We’ve had a lot of comic book movie trailers drop in the past month, but this is Doctor Freakin’ Strange! Last night, Benedict Cumberbatch unveiled the first ever Doctor Strange trailer, and it was so, so good! We loved it so much that we stayed up most of the night watching it over and over again just to bring you this special episode of Nerdist News.
Join Nerdist News host and master of the mystic arts, Jessica Chobot, as she unpacks and analyzes the new Doctor Strange trailer. And if you didn’t know anything about Stephen Strange beforehand, then this footage should have given you a pretty clear idea about his origin story and his future as Earth’s Sorcerer Supreme.
Judging by this trailer alone, it looks like Scott Derrickson was the right choice to direct Doctor Strange’s first cinematic adventure; so many of these shots are intense and mesmerizing. We’d like to see Tony Stark try to rationalize the magic on display here, especially when Tilda Swinton’s Ancient One basically punches Strange’s soul out of his body!
If there’s any downside, it’s that we don’t get to see much of Doctor Strange after he’s fully realized his potential as a sorcerer. But that just means it’s something we can look forward to when the next Doctor Strange trailer arrives.
What did you think about our Doctor Strange trailer breakdown? And which part of the movie are you most excited about? Call forth the power of the Vishanti and let’s discuss in the comment section below!
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