SPOTLIGHT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Tom McCarthy Stars: Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Brian d'Arcy James, Live Schreiber, John Slattery, Billy Crudup, Stanley Tucci, Paul Guilfoyle, Len Cariou, Jamey Sheridan, Neal Huff. All the bishops men? A powerful drama, Spotlight is based on the true story of the Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize winning series of articles from 2002 exposing the sytematic molestation of young children by Catholic priests and the cover-up orchestrated by the Catholic Church. The revelations were particularly shocking in this strong Continue reading

CALVARY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: John Michael McDonagh Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Dylan Moran, Aidan Gillen, Domhnall Gleeson, M Emmett Walsh, Killian Scott, Isaach De Bankole, Marie-Josie Croze, David Wilmot, Pat Shortt, Gary Lydon, Owen Sharpe, Orla O'Rourke. This film has one of the best opening lines for quite some time. "I first tasted semen when I was seven years old," an unnamed man tells Catholic priest Father James Lavelle (Brendon Gleeson) in the confession box. Father James listens as the man than tells him that he was raped by a Continue reading