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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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Fast Five Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

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FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
2016 | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. Continue reading

Fast Five Review: Finding Dory

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FINDING DORY
2016 | G | Animated, Adventure, Comedy

The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.  Continue reading

Fast Five Review: The Jungle Book (2016)

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THE JUNGLE BOOK
2016 | PG | Adventure, Family
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After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo. Continue reading