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Catching Up: A Few Great Performances From This Year So Far

Posted by Matthew on September 28, 2017
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Despite having the lowest summer box office in over a decade 2017 has been a great year for movies. It’s actually hard to believe that the box office has been so bad given just how many great movies have come out. It’s almost like the a glut of sequels and remakes combines with going to the movies being a kind of shitty experience is starting to take a toll. Or everyone spent the summer outside. You never know.

In any event, since I haven’t been writing reviews as diligently as I should (read: at all) I’d like to present you a few performances from this year in roughly chronological order that are worth of both your time and hefty amounts of praise. Mild spoilers for all films discussed.

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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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5 New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Posters for The Bad Guys and Nova Corps **Updated w/ Yondu + The Collector

Posted by Matthew on July 17, 2014
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Guardians of the Galaxy

A bevy of new character sheets for you to feast your eyes on. Is is 1st August yet?

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Guardians of the Galaxy Extended Trailer

Posted by Matthew on July 08, 2014
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Guardians of the Galaxy

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

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

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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Guardians of the Galaxy: Praise the Spirits In The Sky

Posted by Matthew on May 19, 2014
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Guardians of the Galaxy

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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Guardians of the Galaxy

See the shiny new poster for Marvels next big movie.

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