LONDON — Lenny Abrahamson's "Room," for which lead actress Brie Larson won an Oscar, was the big winner at the Irish Film and Television Academy Awards Sunday. The film, produced by Ireland's Element…
Film4 and Element Pictures have optioned author Neal Bascomb’s “The Grand Escape,” with Lenny Abrahamson on board to direct. Element Pictures, which worked on Abrahamson’s Oscar-nominated “Room,” and…
The Force was strong at the U.S.-Ireland Alliance's 11th annual Oscar Wilde Awards, held at the sprawling offices of Bad Robot, the production company topped by “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”…
Eyes are smiling in Ireland. Not only has the Irish film and TV industry weathered the credit crunch storm that plunged the country into deep austerity, it has also mushroomed in the past five years…
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Director Lenny Abrahamson filmed "Room," about a mother and son's escape from captivity — and the only place the boy has known — in 49 days in Toronto. The movie, distributed by A24, was shot more or…
Although Lenny Abrahamson's movie is named "Room," that title could have just as easily gone to Tom McCarthy's "Spotlight." Both dramas are set in confined spaces. For "Spotlight," that's the Boston…
How director Lenny Abrahamson and his team shot "Room" in a 10-foot space.
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Dublin-born director Lenny Abrahamson made his feature debut in 2004 with “Adam & Paul,” a black comedy about a pair of hapless heroin addicts bumbling round the Irish capital in search of a fix…
The captivating thriller "Room" won over audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival, recently earning the People's Choice Award. The movie, based on Irish novelist Emma Donoghue's…
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