This film tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world’s oldest and most trusted institutions. When newly-hired senior editor Marty Baron (Liev Schreiber) at
the Boston Globe insists that the members of “Spotlight” — a fourperson investigative team led by editor Walter Robinson (Michael Keaton) — do an investigation into the child abuse perpetrated by Catholic Church clergy, he’s initially met with resistance. He doesn’t back down and once the reporters start digging, they’re shocked when they uncover a massive conspiracy to cover up years of child abuse, involving hundreds of children in the Boston area, perpetrated by at least 87 pedophile priests.
Mystery/Suspense/Drama 2 hrs
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