BOSTON (CBS) — ‘Spotlight,’ the movie about the Boston Globe’s investigative team uncovering the Boston Archdiocese’s priest sex abuse scandal, took home the Oscar for Best Picture.
The movie, directed by Tom McCarthy, also won Best Original Screenplay.
The movie was also included in nominations for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Actress in a Supporting Role, Directing, and Film Editing.
Former Boston Globe editor Marty Baron, who was featured in the movie, attended the awards show at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
Matt Carroll, portrayed in ‘Spotlight’ by Brian d’Arcy James, took to Twitter Sunday evening to share the real Spotlight team’s experience at the Oscars.
Carroll tweeted the view from the team’s seats, which were located in the second to last row of the theater.