Movie review: Cuba Gooding Jr. makes a believably inspiring ex-con

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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 11:10 am, Tue Mar 25, 2014.

“Life of a King” is a warm and likable “make a difference” melodrama about an ex-con who teaches inner city kids about how chess can change your life.

Like “The Butler,” it’s a reminder that Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Oscar was no fluke, even if he’s had precious few roles over the decades to justify that opinion.

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