Meg Murry

Here's How 'A Wrinkle In Time' Helped One Woman Deal With Her Father's Absence

I was 12 when my mother and I had the difficult conversation about my dad’s absence. I was 26 when he confessed to me that he never desired to be my …

Empathy

A lot is riding on A Wrinkle in Time. Director Ava DuVernay doesn't care

"When you say 'feminising,' people think of softness in certain places, but I think of strength in other places," says DuVernay, 45.<p>Her previous …

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Wormholes, star gates and undetected dimensions: Are the theories in A Wrinkle In Time scientifically plausible?

opinion<p>Freelance journalist and editor who co-runs MovieRamblings<p><b>A Wrinkle In Time has been enchanting readers, both young and old, for nearly 60</b> …

Film (UK)

Ava DuVernay’s Cinematic Gospel Is Changing Hollywood Brick by Brick

Her work has always assigned Black characters the dimensions to show them as full human beings.<p><i>In this piece, writer Connor Garel explores how director Ava DuVernay is reshaping the cinematic universe.</i><p>In Madeleine L’Engle’s classic <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i>, Meg Murry is particularly fussy about her hair. …

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Cinema new releases for Friday 23rd March including Claire Foy in Unsane

Unsane<p>Claire Foy ditches the Queen’s cut-class accent to play a paranoid American businesswoman who winds up involuntarily committed to a psychiatric …

Television (UK)

Women to Admire: Ava DuVernay

In recent weeks, Ava DuVernay has been the talk of the town. She’s made incredible movie after incredible movie, and that’s why she’s one of our …

Entertainment

A Wrinkle in Time review: 'DuVernay tackles a difficult adaptation with heart'

To understand how tricky Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 children’s fantasy novel is to adapt, just hop back in time. In a mind-boggling what-if prospect, …

A Wrinkle in Time review: a star performance keeps Ava DuVernay's CGI flight of fancy grounded

<b>Dir: Ava DuVernay. Cast: Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Storm Reid, Chris Pine, Mindy Kaling, Levi Miller, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Peña, Zach Galifianakis. PG cert, 109 mins</b><p>The Disney adventure A Wrinkle in Time has broken a particular glass ceiling: it’s the first time a woman of colour, Ava …

Oprah Winfrey

A black girl's take on 'A Wrinkle in Time'

"A Wrinkle in Time" was a must-see film for me. And, a must- see flick worldly different from dashing out to see “Black Panther.” It doesn’t mean, …

LGBTQI

Movie Review; A Wrinkle in Time.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) The science fiction fantasy novel <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i>, written in 1962 by Madeleine L’Engle, won the prestigious Newbery Medal. The …

African-American News

‘A Wrinkle in Time’: Tackling VFX Was Ava DuVernay’s Most Daunting Challenge

The director went from VFX novice to nerd as she learned on the job, working closely with Disney through previews to find the best results, including …

Ava DuVernay

Meg Murry’s Glasses

MEG MURRY, the angry, awkward heroine of Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 novel <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i>, is “blind as a bat.” She says so in one of her first …

Books

Why So Many Aliens in Pop Culture Look Familiar

Aliens have been depicted countless times in cinema, from Georges Méliès's <i>A Trip to the Moon</i> (1902) to James Cameron's <i>Avatar</i> (2009). But despite the …

Culture

Why the A Wrinkle in Time Movie Will Change Hollywood

<i>Hollywood’s Once and Future Classic</i><p>Why it took 54 years to turn <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i> into a movie<p>By <b>Eliza Berman</b> | Photograph by <b>Michal Pudelka for …

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Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time values feelings more than narrative. That’s not a bad thing.

