Rachel McAdams

'Doctor Strange' review: Benedict Cumberbatch and company may be the cure Marvel needs

'Doctor Strange' review: Benedict Cumberbatch and company may be the cure Marvel needs

"Doctor Strange," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as a neurosurgeon who learns to bend time, space and his workaholic, narcissistic ways, can't escape all its Marvel Universe corporate imperatives and generic third-act battles for control of the planet. If it could, it'd be like a new Olive Garden opening with some sort of crazy "no breadsticks" rule. Financially it behooves Marvel's superheroes to stick to the plan, and the plan, to borrow a line from the old musical "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," comes down to two words: bold caution.

But you know? This latest in the ever-broadening Marvel movie landscape is fun. For an...

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