Tag: Liev Schreiber

Spotlight (2015)
Film Review

Spotlight (2015)

In 2003, the Boston Globe’s small ‘Spotlight’ team of investigative journalists uncovered a child sex abuse scandal incriminating the Boston archdiocese, which eventually created a global crisis for the Catholic Church.  In 2013, a screenplay about the team was listed on the year’s Black List of unproduced screenplays.  Now, it is one of the frontrunners of this year’s […]

VENICE 2015 – Spotlight (2015)
Film Review

VENICE 2015 – Spotlight (2015)

If not quite a dying profession, journalism is certainly one under threat. Declining print circulation and the move to a format that seems mighty hard to commercialise have seen cutbacks and closings across the board. The first to go are often those teams focussing on the big investigative pieces that […]

Film Review

Movie 43 (2013)

I’m not crediting everyone individually here, because it would just take too long, but Movie 43 puts together a decent list of names both behind and in front of the camera. It’s a comedy movie made up of sketches, connected by a framing device that, depending on which version you […]

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Salt (2010)

Angelina Jolie superstar You have great spy stories, like those of John Le Carré. You have great spy action adventures, like the Bourne stories. And then you have action movies with superficial espionage plots that are merely excuses for the stars to go through their paces, like Phillip Noyce’s Salt, […]