The following review was originally written for Pop Culture Shock. It is about the Doctor Strange animated feature, not the live action film.
Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme
Distributed by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
The Marvel Animated Features, an ongoing set of direct-to-TV and DVD animated movies, have ranged in quality from impressive to mediocre. Ultimate Avengers and Ultimate Avengers 2 were good enough, combining decent animation and passable stories; both movies were neither perfect nor terrible. The Invincible Iron Man, however, was so poor that I honestly wonder how it could have possibly been given the green light.
But I love superhero stories. Despite not being a comic collector, I love following and reading about superheroes, their past and present story arcs, and their rogues galleries. So despite the average-at-best showing of its three predecessors, I picked up Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme. Thankfully, it wasn’t poor. It settles with being just okay, though it could have been far, far more. Read more >> “[Review] Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme”