A Wrinkle in Time (dual review!)

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Meg Murry is a clumsy girl with a lot of despair in her heart. Her father disappeared and won’t return their letters and she is teased and bullied at school about her little brother, Charles Wallace. But one stormy night, a peculiar and mysterious Mrs. Whatsit appears through Mrs. Murry’s laboratory with a warning. The next day, Charles Wallace takes Meg to visit the other Missus: Mrs. Who, another strange and mysterious woman. That evening they begin a journey to save Mr. Murry and perhaps the world. Their journey won’t be easy and sticking together will be essential if they want to stay alive…even as forces so dark they cannot be named want to destroy the happiness in the world.

A Wrinkle in Time (2018) directed by Ava DuVernay

Meg Murry struggles in school as the mean girls bully her and her “crazy” brother drags people’s attention to the bad side of things. Her father’s four-year disappearance doesn’t make things any better, especially not when the world is moving at such a fast pace. Watch the A Wrinkle in Time book come to life in this heart-wrenching, thrilling movie! Meg will meet the three missus who teach to understand who see is and the evil It who will teach her the importance of love…all on a journey to save her father from a darkness spreading from other universes to our own. Watch Meg grow as a character, person and sister in this movie!