Telluride 2015: Tom McCarthy's 'Spotlight' is a Riveting Investigation

Spotlight Review

Whether all of modern society has accepted it yet or not, we are living in the age of whistleblowers, lead by the likes of Julian Assange and Edward Snowden. Tom McCarthy’s new film Spotlight is another great reminder of the power of people who speak out, who speak up, when everyone else won’t. The film profiles the Boston Globe’s intensive investigation into systemic rape in the Catholic Church, which they uncovered and confirmed through multiple sources, and published in multiple shocking articles throughout 2002. The film starts slow, but builds to immensity throughout the investigation, resulting in a riveting look at the power of hard-working journalists who won’t let a story go no matter how much resistance they receive. ›››

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