Thursday, December 8, 2016

Tom McCarthy

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

Many moons ago a feature director working in commercials was frowned upon in some circles. That was due to the prevalent notion that only a filmmaker with extensive ad experience would have the proper creative and political sensibilities for spots. Happily that line of separation has since...

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...

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

It was a scandal that shook the Roman Catholic Church to its core: Hundreds of priests molested children for decades and got away with it because church leaders covered it up.

More than a decade later, the story of how The Boston Globe exposed the...