Tag: Octavia Spencer

Young Math Genius Navigates Life in Family Drama

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Flickr “Gifted” is a sweet and moving drama that centers around real, three-dimensional characters with daily struggles that many viewers can relate to. It truly is a rarity to see a film this personal and this intimate get made in an industry dominated by big-budget, […]

Film Modernizes Religious Icons with Diverse Cast

Photo courtesy of NASA Billngalls, Wikipedia “The Shack” tells the story of Mack Phillips (Sam Worthington) as he begins to deal with a traumatic experience by growing closer to God. After his youngest daughter is kidnapped and presumed dead, Mack struggles to get over what happened to her and slowly […]