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Hidden Figures Reviews

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October 16, 2017
Directed by Theodore Melfi, this fascinating, hugely watchable and eventually heart-warming story does occasionally lack subtlety but it's deservedly up for a Best Picture Oscar.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 20, 2017
... strong performances by Henson, Spencer and Monae.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 19, 2017
It strikes a careful balance in showing how things were, and what they could be.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 15, 2017
These are emotional and nuanced performances that powerfully deliver a reminder of just how ugly a world of prejudice is.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 5, 2017
Hidden Figures is a story of friendship and inspiration and a reminder to have faith in your abilities - and it's also two hours of guaranteed empowerment that will blast you straight towards your goals.
August 31, 2017
Watch this movie for the important story it tells - women standing up against racism and sexism in different and complex ways.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 29, 2017
Hidden Figures" is crowd-pleasing entertainment of vital history.
August 10, 2017
The performances are warm and good-humored, without exception. It is absolutely an inspirational movie.
July 18, 2017
Balancing each woman's story within the structure of the Space Race is deftly handled, as their workdays require them to give 110 percent and then go home and raise families.
July 3, 2017
Salutes the trailblazing achievements of three African-American women who worked behind the scenes at Nasa as 'human computers', doing the hard sums before electronic machines were up to the task.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 16, 2017
Hidden Figures is smart, funny, beautifully acted and altogether entertaining. And essentially true. What else could you possibly want?
June 13, 2017
All things considered, Hidden Figures wraps some fairly radical themes - three African-American women entrusted with important NASA jobs at a time (1961-1962) when Jim Crow was still the law of the land - in a largely unradical package.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 21, 2017
... terrific drama, eye-opening history, and a great lesson for Hollywood.
March 23, 2017
There's nothing wrong with Hidden Figures, and uncomplicated movies like it. It's certainly doing good by shedding light on some figures who shouldn't remain hidden in history.
March 22, 2017
This drama, which puts black women at its center, is so triumphant, highlighting both the brilliance and lives of three women whose stories have been neglected in history books, and at the same time it elevates the profile of three great actresses.
Full Review | Original Score: A
March 9, 2017
I liked Hidden Figures so much I went back to see it again. And I liked it just as much the second time.
March 5, 2017
It may be predictable but it's also one of the most uplifting and triumphant movies of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 4, 2017
Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle MonŠe are very, very hard to dislike.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
March 3, 2017
The film isn't always subtle, but a broad brush sometimes leaves behind a big, beautiful swath of color.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 24, 2017
A largely prosaically told reworking of the outsider-versus-the-system paradigm that gains piquancy from the story it has to tell and the vibrant personages at its centre.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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