Two Marvel superheroes who try to merge science with spirituality and find themselves in very personal battles.
Doctor Strange tells the story of famed surgeon turned sorcerer Stephen Strange who finds himself on spiritually enlightened after an accident. Benedict Cumberbatch plays the titular doctor and brings the perfect amount of arrogance and charm to the role. Strange is an entertaining character and Cumberbatch is perfect in the role.
Black Panther is one of the biggest films in the world and it does something truly special with its power. Chadwick Boseman plays the title character and he is extremely compelling in his role. But it is the story that really gives it legs and the truly compelling plotting as well as great villains makes for a fantastic movie.
Doctor Strange and Black Panther are two of Marvel’s most famous characters and both of these films show the full range of their draw. My choice to advance to the next round is…