Doctor Strange – Synopsis
Doctor Strange – Review
For me, I had never heard of Doctor Strange. I don’t know much about the DC Comics world, and movies such as Batman Vs Superman don’t interest me at all. However, I loved films like Iron Man and the original Spiderman films of the early 2000s but I never knew Doctor Strange was a Marvel superhero.
From the offset, Doctor Strange is all action.
You will see early on , that the special effects are amazing. You should see this on as big a screen as you can find for the best effect. The movie includes everything from astral projections to architecture and mirrors which defy understanding. This movie will get your brain reevaluating the reality you see on screen and is reminiscent of the movie Inception.
The storyline is based on the fight between good and evil, between the Ancient one and a rogue disciple called Kaecilius, played by Mads Mikkelsen. Kaecilius steals a page from a sacred book and attempts to unleash the dark forces on the earth. At this point, Doctor Strange comes to save the day – along with his very humorous cloak (which at one point uses a man’s head like the whomping willow from Harry Potter for a but of comic relief).
Can Doctor Strange defeat Kaecilius? Will the Dark Forces engulf the earth? All will be revealed if you watch the movie, and I’m glad I did! It’s a highly entertaining movie and I thought the casting of Benedict Cumberbatch was a good one. Tilda Swinton is the perfect Guru, as she looks and sounds the part. It is highly entertaining and the special effects are astounding, adding to a decent story not trying to compensate for the lack of one.
There are certain to be more from Doctor Strange and I’ll be awaiting the return.
- Overall Score 88% 88%