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Frank Scheck

Frank Scheck has been covering film, theater and music for more than 30 years. He was previously the editor of Stages Magazine, the chief theater critic for the Christian Science Monitor and a theater critic and culture writer for The New York Post. His writing has appeared in such publications as the New York Daily News, Playbill, Backstage and various national and international newspapers. He has provided on-air commentary for the BBC, MSNBC and the Fox Business channel, among others.

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‘Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead’ Review: A Remake Without a Reason

Simone Joy Jones plays the Christina Applegate role in this new spin on the 1991 dark comedy.

‘Sweet Dreams’ Review: Johnny Knoxville Gives Familiar Addiction Dramedy Some Soul

The 'Jackass' star plays an alcoholic who coaches a softball team at a rehab facility in Lije Sarki's film.

‘The First Omen’ Review: Horror Prequel Is a Fever Dream With More Atmosphere Than Narrative Coherence

Debuting feature director Arkasha Stevenson returns the unholy franchise to Rome, exploring the backstory behind the birth of the Antichrist Damien in this prequel to the 1976 horror classic.

‘Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire’ Review: Dull Humans Prove a Drag on Monster Mayhem in So-So Franchise Entry

The big guys patch up their differences to battle a common foe in this latest Warner Bros. MonsterVerse entry, starring Dan Stevens, Rebecca Hall and Brian Tyree Henry.

‘Sleeping Dogs’ Review: Russell Crowe Plays an Ex-Cop With Dementia in a Tedious Thriller

Karen Gillan, Harry Greenwood and Marton Csokas also appear in Adam Cooper's neo-noir.

‘Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire’ Review: Paul Rudd and Carrie Coon in a Sometimes Strained, Mostly Breezy Installment of the Paranormal Comedy

Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Finn Wolfhard and Mckenna Grace also star in the venerable franchise's latest gathering of demon fighters old and new.

‘Arthur the King’ Review: Mark Wahlberg Lets the Dog Steal the Spotlight in Cheesy but Charming Canine Comedy

Wahlberg plays an adventure racer who forms a powerful bond with a stray dog in Simon Cellan Jones' film based on a true story.

‘Cheech & Chong’s Last Movie’ Review: A Lively and Informative Look at the Duo, Then and Now

David Bushnell's documentary provides an exhaustive account of the comic pair's career while doubling as a road-trip comedy.

‘The Truth vs. Alex Jones’ Review: A Vivid Portrait of a Villain on Trial

Dan Reed's documentary chronicles the court cases resulting from defamation lawsuits filed by Sandy Hook parents.

‘Imaginary’ Review: DeWanda Wise Stars in a Blumhouse Horror Flick That Forgets the Scares

A little girl makes an imaginary friend in the form of a creepy teddy bear in Jeff Wadlow's horror film.

‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ Review: Jack Black and Awkwafina Voice Predictable but Pleasant Franchise Entry

Po the Dragon Warrior kicks more butt in this fourth installment of the hit animated franchise.

‘Cabrini’ Review: A Bluntly Effective Portrait of a Saint From ‘Sound of Freedom’ Team

The story of the Italian nun who established an empire of charitable institutions is recounted in this biographical drama from Angel Studios.