In 1962, astronaut Col. John Hershel Glenn Jr. became the first american to orbit the Earth. He circled the globe three times. Hidden figures is a drama loosely based on the people at NASA ... See full summary »
Taraji P. Henson,
After their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father's death.
Despite playing mother and daughter, Octavia Spencer and Tiffany Haddish are only 7 years apart. See more »
Addie is loosely based on Annie Malone, herself a self-made black female millionaire, despite the show representing her as reluctant to mass sell her product, Annie had a storefront in Saint Louis and several employees long before she employed Madame CJ Walker. See more »
I appreciate the retelling of her story while also taking some creative liberties (it is the 21st century and Netflix).
There was one goof obvious to Spelman alumnae. They mention "Spelman College" and at the time this film was set it, the school has not made it's name change yet. I believe they should have just said "Spelman" or "Spelman Baptist Seminary" as it would not become Spelman College until 1924.
15 of 21 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this