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.

Latest Stories

  • The coming-of-age movie is the go-to genre for directors in their 20s and 30s, still feeling the reverberations of those excitable years. But an octogenarian? Terry Sanders embraces naive wisdom in the wispy drama Liza, Liza, Skies Are...

  • In his debut film, Some Freaks, writer-director Ian MacAllister-McDonald focuses on teenage misfits. Tagged as irredeemable outsiders in their Rhode Island high school, three seniors cope with indignation and hopelessness. Graduation...

  • Michael Almereyda's Escapes is a rough sketch compared with polished Hollywood portraits such as The Kid Stays in the Picture. That's partly because Hampton Fancher — the screenwriter, actor and filmmaker — is not a...

  • The petite Holly Hunter has an oversized screen presence, a vibrant intensity that can make her co-stars appear subservient. One of the best aspects of Katherine Dieckmann's exquisite Strange Weather is its character parity. Hunter's...

  • Demi Moore and Alec Baldwin last starred together 20 years ago. When they were bankable movie stars, both actors added subversive elements to their conventional roles, Moore revealing the steel spine of underestimated women and Baldwin injecting...

  • A straightforward performance film benefits one-person shows that are conversational or invoke characters through voice and gesture, but that doesn't suit Okwui Okpokwasili's demanding multidisciplinary piece Bronx Gothic. Fittingly,...

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