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Lee Smith (Kirsten Dunst) and Jessie (Cailee Spaeny) attempt to reach D.C. before the rebels take over the city in the film Civil War, released April 12.

‘Civil War’ leaves much unexplored and unclear

By Matt Minton, Senior Writer April 17, 2024
In director Alex Garland’s raging, uneasy portrait of the United States’ near future in “Civil War,” the finite details of what issues people are fighting for are intentionally left unclear and unexplored.
Hidden Figures is the true story of Katherine Goble (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe), three black women who defied workplace norms to work at NASA on the Atlas Rocket.

Review: ‘Hidden Figures’ flawlessly navigates societal issues

By Colin Barrett, Staff Writer February 22, 2017
"Hidden Figures" balance the intensity of segregation with humor from the three lead actresses to create an accessible piece of social commentary.
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