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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.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Barack Obama continued his greatest hits tour with a final broadcast interview as president on 60 Minutes. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook about the event, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Friday, January 13, 2017

Jamie Foxx plays a crooked cop desperate to save his kidnapped son in Sleepless, a remake of a 2011 French crime thriller. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

J.K. Simmons is featured in Worlds Apart, an Athens-set triptych of love stories between Greeks and foreigners. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Donald Trump went scorched earth on the media during his first press conference as president-elect. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook on the event, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

In his farewell address to the nation, Barack Obama provided one last reminder of what being presidential looks like. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook, click here.

Jason Patric and Cary Elwes appear in Lost & Found, a family adventure drama directed by Joseph Itaya. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Tuesday, January 10, 2016

The enterprising Waterwell theater company has excavated the World War II musical Blueprint Specials--originally conceived to be presented by, and performed for, soldiers--in a production being presented on the hangar deck of the Intrepid, Sea, Air & Space Museum. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the show, click here.

------Frank Scheck

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