John Gallagher Jr

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The Miseducation of Cameron Post

As people grow up, ideas are suggested to them from various sources to help craft their life in a certain way.  However with The Miseducation of Cameron Post, co-writer/director Desiree Akhavan makes an argument about the search for personal individuality which is not only liberating, but absolutely valid.  Adapting Emily M. Danforth’s novel of the same name, Akhavan shows audiences that no matter what customs or beliefs are enforced onto another person, their voice and personality…

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Short Term 12

By: Addison Wylie Films like Short Term 12 are sometimes the toughest movies to write about.  They make elaborate blockbusters like Inception look like a peanut.  It’s just so easy to say Short Term 12 is great, recommend it profusely, and move on. Destin Daniel Cretton’s film is about a foster care supervisor who is having difficulties expressing herself.  She keeps emotions sealed tight and lets her empathy feel for her. Instead of declaring Cretton’s…