At a time when the vast majority of Americans can use a diversion from current events, "Arrival" manages to entertainingly distract while being thoughtfully provocative, and gives us hope that not all monsters are as scary as they first appear.
When dogged investigative reporters refuse to let the story die, the Boston Archdiocese and the entire Catholic Church find their darkest secrets splashed across the pages of the Boston Globe. Film reviewer Philip Revzin comments on Director Tom McCarthy's "Spotlight."
An all-star cast is employed to make a compelling movie about an unlikely subject, providing a cautionary tale of how big banks and investment firms created the sub-prime mortgage disaster - and how they may be repeating the same mistakes today. Philip Revzin reviews.
The Brazilian photographer's Sony Pictures Classics release is in French, Portuguese and English with English subtitles, and is Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving disturbing images of violence and human suffering, and for nudity.