“Doctor Strange” tonight on TF1 with Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton and Mads Mikkelsen – Bulles de Culture

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On television this evening on TF1 and in streaming: Doctor Strange (2016) by Scott Derrickson with Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams and Mads Mikkelsen as cast. Information and opinions from Bulles de Culture on this Marvel superhero film rebroadcast on Sunday May 8.

Doctor Strange to see on television and streaming on TF1: advice and information

Summary :

After a serious car accident, the hands of Doctor Strange, a renowned neurosurgeon, are affected. The lesions are irreversible. He then desperately searches for a way to regain his legendary dexterity. His quest will take him to Nepal, where there is a healer capable of performing miracles. This mysterious woman is endowed with powers and practices the occult sciences…

Excerpt from the review of Culture Bubbles on feature film Doctor Strange written when it was released in cinemas:

Imposing itself well above its predecessors, Doctor Strange (…) [offre] A high-flying and original entertainment, the film is a real breath of fresh air for the genre.

Shooting secrets, anecdotes: did you know?

  • This film is part of the third phase of the cinematic universe MarvelBetween Captain America: Civil War (2016) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017).
  • Filming took place at Nepalto UKin the USA (New York) and in China (hong kong).
  • To build this comic book character from the 60s and 70s, the creators Stan Lee and Steve Ditko relied on the actor Vincent Pricea prominent figure in horror cinema (The Fall of House Usher, The crow), and on a radio serial Chandu The Magician.
  • To give substance to this being who opened the Marvel franchise to mysticism and the spiritual, the film team enlisted the services of the astrophysicist adam frank to support the character’s faculties on physical theories, such as “the physics of consciousness, the cosmology and the concept of the multiverse” (cf. Futura-Sciences from November 1, 2016), not on magic.
  • Yes 2001: a space odyssey (1968) of Stanley Kubrick comes to mind when seeing the film, the cinematographer Ben Davis was also inspired by the film Fantasia (1940) studios disney.
  • On the casting side, the actor Benedict Cumberbatchwho interprets the famous Doctor Strange, is surrounded by a nice cast of actors: Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong and Mads Mikkelsenwho is the main antagonist.
  • It may be the Cape of Levitation that steals the show from everyone, like in the scene at New York’s Sanctum Sanctorum.
    For the record, if this Cape of Levitation, endowed with conscience and humor, can make you think of the flying carpet ofAladdin (1992)the film’s special effects designers were actually inspired by the character of Rocket Raccoon in the feature film The Guardians of the Galaxy to characterize it in the image.
  • Is there a Doctor Strange 2 ?
    Yes. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness by Sam Raimi was released in theaters on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Its cast includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth OlsenChiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Xochitl Gomez (seen in the series Babysitters) and Michael Stuhlbarg.
  • Will there be a Doctor Strange 3 ?
    A priori yes, but nothing has been confirmed yet and no release date has been announced.

Learn more:

  • Doctor Strange is broadcast on TF1 and streaming on MYTF1 Sunday May 8, 2022 at 9:10 p.m.
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“Doctor Strange” tonight on TF1 with Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton and Mads Mikkelsen – Bulles de Culture