New ‘Doctor Strange’ Movie and ‘Star Trek’ Show Premiere
This weekend the anticipated "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" is hitting theaters as well as the brand new "Star Trek: Strange New Worlds" on Paramount+.
Fun 107's very own movie review guru Kevin Carr from "Fat Guys at the Movies" introduced the latest marvel movie Friday morning, explaining how the main protagonist, Doctor Strange, faces the rupturing of the multiverse and how it begins to spill out into our world.
Strange helps a girl who is able to travel through the multiverse and works toward getting her back where she needs to be.
Directed by Sam Raimi, remembered for directing the original "Spiderman" movies, "The Evil Dead" and "Darkman," is known for his movies being bizarre as well as for some horror, all of which the new movie contains.
"Doctor Strange goes and does some really interesting things, and its completely bonkers and off the walls... Overall its a fun movie, its out there, and it takes Marvel to a whole new level." -- Kevin Carr
The much-anticipated Marvel movie stars returning actor Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange, alongside notable actors such as Elizabeth Olsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong, Xochitl Gomez, Michael Stuhlbarg and Rachel McAdams.
"Star Trek: Strange New Worlds" premieres exclusively on Paramount+, where there with a new episode every week this summer. The series tells the story of the USS Enterprise under the command of Captain Christopher Pike, as the crew explores new worlds throughout the galaxy a decade before the original "Star Trek" series.
The show is created by Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet. It stars Anson Mount, Ethan Peck and Rebecca Romijn respectively star as Pike, Spock and Number One, all characters from the original series.
The series goes back to what "Star Trek" was always about, exploring new worlds and seeking out new life and civilizations. It offers an episodic look into the "Star Trek" Universe, different from the more recent "Star Trek: Discovery" or "Star Trek: Picard."
["Star Trek: Strange New Worlds"] is an interesting start. I had some reservations about what I saw in the first episode, but if you're a Star Trek fan it gives you something new... Right now I think its pretty good. -- Kevin Carr
"Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" and "Star Trek: Strange New Worlds" were released May 5, the former in theaters and the latter on Pararmount+.