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Amazon Sets Premiere Date For Sci-Fi Anthology Series ‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams’
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Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams

We found out earlier this year that a sci-fi anthology series titled Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams was coming to Amazon from Ronald D. Moore and Bryan Cranston.

Now Amazon has set an official premiere date for the anthology, which features an excellent cast including Cranston, Steve Buscemi, Greg Kinnear, Anna Paquin, Terrence Howard, Timothy Spall, Maura Tierney, Janelle Monáe, Richard Madden, Holliday Grainger, Mel Rodriguez, Liam Cunningham, Vera Farmiga, Juno Temple, Jack Reynor, Essie Davis, Benedict Wong, Geraldine Chaplin, David Lyons, Annalise Basso, Mireille Enos, and Rachelle Lefevre.

You can read the full announcement below.

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D23 Expo 2017: Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’
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Come next year, Marvel Studios will be celebrating their tenth anniversary. Quite an achievement for a superhero movie studio owned by Disney. And what better way for them to commemorate such an occasion then to release the ensemble of ensembles, an Avengers film featuring heroes from not only across the globe but from galaxies far away as well. We were at D23 to see the very first look at Avenger: Infinity War, and as you can imagine, there was a lot to take in and a lot to get excited over. Check out our description of the footage here below.

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Preview: Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ Blu-ray Edition Bonus Features
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Doctor Strange

Today marks the release of Doctor Strange on Blu-ray Combo Pack, 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and Digital HD, and aside from the DVD Edition, all the others come packed with Bonus Features. Now that this 14th film in the highly successful Marvel Cinematic Universe is out, fans will likely be anxiously awaiting a chance to view the bonus features. With each film being a different genre, they all have their own special behind-the-scenes featurettes, even though they are a part of the same shared universe. In addition to the behind-the-scenes features, there are also gag reels, deleted scenes, and a sneak peek of Avengers: Infinity War. Check out the collection of videos here below for a preview of what’s included in the Doctor Strange home video release.

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Blu-ray Review: Marvel’s Doctor Strange (Cinematic Universe Edition)
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Doctor Strange
Blu-ray Combo Pack | DVD | 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack | Digital HD
Directed by Scott Derrickson
Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton
Disney Home Entertainment
Release date: February 28, 2017

Back in November, I got to see Marvel’s Doctor Strange at a special advanced Dolby Cinema screening. I have to say, that was an incredible way to see a film like this. But as I left the theater blown away by both the film and the theatrical experience, I was like, “I can’t wait to watch this again in Blu-ray.” Then I sent an email to the other GoD writers saying, “No one dare even think of requesting Doctor Strange, that one is mine!”

So, basically, after one viewing I loved the movie and already knew I’d be excited to watch it on Blu-ray in the comfort of my own home, and to also check out the bonus features. And here we are, several months later with me now in possession of a “Cinematic Universe Edition” Blu-ray review copy, complete with lenticular cover insert, after having left no one else on staff standing. (Yes, I’m a brutal conquerer and dictator!) Right away, I was like, there’d better be feature-length audio commentary on this thing! And, yes, director Scott Derrickson did provide this for the Blu-ray Edition, so he’s safe.

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10 Things We Learned From The Stars Of Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’
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Marvel Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange is the 14th film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Based on the 1963 comic book character of the same name that debuted in Strange Tales, the film follows Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) as he goes from brilliant but egotistic neurosurgeon to a man with nothing but a pair of crushed hands suffered in a car accident. Strange uses his last bit of money and travels to find The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) who resides in Kamar-Taj. It is there where he learns what it takes to become the Sorcerer Supreme.

We were fortunate enough to sit down recently with a group of our fellow journalists to talk to the cast, director Scott Derrickson, and Marvel Studios’ president Kevin Feige about the film, how they made hand choreography look like magic, their geek-out moments, and what it was like to work with each other. Check out the top 10 things they said at the press conference here below.

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Movie Review: Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ Starring Benedict Cumberbatch
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Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange
Directors: Scott Derrickson
Screenwriters: Scott Derrickson, Jon Spaihts, C. Robert Cargill
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton
Distributor: Walt Disney Studios
Rated PG-13 | 115 Minutes
Release Date: November 4, 2016

Marvel Studios has a reputation for raising the superhero movie bar higher and higher with each and every new release. There has been a total of 14 films since they kicked off the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Iron Man way back in 2008, but Doctor Strange will be the first to venture into the psychedelic world of mysticism. The Scott Derrickson-directed film pays homage to Steve Dikto’s creation by filling the screen with mystical landscapes, M.C. Escher-like bends, and psychedelic visuals that will make even the casual fans cheer. While it is visually stunning in more ways than you can count, Doctor Strange does have a few narrative and pacing flaws. But it is not enough to hurt the overall enjoyment of the movie, as it just retreads familiar territory but with stunning psychedelic visuals. Check out the full review below.

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SDCC 2016: New ‘Doctor Strange’ Trailer Released
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Marvel’s Doctor Strange movie was present for their San Diego Comic-Con 2016 panel. In addition to the cast and crew talking about the movie, a new trailer and poster have also been released.

The panel featured director Scott Derrickson and cast members Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen, and Benedict Wong.

Continue reading for a few highlights from the panel and to see the new Doctor Strange trailer and poster.

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Benedict Wong Says ‘Doctor Strange’ Character Will Not Be Similar To The Comics
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Wong Doctor Strange

It’s easy to see why Doctor Strange may be one of the most anticipated superhero movies of the year, but it is not without its share of controversy, namely the racially charged one that surrounds it. Tilda Swinton plays the Ancient One, a character that is depicted in the comics as an Asian man. Then there is the heavy Asian influence that could be seen in the teaser trailer. While that is more than obviously bothersome, one of the film’s cast is coming out not necessarily in defense of this but to speak about how his character won’t be like the one in the comics and reflect some dirty stereotypes.

Benedict Wong, who plays Wong in the movie, spoke about how he won’t be playings “a tea-making manservant.” More on the story below.

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