A Wrinkle in Time

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Who needs film critics? Actually, we all do
Accusations of a lack of diversity among reviewers raises the bigger question of whether they have a role to play at all in the new landscape of cinema

Caspar Salmon

20, Jun, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Have Black Panther and A Wrinkle in Time got black feminism all wrong?
The trope of ‘black girl magic’ has gained box-office clout with recent films. But despite its progressive message, some fear it will become a marketing tool

Eliza Anyangwe

31, Mar, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Peter Rabbit thumps Pacific Rim: Uprising at the UK box office
The family-friendly adventure hangs on to the top spot for a second week as A Wrinkle in Time clocks in at No 6

Charles Gant

27, Mar, 2018 @3:11 PM

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A Wrinkle in Time: weird science and giant Oprah – discuss with spoilers
Disney’s family fantasy is based on a 1962 novel and centres on a mixed-race girl who is mad about science and travels alien worlds. Has it hit the right note?

Steve Rose

26, Mar, 2018 @6:00 AM

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A Wrinkle in Time review​ - a well-intentioned​, sparkly mess of a movie
Ava DuVernay’s sci-fi adventure carries an important message but fails to engage emotionally

Wendy Ide

25, Mar, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Can we all just stop banging on about diversity in films? | Romesh Ranganathan
A Wrinkle in Time is an important moment for women of colour but the incessant fanfare undermines its significance

Romesh Ranganathan

24, Mar, 2018 @9:00 AM

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A Wrinkle in Time review – wacky fantasy takes Oprah to infinity and beyond
Reese Witherspoon and Oprah Winfrey star in Ava DuVernay’s charming yarn that embraces diversity and girl power

Peter Bradshaw

22, Mar, 2018 @3:00 PM

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From Tomb Raider to A Wrinkle in Time: why Hollywood has daddy issues
Whether it’s a traumatic childhood that spurs on a hero or the drive for adventure, the trope of the absent father has long been a catalyst for cinema

Steve Rose

19, Mar, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw: on Oprah, race and Hollywood
Already one of Britain’s most promising actors, Gugu Mbatha-Raw is now joining the A-list and working with the likes of Oprah, Mindy Kaling and Reese Witherspoon

Megan Conner

18, Mar, 2018 @11:48 AM

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The final frontier: how female directors broke into sci-fi
It was seen as a job for the boys. That’s changing thanks to the likes of Ava DuVernay, Patty Jenkins and Claire Denis being given opportunities to oversee big-budget productions

Anne Billson

16, Mar, 2018 @6:00 AM

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'God, I love Oprah' - what happened when I met my idol on the set of Wrinkle in Time | Hadley Freeman
Oprah Winfrey is perhaps the biggest draw in Ava DuVernay’s film adaptation of the children’s classic – but behind the scenes it’s the noticeably diverse cast and crew that make this film stand out

Hadley Freeman

15, Mar, 2018 @4:35 PM

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A Wrinkle in Time review – Ava DuVernay's fantasy is a glittery disappointment
Selma director stumbles with a messy adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s much-loved adventure starring Oprah Winfrey

Amy Nicholson

07, Mar, 2018 @5:00 PM

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