Welcome to Scheck on the Arts

 

 

  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, January 1, 2017

A deaf-mute young man seeks revenge on his violently abusive father in Sean Brosnan's directorial debut, My Father Die. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Monday, January 30, 2017

Talking heads spun on the Sunday morning political talk shows in the wake of President Trump's Muslim travel ban. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook, click here.

Milla Jovovich returns as the ass-kicking Alice in Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, the supposed last installment in the long-running, video game-inspired film franchise. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Friday, January 27, 2017

Acclaimed playwright David Ives of Venus in Fur fame delivers The Liar, a verse adaptation of Pierre Corneille's 17th-century comedy Le Menteur. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Two stoners who consider themselves investigative journalists get into hijinks in Clif Lord's indie comedy Doobious Sources. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Donald Trump sat down with ABC's David Muir for his first in-depth interview since winning the presidency. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook, click here.

The indie horror film The Axe Murders of Villisca concerns three teenage friends who spend the night in the haunted house where a real-life massacre took place. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Frontline's Trump's Road to the White House is a stomach-churningly scary look at the president's unlikely rist to power. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook on the documentary, click here.

A dog is reincarnated several times over in A Dog's Purpose, an adaptation of W. Bruce Cameron's best-selling novel. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

« 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... 279 »