Film Reviews for Sophisticated Cinephiles
A movie review podcast hosted by Hollywood critics, Les Roberts and Ann Elder. Each episode contains an in depth analysis of a chosen film. Les and Ann's Hollywood experience gives them the insight to discuss plot, script, casting, and whatever else you might want to know!
Review Summary: The courage of three real American women, reflected by brilliant performances in this film, moved Ann and Les to tears several times. They highly recommend this film which is a true statement on the evolving American spirit.
Plot: Based on the real lives of three African-American women, this film chronicles their journeys to overcome the hurdles of racial prejudice during the era of Jim Crow Laws, in order to help NASA put the first man in space. Runtime 127 minutes.
Director: Theodore Melfi
Writer: Allison Schroeder