Queen of Katwe

2016 Walt Disney Pictures/ESPN Films/Mirabai Films Directed by Mira Nair Produced by John Carls/Lydia Dean Pilcher Screenplay by William Wheeler Based on “The Queen of Katwe: A Story of Life, Chess and One Extraordinary Girl’s Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster” by Tim Crothers If you’ve been reading my reviews on a regular basis you’ll doubtless […]

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Real Steel

2011 Touchstone Pictures  Directed by Shawn Levy Produced by Susan Montford and Don Murphy Screenplay by John Gatins Story by Dan Gilroy Based on “Steel” by Richard Matheson Ever since I first saw the trailers for this movie I have refused to call it by its actual name of REAL STEEL.  Far as I was […]

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The World’s Fastest Indian

2005 Magnolia Pictures Directed, Written & Produced by Roger Donaldson Based on the documentary: “Offerings To The God of Speed” Music by J. Peter Robinson Cinematography by David Gribble Edited by John Gribble Sir Anthony Hopkins has been around for so long that I think it’s easy to forget just how really good he is […]

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