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“It still makes me laugh thinking that Punisher: War Zone was unspooling in theatres while outside people were Christmas shopping,” says Patton Oswalt, Emmy Award-winning comedian, writer, actor, and author. “I don’t think they were doing any kind of courageous counter-programming - it felt like a studio dump.”

One of the film’s loudest champions and everyone’s imaginary internet bestie isn’t wrong.

Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson had a problem with bringing the magic of the Sorcerer Supreme to the big screen - namely, he didn't know how he should do it. Should Strange mutter incantations? Use a wand like Harry Potter? He found the answer, surprisingly, on YouTube, in the videos of a dancer who goes by JayFunk.

Dr Stephen Strange is freezing. You'd be cold, too, if you'd just been transported to the side of Mount Everest by two powerful sorcerers. But on 1 February 2016, day 54 of the 87-day shoot of Marvel's Doctor Strange, the would-be sorcerer figures out a spell to bring him back to Kamar-Taj, the home of the Ancient One. And he's bringing a whole new side of the Marvel Universe with him.