Sam Raimi directs Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen and Benedict Wong in this sequel to a fair few Marvel properties.
More big budget telly… though interrupted with bursts of pure Raimi 5D mayhem. His signature stuff sticks out like sore thumbs on a giraffe but makes this somewhat enjoyable. Olsen is the MVP and is given a character arc worth her time. The trailer takes great pains from spoiling a first act revelation… yet also features big revealing shots of the finale… which is obtuse. The middle section drags, especially if you don’t really care about cameos from other franchises… past and future. You can’t help but have the nagging feeling that this is all middle section.
Perfect Double Bill: Doctor Strange (2016)
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