Sherilyn Connelly

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  • 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...

  • For those keeping score, Tsuneo Kobayashi's The Last: Naruto the Movie is the seventh film in the Naruto: Shippūden subseries and tenth Naruto film overall; an eleventh picture is on the way, in spite of the final-sounding title....

  • 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....

  • 2014 has been a good year for redemption-through-music stories, with high points such as God Help the Girl and My Little Pony: Equestria Girls -- Rainbow Rocks and lesser efforts such as Rudderless. Rita Merson's Always...

  • 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)...