Sherilyn Connelly

Sherilyn Connelly is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

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  • Jesus Christ, this fucking movie. A Good Day to Die Hard and Max Payne director John Moore has updated the notorious 2006 flop Firewall for the smartphone era with I.T., and it's every bit as unpleasant as A Good Day to...

  • 4 months ago | Film and TV

    At first glance, the most obvious analog to Mark Elijah Rosenberg's Approaching the Unknown would be The Martian, both being about lone men on treacherous missions to Mars. But Approaching the Unknown operates on a much smaller and more philosophi...

  • At first glance, the most obvious analogue to Mark Elijah Rosenberg's Approaching the Unknown would be The Martian, both being about lone men on treacherous missions to Mars. But Approaching the Unknown operates on a much...

  • Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci's animated April and the Extraordinary World is a rollicking, old-timey pulp adventure full of chases and the occasional cliffhanger. The picture is set in an alternate history in which the mysterious...

  • 7 months ago | Film and TV

    Since 2015's When Marnie Was There looks to be its final new film for the foreseeable future, it makes sense that Studio Ghibli would circle back around to its beginnings. Isao Takahata's 1991 Only Yesterday was not Ghibli's first feature, however...

  • Mamoru Hosoda's The Boy and the Beast works with many common anime tropes but doesn't find anything new to say about them. On the streets of Shibuya, nine-year-old runaway Ren (Aoi Miyazaki) discovers a portal to a world populated by...

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