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Associate Editor Brigid Presecky’s Take on the 2016 Oscar Nominations 🙂
With hundreds of eligible films (many of which were reviewed by FF2 Media) the final nominees are a well-deserved, if not surprising, list of immeasurable talent.
Academy voters for the 2016 Oscar nominations apparently ‘never let go’ of their fondness for Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, both nominated for their respective roles in Alejandro G.… read more.
2015’s Top Picks from FF2 Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky
BEST ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILMS
Between the impressive ensemble and outstanding script by Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer, Spotlight earns the top spot for my 2015 list. It tells the story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese.… read more.
WHEN BRIGID MET BILL: PART TWO
By Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky
With the timely releases of Truth and Spotlight, FF2 Media chats with retired Chicago Tribune newspaperman William F. Presecky on these two films’ themes and depiction of reporters, as well as the future of investigative journalism.
Q: Obviously both Truth and Spotlight center around similar subject matter in terms of investigative journalism.… read more.
WHEN BRIGID MET BILL: PART ONE
By FF2 Media Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky
In today’s world of increasingly accessible information, with speed appearing to be more valued than accuracy, discernment is still needed … at least according to longtime Chicago Tribune reporter William F. Presecky. “Newspapers need somebody who sorts out information in a faithful, truthful way.”… read more.