This movie doesn’t wear its heart on its sleeve. It wears its heart as a shirt.<p>The most important shots in Ava DuVernay’s undeniably flawed but undeniably fascinating <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i> are the ones you might not notice offhand. But they’re peppered throughout the movie, a constant refrain that asks …

Culture

Why All Girls Need To Read 'A Wrinkle In Time'

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This post contains a few spoilers about “A Wrinkle in Time.” If you haven’t read the book yet, you’ve been warned — and also, what are</i> …

Books

'A Wrinkle in Time': A dangerous book for a dangerous world

'A Wrinkle in Time': A dangerous book for a dangerous worldparrydo Mon, 03/12/2018 - 16:08<i>Michelle Martin, Beverly Cleary Professor for Children and</i> …

Books

Huckabee: 'A Wrinkle in Time' Replaces God With 'Self-Worship'

Mike Huckabee says Disney's big-budget adaptation of the children's sci-fi classic "A Wrinkle in Time" alienates fans of the book by replacing …

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Black Girl Magic Is Written In The Pages Of ‘A Wrinkle In Time’

<i>Warning: This piece contains spoilers.</i><p>Fifty-six years after it’s publication, Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved children’s book <i>A Wrinkle In Time</i> came to the big screen under the direction of Ava DuVernay, the Oscar-nominated black woman filmmaker from Compton. DuVernay’s version of the classic story …

African-American News

Van Jones: 'A Wrinkle in Time' breaks through with a new kind of heroism

<b>(CNN) —</b> This weekend, a child will walk out of a movie theater somewhere in America, with her life changed and her sights forever lifted by a single motion picture: Ava DuVernay's magical "A Wrinkle in Time."<p>Film has that kind of power. And DuVernay, a visionary director, has -- once again -- used …

Oprah Winfrey

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ review: Disney kids movie a beautiful fantasy, but that’s it

On its surface, Ava DuVernay’s <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i>, adapted from the 1962 Christian children’s book, is a sight to behold.<p>Story continues below<p>It’s …

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Meg Murry Is the Young, Angry Girl at the Heart of ‘A Wrinkle In Time’

Meg Murry, the protagonist of 'A Wrinkle in Time,' is pissed. It's beautiful to watch.<p>It’s not often that a major studio film with a massive budget …

Books

'A Wrinkle In Time's Storm Reid Wants Girls To Know "They Are Enough"

Storm Reid, like many of us, did a book report on <i>A Wrinkle In Time</i> in the 6th grade. Of course, you and I didn't go on to star in the film version, …

Oprah Winfrey

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ is more cheesy than transporting

In the film, middle-school math whiz Meg Murry (Storm Reid) and her precocious younger brother Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe) attempt to locate their …

Oprah Winfrey

How Will Hollywood Handle the Spiritual Themes in ‘A Wrinkle in Time?’

Fans of Madeleine L’Engle’s novel are wondering whether the film will do justice to the “cosmic questions” the book raises. You’ve heard the buzz: A …

Books

Publishers rejected her, Christians attacked her: The deep faith of ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ author Madeleine L’Engle

It took 26 publisher rejections before Madeleine L’Engle could finally get “A Wrinkle in Time” into print in 1962. The book was an instant hit, …

Books

The Retroactive Healing Power of A Wrinkle in Time

I was expecting director Ava DuVernay’s new sci-fi/fantasy film <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i> to be magic. I’d seen her achieve as much in her other films with …

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‘A Wrinkle in Time’ review: Ava DuVernay’s adaptation — for better or worse — is for kids

<b>RATING: *** out of 4</b> <b><br>Director: Ava DuVernay</b> <b><br>Cast: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine, Zach Galifianakis, Levi …

Oprah Winfrey

'A Wrinkle In Time' & 14 Other Movie Trailers Featuring Moody Covers

Ava DuVernay’s hotly anticipated adaptation of the beloved fantasy novel hits theaters today. How hotly anticipated is it? Well, the teaser trailer …

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A Wrinkle in Time is a sincere, inspiring blockbuster for tweens. Why doesn’t it trust them?

In aiming for Disney-friendly broadness, the film leans away from its source material’s weirdest — and best — parts.<p>There are at least two ways to view Ava DuVernay’s new adaptation of <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i>.<p>The first is as an inspiring, imaginative movie about growing into generosity and confidence, …

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