Short Term 12

TIFF 2019: Just Mercy Review

With a rousing true-story and performances from three top-tier Hollywood stars, Just Mercy looks custom-built for a major award season push.

Interview: Destin Cretton

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.

The Dork Shelf Guide to Rendezvous With Madness 2013

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.

Rendezvous With Madness 2013: Short Term 12 Review

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, […]