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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.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Bill Murray has become classical music's most unlikely star with New Worlds, his chart-topping CD in which he collaborates with a trio led by cellist Jan Vogler. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook about Murray's show at Carnegie Hall, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Monday, October 16, 2017

Q'orianka Kilcher (The New World) plays the title role in Te Ata, a bio-pic about the famed Native American performer. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Friday, October 13, 2017

Griffin Dunne's documentary Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold delivers a personal portrait of the famed author, who happens to be his aunt. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the film that recently received its world premiere at the New York Film Festival, click here.

Lana Wilson's documentary The Departure centers on a Japanese priest who specializes in suicide prevention counseling. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Josh Hartnett stars in 6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain, a real-life adventure tale about a man struggling to survive in freezing temperatures. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Famed violinist Itzhak Perlman is profiled in Alison Chernick's documentary Itzhak, due to be broadcast next year on PBS' American Masters. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the film that recently received its world premiere at the Hamptons International Film Festival, click here.

------Frank Scheck

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