The ‘Spotlight’ journalists have perfectly matching ‘Avengers’ counterparts
LOS ANGELES — “We’ve created a new genre here,” were writer/director Tom McCarthy’s opening remarks at the L.A. premiere of Spotlight. “Journalists as superheros.”
McCarthy’s quip got a laugh from the assembled crowd at the Directors Guild of America last week — but it also galvanized an idea.
The movie about the team of Boston Globe investigative journalists who unearthed a global sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church was more than just a masterful accounting of a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation (and heavyweight Oscar Best Picture contender) Read more…