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Marvel’s latest film has been praised for acting ability, musical composition, and the intense visuals used.
Grossing over $502 million, Doctor Strange, which premiered in the U.S. November 4, 2016 left audiences extremely satisfied.
I have to say this is probably one of the more diverse casts Marvel has debuted in one of its films. The movie was filmed in New York, Hong Kong, the UK, and Nepal.
The ensemble cast stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams,Benedict Wong,Michael Stuhlbarg,Benjamin Bratt,Scott Adkins,Mads Mikkelsen, and Tilda Swinton.
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The plot: Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is a very successful, arrogant surgeon until he’s in a car accident that renders his hands useless. He battles recovery, ego, all the while trying to maintain his relationship with a fellow surgeon Christine Palmer (Rachel McAdams). With the help of a paraplegic he is referred to the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) who helps Strange receive power but only for the right reasons. Strange learns his biggest enemy is himself and his ego, and wants to fight evil for the greater good of humanity.
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I thought the directors did great with casting, and also felt Tilda Swinton did well in the Ancient One role, it was originally portrayed by an Asian male in the comics, but they really wanted her on board for the film.
The movie also reminded me a little of Inception, with the moving patterns, and worlds Strange and the Ancient One manipulate, it was super cool to see that done again in film. I was skeptical at first about seeing it because I never read the comic but I think overall it was good and definitely a must see for Marvel lovers.