Doctor Strange – Review

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 An Extra Dimension

Benedict Cumberbatch fits into Doctor Strange’s cloak easily, whilst humour, staggering visuals and emotional development make this comic-book jaunt a welcome change from the Marvel norm.

12A, 115 mins

***

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After the excitement but ultimate pointlessness of Captain America: Civil War, and Marvel film after Marvel film of metropolitan destruction, their latest comic-book outing has got something new – a kind of magic. And, to my superhero-jaded eyes, it can’t come soon enough.

Doctor Stephen Strange (Cumberbatch), as his name might suggest, is a doctor. More precisely he’s a neurosurgeon, and an arrogant one at that, so unlikeable at the outset that you almost wish him ill. Not long into the film, an unfortunate accident transforms his life, but, in a welcome change, the film takes time to ponder over the consequences of this, before Strange runs off to a mystical place near Kathmandu which could…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

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