Review – Hidden Figures

hidden-figures

Hidden Figures, directed by Theodore Melfi, does a good job in telling the stories of some remarkable women, whose stories have gone unseen. But other than that the film itself is pretty unremarkable; making no real effort to standout from any other biographical film. I actually feel that other than its three main characters, it seems to want to gloss over and demean the work accomplished by everyone at NASA during the time. This review will be an interesting one, as I feel my opinions on the film aren’t going to match up with what many people are touting this film to be. So let’s get to it. Read more

Review – Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton, directed by F. Gary Gray is a true to life film that portrays the realistic feeling journey of the rise of the now famous NWA. Unfortunately some tonal issues and a sporadic nature with the overall plotting of the story leaves some very much exposed story elements. Read more