Review of ‘Talking as Fast as I Can’

Warm and relatable, this book is a wonderful read, (or perhaps, a listen), for those interested in taking in a genuinely lighthearted success story. Continue reading Review of ‘Talking as Fast as I Can’

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A Remarkable Piece of History | Review of ‘Hidden Figures’

By Cynthia Ayala

Hidden Figures starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer & Janelle Monáe
20th Century Fox
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“Based on a true story. A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program’s first successful space missions.”

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Such a remarkable film that brings to life the history not only about NASA and the space race but also about three amazing women who were instrumental in the space race and the war on racism.

Taraji P. Henson plays Katherine Goble, African-American physicist and mathematician in the aeronautics space program. She plays this incredible woman who had to face not only racism but sexism in the space department as she fights to prove her worth to the program and that her smarts go beyond her gender and race. It was a remarkable performance that is important for the present because it is a film that fights and pushes against those boundaries.
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‘Black Mass’ Delivers Spectacular Performances and a Great Story | Review of ‘Black Mass’

Black Mass starring Johnny Depp Warner Bros.

By Cynthia Ayala

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became a FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.

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Based on a book of the same title, Black Mass stars Johnny Depp as notorious crime lord James “Whitey” Bulger and his rise to power while he leads the FBI to fight his battles for him making him the king of South Boston.
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