Lenny Abrahamson

Oscar nominee Lenny Abrahamson’s new film "The Little Stranger," based on Sarah Waters’ lauded book, isn't making much noise. We asked him why.
In determining that Room doesn't work, screenwriting guru Robert McKee writes, I'd like to borrow from a page of one of Robert
He becomes just one of three directors in the show's history to earn consecutive distinctions.
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!
The filmmaker explains the challenges of shooting in a cramped space.
Extremism consists of a narrative laden with terror created by outcasts, and violence fueled by boredom. If you change the narrative, you can change the world.
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.
If you're seeking a cinematic antidote to our flattened-out, Big Data, crowd-sourced, mass conformist digital age, then take the time to see Frank. Frank is a paean to true creativity -- the kind of creativity that can only come from an individual.
The Broadway production has become the most-Tony-nominated play of the season, and critics have singled out Shortt's performance as Johnnypateenmike, the unkempt-but-good-natured town gossip who keeps the town -- and the plot -- on its toes.