Sherilyn Connelly

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  • In Nadav Lapid's grim formalistic experiment The Kindergarten Teacher, Nira (Sarit Larry), the teacher in question, has a pleasant but humdrum life in Israel and aspirations to be a poet. She becomes intrigued by one of her students, the...

  • While Xavier Dolan's recent Mommy divided otherwise reasonable people into two camps -- those who considered it a masterpiece versus those who viewed it as cinematic waterboarding -- his new Tom at the Farm (which was actually shot...

  • As Disconnect, Men, Women & Children, and other fictional films by thirtysomething white men try desperately to warn us, the internet keeps us from truly connecting with one another. Except for when it does, as in the uplifting documentary...

  • 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...

  • 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)...

  • 3 months ago | Film Reviews

    "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 Was Ther...

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