Did you catch the Doctor Strange teaser trailer yet? Well then, please allow me to share it with you.
Not only is it a new release from Marvel, and they’ve been on a roll with their movies. (Okay, I haven’t seen Ant Man, but that’s more of a time constraint issue than a lack of desire.)
The cast looks great. Of course, I love Benedict Cumberbatch (shocking, I know) and he’s reunited with Chiwetel Ejiofor from 12 Years A Slave. Mads Mikkelson creeped me out in Hannibal. The happy list grows with Rachel McAdams from Sherlock Holmes and Midnight in Paris, Tilda Swinton from Constantine, Only Lovers Left Alive, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and the list of impressive actors just keeps going.
I’ve actually read a few of the comic books. (Wow, I realized the only other comic book movie I’d read any of the books before the movie was Deadpool. Times, they are a-changing.) I like the story line for Doctor Strange, and the only thing holding me back from reading more has been a lack of free time to drive to Mammoth Comics. They introduced me to Doctor Strange in the first place. (It is only 15 minutes from my house, but work & homework overflow!)
I want to love this movie. I really do. The story, the cast, even Marvel’s track record all make me want to be jumping with joy over this film. Something about this teaser makes me nervous for the movie though. I can’t pinpoint it exactly, but it is there.
What do you think? Did you get the same vibe? Am I imagining things? Lack of sleep could totally be messing with my mind. Let me know if my mental acuity has been compromised by too many nights with too little sleep.
‘Til next time,
P.S. The sleep thing may actually be a factor since I just second guessed myself about the definition of acuity. I actually looked it up…in a dictionary…when I’m on a laptop with the whole internet at my disposal. Maybe I should be afraid. Anyway, off to work I go!