Spotlight is a drama that follows the “Spotlight” team, which is a group of journalists in the investigation unit of the Boston Globe who uncover allegations of abuse in the Catholic church. It is a fact based story of how they uncovered years of cover-up at the highest levels of Boston’s religious, legal and government establishment. Reporters interview victims and try their best to unseal sensitive documents.
Critic reviews including one from the New York Times that says, “Spotlight is a gripping detective story and a superlative newsroom drama.”
Spotlight won two Academy Awards as well as a SAG Award. The Academy Awards were for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. The Screen Actors Guild Award was for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture.
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