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Ironing Out A Wrinkle in Time

What, exactly, went wrong with this movie? Does the ending make any sense? And what was up with those sandwiches, anyway? Three Slate critics discuss.

Oprah described her look in the movie as “Beyoncé’s aunt from another planet.”
Oprah described her look in the movie as “Beyoncé’s aunt from another planet.”
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On the Spoiler Special podcast, Slate critics discuss moviesthe occasional TV show, and, once in a blue moon, another podcast, in full, spoiler-filled detail. In this week’s episode, Slate’s film critic Dana spoils A Wrinkle in Time with Slate culture writer and Represent host Aisha Harris and Slate culture editor Forrest Wickman. Does this movie ever capture the magic of the book? Does the ending make any sense? And what, exactly, was the deal with those sandwiches?

Listen to them discuss these and other questions below. You can also check out past Spoiler Specials, and you can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts. Note: As the title indicates, each installment contains spoilers galore.

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Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder.