Weekly Watch List – Room (2015) Review by Toronto Film Files (BLW Contributor)

Toronto Film Files

Even though I was all over the city for Canadian Screen Week, I still managed to catch some films (there has to be a trophy for that or something)

  • Room (2015)

Directed by Lenny Abrahamson.  Starring Brie Larson (who I loved in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World), Jacob Tremblay (who I saw at the Canadian Screen Awards and can confirm he is as adorable in real life as he is in every internet video of him you’ve seen), and the very talented Joan Allen.  Won the People’s Choice Award at TIFF 2015.  Brie Larson took home the Golden Globe AND the Oscar for her performance.  Jacob Tremblay took home a Canadian Screen Award for his performance as well.  Canada – Ireland co-production.

I had read Room back in 2010 when it was released. I could not put it down (to the chagrin of my textbooks). Nor could I stop thinking…

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