In the 1960s 3 black women, working at NASA because of their math skills, successfully struggle against sexism & racism, greatly aiding our space program.
The February 2017 issue of Visual Parables features reviews on Silence, Hidden Figures, Paterson, A Monster Calls, Patriots Day, The Founder, 20th Century Women, Things to Come, Gold, Live by Night, Sing, and more.
Presbyterian pastor, film critic Edward McNulty recommends seeing or re-visiting these thoughtful films by Mike Ferguson | Presbyterian News Service The Rev. Dr. Edward McNulty has compiled a list of 10 thoughtful films that deal with the sin of structural racism. LOUISVILLE — The Rev. Dr. Edward McNulty, a Presbyterian pastor and film critic, has …
Two black men hire & train a white to be their front so they can buy real estate & eventually a bank from racist businessmen in the 1960s.
Loosely base on reality, this is the story of the breakdown of a married female astronaut, enthralled with space, but has a meltdown when her illicit lover falls for another astronaut.
This Captain Marvel is a woman, trained on a distant planet who comes to Earth, recovers her memory of being an AF pilot, and sets off with growing super powers to save the universe.
Courtesy of the Presbyterian News Service Each year the Academy for Motion Pictures and Sciences nominates five to ten films for the “Best Picture” category. I wish that it were a full ten this year, with the addition of Martin Scorcese’s haunting Silence rounding out the number. This well-filmed story, based on the terrible persecution …
A teenager and companions in the near future enters virtual reality to win a huge prize.
An exceptional film! Click the image to read my entire review.
Sorry, May was such a busy month that I completely forgot about Film Capsules! Some further down the list have left the art house theaters they were released in, but should soon be available on disk or streaming video. The titles are embedded with hyperlinks that will take you to the full review at visualparables.org. …