Just thought I would share this review with you guys for the film Spotlight. It is truly one of the best of the year and I can’t recommend it more highly.
It’s movies like Spotlight that make me wish the Academy Awards had a Best Ensemble award because every single player in this journalism expose film is about as good as it gets. This whole movie is without a doubt one of the best of the year and I really think it is an important movie for all to see.
Spotlight is based on the 2001-2002 investigative journalism done by a wing of the Boston Globe called spotlight. They spent nearly 2 years researching abuse in the Catholic Church and by the end uncover 70 predators and the widespread cover-up that allowed this evil to persist.
But that might make it sound depressing and it is certainly sobering but I was surprised how many times I smiled. The script is so well written and the performances so great that it feels like we are following real people who of course are…
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