The Importance Of a Probing, Free Press

Movie: ‘Spotlight’
John Slattery as Ben Bradlee Jr., right, deciding how to proceed with the story.

As “Spotlight” unfolds,  the terrific film about The Boston Globe's revelations of pedophile priests and their decades-long coverup and protection by the Roman Catholic Church, you are sucked into the movie not by the heroism of the reporters uncovering the damage done to young men for decades but by the determined, relentless way they do their jobs. The realism is gripping.

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