Emma Donoghue

We will be taking the opportunity to revisit some incredible books by Irish authors, from enduring classics to powerful memoirs to contemporary novels that are taking the literary world by storm. So take your pick and spend this March 17th celebrating Ireland through the written word.
In determining that Room doesn't work, screenwriting guru Robert McKee writes, I'd like to borrow from a page of one of Robert
If you've been following the Oscar prognosticators, you know the big favorites have been Spotlight, The Big Short, The Revenant, and Carol. How pleasing to find some surprises--sort of--on the academy members' lists!
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Room is one of the year's most surprising and touching movies, which could have never happened without Larson and Tremblay's totally believable performances that turn the story of a horrifying kidnapping into a celebration of the transcendent bonds between parents and their children.
The most terrifying movie of the season does not involve aliens, ghouls or men in hooded masks. It is the movie Room, from Emma Donoghue's screenplay based on her best-selling novel.
Masterfully directed by Lenny Abrahamson and adapted from Emma Donoghue's best-selling book, Room won the People's Choice Award at the Toronto Film Festival last month. The film is already getting fierce Oscar buzz.
The adaptation of Emma Donoghue's novel is a Toronto Film Fest highlight.
What's the best thing about being a writer? Getting to indulge yourself in your own obsessions. You can sit around for hours
Pull up a chair, draw a beer, and throw in the egg of inspiration: In other words, find a quiet place to read and open up a book of short stories. The satisfaction will last longer, much longer, than any beer (egged or not).
I like to read in motion. Not just the kind of journey you might expect - a long train ride, through green and yellow fields, with a grande latte and a table to lean on - but also the shabbier, jerkier kind, such as going three stops on the London Tube.
Who wrote it? Emma Donoghue is an Irish writer who now lives in Canada. In addition to her novels and short story collections
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