REVIEW: “Hidden Figures”

REVIEW: “Hidden Figures”

The inspiring true story at the center of “Hidden Figures” is one aching to be told. Three brilliant mathematicians struggle to get their due in the fledgling NASA program. Why do they struggle? Because they dare to be African-American and women. It’s a spirited account of the persecution these women faced and the barriers they … Continue reading

REVIEW: “Loving”

REVIEW: “Loving”

“Loving”, the fifth film (and second of 2016) from writer/director Jeff Nichols, continues the Arkansas-born filmmaker’s impressive streak of well-received movies. Through his films Nichols has revealed a unique and refreshing cinematic voice and has emerged as a true rural America storyteller. The Mark Twain influences are undeniable. “Loving” examines the 1967 U.S. Supreme Court case … Continue reading