Sherilyn Connelly

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  • An old man working alone in a dusty shop is always a sign of emotional malaise and a tortured relationship with the past, be it Rod Steiger in The Pawnbroker or Al Pacino in David Gordon Green's Manglehorn. A.J. Manglehorn (Pacino)...

  • 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...