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Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber View All


Tom McCarthy (Director), Tom McCarthy (Writer), Josh Singer (Writer) View All

Release: Nov. 6th, 2015
Runtime: 2 hours, 8 minutes
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
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Spotlight can be written off as a film where the focus on depicting actual events (or at least depicting the discovery of actual events) and delivering a timely screed about an important subject can prevent it from coming across as a genuine classic.
The setting is the 1990's at the Boston Globe newspaper where a new editor-in-chief requests that Spotlight, a four person investigative reporting team who work completely independent of the rest of the paper and choose their own assignments, to drop their current look into Boston police corruption ....
One of the more underrated films that falls into this category, is coincidentally another Keaton film, The Paper.
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