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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 16,2016

Sam Pollard's documentary Two Trains Runnin' recounts the events of 1964's Freedom Summer, including the rediscovery of two legendary blues musicians. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Steven Seagal battles Islmaic terrorists and Mexican drug smugglers in his latest action movie vehicle, Contract to Kill. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, and Andrea Bocelli were among the many stars paying tribute to Tony Bennett at a Radio City Music Hall concert celebrating the singer's 90th birthday. To read my Billboard recap of Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best is Yet to Come, click here.

-------Frank Scheck

 

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Rob Lowe and Burt Reynolds appear in Pocket Listing, Conor Allyn's satirical thriller set in the world of Los Angeles real estate brokers. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

--------Frank Scheck

Monday, December 12, 2016

In Transit, which just opened at the Circle in the Square, is described as "Broadway's first a cappella musical." To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

Kate Burton stars opposite four-time TonyAward-winner Boyd Gaines in The Dead, 1904, an immersive theatrical production based on James Joyce's classic novella. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here.

------Frank Scheck