting of the new indie film drama Sunset Edge. To ready my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Veteran horror film star Barbara Steele (The Pit and the Pendulum, Black Sunday) returns to the genre that made her famous in The Butterfly Room. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Monday, August 18,2014

Poor Behavior, Theresa Rebeck's (Smash) comedy now receiving its Off-Broadway premiere at Primary Stages, concerns two married couples spending a less than idyllic weekend together. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

----Frank Scheck

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr. play two L.A. underachievers who decide to pose as policeman in the new comedy Let's Be Cops. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Beth Harrington's documentary The Winding Stream chronicles the history and music of the Carter and Cash families. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck