Sherilyn Connelly

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  • An old man working alone in a dusty shop is always a sign of emotional malaise and a tortured relationship with the past, be it Rod Steiger in The Pawnbroker or Al Pacino in David Gordon Green's Manglehorn. A.J. Manglehorn (Pacino)...

  • 29 days ago | Film Reviews

    Anna Are You OK? Studio Ghibli's Marnie is a joyous-glum outsider drama. "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),...

  • "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...

  • Amy S. Weber’s heart-wrenching A Girl Like Her begins by solving one mystery while posing another. As teenager Jessica (Lexi Ainsworth) tries on a spy camera that records from a seemingly impossible p.o.v. angle, the scene is...

  • For those keeping score, Tsuneo Kobayashi's The Last: Naruto the Movie is the seventh film in the Naruto: Shippūden subseries and tenth Naruto film overall; an eleventh picture is on the way, in spite of the final-sounding title....

  • Hayato Date's anime Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie is the ninth feature film spun off from the Naruto manga and television series, yet it's surprisingly accessible for newcomers. Naruto (Maile Flanagan) is a budding ninja whose parents...