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Queen of Katwe, opening this weekend, tells the true-life story of Phiona Mutesi, a young girl living in poverty in Uganda who becomes an international chess champion.  The film is lovingly directed by Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding) and stars David Oyelowo (Selma, Jack Reacher), Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave,

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Read part one of my TCM Festival experience here! Saturday was my busiest day at the festival, but also my favorite.  All four movies I viewed were ones I had never seen before, and they were all great! On to the mini-reviews: THE LONGEST DAY (1962) –  I almost skipped

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