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Doctor Strange

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Doctor Strange
Rated: PG-13
Release Date: November 4, 2016
Running Time: 115 min.
Director(s): Scott Derrickson
Writer: Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer, Jon Spaihts, C. Robert Cargill, Dan Harmon
Users Watched: 99
Users Rated: 56
 
 
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Doctor Strange Prelude Infinite Comic #1
Doctor Strange Episode 0
Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange: Mystic Apprentice
New York Bulletin | Joy and Ward Meachum Special Report
Doctor Strange Prelude Infinite Comic #1
Doctor Strange Episode 0
 
Doctor Strange: Mystic Apprentice
New York Bulletin | Joy and Ward Meachum Special Report
 
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Blurb
Brilliant surgeon Stephen Strange's life is upended when a car crash causes him to lose the use of his hands. When he goes to a group of mystics for help, he discovers that there is more to the universe than he ever dreamed...
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Character Appearances
Main Characters
  Christine Palmer
  Played by: Rachel McAdams
  Christine Palmer last appeared in Now You[appost]re Mine. Christine Palmer next appears in You Know My Steez.
 
  Doctor Strange
  Played by: Benedict Cumberbatch
  Doctor Strange last appeared in Now You[appost]re Mine. Doctor Strange next appears in You Know My Steez.
 
  Kaecilius
  Played by: Mads Mikkelsen
  Kaecilius last appeared in Take It Personal.
 
  Karl Mordo
  Played by: Chiwetel Ejiofor
  Karl Mordo last appeared in Take It Personal.
 
  The Ancient One
  Played by: Tilda Swinton
  The Ancient One last appeared in Now You[appost]re Mine.
 
  Wong
  Played by: Benedict Wong
  Wong last appeared in Blowin[appost] Up the Spot. Wong next appears in You Know My Steez.
 
 
Supporting Characters
  Daniel Drumm
  Played by: Mark Anthony Brighton
  Daniel Drumm last appeared in Take It Personal.
 
  Dormammu First Appearance
  Played by: Benedict Cumberbatch
  This is Dormammu's only appearance.
 
  Hamir First Appearance
  Played by: Topo Wresniwiro
  This is Hamir's only appearance.
 
  Jonathan Pangborn First Appearance
  Played by: Benjamin Bratt
  This is Jonathan Pangborn's only appearance.
 
  Lucian
  Played by: Scott Adkins
  Lucian last appeared in Take It Personal.
 
  Nicodemus West First Appearance
  Played by: Michael Stuhlbarg
  This is Nicodemus West's only appearance.
 
  Tina Minoru
  Played by: Linda Louise Duan
  Tina Minoru last appeared in Blowin[appost] Up the Spot. Tina Minoru next appears in Front Toward Enemy.
 
 
Other Characters
  Thor
  Played by: Chris Hemsworth
  Thor last appeared in The Man in the Box. Thor next appears in Divide and Conquer.
 
 
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Maidel
   October 29, 2016
I very rarely get to go to the cinema anymore, at first it was the cost that held me back, but more recently it is the the lack of anyone to go with. I hate going to the cinema on my own, I am not certain why, but I expect it is because going to the cinema is supposed to be a shared experience and I consider everyone else in the room to be an annoyance, so I need to bring someone less annoying with me.

I am married, but unfortunately to someone who thinks that a good film involves... (continued)
 
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  Ice Says:    
  2017-08-08 09:05:27  
  If I'm being honest, the characters and over arching story line didn't really grab me in Doctor Strange. Ben Cumberbach is a talented actor and the cast were all just fine. Wong was probably the stand out performance.

The number one thing that sets DS apart from other similar movies in and out of the MCU is the use of powers. So many modern hero movies have very generic powers (super strength, flying, generic energy blasts, etc).

Strange and the other characters here do some really interesting, well thought out things. I especially like the use of time travel. That was great. I heard they had Community and Rick and Morty's Dan Harmon come on to work on the script. I think I see his fingerprints all over that part.
 
 
 

  billstar2 Says:    
  2017-11-28 15:33:08  
  This movie feels like if Harry Potter and The Matrix had a love child with some Inception as well. I think the best actor in the film was the cape. Lol. Seriously, I had a hard time seeing Strange other than Sherlock. That's me unfortunately. Still, pretty good over all. It threw me a few curveballs which is something I like.  
 
 

 
 
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