i get why some people feel differently

there's a scene early in the 2nd act of the film where Chavez claims that most universes give free food,

some people use this as evidence of wokery,
what they're missing is Raimi excoriiates her social justice claim,

immediately after its shown she's wrong & making assertions based on her short lived experience

a rebuttal on wokeness, not a confirmation
effectively showing her naivety
thefederalist.com/2022/05/10/sam… #DoctorStrange2
That's how Dr Strange 2 operates,

whether its the cameo characters, or Dr Strange or Wanda,

characters make claims & Raimi shows how these characters are wrong in their ideas & philosophy

Not a confirmation of them,
this isn't woke, this is Anti-Woke
What I love about Dr Strange 2 so much is that like Winter Soldier & Civil War, its an MCU film w/ dramatic meat on the bone,

Its fun, but also a discussion on the moral cost of sacrifice #DrStrange2 #DoctorStrangeInTheMultiverseOfMadness #mcu #marvel #film #movie @bdomenech
To stop the newest menace,

Strange is tempted to commit an unforgivable act, something other heroes around him are willing to do,

is committing a terrible evil justifiable to stop something worse?🤔
#filmtwitter #comics @loftipixels @ItalianxComedy @erikkain @EthanVanSciver
Scarlet Witch is a villain cuz she cannot bear the sacrifice of losing her kids & is willing to destroy entire realities to get them back

Its toxic feminity, justifying evil for motherly love

the film asks how that might corrupt & destroy the very thing she's trying to recover Image
it flips the ridiculous moral premise of WandaVision,

which applauded her & said she was still a good person for enslaving an entire town

Here Raimi detangles what that means & how that motivation can be so toxic & destructive
thefederalist.com/2022/05/10/sam… #mcu #marvel #drstrange
overarching theme here is: Sacrifice

Strange is facing the hard consequences of doing the right thing & saving the world from Thanos,

How doing good comes at a high cost,

Raimi reminds us: doing the right thing comes at a price, and we don’t always get the happy ending. Image
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness asks: "Are you happy?"

Can you live w/ doing the right thing, or will you commit sins in selfishness to get what U believe is rightfully urs,

Its a powerful message & stands strong against our very modern "me-me-me culture"
I can't help but think this question is to Raimi himself as much as anyone in the audience

Raimi went through the wringer after making Spider-Man 3 & was so burnt that he promised to never work on a super-hero movie again,

like he's asking himself was that journey worth it?
Amazing Dr Strange 2 is as good as it is considering it was in production hell for 6 years

Strange1 director Scott Derrickson, resigned after Disney said his plans for “a no-holds-barred weird, gnarly, scary movie” went against the homogenous MCU formula
Disney also mandated making Wanda Maximoff, Scarlet Witch, the main character.

So angered Derrickson that hes alleged to have yelled at Marvel big boss Kevin Feige, “Why don’t you just call the movie ‘Scarlet Witch’ then!”

boundingintocomics.com/2020/01/12/new… @BoundingComics #DrStrange2
So how'd we get a film that lives much more closely to that Derrickson original pitch?

well that's cuz Feige had the balls to bring on Sam Raimi & allow him the space to direct & largely craft the film the way he wanted to

cinemablend.com/superheroes/wh… #doctorstrange #samraimi #film
if U follow the MCU

this is highly unusual, most MCU productions are studio controlled & directors aren't even allowed to direct their own action scenes & set-pieces

its why MCU is now so formulaic & boring,
but here w/ Dr Strange 2, thats mostly changed
Potentially game-changing turn-around that could save Phase 4

If Disney continues to let great directors have control,

we may see the MCU return to much of its previous popularity & narrative potential
#movies #filmtwitter @MarvelStudios #mcu @rkylesmith @PaulTassi @GenePark
However, if Disney goes back to total Studio control for their MCU productions,

catastrophic collapse of the MCU will continue apace & fans will remember Strange 2 as this 1 shining example of how the MCU could have gone differently

ur guess is as good as mine #film #marvel
However MCU shapes up after Multiverse of Madness, we will always have this great Dr Strange movie,

thematically deep, visually curious, well-acted & directed, & a super entertaining film all-around

Cannot recommend it highly enough
#film #mcu #doctorstrange #marvel #comics
A strong 8.5 out of 10,
best MCU film since Avengers: Endgame

Strange 2 is going on my top 5 list of fav MCU movies,

Ignore the haters & go enjoy a fun time @ the movies
thefederalist.com/2022/05/10/sam… @FDRLST #mcu @AdamLanceGarcia @TheFirstOkiro #DoctorStrangeInTheMultiverseOfMadness

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