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Short Term 12 Reviews

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Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

Brie Larson is superb in this brilliant exploration of life in a short term care facility where troubled teens try to find a way to survive in the care of compassionate men and women.

Full Review Source: Cinema Sight | Original Score: 4/4

March 15, 2014
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

A heartbreaking drama about the lingering affects of childhood abuse and neglect, even under the best of curative circumstances.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

March 10, 2014
Rachel Bowles
The Skinny

Short is all nuanced performances bathed in sumptuous Californian sunlight: its realism is reflected in its lo-fi aesthetic and naturalistic cinematography.

Full Review Source: The Skinny | Original Score: 5/5

March 7, 2014
Christopher Runyon
Movie Mezzanine

Short Term 12 is cinema at its most compassionate, vulnerable, and human.

Full Review Source: Movie Mezzanine | Original Score: A+

February 20, 2014
Rima Sabina Aouf
Concrete Playground

Cretton is able to leap tall towers of everyday humour and humanity and then suddenly drop you into a pit of total, gut-wrenching sadness in a single bound.

Full Review Source: Concrete Playground | Original Score: 9.5/10

February 7, 2014
Tom Clift
FILMINK (Australia)

Short Term 12 hits hard at times, yet despite its potentially melodramatic subject matter, never once feels manipulative or overwrought.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

February 7, 2014
Garry McConnachie
Daily Record [UK]

Short Term 12 is the kind of cinematic rollercoaster that will make your heart swell one moment and leave you in tears the next. It's simply unmissable.

Full Review Source: Daily Record [UK] | Original Score: 5/5

February 7, 2014
Russell Hainline
Movie Mezzanine

It's hilarious, it's sad, it's anger-inducing, it's warm.

Full Review Source: Movie Mezzanine

February 6, 2014
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A gripping and often compelling character study and a wonderful human drama.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

January 23, 2014
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Short Term 12 offers the most concrete proof yet that Brie Larson will be with us long-term.

Full Review Source: Creative Loafing | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 15, 2014
Mike McGranaghan
Film Racket

a monumental work of compassion

Full Review Source: Film Racket | Original Score: 5/5

January 12, 2014
Dominic Corry

There's an 'American' quality to its social conscience that I cannot recall perceiving in any other recent film.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

January 9, 2014
Damien Straker
Impulse Gamer

An unexpectedly moving character study about welfare and painful upbringings.

Full Review Source: Impulse Gamer | Original Score: 4/5

January 8, 2014
John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

A powerful and passionate film that presents its flawed characters in an honest and heartbreaking fashion that will be hard to forget.

Full Review Source: Big Hollywood | Original Score: 4.0/5

December 23, 2013
Simon Miraudo

Sufferers of 'Stendhal syndrome' - that singularly wonderful and hopelessly human disorder in which people confronted with particularly beautiful artworks become dizzy and often faint - beware.

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 5/5

December 16, 2013
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

It's often heartbreaking, but ultimately the film takes us to a truthful yet positive conclusion

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

December 14, 2013
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

While the topics are serious and the film heartfelt as it provides a genuine insight into troubled lives, there is a surprising lightness about much of the experience, making the bitter-sweet journey all the more rewarding

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

December 14, 2013
Geoffrey Macnab

Brie Larson is very impressive as the caring, funny supervisor whose own demons threaten to engulf her.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 3/5

December 10, 2013
Brian Viner
Daily Mail [UK]

The performances, too, are uniformly splendid, especially from Brie Larson as Grace and John Gallagher as Mason.

Full Review Source: Daily Mail [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

December 10, 2013
Corey Hall
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

If we're lucky -- if the tides are right and the winds are calm -- we might get one or two movies a year as good as Short Term 12.

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI) | Original Score: A

December 10, 2013
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