So I watched About Time…
This is perhaps one of the most emotionally devastating films I’ve ever watched. Not because it’s overly-dramatic or has a morose ending or even because it’s an emotional whirlwind. 891 more words
Here we have another Marvel comic turned into a Hollywood movie, sometimes they nail it and sometimes they manage to disappoint the Marvel fans.
“Doctor Strange” is about, well a Doctor by the name of Stephen Strange an egotistical man who believes he’s the best in everything and people should bow down to him. 172 more words
In Kathmandu, Nepal, the sorcerer Kaecilius and his zealots enter the secret compound Kamar-Taj and behead its librarian. From the ancient and mystical texts, they steal a ritual from a book belonging to the Ancient One, a sorcerer who has lived for an unknown time and taught all at Kamar-Taj, including Kaecilius, in the ways of the mystic arts. 599 more words
So Doctor Strange is a trippy film to say the least, boasting exploration of different dimensions and a general questioning of reality. It’s an intriguing new approach to an MCU film and raises existential questions regarding careers, relationships and death. 1,953 more words
A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts. (IMDb)
Falls prey to a few tiresome cliches (an unremarkable villain played by Mads Mikkelsen; our hero finishing training just in time for a world catastrophe) but subverts others (see the brains over brawn climax). 43 more words