CAST: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mads Mikkelsen, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong
DIRECTION: Scott Derrickson
DURATION: 1 hour 55 minutes
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” quoted by Arthur C. Clarke (author, ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’), is the underlying mantra of this film, as it blends theories of consciousness with quantum physics to explain the mystical abilities of sorcery.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has touched on this before with the ‘Thor’ series, but the science fiction is pushed a couple of notches higher to intergalactic heights here and yet, there’s ample space and time for humour, visual gags, even some subtle slapstick that puts this entry well beyond some of its predecessors.
Brilliant, yet arrogant surgeon Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), falls from grace after a car accident leaves him with broken hands.
When conventional medicine fails to heal him, his search for a miracle cure leads him into a magical realm that defies the laws of physics, in the latest superhero entry from Marvel Studios.