Five Minute Video Explores The Use Of Chess In Movies

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A new video essay looks at how the game of chess is used as a metaphor in cinema.

No other game appears in as many movies as chess. It's regularly used as a metaphor for the central conflict of a film's narrative, and often in a lazy, cliched manner. But sometimes chess is used in a clever way, as this video essay from Now You See It explains.

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