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With Spotlight, Tom McCarthy Has Made a Triumph About a Tragedy

Mark Ruffalo does a lot of running in Spotlight. His character, Mike Rezendes, is the kind of whippersnapper of a journalist you used to see in movies about journalists back when people made more movies about journalists, and the story he’s working on often requires him to get from point A (usually the courthouse) to…

Remember When Emma Stone Sang "Bitch" on a Partridge Family Reality Show?

The 20 stars nominated for Academy Awards this year represent some of the most talented (or, anyway, famous) actors on screen today. At one point, however, they were slack-jawed, blank-eyed, no-name novices. They’d probably like to forget their often humiliating early work, but thanks to the magic of technology, they…

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