Short Term 12
With a rousing true-story and performances from three top-tier Hollywood stars, Just Mercy looks custom-built for a major award season push.
Our Film and Performing Arts Editor counts down what he thinks are the 25 best films of 2013.
With a whole lot of catching up still to be done, our film and arts editor gives brief reviews of the Calvin and Hobbes documentary Dear Mr. Watterson and the teen drama Geography Club, and tells you where to check out his reviews of the British dystopian drama How I Live Now and the WWII fable The Book Thief.
Dork Shelf talks to Short Term 12 writer and director Destin Cretton about the film's real life inspiration, adapting a feature from his own short, and fostering a sense of community within a group of actors who have never worked together before.
Dork Shelf looks at seven films from this year's line-up at the Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival, a blend of fictional films, documentaries, and more, devoted to breaking down stigmas that surround mental illness and strengthening the dialogue around them.
Short Term 12 Brie Larson delivers not only a star making performance, but one of the best leading turns of the year in this emotionally charged look into the lives of workers at a facility for at risk youth with mental health issues. The de facto boss of the day shift at the group home, […]