ROOM (Movie Review)

Room-film-2015
**** out of ****

My review of Room (click here), at Crosswalk.com, about one woman’s determination to care for her son while both are held captive – and her attempt to set him free.

Room is ranked #2 on my Top Ten List for 2015.

An excerpt from my review:

Room is an emotional gauntlet….one of the reasons this unsettling subject isn’t merely bearable but actually worthwhile is that it’s never gratuitous. Room is a character-study, immersing us into the authentic minutia of a mother and son in the most strained of circumstances…but does so without succumbing to the subject’s (or the genre’s) most salacious elements.”

To read the rest of the full review, click here.

Rated R
for strong language and some suggested sexuality
Released: October 16, 2015 – NY/LA; expands October 23; wide November 20.
Runtime: 118 minutes
Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson
Starring: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers

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