Marvel’s new “Doctor Strange 2: Runaway Multiverse” (Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness) is definitely the hottest movie topic recently. But aside from the various episodes related to the “multiverse”, the love-related shortcomings of Doctor Strange and Scarlet Witch are the real theme of this movie…
(This article will refer to the plot of “Doctor Strange 2: Runaway Multiverse”, please read it carefully)
While Doctor Strange 2: The Runaway Multiverse may seem like a cross between a superhero film and a horror film, for viewers who love Doctor Strange and Scarlet Witch, the film’s themes are distinctly “Love” is related, making those adventures in different multiverses become a journey of pursuit related to love.
Soon after the movie starts, we see Doctor Strange attending the wedding scene of his beloved Christine. Although he looks comfortable and calm on the outside, for the audience who are familiar with this role, they can clearly feel the mixed feelings in his heart. He hopes that Christine can be happy forever, but also feels at a loss and lost his love because of this. regret.
Previously, we learned in “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame” that in the countless futures he has seen, only half of the universe will be wiped out and annihilated until five Recalling it again after a year is the only chance to successfully stop Thanos.
Although in the plot, we will think that Iron Man is the hero who sacrificed the most, in “Doctor Strange 2: Out of Control Multiverse”, we will suddenly realize that Doctor Strange, who lost his beloved because of these five years, is also the same He made his own sacrifice, and even hid such emotions in his heart, never talking about it to anyone.
As for Scarlet Wanda’s side, she continued her development in the Disney+ album “Wanda Vision”, so that she transferred her love for Vision to what she thought was just out of fantasy, and later learned that it really existed on two children of other multiverses.
The crimson witch who is obsessed with this and gradually falls into madness is actually pursuing a missed “possibility”, just like when we recall the past, we always feel that if we make different choices in a certain relationship, Or if something doesn’t happen, then you may live a completely different life with the other person.
This kind of imagining that we can’t be sure, but secretly believe that it is the destiny we should have, is the key to driving the Scarlet Witch to that point, just as we may be obsessed with that possibility Knowing yourself, in vain, is like letting yourself fall into a painful predicament again and again.
Perseverance is a good thing, but persevering only for fantasies you know well can lead to tragedy like in Doctor Strange 2: The Runaway Multiverse.
Because of this, in “Doctor Strange 2: Out of Control Multiverse”, the line Doctor Strange finally said to Christine, “No matter which universe I’m in, I love you the same” is the reason why people Impressed.
Because at that moment, we all know that he finally expressed his true feelings, and at the same time, through such calmness, he finally let go of the possibility that was always lingering in his mind, and gave Christine the most heartfelt blessing. , and at the same time let go of himself.
At the same time, Scarlet Witch finally understands that the person who can make the person he loves happy does not necessarily have to be himself. Even though this kind of cognition is heart-wrenching, sometimes it is the only way to make the other person happy. Therefore, even if it is a possibility of feeling good, when you miss it, you should know that it is only a possibility of missing after all. Just go in.
From the surface of the movie, “Doctor Strange 2: Out of Control Multiverse” is an entertainment blockbuster that is very lively and full of special effects, but if you look at the inner state of the two protagonists, this movie has become a love story. It’s also a story about holding on and letting go, isn’t it?