POST MOVIE REVIEW – Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

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John Pollock & Wai Ting review the tenth Marvel Cinematic Universe film, Guardians of the Galaxy (2014).

On the week of Endgame’s release, we discuss Marvel’s first deep dive into its cosmic side as we learn more about the Infinity Stones and the world of Thanos. We discuss the risks Marvel took by dedicating a movie to its least known property to date, the casting of a relative unknown in Chris Pratt as lead while relegating stars such as Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel to voice-acting roles, as well as the show-stealing performance of WWE wrestler Dave Bautista.

Plus, we discuss the role the film’s Awesome Mix Vol. 1 soundtrack plays in its success, as well as recent controversies surrounding the film’s director/co-writer, James Gunn.

Music: Come and Get Your Love – ThePandaTooth

Synopsis from Google:

Brash space adventurer Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) finds himself the quarry of relentless bounty hunters after he steals an orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain. To evade Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with four disparate misfits: gun-toting Rocket Raccoon, treelike-humanoid Groot, enigmatic Gamora, and vengeance-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when he discovers the orb’s true power and the cosmic threat it poses, Quill must rally his ragtag group to save the universe.


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I’m just up to the Bradley Cooper discussion. Am I imagining this or did Wai say a while back that he fucking hated A Star Is Born? Have you rewatched it and changed your opinion or is it just Cooper’s performance that impressed?

Great performances, I have to admit. Just couldn’t stand the story or the characters.

“He didn’t want to wait… and now his life is over” :rofl:

Cheers for making me burst out laughing in a busy train guys!

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