Spotlight (mini-review++)

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Review process: two scores assigned: (I don’t believe in Rotten Tomatoes. I just believe in me)

(***all-purpose SPOILER ALERT*** there may be some in this review)

(1) Shark Wrighter (SW) Score: Based on a sum of 5 sub-scores (acting, directing, writing/story, cinematography &/or animation &/or effects, editing) with 1 being terrible and 10 being terrific.

(2) Octopuses (0-5 🐙, with 5 being fantastic and 0 being feces)

The mini-review:

Spotlight

acting 9

directing 9

writing 10

effects 7

editing 8

SW score: 43

4.3 out of 5 octopi

++ There’s no word that fits this devastating account of the first major Catholic priest child rape scandals. The actors deliver silent thunder performances and the increasing tension building to the horrifying climax hold the viewer in complete attention.

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