Doctor Strange: A Kind Of Magic

This review may contain minor spoilers.


The strangest thing about Marvel’s foray into the inter-dimensional is how securely it stands as its own film. Too often are their recent films bogged down in heavy-handed links to what has preceded and what will proceed, to the point where they have felt like extended trailers, founded in nothing but Infinity Stones. Here, the greatest trick pulled is that ‘Doctor Strange’ effectively ignores the super-baggage of a decade, leaving room for an endlessly surprising and gleefully bonkers spectacle.

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