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, Dallas Observer and OC Weekly>.
27 days ago | Film and TV
Alan Rickman has died at the age of 69. To Americans of a certain generation, he'll always be Hans Gruber from Die Hard; to those of a slightly fresher vintage, he'll never not be Severus Snape. But it was his ability to transcend the typecasting ...
Tension between the city and the country has been a fertile topic for as long as there've been cities, and Alê Abreu's phantasmagoric The Boy and the World explores the eternal conflict in a familiar yet wholly original way. The boy...
Mel Rodriguez III's debut picture, In Stereo follows struggling New Yorkers Brenda (Beau Garrett) and David (Micah Hauptman), whose personal and professional lives take a serious downturn after they break up.
Though the film splits its...
Torch-wielding villagers had appeared in film before 1931, but the mob in James Whale's Frankenstein is the one that became the template. The throngs that gather in Closer to God have cast aside pitchforks in favor of bullhorns and...
"I hate myself."
That's an unusual statement coming from the hero of an animated film, let alone in the first two minutes. But twelve-year-old orphan Anna (Sara Takatsuki), the protagonist of Hiromasa Yonebayashi's lovely anime When...
8 months ago | Film and TV
"I hate myself." That's an unusual statement coming from the hero of an animated film, let alone in the first two minutes. But 12-year-old orphan Anna (Sara Takatsuki), the protagonist of Hiromasa Yonebayashi's lovely anime When Marnie Was There, ...