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Review 2017 by Flytrap
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Written by: Dan Abnett, Steve Gan
Directed by: James Gunn
Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Michael Rooker, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel,Bradley Cooper, Kurt Russell, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki
Complete cast and crew here
Running time: 137 mins
Fleeing from some former employers, our group of mercenaries encounter a being that claims to be Star Lord’s Dad. This leads to complications and shenanigans.
This one is more cartoonish than the first, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The special effects are bigger, the goals are greater and the universe is in peril.
Unfortunately, there were a few places that strained my suspension of belief. See if you catch them. And some of the special effects didn’t work for me; they seemed more cartoonish than special
But everyone is having a lot of fun and that adds to the chemistry that everyone has with each other.
Mantis has the best outfit in the MCU:
And Karen Gillan always gets a point for any movie, especially when she can act through makeup like this:
I’ll recommend this one. I did not see it in 3-D, but I can see where it might enhance the film. There are FIVE post-credit scenes and some good music through most of them.
Flytrap rating: 7.5/10
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