This movie is so solidly good, with great performances and tells an incredible true story. On paper, it looks like an average biopic, but it’s executed with grace and respect for these women and what they and many other women at the time went through. I didn’t find anything really dislikable about the film, though the direction was as conventional as can be. The three leads, Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae, and the whole ensemble are great, while the story elevates this from being a normal/traditional Civil Rights-era movie.

Rating: didn't waste my money

(refer to my rating system here)