Why We Need Films Like Spotlight

881 days ago via joelmarkharris    Discuss    Blogging
  The Oscars are this Sunday and I was happy to see that Spotlight received six nominations. I've seen it twice in the theaters, which, if you know me, is extremely rare. If you haven't seen the film, it's a powerful portrait of journalism at its best, of journalism taking on a very powerful institution.    It should be considered the sequel to All The President's Men and live in the collective consciousness just as Watergate does. It should be mandatory in schools.    The film is all story and

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