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Awesome: Nathan Fillion’s Simon Williams movie posters from Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2

Posted by Matthew on May 23, 2017
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Back when Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 was in production the entire internet lit up with excitement when some photos from the set revealed that part of the story was set on Earth, and that on earth there would be a film festival starring Simon Williams, played by Nathan Fillion. Just an easter egg, but it was one that most of us were sad didn’t make it into the final movie. Good news though, now you can see all the movie posters from the Simon Williams Film Festival.

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Podcast Episode 70: Southern Reach Trilogy, Lollipop Chainsaw, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Guardians of the Galaxy

Posted by Matthew on August 08, 2014
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It’s time for another episode of the Awesome Friday Podcast! In this episode we’re joined by our new contributor Kat to talk about _The Southern Reach_ Trilogy of novels, the game _Lollipop Chainsaw_, and the movies _Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles_ and _Guardians of the Galaxy_.

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Read a Heartfelt Thank You To Everyone From ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn

Posted by Matthew on August 03, 2014
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Guardians of the Galaxy has opened huge this weekend. After being embraced by, well, everyone it is now on track for nearly 100$ Million in North America and 160$ million worldwide which makes it the biggest august opening weekend ever.

Writer/Director James Gunn posted a heartfelt thank you on his Facebook page this morning and you should totally read it.

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

Posted by Matthew on August 01, 2014
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Guardians of the Galaxy

The marketing for Guardians of the Galaxy has basically been omnipresent for the last few months. Hardly a day went by without a new poster or image or teaser or whatever. The reason for this is simple: this is the first real test of Marvel’s brand. Guardians, like it or not, is a lesser known property and while this film connects with the over reaching continuity of the established Marvel Cinematic Universe it doesn’t actually feature any characters that we’ve already met meaning that they can’t trade on the popularity of Iron Man or Captain America they have to rely on the corporate brand. In this world of “new things are risky let’s remake something from the 1980s” that’s kind of a big deal.

So it’s a good job they knocked it out the fucking park with this movie otherwise they’d be in trouble. Yes, it’s great and you should see it. No need to even finish reading this review. Just go. Or finish reading this review and I’ll give you a few reasons why.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Extended Trailer

Posted by Matthew on July 08, 2014
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Here’s another trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy. This one is (slightly) longer and features more of the Guardians themselves rather than people talking about them plus if you don’t blink you’ll catch a glimpse of Michael Rooker as Yondu (who looks awesome) and hear a line from Lee Pace as Ronan The Accuser. Lots of characters in this movie have the name “The”. It’s a thing we’re going to have to get used to if the MCU keeps heading down the cosmic path.

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Awesome Guardians of the Galaxy Soundtrack is Awesome

Posted by Matthew on July 03, 2014
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Guardians of the Galaxy Soundtrack

It’s an awesome mix, just like the guardians themselves. SEE WHAT THEY DID THERE?

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Even More ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Character Posters + Yondu Teaser Image

Posted by Matthew on July 01, 2014
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Marvel had released three new international character sheets. They’re going for the “most posters for a single movie” world record.

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Watch This: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Featurette Featuring Drax As A Character You Want To See

Posted by Matthew on June 27, 2014
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Guardians of the Galaxy / Dave Bautista

It’s only one joke, but it’s enough to sell me on the idea that the film isn’t going to just be the Rocket & Groot Show.

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Guardians of the Galaxy UK Trailer: More Story, Less Classic Rock

Posted by Matthew on June 18, 2014
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Guardians of the Galaxy is out in just over a month so it’s time for marketing to kick into overdrive. Here’s the latest trailer from the UK which has a slightly more traditional, for lack of a better word, trailer feel to it.

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First Guardians of the Galaxy Character Poster: Rocket + Groot!

Posted by Matthew on June 09, 2014
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This week marvel will be releasing character posters for Guardians of the Galaxy! Let’s take a look at the first one!

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Guardians of the Galaxy: Praise the Spirits In The Sky

Posted by Matthew on May 19, 2014
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The first full trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy is finally online! We get a better sense of the characters, dialogue from Rocket, and the to hear Grott say “I am Groot”, all set to more classic rock. Let’s watch!

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New Guardians of the Galaxy Poster Released, Trailer to Follow Monday!

Posted by Matthew on May 16, 2014
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See the shiny new poster for Marvels next big movie.

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Awesome: Get A Better Look At the Guardians of the Galaxy

Posted by Matthew on April 02, 2014
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Remember the awesome teaser poster for Guardians of the Galaxy we saw a while back? The character assets from the poster are now available so we can get a better look at Star Lord and his rag-tag group of anti-hero frenemies.

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Guardians of the Galaxy 15 Second Tease

Posted by Matthew on February 18, 2014
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The full trailer doesn’t come out until tonight, but here’s a 15 second tease for Guardians of the Galaxy. I usually hate teasers for teasers for trailers but since at this point Awesome Friday may as well be called Marvel Fanboy Weekly let’s take a look.

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Awesome: Chris Pratt Cast as Star Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy

Posted by Matthew on February 05, 2013
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Holy crap Chris Pratt has been cast as Star Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy. From Deadline:

After a long search, Marvel Studios has found its lead for its next big superhero franchise, the James Gunn-directed Guardians Of The Galaxy. I hear the role will go to Chris Pratt, the Moneyball star who bulked up and played one of the hero Navy SEALs in Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty. The role is Star-Lord, the Guardians leader who is the offspring of a human mother and an alien father. A puffier Pratt plays Andy Dwyer on the NBC series Parks And Recreation. He certainly has the charisma to hold the screen.

This is most definitely good news. Chris Pratt is one of the best parts of Parks and Rec, and he has been a great supporting player in Moneyball, Zero Dark Thirty and everything else I’ve seen him in. He’s got the bulk and badassery cred from ZDT as well as the comic timing so I think this is going to work out well. In fact he might be a perfect fit for James Gunn’s style.

Plus the big rumour is that Iron Man will head into space at some point during Iron Man 3 and potentially meet the guardians, so maybe we’ll get to see him this summer instead of waiting for next.

Sweet.

[via: badass digest]

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