Tag Archives: Emma Donoghue

Brie Larson and “Room” are bigger contenders than expected so far this season

Slowly but surely, it seems like Room is turning into the little film that could. Initially thought to be a fringe contender of sorts, it’s been gaining steam as the weeks pass. Between a big win at the Toronto International Film Festival and buzz that lead actress Brie Larson could[...]

“Room” wins the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto Film Festival

During the afternoon yesterday, the Toronto International Film Festival gave out its prestigious Audience Award, often considered a harbinger for the Academy Awards. The winner at TIFF this year? Well, in a bit of an upset, it was none other than Room, the Lenny Abrahamson directed film that stars Brie[...]

“Carol”: Looking at potential Best Adapted Screenplay Hollywood Contender

Hollywood Contenders: As you lovely ladies and gentlemen all must know by now, it’s one thing entirely to read early Academy Award predictions in order to see what pundits like myself think will happen this winter, but it’s a whole separate thing to actually know something about who and what[...]