Film review: SPOTLIGHT, from ‘Built For Speed’

Spotlight depicts the Boston Globe newspaper’s 2001 inquiry into allegations of child sexual abuse by members of Boston’s Catholic clergy. As a detailed dramatisation of a major piece of investigative journalism, Spotlight follows in the esteemed tradition of films like Zodiac and All the President’s Men. The film reveals how, in 2001, the Globe’s newly-appointed Chief Editor, Marty Baron (Liev

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Film review: THE COMPANY YOU KEEP, from Built For Speed

Robert Redford’s latest film The Company You Keep explores the aftermath of 60’s radicalism in the present day.  What initially seems like an intense political drama ends up as a well-made but tepid meditation on ageing, community, adult responsibility and the dimming fire of youthful idealism. Redford plays respected upstate New York lawyer and single father Jim Grant. Unknown to

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