Saturday, December 3, 2016

Spotlight

Monday, Feb. 29, 2016
In an underdog win for a movie about an underdog profession, the newspaper drama "Spotlight" took best picture Sunday at an Academy Awards driven by protest and outrage, and electrified by an unflinching Chris Rock.
 
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Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016

Oscar contenders “Spotlight” and “The Big Short” won the top awards for screenwriting from the Writers Guild of America at a ceremony Saturday (2/13) that was held in Los Angeles and New York.

“Spotlight,” about the Boston Globe’s effort to...

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

The Screen Actors Guild Awards were not so white.

While the Academy Awards remain enveloped in a crisis over the diversity of its nominees, the 22nd annual SAG Awards on Saturday presented a stark antidote to the rancor that has overwhelmed Hollywood...

Monday, Jan. 18, 2016

The investigative journalism drama “Spotlight” won the top prize at the Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday, while awards favorites Brie Larson and Leonardo DiCaprio won the top acting prizes for “Room” and “The Revenant.”

Both actors won Golden Globe...

Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016

The National Society of Film Critics has voted “Spotlight” the best picture of 2015.

Society members who gathered Sunday at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York also awarded the film the prize for best screenplay.

The movie...

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced the Official Selections of AFI AWARDS 2015, celebrating the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image.

In addition to the 20 honorees of 2015--10 features and 10 TV programs--...

Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015

Spotlight garnered the top honor as Best Picture, as well as Best Screenplay (for Josh Singer and director Tom McCarthy), at the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards. Also scoring impressively was Mad Max: Fury Road which earned the most...

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

It’s been an eventful 2015 for cinematographer Masanobu Takayanagi, ASC. Just a few months ago he earned what is widely regarded as the highest honor for a DP, the ASC designation from the American Society of Cinematographers.

And this year also saw the release of two high-profile...

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015
The investigative journalism procedural "Spotlight" won best feature at the 25th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards, landing the first of what could be a string of awards for Tom McCarthy's acclaimed newsroom drama.
 
The film,...
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Mark Ruffalo never walks in "Spotlight." His very slowest is just shy of a flat out jog. It's a minor detail, but it's crucial to appreciating why this studied, smart look at The Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation into the abuses of the Catholic...