Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Full Movie Reviews

Full Movie Reviews

Chris Kavan
Chris Kavan
Movie God

Rating of
3/4

A Scary Good Trip with Raimi at the Helm

Chris Kavan - wrote on 05/15/2022

Sam Raimi has done something spectacular - given the MCU something different. Raimi brings his blend of horror and humor to give the Multiverse of Madness its own unique flavor and while it may not be the pinnacle of the franchise, it's certainly still near the top of the Marvel heap bringing plenty of chills - and some nice came appearances - along the way.

The Strange sequel starts off with a bang - and with a new characters in America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez) - who, teaming up with a new Doctor Strange variant (Benedict Cumberbatch) - is trying to escape from a shifty demonic creature. The duo are after a very important book - but things take a turn and it seems for a moment this Strange is willing to sacrifice America for the greater good - and that's when we see her power. Chavez …

SIngli6
SIngli6
Producer

Rating of
3/4

Just What the Doctor Ordered

SIngli6 - wrote on 05/05/2022

Make no mistake, this is still an MCU movie, so you're going to get a colour palette with non-existent blacks, scenes that serve to set-up subsequent films instead of serving the current one, and actors standing in front of greenscreens and trying to look worried. HOWEVER, Raimi brings such a jour de vivre to this movie that I don't care. There are more interesting camera angles and editing tricks in this film alone than the collective runtime of all previous 27 MCU films. Bolstered by a great performance by Elizabeth Olsen, the pace is fast enough and the action engaging enough that you can forgive the mostly uninteresting line-up of personalities assembled before you.

Traditionally the only true strength these films have had has been in their characters, so it's refreshing to see an …

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