• 2015
  • US
  • 2h 8min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Tom McCarthy
  • Cast: Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton
  • UK release: 29 January 2016

McCarthy's tale of how the Boston Globe's investigation team unearthed cases of sexual abuse and cover-ups within the Catholic church is up there with All the President's Men, with a fine cast (Keaton, McAdams, Ruffalo, Tucci) serving a nuanced, complex script: no one, except the victims, is entirely blameless. Remarkable.

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25 Jan 20165 stars

Tom McCarthy’s impeccably executed newsroom drama boasts an all-star ensemble

Based on a true story, Tom McCarthy’s Spotlight is a remarkable film. As methodical and measured as the journalists at its centre, this is the tale of how the Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation led to the unearthing of sexual abuse and…

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