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'Pawn Sacrifice' plays a good game

With St. Louis' serving as the dome on the chess capital of the world, a film about the greatest chess game in history fits in the local culture. "Pawn Sacrifice" concentrates on the grandmaster match between American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer and Soviet Boris Spassky in 1972.

Published in Film Reviews
Friday, 30 November 2012 01:00

‘Hitchcock’ misrepresents the man

Sir Alfred Hitchcock was, unquestionably, a cinematic genius, a man who made a lasting mark on film substance and style for decades. Director Sacha Gervasi’s “Hitchcock” dramatizes him as an inspired, jealous and conflicted man during his production of “Psycho.” The truth was, according to several, far less complimentary than the sympathetic, sometimes silly portrait painted here.

Published in Film Reviews

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