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...

  • 3 months ago | Film and TV

    At first glance, the most obvious analog to Mark Elijah Rosenberg's Approaching the Unknown would be The Martian, both being about lone men on treacherous missions to Mars. But Approaching the Unknown operates on a much smaller and more philosophi...

  • 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...

  • 8 months 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...


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