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  • The tone is earnest, with dialogue that sometimes plods when you want it to fly — a running time of 127 minutes doesn’t help the pacing — and a couple of pieces of casting are infelicitous: Jim Parsons gives a flat performance as the fictional Paul Stafford, NASA’s lead engineer, and Glen Powell is years too young to play John Glenn, who looks like a gung-ho frat boy. show more

  • Lots of movies are labeled as "inspirational" – Hidden Figures truly earns the right to the term. show more

  • Its positive message about education, the value of hard work, and the power of social commitment make it a must-see for parents and kids alike. show more

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