Score: 3.5 out of 5 stars
This is film review 3
The Oscars are getting closer day by day and next month, I will sort of be ready, even though ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ was missed. I am still preparing myself by catching up on the rest of the nominees for ‘Best Picture’. ‘Spotlight’ is another one of those films, and it stars the likes of Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schriber, Billy Crudup, and so on.
‘Spotlight’ is based on articles and reports about the controversial sex scandal that happened in the Catholic church, with most of the cast I mentioned in the first paragraph plays journalists/editors working for The Boston Globe. John Slattery plays their boss, Ben Bradlee Jr. who just wants a good story while Mike Rezendes (Ruffalo), Walter “Robby” Robinson (Keaton) and Sacha Pfeiffer (McAdams) feel the scandal needs to be brought to light. So along with the new editor, Marty Baron (Liev Schreiber) they decide to interview the victims and the priests to get some closure and uncover the scandal that most people would have a hard time believing.
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