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A Wrinkle in Time review – Ava DuVernay's fantasy is a glittery disappointment

Selma director stumbles with a messy adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s much-loved adventure starring Oprah Winfrey

Quantum physics crumples in Ava DuVernay’s rainbow bright adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time, allowing preteen science geek Meg (Storm Reid), her crush (Calvin) and her five-year-old genius brother Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe) to blerp from earth to the screensaver fantasy-lands at the end of the galaxy in search of her missing father (Chris Pine). Everything else is shiny and smooth, including the ancient faces of the three witch-angels who guide the kiddies’ adventure. Mrs Whatsit, the youngest of the trio at two-billion-years-plus, has gotten made-over since L’Engle catalogued her thin gray bun and “mouth puckered like an autumn apple”. Now she looks like Reese Witherspoon – wait, she is Reese Witherspoon – though it can he hard to tell under her hip-length red locks and pleated ballgown fashioned from pilfered sheets.

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The most exciting action and thriller films of 2018

Benicio del Toro’s Sicario is set loose in Mexico, Robert Pattinson rides off into the sunset and Robert Redford breaks out of Alcatraz in a canoe

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Remember the three Americans who foiled a terrorist attack on a train in France? Clint Eastwood has made a thriller about them – with the trio starring as themselves.

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