Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

I was a bit slow to the party with Dr. Strange. I don’t really like magic and sorcery-based characters, for reasons that are both spiritual and narrative-based (characters’ abilities are so often so frustratingly vague). But Marvel Studio’s cross-pollination strategy is pretty effective, and after seeing Benedict Cumberbatch in Thor Ragnarok and Infinity War and Endgame and No Way Home, I decided to give his solo films a go.

Spoilers ahead, plus a lot of ranting. You have been warned.

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Godzilla (2014)

I’ve never been a particular fan of Godzilla.  In fact, until recently, I’d only seen two of his 35+ movies–Godzilla vs Megalon (in college) and Godzilla: Final Wars with my friend Rod.  Well, there were scraps of others, including the Roland Emmerich-helmed nightmare from 1998.  Anyway, none of them impressed me, although Final Wars had some ludicrous fun associated with it.


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