Sam Kriss

Schlock: Everything Everywhere All At Once reviewed

The multiverse is a ready-made stand-in for having interesting new ideas

Woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown: Michelle Yeoh as Evelyn Wang in Everything Everywhere All At Once. Credit: Allyson Riggs

We’re doing multiverses now. Last weekend, a friend dragged me to see Marvel’s latest product, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. For two hours I watched characters earnestly talk about their trauma, and then fly around firing jets of coloured magic at each other, and then more pompous trauma talk, like five-year-olds playing at adult emotional life, and then more joyless beams of coloured magic.

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