The movie, “Spotlight”, about the real life situation of priests molesting children won an Oscar last night for best picture. It competed for the Oscar against “The Revenant”, “Mad Max: Fury Road, "The Big Short", "Carol", "Brooklyn", "Bridge of Spies", "The Martian" and "Room". It also won an Oscar for best original screenplay. Per the article:
Journalism drama "Spotlight", about a group of Boston Globe reporters who exposed the child sex abuse cases in Catholic church, triumphed at the 88th Academy awards by winning the best picture trophy….”This film gave a voice to the survivors and the Oscar amplifies that voice which we hope will resonate all the way to the Vatican.," producer Michael Sugar said in his acceptance speech....Spotlight" also won the best original screenplay Oscar for Josh Singer and McCarthy.