Doctor Strange

Film Review: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is a wilder, more horror-driven effort that upsets the Marvel formula

May 4, 2022

Given how crucial Benedict Cumberbatch‘s Doctor Strange was to the events of both Avengers: Infinity War and last year’s Spider-Man: No Way Home, it’s easy to forget that he hasn’t had all that much time dedicated to solely earning his own spotlight.  And whilst he earns titular rights in Sam Raimi‘s bonkers sequel – Doctor […]

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The nightmare begins in latest Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness trailer

February 14, 2022

A new dimension of Strange is upon us. With Spider-Man: No Way Home STILL going strong at the global box office, the Marvel hype for the anticipated Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is at an all-time high, with Sam Raimi‘s sequel seemingly looking to pick up where Benedict Cumberbatch‘s Strange left off. A […]

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Interview: The Black Phone writer/director Scott Derrickson on his love of the Horror genre and the importance of casting.

October 14, 2021

To coincide with the trailer launch of The Black Phone, the latest horror film from Blumhouse, detailing the abduction of a young boy who learns he is able to communicate with the voices of his captor’s previous victims through a disconnected black phone, Peter Gray chatted with the film’s director, Scott Derrickson, discussing the origins […]

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The next Black Panther & Captain Marvel films officially named as Marvel teases Phase 4 of the MCU in new video

May 5, 2021

“The world may change and evolve, but the one thing that will never change: we’re all part of one big family.” As the world slowly starts to find its footing once more, so too one of the greatest past time activities; going to the cinema. One studio that has arguably reshaped the movie-going experience and […]

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Blu-Ray Review: The single disc release of Doctor Strange (USA, 2016) arrives jam-packed

April 10, 2017

As we now roll into Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe we are pulled to the beginning of one character’s story. Doctor Strange is Marvel’s step back to delivering an origin story for a new superhero but in some ways this film is a giant leap forward in universe building. It’s hard to fathom […]

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Behind-the-scenes with the Oscar Nominated visual effects of Doctor Strange with VFX Supervisor Stef Ceretti

February 26, 2017

Having already won himself a trophy at the Hollywood Film Awards and the Seattle Film Critics Awards for Doctor Strange‘s Visual Effects, VFX Supervisor Stef Ceretti is up for an Oscar tomorrow – the second time the French native has been up for the accolade (the first being for another Marvel film – Guardians of […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Doctor Strange tops box office again for the third week in a row

November 15, 2016

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange topped the box office ladder again this week, making it the third time in a row it’s been at the no. 1 spot.  Although faced with tough competition from two Amy Adams films, both debuting in the top five, the Marvel film still generated $2.57 million in ticket sales this week. The most successful of Adams’ new […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Doctor Strange on top for 2nd week in a row

November 9, 2016

Doctor Strange dominated the box office again for the second week in a row, taking in $3.70 million this week, despite only showing at 558 screens (it opened on 643 screens last week).  This makes it Marvel’s 14th consecutive #1 movie. In 2nd spot on the ladder is the Mel Gibson-directed Hacksaw Ridge, which premiered this week.  It […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Doctor Strange is the perfect medicine for moviegoers this week

November 2, 2016

No surprises that yet another superhero from the Marvel universe will do so well at the box office, with Doctor Strange topping the ladder, earning $6.42 million at the box office in its premiere week. The Benedict Cumberbatch vehicle has performed so well, its earnings make up a little over half of what was made at the box […]

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Film Review: Doctor Strange (M) (USA, 2016) is visually and aurally exquisite

October 27, 2016

As we now roll into Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe we are pulled to the beginning of one character’s story. Doctor Strange is Marvel’s step back to delivering an origin story for a new superhero but in some ways this film is a giant leap forward in universe building. It’s hard to fathom […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch talks origin story for Doctor Strange, being a part of MCU and challenging the imagination with VFX (EXCLUSIVE)

October 25, 2016

Calling us from his hotel room in Hong Kong, Benedict Cumberbatch exudes a polite charm and grace as he tells us about “the parity of Victoria Harbour” to Sydney with their ocean harbours sharing the same colour blue of the water. There’s an ease in his voice which belies the madness that he’s about to […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch on hand ballet & physicality, working with Tilda Swinton and what he hopes fans will take away from Doctor Strange (EXCLUSIVE)

October 25, 2016

In the first part of our interview with Benedict Cumberbatch, we discussed what it was like being part of the Marvel universe, the origin story of Stephen Strange as well as the visual effects used to bring the film to life. We delve further into what it was like becoming the Sorcerer Supreme, as well […]

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Win a Doctor Strange MEGA Experience at Event Cinemas in Sydney

October 20, 2016

Doctor Strange is the next massive release for Marvel and it’s happening this month. And to make sure you don’t miss out, and that you get in early for an exclusive advanced screening, on a massive screen, Event Cinemas George Street has you covered. The event is kicking off on October 26th at 7.30pm in […]

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5 things we learned about Doctor Strange from the 15 Minute IMAX Sneak Preview

October 14, 2016

On Tuesday 11 October some savvy Marvel fans (and us media plebs) were able to attend an exclusive 15 minute sneak preview of Marvel’s upcoming film Doctor Strange. Initial teasers and trailers have already given us some pretty trippy Inception-like visual effects but if you’re itching to get an insight into what else you can […]

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IMAX to offer exclusive sneak peek footage of Doctor Strange in two Australian cinemas

September 29, 2016

Marvel Studios and IMAX have teamed up together and will be offering 15-minutes of exclusive footage on upcoming and highly-anticipated superhero film Doctor Strange (directed by Scott Derrickson). On October 11th at 6:30PM, two cinema locations across Australia will be showing this footage in 3D. These will be in IMAX 3D at IMAX Melbourne in Victoria […]

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A new trailer for Doctor Strange has dropped, and it’s magical

July 24, 2016

The big reveals from San Diego Comic Con keep coming, and the latest (and one of the most talked about at this stage) is the second trailer for Marvel’s Doctor Strange – the next film to be released in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the titular character, alongside the likes […]

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The first trailer for Doctor Strange has landed

April 13, 2016

With only a few weeks before Earth’s mightiest heroes clash in Captain America: Civil War, Marvel has begun to hype up Doctor Strange by debuting the first trailer for the film. The trailer keeps things simple, introducing Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange and Tilda Swinton‘s Ancient One but not giving too much away. Visually, it […]

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New photos of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange emerge

April 3, 2016

New on-set photos of Benedict Cumberbatch‘s Doctor Strange have revealed the character’s new look, alongside that of Chiwetel Ejiofor‘s Baron Mordo. It’s not the first time on-set photos for the film have emerged but these news snaps are probably the most important ones thus far for fans interested in seeing how the comic book hero will be adapted for […]

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Disney’s D23 Expo: Watch Benedict Cumberbatch talk Doctor Strange and Chris Evans and Anthony Mackie talk Captain America: Civil War

August 17, 2015

One of the most talked about presentations at Disney’s D23 Expo over the weekend has been that from Marvel Studios, who helped introduce us to the two films that will kick off “Stage Three” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) next year: Doctor Strange, preceded by the third Captain America film Civil War. 

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