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What “Hidden Figures” offers is a depiction of empowerment, showcasing the perseverance of three women who were constantly rejected by a government system that barely tolerated their skin color and gender. It’s not a groundbreaking movie, but it provides an examination of prejudice without slipping into hysterics, which is a rare event. Directed by Theodore Melfi (“St. Vincent”), “Hidden Figures” is a perfectly serviceable tale of individuals challenging oppression, hitting all the expected audience-baiting moments of hate and victory. However, underneath convention is an inspection of tremendous intelligence finding its place in the world, with the production valuing education and problem solving, which doesn’t come across the screen nearly enough. Read the rest at


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