This year has been nothing but a disappointment in Hollywood, but the few successes of the summer are still impressive. In this drought between Summer and the Holiday Season, Guardians of the Galaxy has capitalized on the fact that no movies are coming out (and the ones that do don’t have our attention). Post Labor Day Weekend has never been a high point of the year at the box office, but it made the Marvel movie near $300 million, proving that the quirky gamble paid off- literally. Outcast from the sea of comic book movies that take themselves too seriously, the project is not drowning in absurdity or stupidity (like Spaceballs) but is surprisingly smart and funny. Marvel should be proud of their offbeat little hit, Guardians of the Galaxy earns every penny it gets.
This movie came out in theaters a while ago, and I hesitated to watch it due to my usual skepticism for Marvel-based movies. However, after being recommended by several friends, I decided it was worth a shot. I was pleasantly surprised.
There are no spoilers in this review.
It was difficult to find a picture of the whole team that Rocket wasn’t cut out of for being so short.
Having experienced the Iron Man saga and other marvel masterpieces, I went in with low expectations for a solid plot. This, combined with the fact that the plot didn’t seem to have any holes or discrepancies, was the main reason for my pleasant surprise.
The bare-bones, no-spoilers summary is this: an unlikely group of anti-heroes finds themselves working together to sell some object. Some really bad guys want it because it would make them more powerful. Said group of…
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The second trailer came out for the sequel to Horrible Bosses on September 4th and returning cast members Jason Sudeikis, Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Aniston, and Kevin Spacey. Also joining the cast is Chris Pine, Christoph Waltz and Kelly Stables. Sudeikis, Bateman and Day reprise their roles as Kurt, Nick, and Dale and decide to become their own bosses by launching their own business.
Horrible Bosses 2 arrives in theaters on November 26th.