Guardians of the Galaxy review

I’m still trying to figure out how Guardians of the Galaxy works. It’s a movie set in an unfamiliar universe, it introduces several new characters with diverse backstories on numerous worlds, and features a talking raccoon, a fighting tree, familial death, and multiple villains, all set to seventies and eighties pop music. On paper, there’s no way the movie should work. But not only did writer/director James Gunn find the perfect mix to make it work, Guardians of the Galaxy soars. All of those elements marry each other just right to tell a singular, direct and entertaining story. Along the way there’s room for jaw-dropping and innovative action, beautiful visuals, robust characterizations and more laughs than probably all the other Marvel movies combined. Yes, Marvel has another winner in Guardians of the Galaxy. Read the rest of our Guardians of the Galaxy review below. Read More »

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Update from Editor Peter Sciretta: At the end of the Marvel Studios presentation at 2014 San Diego Comic Con International, Marvel head Kevin Feige played a video of Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt and director James Gunn announcing that Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will be released on July 28th 2017.

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Guardians of the Galaxy definitely looks to be this year’s weirdest mainstream superhero movie, which is really saying something when the others have involved time-traveling mutants and dueling 90-year-old supersoldiers. And we mean that as a sincere compliment.

The latest Guardians of the Galaxy TV spot includes new footage showing off even more of these “criminals, misfits, and thugs,” including Bradley Cooper‘s loud, angry Rocket Raccoon. Watch it after the jump.

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Jurassic World Chris Pratt

We’re still a year out from the release of Jurassic World, but the team behind the film knows there is a good deal of interest in the film already. And so the producers and PR team have been dropping little bits of info here and there. We had a great interview with director Colin Trevorrow, and then the first batch of images went online. Now the latest look at the movie is a short Jurassic World behind the scenes glimpse, via the Today Show.

Trevorrow and stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, along with Nick Robinson and Ty Simpkins, have hit the Today Show to talk about the movie. In two video clips we see some behind the scenes crowd shots, and Trevorrow has a good line about working with Steven Spielberg. Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy international trailer

Guardians of the Galaxy opens in just six weeks, so this is the point where Marvel really has to start the full-court press. The first two trailers, a couple of TV commercials, and those character videos have all started to introduce the strange team of characters. Now a new Guardians of the Galaxy international trailer gives some more detail to that crew: a thief, two thugs, a murderer, and a maniac, as Glenn Close says in this new footage.

(Chris Pratt‘s character ran down the same roster, with one slight difference, in the last trailer. I’ll let you figure out the alteration here.)

This trailer also contains some new Rocket footage, and a good bit of input from Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel). Read More »

Jurassic World photos Chris Pratt

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Another day, another new batch of Guardians of the Galaxy posters. This time, the two men in the group are highlighted. Following posters for the tree, the animal and the assassin, Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) and Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista) have just been given their own character posters. Check them out below. Read More »

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