Ava DuVernay’s series is a handsomely mounted dramatization, but it often veers into the trite, obvious, and maudlin.
Netflix will release the series on May 31.
A Wrinkle in Time’s by and large cramped worlds never look like anything other than animated projections.
The filmmakers discusses her passion project and its possible impact on the current election cycle.
As with Selma, filmmaker Ava DuVernay has fashioned a work of pummeling and clear-eyed intelligence.
Ava DuVernay’s Selma paradoxically presents nonviolent civil rights protest as something akin to a military campaign.
What will make it essential for future generations isn’t mere flashpoint topicality, but the way it aligns an old struggle with a current one.
This is a small movie that asks big questions about loyalty, loneliness, and how our choices affect ourselves and those around us.