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Movie Review: Disney’s Queen Of Katwe turns a game of chess into a feel-good family affair

Queen Of Katwe, Disney’s new rags-to-riches biographical drama about Ugandan teenage chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi, is exotic on some levels and predictable in others. It’s set in Katwe, a massive slum area of the Ugandan capital city of Kampala that’s teeming with life, constantly moving in every direction through the sewage-dampened, trash-strewn streets in a dizzying swirl.
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