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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, December 1, 2017

Azealia Banks plays an aspiring rapper in Love Beats Rhymes, a romantic drama directed by Wu-Tang Clan co-founder RZA. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Maggie Q plays a doctor investigating a family's terrorizing sleep experiences in Jonathan Hopkins' horror film Slumber. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

 

 

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Kasper Astrup Schroder's documentary Big Time profiles famed Danish architect Bjarke Ingels. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Monday, November 27, 2017

Samuel D. Pollard's documentary Maynard recounts the life and career of Maynard Jackson, the first African-American mayor of Atlanta. To read my Hollywood Reporter review of the film recently showcased at DOC NYC, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Friday, November 23, 2017

Tommy Haines, John Richard and Andrew Sherburne's documentary Saving Brinton concerns  a collector who discovers century-old film reels that had been exhibited by a barnstorming movie pioneer. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer and Quinn Costello's documentary Rodents of Unusual Size relates the story of Louisiana residents struggling to deal with a profusion of giant rodents living in their wetlands. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

---------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Reality show singing-competition winners, popular YouTube performers and Oscar-nominated actor Danny Aiello appear in Home for the Holidays, a Christmas-themed Broadway concert. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Billy Crudup plays a man who assumes a British identity and insinuates himself into a wealthy family in Harry Clarke, a solo play by David Cale. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck