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.

Latest Stories

  • On the heels of Ann Marie Fleming's joyful animated indie Window Horses comes Nora Twomey's thematically similar but far darker The Breadwinner. Parvana (Saara Chaudry) is an 11 year-old girl living in Afghanistan under Taliban rule...

  • Many independent animated films in recent years have adopted a hand-drawn and/or collage-heavy aesthetic, but few are quite as heartfelt and charming as Ann Marie Fleming's Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming. Rosie...

  • In the same year that an abusive anti-Semitic drunkard and all-around terrible human is in a high-profile family comedy after having been nominated for Best Director, a film like Naoko Yamada's anime A Silent Voice, about a violent man...

  • Location is everything: Sunao Katabuchi's anime In This Corner of the World is about a young woman named Suzu (Non), who in 1944 moves to live with her husband's family in the city of Kure, some 10 miles away from Hiroshima. Though Kure is...

  • Sébastien Laudenbach's hand-animated The Girl Without Hands tells a comparatively obscure Brothers Grimm story that you already know even if you've never read it, and does so in a unique way. In exchange for turning the water...

  • Few things promise a wild visual ride like a movie titled My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea opening with an epilepsy warning, and Dash Shaw's animated whirligig of a riff on The Poseidon Adventure does not disappoint....

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