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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, March 20, 2014

Aidan Quinn and Taylor Schilling (Orange is the New Black) play a May-December couple torn apart by an unexpected pregnancy in the new film Stay. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A troubled young woman attempts to solve the mystery of her mother's death in the supernatural thriller Awakened. To read my Hollywood Reporter film review, click here.

----Frank Scheck

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

A terrific cast including Michael Pitt, Nina Arianda, Ray Romano and Andy Garcia enlivens the new film Rob the Mob, a fascinating true-crime tale about two young lovers who brazenly hold up Mafia "social clubs." To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A young woman studying the habits of video-chat site users witnesses a murder in the horror film The Den. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

----Frank Scheck

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The curiosly titled film uwantme2killhim? explores the suspenseful true-life mystery of an Internet-inspired stabbing. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A young Iranian-American woman struggles with conflicting desires in the romantic comedy Shirin in Love. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

Monday, March 17, 2014

The ever-prolific multi-hyphenate filmmaker is back with his latest opus, Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Beth B's revealing documentary Exposed profiles eight celebrated burlesque performers. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Friday, March 14, 2014

You'll hear plenty of cries of "Yo, Adrian!" in the new Broadway musical Rocky, based on the classic Sylvester Stallone film. To read my review of the show which features a thrillingly staged boxing match, click here.

-----Frank Scheck