Movie Review: ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’

Bob GarverSpecial to Valley NewsAfter “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” I was a little apprehensive about the Marvel Cinematic Universe exploring more of the multiverse. Sure, seeing guest stars from two other universes was great and all, but I was, and still am, worried that the MCU will use the multiverse as an excuse to do whatever it wants. Years of continuity can be undone with the writers just shrugging and saying, “The Multiverse.” Don’t get me wrong, some course corrections may be worth making – Can we get Michael B. Jordan’s “Black Panther” villain Erik Killmonger back somehow? – but if they’re overdone, the movies will become stakeless and uninteresting.The good news is that “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” doesn’t fall into this trap
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