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.

Latest Stories

  • Mermaids are the new vampires, so Masaaki Yuasa's bouncy anime Lu Over the Wall incorporates vampiric elements into its mermaid mythos, because why not? Indeed, "because why not?" seems to be the guiding impulse behind this colorful trifle...

  • On the heels of Ann Marie Fleming's joyful animated indie Window Horses comes Nora Twomey's thematically similar but far darker The Breadwinner. Parvana (Saara Chaudry) is an 11 year-old girl living in Afghanistan under Taliban rule...

  • In the same year that an abusive anti-Semitic drunkard and all-around terrible human is in a high-profile family comedy after having been nominated for Best Director, a film like Naoko Yamada's anime A Silent Voice, about a violent man...

  • Japan's biggest hit in 2016 and the highest-grossing anime film of all time, Makoto Shinkai's lush mindbender Your Name has many elements that are familiar on their own but here combine to create something unique. Mitsuha (Mone...

  • Keiichi Hara's anime Miss Hokusai is a lovely if episodic biopic that never quite picks up and focuses on a single thread. (But then again, neither does life.) In 19th-century Edo, later to be renamed Tokyo, here a magical-realist city...

  • 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...

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