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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2


Directed by: James Gunn
Written by: James Gunn
Cast: Chris Pratt, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, ZoŽ Saldana, Michael Rooker, Josh Brolin, Dave Bautista, Glenn Close, Kurt Russell, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan
Studio: Marvel Studios
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Comic Book, Science-Fiction
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Plot: The a-holes are back to fight off more bad guys and make more jokes


The first Guardians of the Galaxy was a great surprise in that it took these unknown heroes and made them into a hilarious team in a funny movie. James Gunn has introduced a lot of energy into the MCU and this sequel continues the party with more comedy and action with a helping of emotional heft.

Good: James Gunn has probably made the most beautiful Marvel movie yet. It just explodes in color and the cinematography is crisp and depicts the world with beauty. Gunn directs the action with tact that balances the hectic action with enough control to where I didn't fell overwhelmed by it. The action itself is fun and loaded with over the top violence that is darkly funny at times. The dark edge was surprising and added a lot to the comedy and action. The cast is great as they each have their time to shine and shockingly bring the drama to their character arcs. Gamora and Yandu have a great share of the emotion especially Yandu as Michael Rooker is fantastic here as the scene stealer for me.

Bad: Some of the dramatic moments would start abruptly that the timing felt off although it would recover as they continue. The pacing gets knocked off a bit especially in the middle that does drag a little. The motivation of the villains is cliché that lessens the impact a bit although they are some of the strongest in the MCU.

Overall, this sequel is a success in that it delivers on what made the first film work, but adds more in the character department and depth. It is excessive and the pacing can be uneven at times although the humor and cast brings it back around. A great time to be had.

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Moviefreak2010 at 08:20 AM May 10

i loved it and i'm glad you did too

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