Phiona Mutesi and Robert Katende

September 30, 2016 Trippin with Tara 0

One of my favorite type of interviews are the ones with the real-life people portrayed in a movie. Phiona Mutesi (Madina Malwanga) and Robert Katende (David Oyelowo) are the reason Queen of Katwe exists. Though the […]


Director Mira Nair

September 29, 2016 Trippin with Tara 0

When women take advantage of their power for the better in the world of Hollywood, I can’t help but fall in love. Take Director Mira Nair for example. She found a story of a young […]

Madina Nalwanga, Lupita Nyong'o, Martin Kabanza

Lupita Nyong’o

September 27, 2016 Trippin with Tara 0

I mentioned how fierce Lupita Nyong’o is as Harriet, the mother of Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga) in Disney’s latest film Queen of Katwe. I have had the opportunity to interview Lupita Nyong’o three times now. […]


Queen Of Katwe: Review

September 26, 2016 Trippin with Tara 0

I have now seen Queen of Katwe three times, and there are few movies that I enjoy watching multiple times. There are several I will see, and enjoy, but truly enjoy watching, that doesn’t always happen? […]


The Real People of Queen of Katwe

August 30, 2016 Trippin with Tara 0

The cast of Disney’s “Queen of Katwe” is quite amazing. The film stars Golden Globe® nominee David Oyelowo, Oscar® winner and Tony® nominee Lupita Nyong’o and newcomer Madina Nalwanga. But what is the story of […]