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Jim Parsons

Hidden Figures (2017)

With only one directorial feature under his belt, director and screenwriter Theodore Melfi made his mark in Hollywood with his second film, which celebrates diversity and scientific achievements among women. Despite concerns that a film…

Hidden Figures (2017)

Films chronicling America’s troubled racial history broadly fall into two categories. They are either searing critiques of the injustices coloured people were forced to suffer or old-fashioned yarns which gloss over racial themes with a…

Wish I Was Here (2014)

Ten years ago, Scrubs actor Zach Braff followed in George Clooney’s footsteps in becoming an actor-turned-director.  His debut feature, Garden State, premiered in Sundance Film Festival and became a cult hit due to its increased popularity…