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Sheri Linden

Senior Copy Editor/Film Critic

‘Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

Mary Wharton's SXSW Centerpiece selection revolves around recently discovered footage of Tom Petty during the making of his 1994 solo album, 'Wildflowers.'

‘The Fallout’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

Jenna Ortega, Maddie Ziegler and Niles Fitch play California high schoolers brought together by their shared experience during a shooting rampage.

‘Women Is Losers’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

Lissette Feliciano's coming-of-age drama, set in working-class San Francisco of the late '60s and early '70s, stars Lorenza Izzo as a Catholic-school girl turned single mother.

‘The Inheritance’: Film Review

A celebration of Black artists and revolutionaries, Ephraim Asili's debut feature was inspired by Godard's 'La Chinoise.'

‘Mr. Bachmann and His Class’: Film Review | Berlin 2021

Maria Speth's intimate portrait of an unorthodox teacher and his sixth-grade students, most of them from immigrant families, won the Silver Bear Jury Prize at Berlin.

‘I’m Your Man’: Film Review | Berlin 2021

As a humanoid robot tailored to be the perfect romantic partner, Dan Stevens stars opposite Maren Eggert in Maria Schrader's dramatic comedy.

‘My Octopus Teacher’: Film Review

Shot in the waters off the South African coast, this Netflix documentary chronicles one man's life-changing relationship with a wild cephalopod.

‘The Affair’: Film Review

The star-crossed love between married friends (Carice van Houten and Hanna Alström) plays out against decades of political upheaval in an English-language drama from Czechoslovakia.

Golden Globe Honoree Jane Fonda’s 6 Best Performances, From ‘9 to 5’ to ‘Klute’

As the seven-time winner gets the HFPA's Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award on Sunday, a Hollywood Reporter film critic walks through her most exceptional…

‘Knocking’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

In a psychological horror film from Sweden, a woman is certain she hears distress signals through her apartment walls, and struggles to be believed.

‘Breaking News in Yuba County’: Film Review

Allison Janney toplines a starry ensemble, including Awkwafina and Mila Kunis, in director Tate Taylor's darkly comic look at the culture of fame and the tabloid media.

‘The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be Quiet’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

A young Argentine man comes of age, and Earth endures a calamity, in filmmaker Ana Katz's elliptical black-and-white drama.