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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BACK ISSUES: Big Space Weirdos – Marvel’s Elders of the Universe

BACK ISSUES: Big Space Weirdos – Marvel’s Elders of the Universe

Welcome to another edition of “Back Issues”, the column where I examine a character, concept or theme making waves in comics today through issues from the past. This week sees the opening of the latest film from Marvel Studios, James Gunn‘s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the second instalment in the adventures of Marvel’s space-faring band of rascally reprobates. The first film represented Marvel taking a giant step into the cultish and more than…

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Kurt Russell joins GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2

Kurt Russell joins GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2

Ever since the release of Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014, fans have argued over which actor might appear as Peter Quill/Star-Lord’s father in the sequel. A common suggestion was Hollywood heavyweight Kurt Russell. It appears that fans’ prayers may have been answered as Russell has officially joined the cast for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which started filming this week. As of yet, neither director James Gunn nor anyone else has confirmed what role Russell is set to play, however…

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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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