Khaleej Times - City Times - - CANNES SPECIAL -

We don’t know why this film has taken so long to get to the UAE, but it’s here at last. Di­vi­sive around the world, many com­men­ta­tors have felt the movie ver­sion of this clas­sic novel has not lived up to the au­thor’s prose. Oth­ers feel its pos­i­tive, in­clu­sive mes­sage su­per­sedes any short­com­ings in the script. All we’re go­ing to say is, it looks fun and the more pos­i­tiv­ity there is in the world and on screen, the bet­ter. Oprah, Mindy Kal­ing and Reese Wither­spoon are as­tral trav­ellers who help guide thir­teen-year-old Meg (Storm Reid) on her jour­ney into another di­men­sion to find her miss­ing fa­ther (Chris Pine). Rot­ten Toma­toes gives it 39%

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