‘Marvelous and the Black Hole’ Review: A Sweet but Slight Coming-of-Age Comedy About Letting a Little Magic Into Your Life [Sundance 2021]
Posted on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 by Hoai-Tran Bui
13 is a hard age. No longer a child, not yet an adult, and nowhere to channel that teen angst, which is even rawer for angry delinquent Sammy Ko (Miya Cech), who is struggling to overcome the grief over losing her mother. So Sammy breaks things at her school and tattoos little x’s on her thigh with a makeshift tattoo pen, until her father (Leonardo Nam) gets fed up and threatens her with military camp. If she can make it through one business class over the summer, then she doesn’t have to go.