Sherilyn Connelly

 

Sherilyn Connelly is a regular film contributor at the Village Voice LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

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  • Mermaids are the new vampires, so Masaaki Yuasa's bouncy anime Lu Over the Wall incorporates vampiric elements into its mermaid mythos, because why not? Indeed, "because why not?" seems to be the guiding impulse behind this colorful trifle...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • Whether it's harder to be a child or a parent depends on which side of the divide you're on, but Claude Barras' stop-motion My Life as a Zucchini allies with the children, particularly those with horrible people as parents. Having long...

  • Eiichiro Oda's manga One Piece has run for 82 volumes since 1997, and has been made into four straight-to-video movies, a television series that recently completed its ninth season and a baker's dozen anime theatrical films, the latest of...

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