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Old 10-13-2014, 02:08 AM   #126
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Test footage from the floor of the New York City Comic Con:

Looks interesting...


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I'm not entirely sold on the art style -- it reminds me of Akira

Hmmm. I see what you mean. The scenery is fine and shiny. The characters are flat and mismatched.


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Oh, and the official, actual dancing Groot toy.

I've decided to save money and grow my own Groot.

Gonna be a few years before he looks as good as this one...

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Old 10-29-2014, 03:14 AM   #127
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Hmmm. I see what you mean. The scenery is fine and shiny. The characters are flat and mismatched.

It's only test footage, so plenty can change between now and whenever it eventually hits the small screen. The promo art looks pretty good, so I'll keep my fingers crossed. Based on Disney's recent offerings I would be surprised if the quality didn't improve tenfold.



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It did open in China (finally) with a nice haul of $26.6-million. So depending on its final take there, I see no reason why the flick couldn't leap over The Winter Soldier and The Amazing Spider-Man. X-Men in an outside possibility, but it won't rise higher than that.

Well, it looks like that outside possibility has come to pass! Since debuting in China, that nameless group of a-holes have taken in a very nice haul of ~$84.4-million! So as of today that puts the flick's total haul at ~$752-million making it the highest grossing comic book movie of the year thus far, with only Maleficent and Transformers ahead of it.

With roughly another week to go before it disappears completely from North American theatres can it scare up another ~$50-million? It's virtually assured to clean up on home video as well.

Oh, yeah. The a-holes are now set to return to theatres a whole two months earlier!





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Old 11-14-2014, 03:23 AM   #128
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I'd rather buy the Blu-ray, gain a sense of ownership and have re-playability.

It'll be available on digital download on 11/18 and finally (it's still playing in theatres, Marvel!) available on Blu-ray on 12/9 in the States. Blighty will get it on 11/24.

In the meantime, look for your local record shop and pick the soundtrack ... on cassette tape! Yes, cassette. It'll be the first one you've bought in at least twenty years!

And then spend ~a grand on the exact model Walkman Star-Lord had in the flick. That's the Sony TPS-L2 model if you're so inclined. The film accurate orange earphones will be extra.

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Old 12-12-2014, 03:53 AM   #129
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And then spend ~a grand on the exact model Walkman Star-Lord had in the flick. That's the Sony TPS-L2 model if you're so inclined. The film accurate orange earphones will be extra.

Six times smaller, and strangely not orange, but less than a grand...





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Old 07-31-2015, 04:35 AM   #130
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Based on Disney's recent offerings I would be surprised if the quality didn't improve tenfold.

Are you absolutely certain you want to stand by that statement?



It's only sixteen seconds, but it's almost as if Disney forgot the movie existed. The cartoon is definitely aimed at a younger age bracket. Rocket doesn't even come close to having a similar voice.

Time will tell. Premieres in September on Disney XD.
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Old 02-18-2016, 02:21 AM   #131
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Production has officially begun on Vol. 2 of Guardians of the Galaxy!

Baby Groot! More angry Rocket! Oh and that Star Lord guy.

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Old 10-19-2016, 10:16 PM   #132
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Production has officially begun on Vol. 2 of Guardians of the Galaxy!

And a mere eight months later we have our first look at the second outing of these infamous a-holes.

Come and get your love.



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Old 12-03-2016, 08:01 PM   #133
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Showtime A-Holes!






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Old 12-04-2016, 02:58 PM   #134
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really excited. I loved the trailer and it seems that they are really developing these characters well.
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Old 05-02-2017, 09:57 AM   #135
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Reviews look good. Summer begins!

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Old 06-05-2017, 04:13 AM   #136
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ZOMG!! The movie's been out for a month and nobody has bothered to see it or comment?!?!

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is the best movie Marvel has done, but Guardians, with just two entries, has maintained a consistency that's unrivaled by the other mainline entries. If the original Guardians is four star flick, then Vol. 2 is a three point-five star flick at worst.




Rocket remains my favorite character, but Drax and Yondu are the real standouts this time around. James Gunn has done exceptional work on adding on to the foundation established in Vol. 1. All the side characters are given more screen time and to develop their relationships with each other.

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Old 06-06-2017, 07:33 PM   #137
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I saw this movie a few weeks ago and I thought it was pretty good. The character relationships in particular in this sequel are really well developed and expanded upon from the first movie. You really feel that you know all of the guardians so much better now.
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The sisters subplot is what I liked most.

No one serves up little surprises like this better than Marvel.

[Rocket's self-loathing was a bit tough. Gunn gonna milk that for all its worth.]
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The sisters subplot is what I liked most.

No one serves up little surprises like this better than Marvel.

[Rocket's self-loathing was a bit tough. Gunn gonna milk that for all its worth.]

No Kurt Russell love?
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No Kurt Russell love?

You can only heat up leftovers once.

See Death Proof, Tarantino, Q.
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ZOMG!! The movie's been out for a month and nobody has bothered to see it or comment?!?!

I still haven't seen it, and don't intend on it. Ever since they took out Tower of Terror to put in Guardians Of The Galaxy, all my enthusiam(which was never HUGE) for the series got drained out. As has my enthusiasm for everything Marvel and superheroes in general(I haven't even seen Doctor Strange).

I pretty much boycott all superhero movies now, in hope Hollywood starts getting more creative and make something else. People will eventually catch on, and superhero movies will eventually fade out of style the same way musicals and westerns have generally faded out. Just hope that day is sooner rather than later.
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I still haven't seen it, and don't intend on it.

I don't actually care -- unlike Z Dweller -- about the lack of commentary. Still, we thank you for participating. It's nice to see that this place isn't a totally dead scene.

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Ever since they took out Tower of Terror to put in Guardians Of The Galaxy, all my enthusiam(which was never HUGE) for the series got drained out. As has my enthusiasm for everything Marvel and superheroes in general(I haven't even seen Doctor Strange).

I pretty much boycott all superhero movies now, in hope Hollywood starts getting more creative and make something else. People will eventually catch on, and superhero movies will eventually fade out of style the same way musicals and westerns have generally faded out. Just hope that day is sooner rather than later.



The remainder of your post, however, is the epitome of the 'I don't like something, therefore it's terrible.' attitude that has infected the 'net. It ranks up there with so-called 'Expert' reviews or comic con nerds crapping on Renn faire nerds.


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No Kurt Russell love?

That hair is godlike.
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Old 08-16-2017, 12:21 AM   #143
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Who else is getting down and dirty with a procyon lotor?





I was going to talk about the cartoon, but, man Disney's teevee animation department has really, really crapped the bed. They canceled Spectacular Spider-Man and Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes for this?



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