October 08 — October 15
Unless otherwise noted, films begin on Friday and run through the next Thursday.
You don’t need to be a chess master to appreciate director Edward Zwick’s fascinating portrait of chess legend Bobby Fischer—or to figure out that the title has a double meaning. Pawns are routinely sacrificed on the metaphoric battlefield of the chess board, but Zwick’s film suggests that Fischer was a “pawn,” too, a lonely genius who found himself used as a psychological weapon and propaganda tool against the Soviet Union during the Cold War. As the U.S. sought an…Learn more…
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