Snapshot Review “Hidden Figures”

   First, the Recap: The United States. 1961. NASA. In a time still steeped in racially-fueled segregation and embittered feelings towards African-Americans, there resided three women–Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughn (Octavia Spencer), and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae)–known as “human computers”, who utilize their incredibly gifted minds and skills to propel the calculations for ...

Snapshot Review “Assassin’s Creed”

Snapshot Review
   First, the Recap: Cal Lynch (Michael Fassbender) is an accused murderer, sentenced to death by lethal injection–a sentence carried out with success–or so he imagined. Waking to find himself in the hands of scientist Sofia (Marion Cotillard) and her Templar father Rikkin (Jeremy Irons), Lynch finds himself part of a fantastical experiment in unlocking ...

Snapshot Review “Passengers”

Snapshot Review
   First, the Recap: Across the ever deep, star-filled vastness of space, the ship Avalon glides with purpose, carrying on board over 5000 human beings in a 120-year hibernation to their new colony planet of Homestead II. However, when a freak encounter causes minor damage to the ship’s overall integrity, it ultimately causes two of ...

Snapshot Review “Collateral Beauty”

Snapshot Review
   First, the Recap: When an unforeseen tragedy strikes down his will to connect or be around others, advertising mogul Howard (Will Smith) effectively disappears from life for years, unable to rectify in his shattered mind the event that has undermined everything he was. Having no luck getting through to him, his three primary business associates–Whit ...