I’ve been waiting until my latest article in Creative Screenwriting Magazine came out to post this. I am so happy this was published now, just before the Oscars happen.
I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing Spotlight co-writer Josh Singer, to discuss the writing process and the making of the Oscar-nominated film. He discussed with me his and co-writer/director, Tom McCarthy’s commitment to truth and authenticity, the power of the newsroom, and the challenge of condensing life stories into a 2-hour film.
From a news story that broke in Boston, to a major motion picture that was just nominated for six Academy Award nominations (best picture, best director, best screenplay, best supporting actor, best supporting actress and best film editing), Spotlight is a very interesting film, because there is not one hero, but several working together to accomplish one goal. In brilliant fashion, writers Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer capture the themes of moral corruption in great institutions while revealing the power of the newsroom and crusading journalism.
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