Sherilyn Connelly

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  • Torch-wielding villagers had appeared in film before 1931, but the mob in James Whale's Frankenstein is the one that became the template. The throngs that gather in Closer to God have cast aside pitchforks in favor of bullhorns and...

  • 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...

  • 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)...

  • "I hate myself."

    That's an unusual statement coming from the hero of an animated film, let alone in the first two minutes. But twelve-year-old orphan Anna (Sara Takatsuki), the protagonist of Hiromasa Yonebayashi's lovely anime When...

  • 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...

  • In Rachid Bouchareb's Two Men in Town, a remake of José Giovanni's 1973 film, William Garnett (Forest Whitaker) is on parole after serving eighteen years for murdering a deputy of Sheriff Agati (Harvey Keitel). Agati is not at all...

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