Tag Archives: Spotlight

Spotlight (2015) Rated R

The true story of the Boston Globe’s uncovering the child molestations and cover-ups within the Catholic Archdiocese. Starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, and Rachel McAdams. This film is brilliant. It showcases real journalism, which is something we no longer have. … Continue reading

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The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee (2020) Rated PG-13

Paul Hogan is thrusted into the spotlight again on the eve of being Knighted by the Queen of England. Starring Chevy Chase, Mel Gibson, and Luke Bracey. I thought this film was brilliant. It was Paul Hogan at his best … Continue reading

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The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (2014) Rated TV-PG

Six unknown actors are cast in the hit tv show, Saved by the Bell, where they must learn to deal with the spotlight and grow up under it. Based on the book Behind the Bell by  Dustin Diamond. Starring Sam Kindseth, … Continue reading

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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) Rated PG

 The film follows the life of A.A. Milne as he creates the stories behind Winnie-the-Pooh. Starring Vicki Pepperdine, Margot Robbie, Domhnall Gleeson. I thought this was a wonderful, behind-the-scenes portrayal of Milne’s life as he created the stories of Winnie-the-Pooh. There … Continue reading

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Spotlight (2015) Rated R

A specialized group of investigative reporters are handed the story of a lifetime by their new boss.  What they find may be the undoing of everything their community (and much of the world) holds dear. Starring Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, … Continue reading

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Academy Award Winners 2016

Best Motion Picture of the Year Spotlight Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Leonardo DiCaprio for The Revenant Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Brie Larson for Room Best Performance by an Actor in … Continue reading

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Independent Spirit Award Winners 2016

Best Feature Spotlight Best First Feature The Diary of a Teenage Girl Best Director Tom McCarthy for Spotlight Best Female Lead Brie Larson for Room Best Male Lead Abraham Attah for Beasts of No Nation Best Supporting Female Mya Taylor … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, February 23, 2016

 Entertainment (R) En route to meet his estranged daughter and attempting to revive his dwindling career, a broken, middle-aged comedian plays a string of dead-end shows in the Mojave desert. Starring Gregg Turkington, Annabella Lwin, Tye Sheridan, John C. Reilly, … Continue reading

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BAFTA Film Awards Winners 2016

Best Film The Revenant Alexander Korda Award for Outstanding British Film of the Year Brooklyn Best Leading Actor Leonardo DiCaprio for The Revenant Best Leading Actress Brie Larson for Room Best Supporting Actor Mark Rylance for Bridge of Spies Best … Continue reading

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Screen Actors Guild Awards Winners 2016

  Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Spotlight Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Leonardo DiCaprio for The Revenant Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role Brie Larson for Room … Continue reading

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