If you missed the film that /Film’s Josh Spiegel known as “the first great film of 2023” in theaters, you are in luck, as a result of “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret” will quickly be out there to observe at dwelling. It took over half of a century for somebody to adapt Judy Blume’s groundbreaking novel of the identical identify, however Kelly Fremon Craig’s adaptation was nicely well worth the wait. The coming-of-age comedy-drama facilities on the titular 11-year-old Margaret (Abby Ryder Fortson) who’s thrown into the suburbs of New Jersey after her household strikes from New York City. Margaret should cope with puberty, making new buddies, and adjusting to her new setting throughout one of the tumultuous occasions of an individual’s life, tackling the taboos of tweendom each step of the way in which.
In addition to Fortson, “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret” boasts a stellar solid together with Rachel McAdams (“Mean Girls,” “Game Night”) as Margaret’s mom, Barbara; Benny Safdie (“Licorice Pizza,” “Good Time”) as her father, Herb; and Kathy Bates (“American Horror Story,” “Misery”) as her feisty grandmother, Sylvia.
Even if you happen to by no means grew up as a tween woman within the Nineteen Seventies or a tween woman in any respect, Kelly Fremon Craig made positive “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret” could be accessible to audiences of all backgrounds. In the identical manner that Blume’s novel was typically handed between generations as a ceremony of passage, so too will the movie. Get prepared, as a result of there is a new sleepover staple within the cinematic neighborhood. Here’s find out how to watch the movie at dwelling.
How to observe Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret on Digital
We’ve stated earlier than that Lionsgate has been successful by not enjoying into the streaming wars, which has been an enormous profit to the corporate. “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret” is heading to digital on June 6, with video-on-demand availability beginning June 27, 2023. There haven’t been any introduced plans for streaming, however because the movie is being distributed by Lionsgate, the movie can find yourself on any variety of the streaming platforms you recognize and love. While the movie did not recoup its finances on the field workplace, there are excessive hopes for the movie’s efficiency for these wanting to observe the movie at dwelling. After all, house is the place nobody can decide you for crying your face off.
How to personal Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret on bodily media
As streamers preserve randomly purging their libraries, seemingly sending beloved movies and sequence into the void, here is a perennial reminder that bodily media is perpetually. Fortunately, “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret” will likely be out there as a bodily, tangible buy, with Blu-ray, DVD, and DVD + Digital Combo releases approaching July 11, 2023. Sure, it is a bit of bit longer of a wait from the usual VOD choices, however getting the movie on a disc means it should stay in your library by yourself phrases. The movie is being launched with the advised retail costs of $39.99 for Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Combo, and $29.96 for DVD.
The bodily launch additionally comes with an honest chunk of particular options, which has turn into considerably of a dying artwork over the previous few years. Here’s a listing of what you’ll be able to count on:
Finally That Time: Making Margaret
Are You There Margaret? It’s Me, Judy.
The Secret Crew Club: Margaret and Friends
Bringing the Period to Life: Designing Margaret