Before acquiring Marvel with its The Avengers and Lucasfilm with its Star Wars, Disney was first known as a producer of fantasy films with a deep moral message. A Wrinkle in Time, which just premiered in cinemas on Friday (16/3), is the latest Disney fantasy film that is ready to entertain and inspire audiences.
A Wrinkle in Time does hold a lot of messages about kindness. Through this film by director Ava DuVernay, the audience will be invited to cross space and time. To see how good and darkness fight. However, in the end, love will win it all.
In addition, through A Wrinkle in Time, by installing female stars from various races as the main characters, the audience will also be invited to understand universal beauty. Which not only glorifies white women as they have dominated various Hollywood shows.
The story of the film A Wrinkle in Time is adapted from an epic adventure novel by Madeleine L’Engle. Which was published in 1962 ago. The main character is an abege girl. The name is Meg Murry (Storm Reid). Yang doesn’t realize that he, in fact, has supernatural abilities.
Meg is the daughter of two famous physicists. Namely: Dr. Kate (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) and Dr. Alex Murry (Chris Pine). However, since childhood, he never knew his father figure. It was only when she was a teenager that Meg found out: That her father had disappeared after traveling across dimensions to find a new planet.
Together with her best friend, Calvin O’Keefe (Levi Miller), and her younger brother, Charles Wallace Murry (Deric McCabe), Meg then goes on an adventure to find her father. With the help of three astral beings, called the three celestials: Mrs. Which (Oprah Winfrey), Mrs. Whatsit (Reese Whiterspoon), and Mrs. Who (Mindy Kaling), Meg also travels through various planets and across the time dimension. What dangers will he face? Can Meg find her missing father?
Interestingly, if Pacific Rim Uprising can be as successful as its predecessor film, Steven S. DeKnight admits that he already has plans to make it a new franchise. Sort of like Star Wars or Star Trek. The story will be developed. And he also did not rule out the existence of a splinter story. aka spin-offs.
Meanwhile, on the other hand, if Pacific Rim Uprising really explodes at the box office, it is reported that Legendary Pictures has prepared an even crazier plan. They intend to make a crossover film: Between the Pacific Rim Universe and MonsterVerse. Which contains Godzilla, King Kong, etc. So, let’s just wait for the results.
In addition to the main character Meg Murry, A Wrinkle in Time does feature three other equally important characters. Namely, the celestials. The first one was the star. For some reason, the celestials came to life. And has magical abilities. In addition, the three also represent various races. With strong characterization. Played by three famous actresses.
Mrs. Which, the motherly one, was the most mature of the three celestials. He was able to deal with Meg’s evil nature.