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Film Review: “Harriet” Is a Mess, but Erivo is Riveting

Harriet (Kasi Lemmons, 2019) 1½ out of 4 stars. I so desperately wanted to like this movie that it took me until about halfway through to realize that hope and faith will only get you so far; ultimately, it’s the … Continue reading

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Enjoyable, if Simplistic, “Hidden Figures” Sheds Needed Light on Hidden History of NASA

Hidden Figures (Theodore Melfi, 2016) 3 out of 4 stars Hidden Figures is the second feature from writer/director Theodore Melfi, who brought us St. Vincent in 2014. Where that film was a low-key, offbeat comedy starring Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy and Naomi … Continue reading

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