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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, June 16, 2017

Two sisters find themselves trapped in a cage at the bottom of the ocean in the shark-infested thriller 47 Meters Down. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) plays an astronaut assigned to enter a parallel universe in Tim Smit's video game-style sci-fi thriller Kill Switch. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

 

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Irish director Johnny O'Reilly's Moscow Never Sleeps concerns the lives of several interconnected characters living in the Russian capital city. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

A PTSD-afflicted war photographer finds images of corpses in the photographs he takes with an antique camera in Aaron B. Koontz's horror film Camera Obscura. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee, and either couldn't remember anything or couldn't talk about it if he did. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar has attracted controversay for its title character being made to resemble Donald Trump. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

Monday, JUne 12, 2017

On his show Friday night, Bill Maher got taken to the woodshed by his own guests for his using the N-word in a joke the previous week. To read my Hollywood Reporter Critic's Notebook, click here.

Andrew Cohn's documentary Night School follows three adults over the course of a year as they pursue their high school diplomas. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

---------Frank Scheck