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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.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Dominic Monaghan, Tom Sizemore and Sarah Habel star in the sci-fi thriller Atomica, about the mysterious goings-on at a nuclear power plant. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Sara Taksler's documentary Tickling Giants profiles Bassem Youssef, the political satirist known as "the Jon Stewart of Egypt." To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Rachel Maddow unveiled two leaked pages from a Donald Trump tax return on her MSNBC show Tuesday night. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook about the broadcast, click here.

A Very Sordid Wedding, Del Shores' sequel to his 2000 indie hit Sordid Lives, checks in on the wacky, Southern Baptist denizens of Winters, Texas. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Monday, March 13, 2017

The new Broadway musical Come From Away relates the true-life tale of how a small town in Newfoundland hosted thousands of unexpected visitors from rerouted planes stranded after 9/11. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

An all-star line-up of musicians delivered rock, soul, gospel and R&B classics at the benefit concert Love Rocks NYC!, held Thursday night at the Beacon Theatre. To read my Billboard recap of the event, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Friday, March 10, 2017

A woman struggles to survive in a frozen lake in Douglas Schulze's near-silent horror film The Dark Below. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

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