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.
18 days ago | Film and TV
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. Self-absorbed sophom...
26 days ago | Film and TV
Japan's biggest hit in 2016 and the highest-grossing anime film of all time, Makoto Shinkai's lush mindbender Your Name has many elements that are familiar on their own but here combine to create something unique. Mitsuha (Mone Kamishiraishi) and ...
Ignore the Title. 'My Life as a Zucchini' Is an Uncommonly Courageous Kids' Film About the Cycle of Abuse2 months ago | Film and TV
Whether it's harder to be a child or a parent depends on which side of the divide you're on, but Claude Barras's stop-motion My Life as a Zucchini allies with the children, particularly those with horrible people as parents. Having been abandoned ...
3 months ago | Film and TV
Roberto Sneider's You're Killing Me Susana (Me estás matando Susana) is a culture-clash comedy in which the clash happens both onscreen and off. Eligio (Gael García Bernal) is a self-absorbed telenovela character actor in Mexico City who thinks no...
4 months ago | Film and TV
Eiichiro Oda's manga One Piece has run for 83 volumes since 1997, and has been made into four straight-to-video movies, a television series that recently completed its nineteenth season and a baker's dozen anime theatrical films, the latest of whi...
6 months ago | Film and TV
Right now, Disney XD is probably best known for its increasingly relevant Star Wars Rebels series, as well as for being the only cable channel with an emoticon in its name — at least until the inevitable debut of the Trump :( Channel. Disney XD is...