Tag: Disney

Mel Reviews: Disney/Pixar’s Coco

Mel Reviews: Disney/Pixar’s Coco

Pixar’s Coco follows familiar themes of the importance of family and chasing your dreams while setting them against a backdrop filled with rich Mexican cultural elements. Our main character, Miguel Rivera (Anthony Gonzalez) comes from a long line of shoe makers beginning with the fierce […]

#TBT: ‘Queen of Katwe’ at the Toronto International Film Festival – Part 2

#TBT: ‘Queen of Katwe’ at the Toronto International Film Festival – Part 2

In the second half of this roundtable round up, I had the opportunity to sit down with the inspiration for the book and film Queen of Katwe Phiona Mutesi, her mentor Robert Katende, director Mira Nair and a group of other journalists during the 2016 Toronto International Film […]

#TBT: ‘Queen of Katwe’ at the Toronto International Film Festival

#TBT: ‘Queen of Katwe’ at the Toronto International Film Festival

I had the opportunity to sit down with Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo – stars of Disney’s Queen of Katwe – and a group of other journalists during the Toronto International Film Festival. Here are the highlights of our conversation that covered everything from the […]