'A Wrinkle In Time' Proves That Love Wins - But What About Physics?

12 March, 2018, 09:18 | Author: Rita Burton
  • Oprah Winfrey left and Storm Reid in a scene from A Wrinkle In Time which is based on Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel

It is very important to remember that, because you can stop yourself from holding back following your dreams.

Granted, L'Engle's book needed fleshing out, and an attempt at some sort of continuity that would resonate with modern viewers. Perhaps this interpretation is what led to the novel's 26 rejections from publishers before it finally made it into print.

With all that, it's not enough for "A Wrinkle in Time" to just be a good movie.

I saw a screening of Director Ava DuVernay's new film, A Wrinkle in Time, last night at a promotional screening.

That being said, I've read a lot of articles in the past couple of weeks that have been patting Hollywood in its back, saying it's now diverse because of this movement. But in the end, the movie finds its happy medium.

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It begins well. Meg and her younger, "different" brother, Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe), live with their physicist mother (Gugu Mbatha-Raw, excellent and warmly empathetic) in Los Angeles. Close your eyes, find "the right frequency", and you're off. Which (Winfrey as the wise sage), Mrs. Whatsit (Reese Witherspoon as the spunky communicator) and Mrs. Which (Oprah Winfrey). While some critics may take issue with the continuity of the story, I submit that perhaps it's not meant for us, and that's OK. I never imagined she would actually say yes, though. The novel's crushingly ordinary twins have been jettisoned from the movie.

Ultimately, Meg is able to overcome the temptation of The It's dark forces and save her family and friends, and even the universe, from the spreading evil. And how to retain the story's human pulse amid such an effects-dependent and design-driven project?

Disney's "Black Panther" is expected to earn in the same range as "Wrinkle in Time" this weekend: $35 million to $40 million. The third tessering, comprising a shot of Earth and a shaft of light pointing the way to the kids' next stop, makes for a handsome transition. Who (Mindy Kaling, speaking only in quotes, from Shakespeare to Chris Tucker) are the children's guides. The three Mrs.'s came to her call because she was yearning for her father and brought them to the Camazotz Woman (Bellamy Young) because that's where the Mrs.'s were from.

The film is all about that touchy-feely connectedness and help-one-another caring nature, and in a movie landscape that sees too few films embrace such messages of positivity, it was refreshing to see characters express love and compassion so freely. As Meg Murry and Charles Wallace Murry, the two are the heart and soul of this story. Simply put, some reviewers didn't like the visuals of the movie, which they found to be uninspired and unimaginative. The tone becomes bombastic rather than quietly sinister.

The pacing of the film is tedious with too much set-up and speeches from the three celestial beings. As a result, these reviewers see A Wrinkle in Time's narrative as lacking emotional weight in spite of its interesting set-up. A lot of the changes and the general de-vanilla-izing of the faces on screen increase the access points for a wider modern audience. While, I would have loved some more explanation from Dr. or Dr. Murry about how the physics of "wrinkles in time" work, the science itself, turns out to be irrelevant. The daughter/father reunion sequence is a standout, and the director's finest shot - Meg's climactic slow-motion leap through the ribbons and curtains of time and space - suggests something truly handsome and transporting. It's a work of considerable imagination that doesn't quite soar.

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