REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – A Fun Mix-Tape that Covers Familiar Ground

REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – A Fun Mix-Tape that Covers Familiar Ground

There’s a lot to love in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, particularly if you loved the franchise’s first instalment. That initial adventure of Marvel’s cosmic reprobates was among the best the studio has produced; a hilarious, irreverent space opera that initially looked risky and weird but wound up being a weird, thrilling and hilarious surprise with a ton of heart. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 hits all the same buttons as that first…

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Kurt Russell Eyed to Play Star-Lord’s Father in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Kurt Russell Eyed to Play Star-Lord’s Father in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Some time ago, we heard that Matthew McConaughey was up for the role of Peter Quill’s father in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 before he turned it down. Now it seems that Marvel and director James Gunn may have found their next candidate, Kurt Russell from The Hateful Eight. A report from The Wrap suggests that Russell is who Marvel and Gunn want to star as the father of Chris Pratt’s character, Peter Quill aka Star-Lord. So far it seems that Russell…

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Comic Book Movie Buzz: Guardians of the Galaxy Preview

Comic Book Movie Buzz: Guardians of the Galaxy Preview

This behind-the-scenes clip was shown during tonight’s excellent new episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Guardians of the Galaxy is due out on August 1, 2014. A little new footage but not much in the way of revelations. Are you still excited? How much so? Muuka MuyumbaMore Posts Follow Me:

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James Gunn Talks to Entertainment Weekly about Guardians of the Galaxy

James Gunn Talks to Entertainment Weekly about Guardians of the Galaxy

As more and more comic book based properties are getting produced as tentpole films for the summer, the more those properties consume Summer Preview coverage in a respected entertainment periodical like Entertainment Weekly (EW). Each month this summer, we have a major comic-based movie being released. In August, we get Guardians of the Galaxy from Marvel Studios. EW talked to the principles involved with the production of the film. This particular story has James Gunn…

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Enter STAR-LORD!

Enter STAR-LORD!

Deadline.com is reporting that actor Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation, Zero Dark Thirty) has been cast as the lead in Marvel Studios’ upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy film. Pratt recently starred in the hit military thriller Zero Dark Thirty and plays the fan-favorite character Andy Dwyer on NBC’s Parks and Recreation. Guardians of the Galaxy is set to be the keystone of Marvel’s “Phase II” and is widely believed to have been the focus of the…

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