So I’ve worked in investigate journalism for just over a couple years now, and it’s kind of incredible how much this movie is interested in the act of reporting. It’s difficult, sure, but more than anything sourcing and public records dives are intensely mundane. Spotlight doesn’t over dramatize that work—in fact, it barely dramatizes anything at all.
This is a movie with less of a plot and more a series of things happening. The cast is stacked but no one…