Serena Donadoni


Serena Donadoni 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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  • This live-action reworking of Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid is devoid of social or political undercurrents and untethered from recognizable reality — precisely the kind of fantasy film that should appease...

  • By shifting events in Robert Lipsyte's One Fat Summer from the 1950s to 1976, screenwriter David Scearse adds new layers of poignancy to the young adult novel's end-of-an-era narrative. There's the economics of a single-income middle-class...

  • Following Juno (2007) and Young Adult (2011), Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman have completed their trilogy of self-delusion with Tully, a gently sardonic look at a 40-year-old woman who finds herself in a cluttered house, with...

  • 5 months ago | Film and TV

    Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman have completed their trilogy of self-delusion with Tully.

  • Michel Hazanavicius' exploration of Jean-Luc Godard's immersion in radical politics is constructed as a giddy homage to Godardian affectation. That's no surprise: He'd recreated candy-colored spy spoofs in two OSS 117 films, and won an Oscar for...

  • The wistful longing of discontented Japanese salarymen in films like Shall We Dance? is absent from the bracingly funny Oh Lucy! Setsuko Kawashima (Shinobu Terajima), an office lady tugging at her restrictive white collar, bubbles...

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