Hidden Figures 3.0 stars

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Synopsis

NASA’s gone funky when a trio of African-American women (Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe), all experts in the field of analytic geometry, prove they have the right stuff needed to crack the elite white boy’s space program. An important historical achievement — and apparently, the space center’s best kept secret — is brought to light in this entertaining, at times thoughtful big screen adaptation. Filmed in the bright, colorful mode of a ’60’s romantic comedy, the film admirably captures the look and feel of the period — and it does so without lecturing or wagging an admonishing finger. Those pondering the meaning of seamless editing need look no further than Peter Teschner’s flair for cutting on action. The exposition is cumbersome at first as co-writer and director Theodore Melfi’s (St. Vincent) script has a habit of repeating itself: two runs to the bathroom were enough to get the point across. Still, a crowd pleaser in the best sense of the term.

Scott Marks

Length: 2 hours, 7 minutes

Rated: PG

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Showtimes

Movie showtimes are subject to change. For possible updates to this schedule, please call the theater.

AMC Fashion Valley

7037 Friars Road, San Diego. 888-262-4386

  • Sunday, March 26

    3 p.m.

  • Monday, March 27

    noon, 3:10 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 9:20 p.m.

  • Tuesday, March 28

    noon, 3:10 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 9:20 p.m.

  • Wednesday, March 29

    noon, 3:10 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 9:20 p.m.

AMC Mission Valley

1640 Camino del Rio North, San Diego. 888-262-4386

  • Sunday, March 26

    12:10 p.m.

Angelika Film Center

11620 Carmel Mountain Road, San Diego. 858-674-6164

  • Saturday, March 25

    4:55 p.m., 10:35 p.m.

  • Sunday, March 26

    4:55 p.m., 10:35 p.m.

  • Monday, March 27

    4:55 p.m.

  • Tuesday, March 28

    4:55 p.m.

  • Wednesday, March 29

    4:55 p.m.

  • Thursday, March 30

    4:55 p.m., 10:35 p.m.

Regal San Marcos

1180 W. San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos. 760-471-3734

  • Saturday, March 25

    7:20 p.m.

  • Sunday, March 26

    11:50 a.m., 3:20 p.m., 6:55 p.m., 9:55 p.m.

  • Monday, March 27

    11:50 a.m., 3:20 p.m., 6:55 p.m., 9:55 p.m.

  • Tuesday, March 28

    11:50 a.m., 3:20 p.m., 6:55 p.m., 9:55 p.m.

  • Wednesday, March 29

    11:50 a.m., 3:20 p.m.

  • Thursday, March 30

    11:50 a.m., 3:20 p.m., 6:55 p.m., 9:55 p.m.

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