Lenny Abrahamson

Domhnall Gleeson stars in "The Little Stranger," a movie based on the best-selling novel by Sarah Waters. (Courtesy Nicola Dove/Focus Features)

‘Little Stranger’ is well-made and refined — yet chilly

Based on the best-selling book by Sarah Waters, the new movie “The…


Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay are superb as a mother and son in “Room.” (Courtesy George Kraychyk/A24)

‘Room’ a suspenseful, emotional tale of a mother and son

“Room” is a suspense thriller, a trauma survivor’s journey, and, foremost, a…


COURTESY MAGNOLIA PICTURESMichael Fassbender plays the title character in “Frank

‘Frank’ a provocative, surprising dark comedy

Despite having a title character who wears a huge papier-mache mask over…