Four new movies hit theaters this weekend, but one is already crushing it. “Doctor Strange” made more than $9 million in midnight showings last night — and that’s why it leads this week’s “Showtime.”
Benedict Cumberbatch (as Dr. Stephen Strange): “How do I get from here to there?”
Tilda Swinton (as The Ancient One): “How did you become a doctor?”
Benedict Cumberbatch (as Dr. Stephen Strange): “Study and practice. Years of it.”
Benedict Cumberbatch plays Doctor Strange in the latest movie in the Marvel Universe. This mind-bending story is one part “The Matrix”, one part “Inception,” and has incredible visuals.
Benedict Cumberbatch: “It’s extraordinary to step into all of these environments, even the environments at the beginning of the film. The surgeries were so detailed, accurate.”
Bill Young (as General Musgrove): “Private Doss, you are free to run into the hellfire of battle without a single weapon to protect yourself.”
“Hacksaw Ridge tells the true story of Desmond Doss, played by Andrew Garfield, who fought in World War II without any sort of weapon.
This is the first movie Mel Gibson has directed in 10 years, and he tells Deco that making the battle scenes violent and raw was important to how the story was told.
Mel Gibson: “I think it must need to be that way, because it accentuates how difficult it was for a man without a weapon, armed only with his faith, to go into a situation here and risk his life for his brothers over and over and over again.”
“Moonlight” has been generating a lot of Oscar buzz. Shot here in Miami, it’s a 1980’s coming-of-age story of a Liberty City kid trying to navigate his way through hard and confusing times.
Justin Timberlake (as Branch): “Happiness is inside of all of us. Sometimes you just need someone to help you find it.”
Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick get their troll on, in “Trolls.” They team up to take on the evil Bergens, who are trying to eat the trolls because it makes them happy.
You can thank this movie for JT’s ultra-catchy song “Can’t Stop the Feeling.” He wrote it specifically for this.
Justin Timberlake: “After I finished the song, I went back in to the directors and pitched them how I felt the song could play out with the animation.”
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