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Life of a King

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

January 17, 2014 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Jake Goldberger

Starring :

Cuba Gooding Jr., Malcolm Mays, Richard T. Jones, Paula Jai Parker, Carlton Byrd, Dennis Haysbert, LisaGay Hamilton, Thurston Hill, Chidi Ajufo

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..Life of a King isn't setting out to reinvent cinema, or even a genre, but rather just to be a moderately uplifting tale that makes watching chess interesting..”
by Sherilyn Connelly [Village Voice]
2 of 5

“..a bland, safe and simplistic re-telling of a fascinating educator and his work helping inner-city students, mired by formulaic plotting, slight character development and poor directorial choices..”
by Jordan Adler [We Got This Covered]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Veronika Ferdman [Slant Magazine]

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