“It may be a shame that the second Doctor Strange film wasn’t called Doctor Stranger, but Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is a wonderfully way-out title in its own right: rich with the promise of pulp-fiction excitement and midnight-movie wackiness. Delightfully, the film itself fulfils that promise.
“As spectacular as the psychedelic effects were in the first Doctor Strange, which came out more than five years ago, the screenplay stuck closely to what was, at the time, the studio’s typical formula, in that it told the origin story of an arrogant white man acquiring his abilities and then defeating a forgettable baddy.
“The sequel is a different matter – although initially it feels familiar enough.”
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