Posts Tagged ‘Oscars’

‘Spotlight’ wins Best Picture at Oscars Comments 0

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

“Spotlight,” a real-life drama about a team of The Boston Globe journalists who reported about sex abuse in the Catholic Church, won Best Picture at the 88th Academy Awards on Sunday. The movie also won best original screenplay. “This film gave a voice to survivors, and this Oscar amplifies that voice, which we hope will Read more

Newspaper inquiry into clergy abuse set for big screen Comments 0

Friday, July 31st, 2015

A new movie about a media investigation into child abuse in the Catholic Church in Boston is said to be “gunning for [an] Oscar [award]”. The first trailer for the drama “Spotlight”, directed and co-written by Tom McCarthy, has been released. The movie, distributed by Open Road Films, tells the true story behind the Boston Read more

The real Philomena Comments 0

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

“I was a bit of a dumb cluck in the film,” the real Philomena says, chuckling. “Some of those things I didn’t say. But it had to bring a bit of laughter into it. Because it’s so sad, you know.” Even today, there’s a lingering stigma about women who choose to place their children for Read more