Los Angeles Times

Theodore Melf i

‘Hidden Figures’


“Octavia Spencer and Kirsten Dunst in the bathroom was key. For the first time in NASA’s history the bathrooms are desegregat­ed. Octavia says a line that sums up the whole film for me and about racism of the times. Kirsten says, ‘I know you don’t think I have anything against y’all’ and Octavia says, ‘I know you don’t think that.’ [Pointing out] the unconsciou­s bias of then and today.”

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