Saturday, November 05, 2016

Does Doctor Strange make house calls?


Have to admit: I laughed out loud more than once while watching this clip. What really makes it work, I think, is Jimmy Kimmel's willingness to serve more or less as the straight man to Benedict Cumberbatch, while Cumberbatch plays the Sorcerer Supreme with pretty much the same subtly sardonic edge he brings to his performance in the actual Doctor Strange movie. The whole thing strikes me as an amusingly retro throwback to the days when celebrities would plug their movies by remaining in character while fooling around with Bob Hope or Johnny Carson. 
 

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

I love it!

KRW Injury Lawyers said...

Just watched the movie another good one by Marvel Studios, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is getting bigger.

Anonymous said...

LOL.. funny video. Going to see the movie for sure.. Slightly different from the comics and the animated movie but it looks good.