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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 9, 2016

The final episode of Fox News' The Kelly File showcased its host Megyn Kelly at her best. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook about the show, click here.

Kate Beckinsale returns as "Vampire Death Dealer" Selene in Underworld: Blood Wars, the fifth installment of the long-running action-horror franchise. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Friday, January 6, 2016

A lovestruck employee tries to save the failing electronic store where he works in Alex Grossman's debut feature, Hickey. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A homocidal maniac with a pitchfork instead of a hand wreaks havoc in Glenn Douglas Packard's horror film Pitchfork. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

 

Thursday, January 5, 2017

PBS' Frontline delivered a dark psychological portrait of the president-elect in its latest documentary, President Trump. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook about the program, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Eve Marson's documentary Dr. Feelgood: Dealer or Healer? examines the case of Dr. William Hurwitz, a Virginia physician who served nearly five years in prison for overprescribing pain medications. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Belisario Franca's documentary Boy 23--The Forgotten Boys of Brazil recounts the unknown story of 50 orphans who were enslaved by Nazi sympathizers in Brazil. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-----Frank Scheck

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