John Gallagher Jr


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…