Sherilyn Connelly

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  • It's being promoted as "a Hitchcockian mash-up," but Daniel Peddle's debut narrative feature, Sunset Edge, more resembles a horror film grafted onto last year's Southern-poverty documentary Rich Hill. Four of today's bored youth...

  • "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), the protagonist of Hiromasa Yonebayashi's lovely anime When Marnie...

  • Alexs Stadermann's animated Maya the Bee Movie — the awkward title of which seems one definite article short — is a thoroughly modern adaptation of a character introduced in German children's literature in the 1910s. Maya (Coco...

  • 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...

  • In Rachid Bouchareb's Two Men in Town, a remake of José Giovanni's 1973 film, William Garnett (Forest Whitaker) is on parole after serving 18 years for murdering a deputy of Sheriff Agati (Harvey Keitel). Agati is not at all pleased...

  • 3 months ago | Film and TV

    Leonard Nimoy has died at the age of 83. Both on camera and off, he exemplified the best of what Star Trek, and thus humanity, could represent. Part of that was Trek's writing, of course. But it was Nimoy who took what was on the page — often repa...