With the Marvel Cinematic Universe we had the first “Iron Man” established a heightened reality, the first “Thor” establish the other worldly element, and “Guardians of the Galaxy” introduced the cosmic side.
The upcoming “Doctor Strange” introduces the mystical side, brining the element of magic to films that have previously done the job of trying to scientifically explain Gods, aliens, wormholes, different types of energy and more.
Rather than trying to present it as advanced science though, the film’s director Scott Derrickson says there’s no attempts at a more grounded explanation to the magic cast by Strange, The Ancient One and the various other characters on screen. He tells Games Radar:
“Magic is magic in this movie. It’s not something that’s explained away scientifically. It’s not something that’s easy to define. As magic should be. Magic should be mysterious. There’s mystery to magic and there’s mystery to the tone of the movie. Mystery is a good thing.”
“Doctor Strange” is currently slated for release in November.