EXCLUSIVE: Hidden Figures filmmaker Ted Melfi has found his next project, and it’s one he’s had his eye on for a decade — the dark comedy El Camino Christmas which he is now partnered on with Netflix. Melfi and director Dave TalbertShow More Summary
Jackie (2016) Directed by: Pablo Larraín A deep meditation on female strength in the face of loss and legacy Jackie, like Hidden Figures, is a film with an important and refreshing female focus. Having previously brought us the Best Foreign Film Oscar-nominated No (2012) starring Gael García Bernal, Chilean director Pablo Larraín again casts his gaze upon the […]
Click here for reuse options! A new PBS documentary examines the hidden figures of the Great War. April 6 marks the 100th anniversary of America's entry into the first world war, and PBS is recognizing that milestone with an in-depth look at some of the epic war's hidden figures. Show More Summary
Oprah Winfrey is a one-of-a-kind woman. Her life story is inspiring, her presence powerful and her influence unmatched. And when it comes to successful black women in media, Oprah reigns supreme. But if Oprah is a well-crafted diamond, consider Baltimore the pressure that helped make her shine. Show More Summary
Lessons from the hit film “Hidden Figures” are coming to the classroom. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment announced Monday that it’s partnering with nonprofit Journeys in Film and the USC Rossier School of Education to offer a...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Fox 2000 might have found itself another Hidden Figures, optioning the non fiction Katherine Sharp Landdeck book The Women with Silver Wings. The studio has teamed with Anonymous Content and Old 320 Sycamore Partner to turn it into the feature drama Silver Wings. Show More Summary
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“I felt like I was being carried back into the past,” a spectator said.
“Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo” is a well-crafted, revealing British documentary reuniting the surviving team members entrusted with safely taking astronauts to the moon and back. Although these hidden figures are exclusively male and almost entirely Caucasian, there’s still much...
The new DVD and Blu-ray releases for the week of April 11, 2017 include the Oscar nominated biopics "Lion" and "Hidden Figures", the sci-fi adventure film "Monster... For more, visit our blog !
This article originally appeared in Vulture. It’s been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad few weeks for Marvel Comics. March sales figures have shown the company in a dangerous sales slump, losing out to eternal rival DC in terms...Show More Summary
A lil positivity Katherine Johnson Speaking At Hampton University Commencement Katherine Johnson, the iconic NASA Mathematician whose story was told in Hidden Figures will share inspiring words with graduating students. Johnson has been named as the commencement speaker for
Hidden Figures, is a bestselling biography entitled “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race” written by Margot Lee Shetterly. And it was recently turned...Show More Summary
The real-life story behind the hit movie doesn't end once the credits roll; for educators, there's now a free curriculum to use in the classroom that shines a light on the pioneering African-American women of NASA's space program.
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, better known by his first name alone, is one of the most influential figures in Western art history. Like many artists at the time, Michelangelo’s art went far beyond simple aesthetic ideals and instead combined aspects of many of the different branches...
Nothing boosts your career as an author quite like having your work get adapted into a successful, award-winning film, and now Hidden Figures author Margot Lee Shetterly is enjoying some of the perks of being the woman behind last year’s blockbuster film of the same name. Show More Summary
There’s a movie you probably haven’t seen – might not’ve even heard of – in which Alexander Skarsgård and Tessa Thompson dance and make out to “Rhinestone Cowboy,” and I’m happy to tell you it’s out on Blu-ray this week. Oh yeah, and three big Oscar nominees are also out on disc, plus a terrific […]
Shetterly is looking to uncover even more of history's hidden figures thanks to a two-book deal with the publisher Viking.
I’ve had to forego my guilty pleasure of sitting in a darkened cinema each Monday so far this year because I’ve been too busy working on an exhibition at the Heidelberg Historical Society (exciting details to come!) But it’s all … Continue reading ?
Janelle Monáe won us over during award season with her monochromatic ensembles and her groundbreaking roles in Hidden Figures and Moonlight, but now she's taking a much-deserved vacation in a stunning villa in the Dominican Republic....Show More Summary