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QStorm Reviews Guardians Of The Galaxy

 

QStorm Reviews Guardians Of The Galaxy

The reviews for Guardians of The Galaxy keep pouring in, and of course our very own Qstorm had to drop by with his take on the film. Make sure you check out IllaYC with his written review and then sit back and peep Q explain why he thinks GOTG might be better than the Avengers. While I won’t go that far I will say that it’s damn close between the two. Marvel has really gone all out with this one and the possibilities for future movies are so wide open now that I can’t imagine them not doing a Black Panther film in the near future.

  • @djbenhameen Going to see it later today.

  • @djbenhameen be honest? Guardians or Avengers?

    • DJ BenHaMeen

      listen to the new episode….

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  • Good review. Personally i would not say the movie was confusing. One thing you kept hinting at is that we should not be able to like characters we know nothing of. As a screen writer I have to throw much hate at that way of thinking. It’s easy to watch unknown characters we do it all of the time and people should craze more of that from geek movies. We watch 50 & 50 new tv shows a year all made of unknown characters and we love some of them like we loved the characters in our favorite childhood cartoon. Also I’d wager you loved this movie more because you did not know the characters.

    I also thought of Star wars while watching this.

    Avengers = 3/5 = average. This movie was easily much better than avengers on story alone.

    • DJ BenHaMeen

      Avengers is not average. Avengers is still the greatest Marvel movie ever.

  • If you’ve seen the trailers for Guardians of the Galaxy, you’d be within your rights to think Marvel Studio execs have been hitting the bottle hard or taking LSD.

    The film revolves around a group of dysfunctional but goodhearted criminals – think Robin Hood’s Merry Men of the future – comprising human thief Peter Quill aka Star-Lord (Pratt), green assassin Gamora (Saldana), talking raccoon Rocket (Cooper), knife-wielding Drax the Destroyer (Bautista), and walking tree Groot (Diesel).

    Like the Avengers, the Guardians get off to a false start but soon unite over a common cause, namely, the galaxy being obliterated by genocidal maniac, Ronan – not Keating – the Accuser.

    Ah yes, the old, let’s-exterminate-everyone-for-the-mistakes-of-their-forefathers ploy.

    But unlike Avengers Assemble, Guardians of the Galaxy oozes offbeat originality and frankly, it’s the most unique and delightful film Marvel has created to date.

    It’s a hell of an achievement given the extensive movie library the company is building up and when you consider the characters aren’t household names like ‘big three’ Iron Man, Thor and Captain America, but Marvel seems well aware of that fact with the final production risky to say the least.

    The film opens in 1988, which is when Quill is abducted from Earth, and 26 years later we see he’s become a crooked intergalactic outlaw with a taste for all things shiny, valuable and not his.

    Given the distinct decade in which he was taken, his cassette player and mixtape of 70s and 80s tracks are laced throughout the film, which creates a quirky yet grounded quality in the midst of all of the dazzling interstellar warfare that takes place along the way.

    In addition to the soundtrack, jokes and comedy have never been more of a feature in a Marvel film – perhaps Iron Man 3 was the closest – as gags are thrown into the unlikeliest of scenarios to lessen the tension, and I would imagine, to really differentiate itself from Avengers Assemble, Star Wars and Star Trek, which by comparison are left looking very sombre.

    That said, if you were going to compare Pratt’s Quill to someone, the character is quite reminiscent of Chris Pine’s Captain James Kirk – smart, womanising, reckless leaders, who eventually find their feet.

    The editing is supreme and makes each bit of dialogue super-sharp and tight, so when the infamous five are bickering or talking generally, the repartee all feels really clean and natural without being awkward or forced.

    Thor can be stubborn, Iron Man can be arrogant and Captain America is considered too stiff, but all of the Guardians bring even more wildly different qualities to the table and offer some diversity that doesn’t ever grate or bore, which wouldn’t have been possible without such excellent casting.

    Meanwhile, the film is very much in the here and now, with Quill’s backstory the only one that truly gets a look-in, which creates a sense of intrigue about his colleagues who only have their pasts hinted at, meaning sequel fodder.

    There’s just no way of knowing where you’re going and tonally the movie delivers a piece of everything and it’s done big and without hesitation.

    Guardians may have been a gamble, but I’m Grooting for it to Rocket to the top.