Period film: Hidden Figures (2016)

In the midst of a space race, NASA needed all of the brain power it could get. Included among the ranks were the “computers” — mathematicians assisting the engineers and flight planning teams with expert calculations. Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer), Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae), and Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson) are three such “computers,” working in various capacities on the project that hopes to launch … Continue reading Period film: Hidden Figures (2016)