This is definitely not a superhero movie. Nobody wears shiny costumes; the fate of the Earth is not in the balance; there are no great CGI spectacles. It is a sci-fi tinged road movie, gritty and downbeat.
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The film suggests it might have been a good read, but when the events are simply laid out in front of you like this, there’s little chance of replicating what was compelling about these characters and situations in Roth’s novel.
Doctor Strange is the tale of a brilliant neurosurgeon who can no longer work after a serious car crash and ends up in Nepal learning magic and dimension spanning powers from someone called The Ancient One.