Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time is the story of an ordinary girl’s extraordinary adventure through time and space. The movie offers exhilarating entertainment and positive messages for the whole family—encouraging self-confidence, inclusion and pushing imagination to the next level.
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This movie is based upon a popular teen book published a good number of years ago. I never read the book so cannot compare the two. The movie shows there’s a lot of imagination to the storyline, and has great color, graphics and special effects.
Release Date: June 5, 2018
Rated: PG Parental Guidance Suggested
Run Time: 120 minutes
Number of discs: 1
Studio: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
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Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time” is the stunning story of an ordinary girl’s extraordinary adventure through time and space. The movie offers exhilarating entertainment and positive messages for the whole family—encouraging self-confidence, inclusion and pushing imagination to the next level.
More than 50 years after Madeleine L’Engle’s young adult novel “A Wrinkle in Time” was awarded the prestigious Newbery Medal, the big-screen retelling of this timeless classic takes audiences on a transformative journey, exquisitely illustrated through jaw-dropping visual effects, a stirring musical score and diverse, star-studded cast. Three celestial guides, Mrs. Which (two-time Academy Award® nominee Oprah Winfrey), Mrs. Whatsit (Oscar®, Golden Globe® and Emmy® winner Reese Witherspoon) and Mrs. Who (Emmy nominee Mindy Kaling), come to Earth to share their wisdom and love with struggling eighth-grader Meg Murry (Storm Reid) as she journeys across dimensions with classmate Calvin (Levi Miller) and younger brother Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe) in search of her father (Chris Pine), a world-renowned physicist who mysteriously disappeared four years ago.
As fantastical as the film’s premise and imagery may seem, “A Wrinkle in Time” centers on a universal human need that feels particularly relevant and relatable today. “This is a story about belonging,” says DuVernay. “It’s about a girl who just doesn’t feel strong in her mind, body and spirit. But through this epic journey, she finds her strength and learns that the center of the universe starts inside her. It’s about Meg feeling like she belongs in the universe and has a mighty part to play… as do we all.”
Bonus features include**:
BLU-RAY & DIGITAL HD:
A Journey Through Time – Take an up-close look at the making of this magnificent movie with Director Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey, and the cast and crew.
Deleted Scenes (with optional director audio commentary)
Ant on a String
Meg Learns About Calvin’s Dad
Director Ava DuVernay
Producer Jim Whitaker
Co-Screenwriter Jennifer Lee
Production designer Naomi Shohan
First assistant director Michael Moore
Editor Spencer Averick
VFX supervisor Rich McBride
Original Songs/Music Videos
“I Believe” performed by DJ Khaled featuring Demi Lovato
“Warrior” performed by Chloe x Halle