Tag: Brie Larson

10 Cloverfield Lane: Claustrophobia inducer a surprise hit

Eight years ago, a surprise hit film came out of nowhere to wow viewers with its unique found-footage style adaptation of the classic monster movie genre. The film, “Cloverfield,” had a grandiose, epic feeling that pervaded the movie from start to finish, while new release “10 Cloverfield Lane” – dubbed a “blood relative” to the 2008 monster movie by producer J.J. Abrams – couldn’t … Read More 10 Cloverfield Lane: Claustrophobia inducer a surprise hit

Room: A whole world in a small space

Odds are good that audiences don’t know much about Brie Larson before stepping into a theater to watch the critically acclaimed drama Room. Larson, who’s been a scene stealer in comedies like Trainwreck and an indie darling with Short Term 12, takes a major step toward stardom in director Lenny Abrahamson’s drama as Ma, a 24-year-old woman kidnapped and held in a shed for … Read More Room: A whole world in a small space