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, Dallas Observer and OC Weekly.

Latest Stories

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 22 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 ...

  • Naji Abu Nowar's Theeb is an old-fashioned coming-of-age adventure story set in the harsh deserts of Jordan. A young man named Hussein (Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen) and his younger brother Theeb (Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat) -- whose name, not...

  • Ever since they achieved sentience in 1996, slasher movies have been trying to find new ways to be self-aware without just rehashing Wes Craven's Scream. Todd Strauss-Schulson's comedy The Final Girls may have cracked the code,...

  • Craig William Macneill's The Boy tries so hard to be ominous that it nearly strains itself in the process. The boy in question is nine-year-old Ted (Jared Breeze), who lives in a decrepit motel deep in the mountains with his father, John...

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