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Offline Nicklab

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Re: Guardians of the Galaxy
« Reply #105 on: August 7, 2014, 09:08 AM »
I enjoyed the movie.  And like a lot of other people I didn't have any previous exposure to the GotG comic.  But the movie stood well on it's own and the characters were interesting.  I may go back and see it again.

Seeing some of the big cosmic players in the Marvel Universe on screen like this was great.  Without getting into spoiler details there were so many civilizations and individuals that got touched upon:  Thanos, Ronan the Accuser, the Kree, Xandar and the Nova Corps, the Celestials, the Infinity Stones and the Collector. WHOA.  That's a lot of Marvel cosmic territory to cover, but it got done without shoe-horning.

I really liked getting to see the Collector's museum.  Obviously, there were the two characters that were seen in the post credits scene.  But in the initial scenes I also noticed some other beings in the collection that we'd seen in previous movies, like a Chitauri as well as a Dark Elf.

And another thing that I noticed?  On one of the ships there seemed to be some glyphs that resembled something we saw on television.  Hmmm...
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Re: Guardians of the Galaxy
« Reply #106 on: August 7, 2014, 09:44 AM »
I saw this and liked it, but I don't know if I missed something in conversation or what (I do have a slight hearing problem), so I might have to see it again.  But it left me with questions... maybe it's something in the comics that didn't translate.  I guess for me, it'd be cool to see some more background stories of Rocket/Groot, Drax and Gamora. 

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Re: Guardians of the Galaxy
« Reply #107 on: August 13, 2014, 12:18 PM »
saw this last night with my 10 year old girl and 6 year old boy and they loved it. Of course their favorite scene was near the end when baby Groot was dancining in the pot. And unfortunately my lil guy was about to pee his pants cuz it was such a long movie for him so we missed the end credit scenes.  :'(
But in all i loved it, VERY funny and i'm glad i went in not knowing anything about these characters so no preconceptions or comparisons to comic book versions. The part i loved the most was how much my kids enjoyed it. There was no squirming in the seats or falling asleep, lots of laughs from them.
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Re: Guardians of the Galaxy
« Reply #108 on: August 19, 2014, 08:02 AM »
Caught this last night and thought it was great.  Definitely fits in with the rest of the MCU movies.  However, this leaves me wanting another movie in the space between now and Avengers 2!
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