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– by Joseph Jammer Medina

Disney has been on quite the roll for the past handful of years. So much so, in fact, that it’s rarer that they put out a bad film than a good one. Plus, with Black Panther so close in everyone’s rearview mirror, it’s easy to get excited about their next big budget offering, A Wrinkle in Time. What’s more is that the film is also a step in the right direction in terms of diversity.

But does all that make for a good film? The embargo has officially lifted for the Ava DuVernay-directed film, and while there are a good deal of positive reviews, this thing is far from perfect. But let’s take a look at some of the good, first.

The Good

As stated above, the film is far from perfect, and while its intentions seem noble, there are plenty of film reporters — including our own Gig Patta — who were much less enthusiastic about the movie:

The Bad

There’s a third category to this, and it’s not necessarily a “meh” category, but rather one full of voices that are suspicious by the quietness on the internet. They observe that critics were excited to praise Black Panther, they are suspiciously quiet here. This has led some to believe that critics are afraid to speak their mind on a film that is pushing for diversity.

The Conspiratorial

What do you think of these early reactions for A Wrinkle in Time? Let us know your thoughts down below!

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Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.