Hidden Figures and Moonlight in same week – Movies to see.

Wow. Kathleen and I just saw Hidden Figures and Moonlight in the same week. Both excellent. On Hidden Figures, Washington Post Reviewer wrote: “So one of the most gratifying qualities of “Hidden Figures” is how it bursts onto the screen like a shot of distilled, exhilarating joy. This bracing movie, about a group of brilliant African American women whose scientific and mathematical skills helped NASA launch its space exploration program in the 1950s and 1960s, gets off to a spirited start and rarely lets up, sharing with viewers a little-known chapter of history as inspiring as it is intriguing. ”
Moonlight’s metacritc.com score average is 99!

Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe achieve liftoff in a bracing tale.

About David Lindsay Jr

David Lindsay is the author of "The Tay Son Rebellion, Historical Fiction of Eighteenth- Century Vietnam," that covers a bloody civil war from 1770 to 1802. Find more about it at TheTaySonRebellion.com, also known as, DavidLindsayJr.com. David Lindsay is currently writing about Climate Change and the Sixth Extinction., as well as singing and performing a "folk concert" on Climate Change and the Sixth Extinction. He can be reached at daljr37(at)gmail.com.
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