Since Marvel Studios first announced the upcoming Doctor Strange, they've been teasing that it's going to be different from all their other films on a visual level. Words like "mind-bending" and "surreal" have been thrown around by director Scott Derrickson to describe how this movie is going to look. The trailers have teased this - including New York City transforming into a Rubik's Cube - and now this latest clip has further confirmed it. Check out this brief look at Doctor Strange with both your feet planted firmly on the ground.
This clip comes courtesy of the official Doctor Strange Twitter account, and it's doing everything it can to let people know that they're in for a real head spinner. Not only does the clip begin with a kaleidoscopic effect, but it bleeds into the actual footage. The footage itself we've seen before in previous trailers, but they didn't have this particular effect attached. It's unclear if this type of imagery was jimmied exclusively for the clip or if it's in the actual movie, but the point is to let you know that things are going to get trippy; it even has a caption that's both upside down and backwards! The message itself reads "question reality. change your destiny. #doctorstrange."
This queasiness-inducing video gels with what has been said of the movie so far. Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige has teased the mind-bending effects of Strange's magic and the existence of alternate dimensions in the film. The footage released thus far has shown characters like Mads Mikkelsen's Kaecilius seemingly folding reality in on itself (with the same kaleidoscopic visual) to reveal something that was hidden.
If you want to see more teases of these crazy magical effects, then check out the latest trailer for Doctor Strange, where even Strange's cape can do crazy things.
Doctor Strange is directed by Scott Derrickson with a script he co-wrote with C. Robert Cargill. The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Stephen Strange, an extremely talented and arrogant surgeon who loses the use of his hands after a fatal car accident. Strange searches the world for a cure before finally stumbling upon the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) who offers to teach him the thought impossible art of magic. He'll have to get good fast, because some dark sorcerer named Kaecilius is up to no good and only Strange can put a stop to it.
We'll finally get to see these crazy visuals when Doctor Strange hits theaters on November 4, 2016.
Matt has lived in New Jersey his entire life, but commutes every day to New York City. He graduated from Rowan University and loves Marvel, Nintendo, and going on long hikes and then greatly wishing he was back indoors. Matt has been covering the entertainment industry for over two years and will fight to his dying breath that Hulk and Black Widow make a good couple.
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