My Thumped review of Hidden Figures It’s bland, it’s pat, it’s sentimental — nothing like the extraordinary true story it sets out to re-tell. #link You were reading My Thumped review of Hidden Figures, a link posted with comment by MacDara Conroy. It is filed under Screen and was published in February 2017. If you liked what you read here, you can follow this site on Twitter @MacDaraBlogs or via reader feed, and find many more entries in the Archive. Tags: film, reviews, Thumped Share this entry on Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook or Google+, or by email.