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Film REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) - ★★★★

Director: James Gunn

Writer: James Gunn

based on Guardians of the Galaxy by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning

Stars: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy

Themes: Demi God, Alien Creature, Sarcasm

The Guardians struggle to keep together as a team while dealing with their personal family issues, notably Star-Lord's encounter with his father, the ambitious celestial being Ego.

It is the sequel to Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and the 15th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

The film received praise for its visuals, direction, soundtrack, action sequences, humor, and performances, though some critics deemed it inferior to the original.

A sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, was released in 2023, preceded by the Disney+ special The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special 2022.


Jan (Age 12): ★★★★1/2

"I really enjoyed this film, it was great. Peter Quill was brilliant, Rocket the Raccoon was hilarious, Baby Groot was awesome, Mrs Smurf (Nebula) was creepy, Mrs Shrek (Gamora) was a bit overdramatic in my opinion, Drax was weird but sometimes quite funny, Yandu was really good, Quill's dad (Ego) was terrifying, Mantis was strange.

The storyline was brilliant, finding out about Quill's parentage, yet still saving the galaxy. I love Baby Groot, he is hilarious, but still pretty cool. Rocket and Quill's arguments were entertaining to watch, I don't think what the result of Rocket's theft was good for the Guardians.

Overall, a pretty good film, which was a bit overdramatic. I'm watching 'Spiderman Homecoming' next"

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Mix Up Theatre Movie Chart Position: #475


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There's plenty more sci-fi action in the MCU. Men in Black is another fantastic sci-fi movie and James Gunn brings together another ragtag group for The Suicide Squad.

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