The Dallas Movie Screening Group

This is the homepage of the Dallas Movie Screening Group. To join our mailing list you must sign up at our group page on Yahoo. You will then be connected to receive notices on how to find passes to the local screenings in the DFW area. It's up to you to pickup or sign up for passes. You can also barter, trade or just giveaway passes you don't want, need or share with other members of the group. Please read the instructions on the Yahoo page very carefully before posting. This group is closely moderated so that your mail box is not full of spam or other unnecessary mail. We appreciate everyone's consideration and cooperation.

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Short Term 12



This is what movies should be like. This movie was deep with emotion but balances out with comedic relief. This is directed beautifully and sometimes haunting. It's welded together with excellent acting, great cinematography and fantastic music. The acting is Oscar worthy as everyone pulls their weight. Brie Larson is the star in this as she portrays a very broken person and you feel for her. She has a lot of depth to her character and she executes it flawlessly. This also has some of the best child acting I ever seen. Every child in this was amazing and sometimes heart breaking to watch. The cinematography was shot very well and adds a warmth to it as we watch these characters struggle. It's almost as if the cinematography sheds the light for these characters. It is edited seamlessly and keeps you hooked even from the first minute. This is something to not miss. It focuses on kids in a foster home and the people that work there and you care about everyone. I don't want to say much about the plot because I want you to see this is excellent piece of filmmaking. This is one of my favorite movies of the year along with The Spectacular Now. This is a film to remember. 10/10
(Review by Chase Lee)





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