A hard-to-swallow drama about sibling rivalry, mental illness, and bad therapy, it's cobbled together using clichés and contrivances.
A superb exercise in understated terror that puts to shame “horror” films that rely on jump scares and cheap theatrics.
The screenplay doesn’t rise to the level of the behind-the-camera craftmanship or the acting.
Saddled with an unevenly paced screenplay and overly reliant on generic CGI, "A Wrinkle in Time" fails to convey the magic of the book.
Garland’s unwillingness to compromise has resulted in a film whose ideas and philosophy demand thought and dissection and are not easily dismissed or forgotten.
Calling the next sequel "Resurrection" was appropriate because "Alien 3" killed the series and left it dead and stinking in the cold vacuum of space.
It’s a serviceable thriller at best although Christopher Plummer’s late-to-the-party performance is worthy of praise.
A plot-by-numbers sit-com movie that tries hard (perhaps too hard) to reproduce the elements that made its predecessor successful.
Despite an interesting premise, it fails to deliver much beyond a gradual descent into disinterest and watch-checking.
Its challenging content and well-crafted visuals more than counterbalance any narrative unevenness.