Sherilyn Connelly

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  • Mel Rodriguez III's debut picture, In Stereo follows struggling New Yorkers Brenda (Beau Garrett) and David (Micah Hauptman), whose personal and professional lives take a serious downturn after they break up.
    Though the film splits its...

  • Torch-wielding villagers had appeared in film before 1931, but the mob in James Whale's Frankenstein is the one that became the template. The throngs that gather in Closer to God have cast aside pitchforks in favor of bullhorns and...

  • Ami Canaan Mann's Jackie & Ryan is a sort of low-rent Nicholas Sparks romance that, for want of a better way to put it, never generates any sparks of its own. Jackie (Katherine Heigl) is a country singer who's moved back to her family home...

  • 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...