Daily Archives: September 10, 2015

Tonight’s Screening — “Pawn Sacrifice”

Tobey Maguire as Bobby Fischer, Liev Schreiber as Boris Spassky, and Peter Sarsgaard brought in for good measure. A fictionalized but “based on a true story” version of “Bobby Fischer Vs. the World”? Color me present. This one opens in … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Mississippi Grind”

Gambling’s allure as drama isn’t hard to dissect. It’s a lifestyle few of us would have the nerve to attempt, a world of smoky, dimly-lit casinos, back-rooms and bars — crippling hours, crumbling priorities and all manner of bad habits … Continue reading

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