Spotlight movie review criticism

Real-Life Characters Portrayed in ‘Spotlight’ Threaten Lawsuit Claiming Fabricated Depictions

At least four real-life individuals portrayed in the new Hollywood movie Spotlight are now complaining that they were falsely portrayed in the film, and at least one of them is considering legal action. For one, Jack Dunn, a trustee at Boston College High School, who is portrayed in the movie as being dismissive of abuse claims at the school, is "emotionally and physically wrecked" by the false and reckless characterization of him in the film. Fact … [Read More]


Spotlight movie review criticism

‘Based on Actual Events’? Except the Very First Scene From ‘Spotlight’ Is Completely Bogus

In the first few frames of the new movie Spotlight, it declares, "Based on actual events," The film then begins ominously with a late-night scene at a police station in … [Read More]

Spotlight movie review criticism

No, Cardinal Law Did Not ‘Call Down the Wrath of God’ To Punish the Boston Globe

In its effort to portray Catholic Church officials, especially Cardinal Bernard Law, there are a couple scenes in Spotlight which recall a 1992 episode in which Cardinal Law sinisterly … [Read More]

Boston Globe hypocrisy

‘Nothing to See Here!’: Investigation Finds 15 Mass. Educators Each Year Suspended For Sex Abuse, Boston Globe In Hiding

Just last week, Boston television network WCVB unleashed a startling revelation on its evening news: "[WCVB] found in recent years, on average, the licenses of 15 Massachusetts … [Read More]

Spotlight : Mark Ruffalo : Michael Keaton

** SPECIAL REPORT ** Fact Checker: Mainstream Media Promotes Hollywood’s ‘Spotlight’ Movie and the Boston Globe’s Dishonest Reporting

While Hollywood and the Boston Globe would want you to believe that the new movie Spotlight is an impartial dramatization of the paper's 2002 reporting on sex abuse in the Catholic … [Read More]

Spotlight : Michael Keaton : Mark Ruffalo

******NEW from****** Sins of the Press: The Untold Story of The Boston Globe’s Reporting on Sex Abuse in the Catholic Church

This is the book that Hollywood and the Boston Globe do not want you to read. On the eve of the Hollywood release of the new movie Spotlight – starring Hollywood heavyweights Michael … [Read More]

Laurie Goodstein

Same As It Ever Was: NY Times’ Laurie Goodstein Gives Free Publicity to SNAP and Its Claim That Pope Francis Ignores Abuse Victims

Question: What does a good reporter do when a decades-old story line continues to get old and stale?Answer: Nothing at all. Despite nearly $3 billion in settlements, over $80 million in … [Read More]

Pope Francis : New York Times

Never Let a Good Opportunity Go To Waste: NY Times Uses Pope Francis Visit To Rehash Stale, Decades-Old Abuse Story

This month's historic trip of Pope Francis to the United States cannot halt the New York Times' relentless obsession with decades-old cases of sex abuse committed by Catholic … [Read More]

Michael Geilenfeld

Justice Finally Prevails: Jury Returns Whopping $14.7 Million Verdict in Defamation Action for False Claims of Abuse Against Former Religious Brother

Congratulations to Michael Geilenfeld, Executive Director of St. Joseph Family of Haiti, to whom a jury awarded $14.7 million after "online activist" Paul Kendrick "endlessly … [Read More]


Show Me the Money! After Philly Accuser Testified Under Oath Priest Abuse Claim Was Not About Money, He Later Files Lawsuit Against Catholic Church Seeking … Money

The old expression goes: "Whenever anybody says, 'It's not about the money,' it's about the money." No other aphorism is more fitting to the case of the … [Read More]

Lawsuit: Barbara Dorris SNAP : Rev. Joseph Jiang : David Clohessy SNAP

Falsely Accused Priest Finally Fights Back! Missouri Cleric Files Federal Lawsuit Against False Accusers, SNAP, and St. Louis Police

Finally! A falsely accused priest has had enough and is not going to take it any more. After being twice accused and cleared on wild charges of sex abuse, Rev. Xiu Hui "Joseph" … [Read More]