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I walked in expecting a cameo-infested, fan service-stuffed, concrete color-graded mess of a movie…
And I walked out with a pretty focused Doctor Strange story centered around basically 3 characters with outside fan service cameos kept to a minimum for the most part (still my least favorite moments of the movie probably) and a true Sam Raimi film bursting with life and color.
I don’t think most people are going to like this, and having that feeling about an MCU…
On the drive home I was thinking a lot about this film. I knew it was great. It really moved me, and I had a blast with it!
However, it wasn’t until I walked in the door and my wife (who unfortunately couldn’t come) asked me if it was the “best movie ever.”
I stumbled a bit, catching my breath from the flight of stairs up to the apartment, and said, “uhh, I don’t know!” And then I proceeded to…