One of my favorite movies! A gripping tale about a child chess prodigy, who's Father pushes too hard for his kid too succeed, & the people they surround him with. A tale to learn not too push your child too far, even if their the best in the world at something, they still need to be a kid first!
In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. Also starring Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard, PAWN SACRIFICE chronicles Fischer's terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world. (Original Title - Pawn Sacrifice) - 2014 Bleecker Street Media LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Life of a King is the true story of one man's inspiring mission to better the future of inner-city youth in Washington, D.C. After being incarcerated for 18 years, Eugene Brown (Academy Award®-winner Cuba Gooding Jr.) established the Big Chair Chess Club to help pull kids off the streets. Using the simple chess-inspired motto 'think before you move,' Brown helped give troubled students something that he never had: a future.
Get ready for Fresh - the intense, action-packed hit that wowed critics and riveted audiences everywhere! Disenchanted by the harsh realities of life in the city, a smart, streetwise kid nicknamed Fresh strives to create a better future for himself and his family. Fighting back in the only way he knows how, fresh defies the odds by staying one move ahead of the local criminals in a dangerous game of survival! With an extraordinary performance by Samuel L. Jackson (Unbreakable, Pulp Fiction) and directed by Boaz Yakin (Remember the Titans), this is electrifying, edge-of-your-seat entertainment!
Jan Schlichtmann is a cynical, high-priced personal injury attorney who only takes big-money cases he can safely settle out of court. Though his latest case at first appears straightforward, Schlichtmann soon becomes entangled in an epic legal battle ... one where he's willing to put his career, reputation, and all that he owns on the line for the rights of his clients! Also featuring Robert Duvall, William H. Macy, and John Lithgow -- this gripping, widely acclaimed hit delivers edge-of-your-seat entertainment!
An inspiring true story based on the life of charismatic and brilliant chess champion, Genesis Potini. His emotionally-charged story is about finding the courage to lead, despite his own struggles – finding purpose and hope in passing on his gift to the children of his community.