Interview: Theodore Melfi on Hidden Figures

Interview: Theodore Melfi on Hidden Figures

Scott Holleran talks with ‘Hidden Figures’ writer and director Theodore Melfi in an exclusive interview about racism, exceptionalism, the story, script, score, meaning and production on the day he attended a White House screening as the First Lady’s invited guest.

Movie Review: Hidden Figures

Movie Review: Hidden Figures

What was it like to be black, female and exceptionally skilled in 1961? This question is at the core of writer and director Theodore Melfi‘s Hidden Figures, a topical, authentic and fascinating look back at mid-20th century American exceptionalism from a fresh...
Movie Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Movie Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The Star Wars prequel, Rogue One, induces fatigue. Though based on a major plot point in the original Star Wars film in 1977—and prominently featured in the marketing campaign—the studio asks for no spoilers and I promise this review is intended to inform and enhance,...