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

  • 29 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...

  • 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,...

  • While Xavier Dolan's recent Mommy divided otherwise reasonable people into two camps -- those who considered it a masterpiece versus those who viewed it as cinematic waterboarding -- his new Tom at the Farm (which was actually shot...

  • As Disconnect, Men, Women & Children, and other fictional films by thirtysomething white men try desperately to warn us, the internet keeps us from truly connecting with one another. Except for when it does, as in the uplifting documentary...

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