Unfortunate for documentary veteran Liz Garbus and her newest entry, Bobby Fischer Against the World, the film When We Were Kings already exists.
Chocolate-covered scallops, anyone?
So strong is the echo here of When We Were Kings that the specter of “The Greatest” can’t help but invade this portrait of chess’s best-ever.
Let’s take it for what it’s worth: a delightful, feel-good movie by any measure.
Anna Rodgers’s feature-length documentary debut follows two 11-year-old cousins facing very different journeys.