Darkest Hour stands apart from more routine historical dramas.
Noah started writing about film in fourth grade with his review of "Driving Miss Daisy" for a Montessori school writing assignment (4 stars). Jumping ahead, he started writing a blog on film and politics, Reel Change, in 2012. Since then he has written for The Atlantic, The Guardian, Slate, Washington City Paper, Salon, Esquire, LA Review of Books, and others. Noah appears regularly on BBC's "Talking Movies" and has lectured at the Smithsonian. He's not great at Twitter, but he's trying @noahgittell.
Hollywood is actually regressing on Latino issues. As the industry continues to make progress in its depiction of black America, what we need now is a Spanish Harlem Renaissance.