Sherilyn Connelly

Popular Stories

Latest Stories

  • 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...

  • How do you compete with the greats when you probably aren't one yourself? That's the dilemma facing the hero of Álvaro Brechner's comedy Mr. Kaplan. Jacob Kaplan (Héctor Noguera) has lived in Uruguay since fleeing the Nazis...

  • 2 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 — ofte...

  • Tomm Moore's touching Song of the Sea is not anime, but it shares elements with some of the best anime films of recent years, particularly Mamoru Hosoda's Wolf Children. Then again, certain kinds of legends pop up in every culture....

  • All Japanese animation is anime, but not all anime is what we tend to think of as Anime, bright and colorful with big-eyed characters. A case in point is Isao Takahata's beautiful The Tale of Princess Kaguya, which is rendered in a muted,...

  • Michael Radford's romantic comedy Elsa & Fred is a remake of Marcos Carnevale's Spanish-language film of the same name, and it also retains the original's obsession with La Dolce Vita. It's seventysomething Elsa (Shirley MacLaine)...