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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  • As animated French films about young people fighting evil in industrial metropolises go, Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol's superhero story Phantom Boy is no April and the Extraordinary World — but still fine for what it...

  • Fabienne Berthaud's Sky is a road movie that never quite makes the right turns. French national Romy (Diane Kruger) is on a vacation in the American Southwest with her boorish, philandering husband of eight years, Richard (Gilles...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 5 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...

  • Matt Hullum's agreeably silly 1980s homage Lazer Team deserves to be the breakthrough for the Rooster Teeth comedy troupe that Super Troopers was for Broken Lizard. In a small Texas town, four local screw-ups — ineffectual sheriff's...

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