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14 March 2018, 05:55 | Erma Lawrence
Ava Du Vernay & Ryan Coogler at the ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Premiere
Then Coogler got especially deep, recalling when DuVernay lost her father a few years ago and used her pain to make even more impressive art. "Ava, the warrior, weathered that loss while making 13th to show everyone with a Netflix subscription that American slavery never ended - it had only morphed". She made a name for herself as a filmmaker for directing movies about black women but she became a national sensation for her 2014 hit Selma, which depicted the Selma to Montgomery marches in 1965.
Granted, that's considerably less than the movie's reported $100 million budget, but it's also the biggest opening for any movie other than Black Panther this year.
"Black Panther", starring Chadwick Boseman as the titular king of the African utopia Wakanda, is the first movie since "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" to top the domestic box offices for four consecutive weekends.
The Guardian's Amy Nicholson was similarly critical, saying "A Wrinkle in Time feels like a product molded by a megacorporation too tense to hand over the factory controls".
"When you think about having two films at the top of the box office, it's definitely a win all around", saidDisney's worldwide theatrical distribution president Dave Hollis, told USA Today. "We're feeling good about what, for us, is a little family competition between now and (the Easter holiday)", he added. However, despite the Marvel blockbuster being in its fourth weekend, the fantasy adventure could not dislodge T'Challa from the top of the box office. It has now gained a domestic total of $562 million, with more than a billion dollars globally.
The film's opening in China - the world's second biggest market behind the United States - pushed its global total past the $1 billion mark that only 32 other movies have reached.
A Wrinkle in Time is now out in theaters from Disney, parent company of ABC News. Both films boast of not just black actors but also black filmmakers.
For the first timeever, films directed by African-Americans have topped the U.S. box office.
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