Doctor Strange

Blu-Ray Review: The single disc release of Doctor Strange (USA, 2016) arrives jam-packed

April 10, 2017

As we now roll into Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe we are pulled to the beginning of one character’s story. Doctor Strange is Marvel’s step back to delivering an origin story for a new superhero but in some ways this film is a giant leap forward in universe building. It’s hard to fathom that we are now at 14 films and the Marvel juggernaut keeps on churning out blockbuster after blockbuster with rarely a falter. This is yet another notch in the belt for the studio as it expands its list of characters and barrels towards the impending Infinity War extravaganza. Go forth for our somehwat slightly spoilery review.... Continue Reading

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Behind-the-scenes with the Oscar Nominated visual effects of Doctor Strange with VFX Supervisor Stef Ceretti

February 26, 2017

Having already won himself a trophy at the Hollywood Film Awards and the Seattle Film Critics Awards for Doctor Strange‘s Visual Effects, VFX Supervisor Stef Ceretti is up for an Oscar tomorrow – the second time the French native has been up for the accolade (the first being for another Marvel film – Guardians of the Galaxy). Ahead of the awards, and the film’s home release on March 1st, we caught up with Stef while we were in the USA to talk about the film, the team behind it, 3D conversions and the nomination.... Continue Reading

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Australian Box Office Report: Doctor Strange tops box office again for the third week in a row

November 16, 2016

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange topped the box office ladder again this week, making it the third time in a row it’s been at the no. 1 spot.  Although faced with tough competition from two Amy Adams films, both debuting in the top five, the Marvel film still generated $2.57 million in ticket sales this week.... Continue Reading

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Australian Box Office Report: Doctor Strange on top for 2nd week in a row

November 9, 2016

Doctor Strange dominated the box office again for the second week in a row, taking in $3.70 million this week, despite only showing at 558 screens (it opened on 643 screens last week).  This makes it Marvel’s 14th consecutive #1 movie.... Continue Reading

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Australian Box Office Report: Doctor Strange is the perfect medicine for moviegoers this week

November 2, 2016

No surprises that yet another superhero from the Marvel universe will do so well at the box office, with Doctor Strange topping the ladder, earning $6.42 million at the box office in its premiere week.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: Doctor Strange (M) (USA, 2016) is visually and aurally exquisite

October 27, 2016

As we now roll into Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe we are pulled to the beginning of one character’s story. Doctor Strange is Marvel’s step back to delivering an origin story for a new superhero but in some ways this film is a giant leap forward in universe building. It’s hard to fathom that we are now at 14 films and the Marvel juggernaut keeps on churning out blockbuster after blockbuster with rarely a falter. This is yet another notch in the belt for the studio as it expands its list of characters and barrels towards the impending Infinity War extravaganza. Go forth for our somehwat slightly spoilery review.... Continue Reading

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Benedict Cumberbatch on hand ballet & physicality, working with Tilda Swinton and what he hopes fans will take away from Doctor Strange (EXCLUSIVE)

October 26, 2016

In the first part of our interview with Benedict Cumberbatch, we discussed what it was like being part of the Marvel universe, the origin story of Stephen Strange as well as the visual effects used to bring the film to life. We delve further into what it was like becoming the Sorcerer Supreme, as well as working with Tilda Swinton and what he hopes fans will take from his performance.... Continue Reading

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Benedict Cumberbatch talks origin story for Doctor Strange, being a part of MCU and challenging the imagination with VFX (EXCLUSIVE)

October 25, 2016

Calling us from his hotel room in Hong Kong, Benedict Cumberbatch exudes a polite charm and grace as he tells us about “the parity of Victoria Harbour” to Sydney with their ocean harbours sharing the same colour blue of the water. There’s an ease in his voice which belies the madness that he’s about to jump aboard, as the Marvel press tour for Doctor Strange has begun. Cumberbatch, ever the professional sees the press tour obligation just like work but is also now starting to realise the enormity of it all.... Continue Reading

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Win a Doctor Strange MEGA Experience at Event Cinemas in Sydney

October 20, 2016

Doctor Strange is the next massive release for Marvel and it’s happening this month. And to make sure you don’t miss out, and that you get in early for an exclusive advanced screening, on a massive screen, Event Cinemas George Street has you covered.... Continue Reading

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5 things we learned about Doctor Strange from the 15 Minute IMAX Sneak Preview

October 14, 2016

On Tuesday 11 October some savvy Marvel fans (and us media plebs) were able to attend an exclusive 15 minute sneak preview of Marvel’s upcoming film Doctor Strange. Initial teasers and trailers have already given us some pretty trippy Inception-like visual effects but if you’re itching to get an insight into what else you can expect, here’s our shortlist of what we’ll be seeing from Marvel’s newest superhero based off the preview…... Continue Reading

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