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'Spotlight will be a major awards player this Oscar season' - Entertainment Weekly

Spotlight is front-page news, sheds light on 'true heroes' who exposed priest abuse

Entertainment Weekly  - Sept. 15, 2015

By: Jeff Labrecque

Based on the Boston Globe’s 2002 Pulitzer Prize-winning expose about the Catholic Church’s decades-long cover-up of pedophile priests in the heavily Irish-Catholic city, Spotlight is a well-argued clarion call for serious journalism as an essential check on our institutions of power. Like All the President’s Men and The Verdict, two films which it evokes, it’s also a wondrously entertaining thriller.  Read more.


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