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Fast Five Review: Queen of Katwe (2016)

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Queen of Katwe
2016 | PG | Biography, Drama

Life isn’t easy for Phiona Mutesi. She lives in Katwe, one of Uganda’s largest slums; selling corn on the street to support her family. When charismatic teacher, Robert Katende, introduces her to chess, Phiona discovers a natural affinity for the game. Before too long, she’s Katwe’s best player, her skill outstripping that of even her teacher. But how does she balance her newfound passion with her family’s needs? In chess, even a pawn can be transformed into a powerful queen. It’s just a matter of not giving up.

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Film Review: Eddie the Eagle (2016)

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EDDIE THE EAGLE
2016 | PG | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Reviewed by Lukas

The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. Continue reading