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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness | Average Guy Movie Review

After encountering America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez), a young woman with the ability to travel between dimensions, Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is blasted on a journey across the multiverse. But with an unseen foe interested in America's power, can he protect her? Including from himself. Sam Raimi returns to both the director's chair and the comic-book movie genre to deliver the MCU's first horror styled movie. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness  is exactly the kind of bonkers you'd expect from The Evil Dead  director, and is still in keeping with the MCU. Stephen Strange is the perfect character for a fringe story like this because his work with the mystic arts puts him way out on the edge of everything, and Multiverse of Madness  takes us deeper into that world. Only this time we're able to explore what happens when his genius - and the arrogance that comes with it - gets the better of this supremo sorcerer. Something which raises a few trust issues

Spider-Man: No Way Home | Average Guy Movie Review

  After Quentin Beck (Jake Gyllenhaal) posthumously revealed to the world that he was Spider-Man, Peter Parker (Tom Holland)'s life, and the lives of those around him immediately began to fall apart. In an attempt to put the genie back in the bottle Pete turns to the only person he can... Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch). But things rarely work out for the Web-Head, the way he plans. Now he and the good doctor must deal with the multiverse trying to tear itself apart, not to mention the new friends it has brought them. Tom Holland's third solo outing as the MCU's Wall-Crawler is his biggest so far, and yet in some ways it still feels like an adventure with our friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man. He may be dealing with bigger and bigger threats, but you can still see him taking the time to help the little people (like the lady who bought him a churro), and a lot of that is thanks to Holland.  Whereas with previous versions of Peter Parker it has been a quick transition f

SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME | Moustache Teaser Reaction

The Spider-Man: No Way Home  trailer has finally arrived, and it sure does look good when it's not footage of a phone filming a phone, filmed on a phone! Granted, there's no real difference between this and the leaked version - bar some improved visual effects, and you can actually see what's going on - but it's still good to finally get a look at what is to come. If you haven't seen it, or you just want to watch it again, check out the trailer below... So after that shock ending to Spider-Man: Far From Home  it seems that Peter Parker (Tom Holland) is struggling with his new found fame - or should that be infamy? Not only does the entire world know he's Spider-Man, but he appears to be in the frame for murdering Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) too. That would certainly explain why he needs a certain lawyer to help him. But the Web-Head is also considering more drastic options, courtesy of his old friend (and world saving colleague) Dr Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch),

Gemini Man | Average Guy Movie Review

When government assassin Henry Brogan (Will Smith) decides to retire, some of his former associates deem him a threat. But how do you eliminate one of the world's greatest hitmen? Send his clone - a younger version of himself - to do the job.  Ang Lee pushes motion-capture technology to its limits in his latest endeavour, which sees Will Smith go up against his younger self. It really is uncanny seeing the two Wills stand opposite each other. Bar a shot here and there - where the clone's face gets a little rubbery - it really is a flawless recreation, circa "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"/"Bad Boys". The artists at Weta are able to capture all of Smith's performance(s), nothing is lost, all of the emotion he portrays is there, despite all of the work that has been done to de-age him. At times it will even make you think; "what would I say to my younger self?" However, once you get past the incredible technology used to pit tw

Doctor Strange: Average Guy Movie Review

They say that some roles are written for specific actors, you know...like it's fate or destiny that such and such fits this role perfectly. Well I'm starting to think Benedict Cumberbatch is the example that doesn't necessarily disprove this theory, but declares it utter bullshit instead! Cumberbatch knocked it out of the park as Sherlock, he literally kicked arse as Khan (or John Harrison depending on your point of view) and now he is mystical, maybe even spellbinding as Marvel's Doctor Stephen Strange. Strange is a brilliant yet arrogant neurosurgeon until a horrific car crash severely damages his hands and robs him of his ability to do what he loves. After exhausting every possibility modern medicine can provide he looks to more mystical solutions, which leads him to The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) who shows him there's more to this world than he ever thought possible. With the help of Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Wong (Benedict Wong), The Ancient On