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'Spotlight' tweet review: Brilliant performances make this film an enormously accomplished narrative

Kriti Tulsiani | News18.com @sleepingpsyche2

First published: February 19, 2016, 2:21 PM IST | Updated: February 20, 2016
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'Spotlight' tweet review: Brilliant performances make this film an enormously accomplished narrative
Is this film as powerful as it's touted to be? Will this film create indelible impact on the minds of Indian audience’ too? Kriti Tulsiani from IBNlive is inside the theatres to find out.

The much acclaimed biographical drama ‘Spotlight’ is all set to hit the Indian theares today. Directed by Tom McCarthy and written by McCarthy and Josh Singer, the film features Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber and John Slattery in pivotal roles.

Set in Boston, United States, the film is based on the real life stories by ‘The Boston Globe’s ‘Spotlight’ team that earned them the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. It delves deeper into the investigation cases of widespread child sex abuse by Roman Catholic priests.

With numerous awards and nominations to its credit; from Golden Globe Awards to New York Film Critics Circle, this film has already made way to some of the top films’ list this year. The film has also received nominations in Oscars 2016 in the following categories; Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Directing, Film Editing and Screenplay.

Is this film as powerful as it's touted to be? Will this film create indelible impact on the minds of Indian audience too? Kriti Tulsiani from IBNlive is inside the theatres to find out.

2:11- PM #Oscars2016 nominee #Spotlight review in a bit. Stay tuned.

2:21 PM- Directed by @TeeMcSee , the film features @MarkRuffalo, #RachelMcAdams #MichaelKeaton and @LievSchreiber in pivotal roles. #Spotlight

2:31 PM- Much of the beginning unfolds in newsrooms, offices and conference halls. #Spotlight

2:35 PM- 'You want to sue the Catholic church?" Every expression speaks volumes. #Spotlight

2:38 PM- 'I know there are things you can't tell, but I also know there are stories here'; a journalist knows his pick! #Spotlight

2:44 PM- The depiction of a person's constant battle while choosing between faith and knowledge is just too powerful! #Spotlight

2:47 PM- "A city flourishes when its great institutions work together!" Truth lies within this one dialogue. #Spotlight

2:57 PM- The story revolves around real life cases where Catholic Church priests molested kids not just physically but spiritually. #Spotlight

3:11 PM- Not just the screenplay is brilliant, but every frame brings in a new revelation with fine accuracy. #Spotlight

3:17 PM- Considering it's a narration of a real life incident, journalists' dedication is commendable. #Spotlight

3:17 PM- It's half time and there hasn't been a single dull moment so far. #Spotlight

3:21 PM- While the first half keeps you at the edge of your seat, it'll be interesting to see how the story unfolds thereafter. #Spotlight

3:30 PM- "They'll silence anyone who speaks out"; No wonder it's so tough to challenge the authorities. #Spotlight

3:53 PM- It wouldn't be wrong to say that the actors playing victims give #Spotlight a beating heart.

3:54 PM- Like a good story, the slow build up of the narrative is definitely a plus for #Spotlight.

4:00 PM- If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a village to abuse one. #Spotlight

4:09 PM- Every actor is delivering just the right output. However, #MarkRuffalo is still outshining them all! #Spotlight

4:12 PM- "Everybody knew something was going on, but nobody did a thing." Harsh reality of society we live in #Spotlight

4:19 PM- - It's not just the story that'll choke you but the detailing of every character will blow you away! #Spotlight

4:28 PM- Not every movie makes you seated patiently till the final credits, this one does. #Spotlight

4:29 PM- Despite the monotone, it keeps the viewer gripped throughout with a well-executed thriller story #Spotlight

4:32 PM- Not only does it set right the priorities for journalism, it also takes in account the vanishing glory of print. #Spotlight

4:32 PM- Go for #Spotlight if you're ready to experience a story that'll not leave you anytime soon.

4:33 PM- Thank you for staying with us throughout the tweet review of #Spotlight.

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