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Jack (Jacob Tremblay) grows up in a room which is both safe haven and personal hell with his Ma (Brie Larson).

Growing up in a crawl space

Captivity drama Room is a claustrophobic peek into the fenced-in world of a young boy.
Jan 15, 2016 5:50 AM

A SENSE of absolute normalcy pervades the opening scene in Room, where a young narrator celebrating his fifth birthday happily greets inanimate objects and describes the routine goings-on around him. "Good morning rug, good morning sink," says Jack (Jacob Tremblay) with the kind of childlike