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Room

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

DP Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki, ASC, AMC scored the hat trick, having won the coveted ASC Award for Achievement in Feature Film for the third straight year, starting with Gravity in 2014, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) last year,...

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Oscar prognostications largely saw Room (A24 Films) reserved for no more than a leading actress nomination based on the strength of the performance delivered by Brie Larson. However one of the...

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Most years there is at least one difference between the Best Director Oscar and DGA Award nominees. In fact only five times in the 68 years of the DGA Awards have the Guild nominations exactly mirrored their Academy Award counterparts.

This time...

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

Perhaps the biggest challenge for director Lenny Abrahamson relative to his critically acclaimed Room (A24) was getting the opportunity to make the film to begin with.

Room tells the story of a woman (portrayed by...

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

"Look at this! There's a line!" Brie Larson says, beaming and pointing at the queue outside Cinefamily, an artsy, single-screen theater in LA's Fairfax district.

Weeks before its limited release Friday, Larson arranged a free screening of "Room" for...

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Arresting and heartbreaking, wrought with extremes of tension and love, "Room" is as evocative and unforgettable on screen as in the bestselling novel that inspired it.

This is the kind of film you never forget you saw. Originally crafted and...

Sunday, Sep. 20, 2015

The top award of the 40th Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday went to Lenny Abrahamson’s “Room,” an emotional tale of a captive mother and her five-year son.

The film took the festival’s People’s Choice award, determined by audience voting...