From the last thirty years, which great children’s movies do you think of?
If we are regular news watchers and readers, we need an occasional break from the never-ending emotional rollercoasters that are our lives. “Game Night” knows this, and tries its hardest to help us.
The core of this movie is love: love for vocation, talents, location, art, and other people. At the end of the day, this is a movie made up of the basics: primary colors, ordinary singers, real location shoots around the city of Los Angeles.
If Hidden Figures opens the door in this way—if it gets us to tell more stories and helps ensure the conditions that allow for our daughters to become heroes themselves, figuring out equations on chalkboards everywhere, then Hidden Figures is indeed required viewing for us all.