Having played larger festivals, the new film 1BR (2020) has received much more press than most. The movie, directed and written by newcomer David Marmor, has collected extremely good reviews and is slowly gaining popularity among horror and genre fans alike. Now available everywhere for viewing, it has ranked high among many VOD sites.
Sarah (Nicole Brydon Bloom), a costume designer from out-of-state, arrives in Los Angeles to seek out her dreams in movies. First finding the “day job” as a paralegal, she next heads out looking for an apartment. After applying for a one bedroom place in a fairly cute complex, she is unexpectedly chosen as the new resident. With barbeques and a handsome neighbor, she finally feels no longer like a fish-out-of-water. However, when the unexpected happens, her world is turned upside down.
In a star-making performance, Nicole Brydon Bloom leads a fantastic cast of fine performers in what may be one of genre’s most surprising films of 2020. Dark Discussions takes a look at the movie, but also interviews producer Alok Mishra, director David Marmor, and future starlet Nicole Brydon Bloom. Take a listen to our extended episode and enjoy.