Domhnall Gleeson plays Jon, a naive would-be songwriter who rather abruptly – and randomly – is asked to join an avant-garde band called "Soronprfbs", led by a friendly but thoroughly mysterious frontman named Frank (Michael Fassbender in a bit of surprise casting) who hides his face behind an enormous papier-mâché head. Does this sound like insufferable quirk? At first, it… read more!
Movies Directed by Lenny Abrahamson (in alphabetical order)
Room is the little indie that could. Released to critical acclaim but meager audience interest, it had been slowly chugging along at art houses for three months before I finally caught up with it, shortly after it received surprise Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay, along with a less surprising nomination for Best Actress. These accolades are precisely… read more!