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Deadline | 'Spotlight' Review

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In my mind the greatest film about journalism ever made has to be 1976’s All The President’s Men. While the new film Spotlight, which is centered on the Boston Globe‘s 2001 exposé of sexual abuse by local priests in the Boston Catholic Church, doesn’t eclipse that great Alan Pakula film, it just about matches it in every way. And as I say in my video review (click the link above), it just might be more important now that ever. With the decline of newspapers and the fact that rich, vibrant investigative reporting is slipping into the background in today’s media, a movie like this that reminds us just how important this vital work can be.

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OJSoFunky652d ago

Spotlight's getting fantastic reviews, can't wait to see it.