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Ryan Coogler pens tribute to one of his heroes Ava DuVernay

13 March 2018, 05:23 | Elsie Buchanan

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I'm sure that if I was a 13-year-old, I'd be all over this movie simply because of Meg.

He added: 'Ava DuVernay is someone who makes the impossible look easy. It looked wonderful, diverse, powerful, unique and trippy.

This isn't the first open letter Coogler has penned since the blockbuster release of Black Panther: He wrote a heartfelt open letter to viewers after his Marvel Studios film enjoyed a historic opening at the Presidents' Day box office.

Love resides at the core of Ava DuVernay's adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time. They are the affable, likeable sort who, much to Meg's chagrin, don't have the same kinds of problems fitting in that she does. Joined by Meg's classmate Calvin O'Keefe and guided by the three mysterious astral travelers known as Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. It's nearly laughably appropriate casting for Winfrey, who embodies the wise, godlike presence Mrs. Which (Oprah Winfrey) on a quest through the universe to bring back Mr. Murry. Meg and Calvin are drawn to each other because of their respect for each other's intelligence and their shared experiences of absent fathers, though they are absent in different ways.

DuVernay's previous feature film was the gut-punch Martin Luther King Jr. biopic Selma, and there can be no doubt that Wrinkle in Time was made from a similar place of ambition, empathy, and fight. It is most definitely not bad but, for a film where many unbelievable things happen, it is seriously lacking in magic. DuVernay doesn't shy away from presenting this complexity though her own visual lens, what with a Wrinkle in Time's talk of tesseracts, love as an transdimensional energy, the personification of the universe, and Reese Witherspoon's transformation into a giant lettuce leaf.

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"This whole thing doesn't work if you don't have a great Meg".

She wrestles with her own insecurities, faults and feelings of self-doubt through the film.

She has had bit roles in television (NCIS: Los Angeles, Chicago P.D.) and film (12 Years a Slave, Sleight), but nothing even close to something such as A Wrinkle in Time.

"I don't make films for audiences". Does it matter?Photo Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Meg's scientist mother in "A Wrinkle in Time". It's also a rare film that you can watch with your family while also being under the sensation of being on drugs too. The $35 million B-movie has yet to open on foreign soil, but the forecast isn't looking good. No one knows what happened to him, but Meg is determined to find out.

The author's granddaughter, Charlotte Jones Voiklis, has spoken of how it gave her grandmother a crisis of confidence. Kaling does an exceptional job at alternating between her usual outspoken, comedic character and a more refreshing, wise Mrs. Who.

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After an initial stay on the ravishing planet Uriel, and a visit to the Happy Medium (a comic Zach Galifianakis, clad, as he notes, in earth tones), the kids end up on the frightening planet of Camazotz, ruled by the dark force called It. It's a push and pull situation that's mostly successful.

"A Wrinkle in Time" went with the first direction. Its messages are pure and executed well, but the way in which we get to those messages are often just a little too inconsequential for comfort. DuVernay's Meg continues to shrink within herself if anyone so much as mentions her curly hair, but her self-image in this fantasy film is subtly informed by the reality of being black and female.

The hit science fantasy novel was released in 1962, but only after author L'Engle's long struggle to get it published. The claim could be made that this makes the film skew slightly younger in its reach, the purity of it feels like a necessary shift towards modernizing and understanding the very young adults these films center around and are made for. Kaling played Mrs. Who, and she was just as bad.

"A Wrinkle in Time" is an attractively crafted movie with a lot to like about it, but it also suffers from some serious writing and tonal issues that should've been addressed during production. Unfortunately, that is all they really do because DuVernay does not utilize them in a way that enhances her film.

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