Movie Review Flashback: My Review of ‘Queen of Katwe’

A few years ago I read the inspiring true story of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan girl who becomes a champion chess player.

When Disney announced they were making a movie based on the story I couldn’t wait to eventually see it. Well, thanks to Disney+, I watched it and it was as good as I expected.

No, it wasn’t anything brilliant but it told Phiona’s story eloquently and, if you’re in a real sappy mood, it’ll potentially bring you to tears. If you have Disney+, Queen of Katwe is a definite must-watch film, for it tells a story that you don’t see every day.

I’m giving this movie 93 out of 100 and 4 out of 5 stars. Like I said before, it’s not the best movie I’ve ever seen but it is enjoyable from beginning to end.

I thank you for reading and I hope you have a beautiful day.

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