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Ryan Coogler pens tribute to 'one of his heroes' Ava DuVernay

10 March 2018

A WRINKLE INBy Madeleine L'Engle 216 pp. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Every minute we spend admiring scenery is one less minute to develop a character. In a time when we should also be making a special effort to give boys the tools they need to fight toxic male stereotypes, escape from oppressive expectations and embrace the differences that make them who they are, Calvin O'Keefe is definitely worthy of our time and attention.

"A Wrinkle In Time" began its run in USA theaters on March 9. It's nearly laughably appropriate casting for Winfrey, who embodies the wise, godlike presence Mrs. If DuVernay had gone that route, "A Wrinkle in Time" likely would have cost more, but it would've been a better film for it.

This isn't the first open letter the Creed director has written since the blockbuster release of Black Panther, which is predicted to hit the $1 billion (£722 million) mark. Teens may relate to her more. But the real reason is that she reminds me of my own youth. And, yes, this movie is ideal for 11 and 12 years olds as well as the 11 or 12 year olds inside of us. And with Ava Duvernay, the talented director of the critically acclaimed films Selma and 13th, at the helm and with Frozen screenwriter Jennifer Lee masterminding the adaptation, what could go wrong?

That, of course, has nothing to do with the actual quality of the film.

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Disney's A Wrinkle in Time is now playing in theaters.

Not So Brief Plot Synopsis: It's been four years since Meg's (Storm Reid) physicist father, Dr. Alex Murry (Chris Pine) split and/or disappeared, and in the interim she's grown into a troubled adolescent.

Meg finds her life turned upside-down when her prodigy-smart little brother introduces her and fellow classmate Calvin (Levi Miller from "Pan") to a trio of colorful astral travelers who heard the call and felt the pain of these children missing their father - who they learn was successful in his time-travel but who can't return home. I met her in 2013, but she's one of those people who you feel like you've always known.

For anyone who is searching and wondering how to find their place in the world or hear the "cry out in the universe", as Mrs. It's no secret that America is more divided now than ever, so to see a great artist publicly share love and admiration for the work of his colleague and friend is truly heartening. Sadly, it will end up a wrinkle best smoothed away. It's been ripped off so many times, that there are parts you've seen.

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If only there was a good script to accompany those bold chances. For example: There's a fun scene when Mrs. Whatsit transforms into a flying being on another planet. To make the trip, the gang uses a "tesseract", a form of space travel only slightly less stressful than Delta.

It only gets worse at the film goes on, as the third act introduces a really shoehorned villainous thing.

The moral of the movie is important for all people to know.

On Wednesday, a fan praised DuVernay on Twitter for her work on "A Wrinkle in Time", saying, "If Ava wasn't on the radar to direct "Star Wars" before. she is now". We understand the connection between Chris Pine and his movie and we feel the longing that his family has to reunite with him, which lends itself to a few emotional moments.

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Ryan Coogler pens tribute to 'one of his heroes' Ava DuVernay