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Dr. Strange
Mon Nov 07, 2016 4:17 pm
  • This movie was an acid trip without the acid.

    Outstanding in IMAX 3-D.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Mon Nov 07, 2016 4:54 pm
  • Saw it this morning. Thoroughly entertaining. Few actors can pull off the likable prick archetype like Benedict Cumberbatch.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:58 am
  • Maulbert wrote:Saw it this morning. Thoroughly entertaining. Few actors can pull off the likable prick archetype like Benedict Cumberbatch.


    I'm going to see it Thursday. I've always thought since the casting that Tiddlywinks Cabbagepatch would make a great Stephen Strange.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:11 am
  • Is this a self contained movie and not just setting us up for 5 more Dr. Stranges?

    Cause I'm worn out from open ended super hero franchises that never end, I just want a tight self contained story.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Tue Nov 08, 2016 12:07 pm
  • Sgt. Largent wrote:Is this a self contained movie and not just setting us up for 5 more Dr. Stranges?

    Cause I'm worn out from open ended super hero franchises that never end, I just want a tight self contained story.


    It's Hollywood, so what do you think?
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Re: Dr. Strange
Tue Nov 08, 2016 12:29 pm
  • Of course there will be a sequel. I certainly hope so after seeing this.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:24 pm
  • OkieHawk wrote:
    Sgt. Largent wrote:Is this a self contained movie and not just setting us up for 5 more Dr. Stranges?

    Cause I'm worn out from open ended super hero franchises that never end, I just want a tight self contained story.


    It's Hollywood, so what do you think?


    Well, some origin superhero stories are 90% self contained, then there's a nod to a sequel at the end.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:31 pm
  • Sgt. Largent wrote:
    OkieHawk wrote:
    Sgt. Largent wrote:Is this a self contained movie and not just setting us up for 5 more Dr. Stranges?

    Cause I'm worn out from open ended super hero franchises that never end, I just want a tight self contained story.


    It's Hollywood, so what do you think?


    Well, some origin superhero stories are 90% self contained, then there's a nod to a sequel at the end.


    I would say that applies to this movie, just go see it. It's a fun flick and a treat for the eyes.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:47 pm
  • It's tied to the MCU because they've made the Eye of Agamoth (the medalion he wore) an Infinity Gem/Stone.

    I liked it but I'm tired of origin stories; give the hero 2-3 years into their career not their beginning.

    The ending was a nice refreshing twist how to solve a problem. I did enjoy that a lot.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Tue Nov 08, 2016 6:38 pm
  • Sgt. Largent wrote:Is this a self contained movie and not just setting us up for 5 more Dr. Stranges?

    Cause I'm worn out from open ended super hero franchises that never end, I just want a tight self contained story.

    Whine more. Not everyone's a comic book nerd who knew the origin stories from their childhood onward. ;)
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Re: Dr. Strange
Tue Nov 08, 2016 6:44 pm
  • Sgt. Largent wrote:Is this a self contained movie and not just setting us up for 5 more Dr. Stranges?

    Cause I'm worn out from open ended super hero franchises that never end, I just want a tight self contained story.


    Its plot wraps up with no major questions left, but has 1 big dangling thread for future Doctor Strange movies.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Wed Nov 09, 2016 2:16 am
  • Supposed to be going to watch this tonight. I wonder if Cumberbatch's accent will make me weep a la Hugh Laurie in House.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Wed Nov 09, 2016 5:03 am
  • UK_Seahawk wrote:I wonder if Cumberbatch's accent will make me weep a la Hugh Laurie in House.


    Please explain.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Wed Nov 09, 2016 6:37 am
  • sammyc521 wrote:It's tied to the MCU because they've made the Eye of Agamoth (the medalion he wore) an Infinity Gem/Stone.



    Yeah, i'd imagine any sequel will be a tie in to the Infinity Wars movies coming up. But they could also just make him a figure in one of the upcoming MCU movies as well.

    Glad to hear its a good movie.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Wed Nov 09, 2016 7:28 am
  • UK_Seahawk wrote:Supposed to be going to watch this tonight. I wonder if Cumberbatch's accent will make me weep a la Hugh Laurie in House.


    Their accents are nearly identical at times. Seriously, there are times where if you close your eyes, it's Dr. House.

    The characters are quite different, so the inflection is not similar, but the sound is really close.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Wed Nov 09, 2016 7:51 am
  • RolandDeschain wrote:
    Sgt. Largent wrote:Is this a self contained movie and not just setting us up for 5 more Dr. Stranges?

    Cause I'm worn out from open ended super hero franchises that never end, I just want a tight self contained story.

    Whine more. Not everyone's a comic book nerd who knew the origin stories from their childhood onward. ;)


    lol, that's what I love about you Roland........you can take any innocuous post and find a way to be a jerk.

    I actually am not a big comic book fan, that's why I enjoy the origin stories more, because they're self contained and are more plot and story driven. Not just behemoth special effects monstrosities with 20 superheroes flying all over the place fighting 1,000 generic enemies on screen.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Wed Nov 09, 2016 8:01 am
  • I agree, Roland is a jerk :229031_flagca:
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Re: Dr. Strange
Wed Nov 09, 2016 8:06 am
  • I really enjoyed it. The best part for me was they were able to take some very complicated ideas (multiverse, astral projection, etc.) and gave them pretty simple explanations. They didn't get too in the weeds explaining all the details which was nice.

    This was one of the few Marvel movies where it is probably worth it to see in 3D as well. Some cool scenes that take advantage of the 3D and make it look good.
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Wed Nov 09, 2016 1:41 pm
  • Since when are we allowed to at5tack posters in forums other then the shack ? Looks up and see's Roland's name involved, must be a typical slow day at the office.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Wed Nov 09, 2016 2:55 pm
  • chris98251 wrote:Since when are we allowed to at5tack posters in forums other then the shack ? Looks up and see's Roland's name involved, must be a typical slow day at the office.


    Why can't we just talk about the movie?
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Re: Dr. Strange
Wed Nov 09, 2016 3:07 pm
  • Largent80 wrote:
    chris98251 wrote:Since when are we allowed to at5tack posters in forums other then the shack ? Looks up and see's Roland's name involved, must be a typical slow day at the office.


    Why can't we just talk about the movie?


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Re: Dr. Strange
Wed Nov 09, 2016 5:37 pm
  • chris98251 wrote:Since when are we allowed to at5tack posters in forums other then the shack ? Looks up and see's Roland's name involved, must be a typical slow day at the office.

    My understanding was that iRo enjoys it. He told me so at the last poker party.

    The movie looks great. Cannot wait to see it.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:51 pm
  • I really liked this movie. Billysnot Crabapple was perfect as Stephen Strange. Just a couple minor nitpicks I had with the origin story, but overall great flick.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:19 pm
  • Just watched it with the family and we were entertained. I look forward to the next one.
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Re: Dr. Strange
Mon Nov 14, 2016 4:54 pm
  • LargentFan wrote:
    UK_Seahawk wrote:Supposed to be going to watch this tonight. I wonder if Cumberbatch's accent will make me weep a la Hugh Laurie in House.


    Their accents are nearly identical at times. Seriously, there are times where if you close your eyes, it's Dr. House.

    The characters are quite different, so the inflection is not similar, but the sound is really close.

    Saw it this weekend with my kids. There were more than a few times I thought he sounded like Tom Selleck with his American accent.
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