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  1. Why Do I Love Watching Someone Else’s Movie on an Airplane?It’s so much better than watching your own. But why?
  2. beefin'
    Gary Oldman Comes for Spotlight’s Oscar WinIf anyone in that movie had worn a wig, Gary would be snatching it.
  3. oscars 2016
    Remember, Tom McCarthy Also Directed The Cobbler“I love that movie. If you have four children and one of them’s wacky, you go, ‘Hey, he’s wacky, but I love that kid!’”
  4. Tangerine, Spotlight Win at the Spirit AwardsTangerine’s Mya Taylor became the first trans woman to win a major film acting award.
  5. oscars 2016
    How 6 of This Year’s Oscar Movies Were CastAs told by the casting directors of six of this year’s most critically acclaimed films.
  6. oscar futures
    Spotlight vs. The Big Short: The Best Picture Case for EachWhich will win the Oscar? It’s an awards-season tale of the tape.
  7. awards insider interview
    Brian d’Arcy James on Being Spotlight’s New Face“That is a testament also to people trusting Tom McCarthy and saying, ‘If Tom has invited this guy into the pool, then let’s just go without even wondering about it.’”
  8. awards season
    Critics Awards Honor Spotlight, Kristen StewartWhy, hello, Charlotte Rampling!
  9. the toughest scene i wrote
    The Toughest Scene I Wrote: Introducing a Key Character in SpotlightThe writers struggled to incorporate jargony exposition without weighing the scene down.
  10. kudos
    Los Angeles Film Critics Laud Spotlight, Mad MaxThe choices are entirely distinct from those made by the New York Critics Circle in major categories.
  11. year in culture 2015
    The 10 Best Movies of 2015Plus: the ten best acting performances.
  12. in conversation
    David Simon on Spotlight and the State of Media“It’s such a great movie, but again, for me it’s probably journalism porn.”
  13. movie review
    Review: Spotlight ShinesThe reporters were real vampire-hunters.
  14. David Simon on Spotlight and the State of Media“It’s such a great movie, but again, for me it’s probably journalism porn.”
  15. movies
    Watching the Watchers: Tom McCarthy on Making SpotlightHis new film about the journalists who broke the Boston church sex-abuse scandal is an Oscar front-runner. His previous movie? Well, he’ll explain.
  16. toronto film festival 2015
    Why Spotlight Is the Best Picture Front-runnerThe fact-based drama, starring Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo, will go far with Oscar voters.
  17. trailer mix
    Spotlight Trailer Stars McAdams, Ruffalo, Keaton#Journalism.
  18. spotlight
    Mindy Kaling Is Not Getting Enough AttentionThat’s not snark, that’s serious. We try to give her some.