2017 Movie #70: Hidden Figures (2016)

2017 Movie #70: Hidden Figures (2016)

Hidden Figures is a rote, by-the-numbers biopic, with dime-a-dozen filmmaking preventing any real performances from a series of great actors and actresses. There isn’t an original beat in this film, every moment note-for-note copied from dozens of films before. The grudging earning of respect, the breakthroughs made, the peaks and valleys and ups and downs – all of this has been done so many times before.  Continue reading “2017 Movie #70: Hidden Figures (2016)”