This article contains major spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness through
‘Since when does Wanda have kids, what happened in Westview and what is this ‘Darkhold’ everyone keeps yapping about?’
If you catch yourself thinking about any of the above while sitting and watching at the theater Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Last night, it’s a telltale sign that you, and no doubt many, many other moviegoers, haven’t seen Marvel’s first offering from Disney Plus. WandaVision.
The series about Wanda Maximoff conjuring up make-believe versions of Vision and her two children to cope with the former’s loss Avengers: Infinity Waris heavily referenced throughout Doctor Strange 2’s runtime, to the extent that anyone who skipped the series could be forgiven for questioning Scarlet Witch’s good-versus-evil dichotomy switch.
Credit where it’s due, Sam Raimi does a commendable job of engaging the audience with several lengthy exhibition scenes, but they don’t quite make a perfect summary. Many fine details have been omitted for the sake of brevity.
Only by watching WandaVision will the necessary context take shape, and without it, Wanda’s descent to the dark side can feel forced.
Chances are that every Marvel fan has brushed up on their MCU knowledge by eagerly devouring whatever Disney Plus content comes their way, but this is the first time it and the movie universe has gotten so complicated way are intertwined.
Will it always be like this in the future? Who knows, although it’s fair to assume so The Falcon and the Winter Soldier will end up being a must-watch primer Captain America 4‘s publication.
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