• Short Term 12 (2013) Rating & Reviews

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  • [Brie Larson's] performance is something of a quiet revelation, and in turn, the same could be said of the film itself. show more

  • Short Term 12, a low-budget feature only 96 minutes long, is a big deal on a small scale: for what it reveals of Mr. Cretton as a filmmaker — especially as a storyteller, and a director of actors within tautly constructed scenes — and of Ms. Larson's abundant talent. show more

  • A genuinely moving look at life in a group foster home that avoids most of the usual routes into viewers' hearts. show more

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