Rolling Stone’s Peter Travers said McCarthy’s a Adam Sandler-led film, “The Cobbler” was “beyond awful and beyond repair.” “Spotlight,” then, was a complete 180 for the director.
From award-winning journalism to a bear mauling, critics covered a wide range from the world of film this year. Take our quiz to find out which Oscar-nominated films these critics thought earned a place in Valhalla or were simply mediocre.
The winners of the 88th Academy Awards will be announced at a ceremony hosted by Chris Rock on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at 7 p.m. EST on ABC. Check out the full list of nominations.