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Release Date: July 31, 2014 (3D/2D theaters and IMAX 3D, p.m. screenings)
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Director: James Gunn
Screenwriter: James Gunn
Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Benicio del Toro
Genre: Action, Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language)
Official Website: Marvel.com/Guardians
Plot Summary: From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of "Iron Man," "Thor," "Captain America" and "The Avengers," comes a new team?the Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits?Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand?with the galaxy's fate in the balance
Whew it's a big week here on the Punch Drunk Podcast. First up we have Marvel's biggest gamble to date as Chris Pratt, a green Zoe Saldana, an alien Dave Bautista, and talking racoon and a anthropamorphic tree star in Guardians of the Galaxy. Next up is this year's big biopic as the Godfather of Soul is brought back to life on screen in Get on Up. All this and more on the Punch Drunk Podcast!
This week we review "Guardians of the Galaxy" starring everyone. Seriously - you may not recognize them because of the extensive make-up, but it's like a full 3rd of Hollywood in this thing. Written & directed by James Gunn, the movie which is based on one of the lesser known comic books, has already gotten the green light for a sequel in 2017. Tune in to find out if it will go down in the history books as one of the best scifi/fantasy movies EVER, or if it should be burned and have it's ashes tossed into the darkest reaches of space.
AreYouScreening.com and BFCA movie critic, Marc Eastman, along with co-host extraordinaire, Shane Leonard, review Guardians of the Galaxy. We'll not only be letting you know if this one is worth your time, but we'll be giving away a copy of the Blu-Ray as well. You'll have a month to enter, but you have to listen in to know how.
We'll also be sharing some interview clips with the cast, and answering listener questions.
If you've been following us for a while, you know that we've been pretty nervous about this one. Find out if we were right about our expectations.
On this Episode we both saw the new Marvel movie, Guardians of the Galaxy. So if you haven't seen it we are going to talk about it. Spoilers Spoilers. This past week was the MLB trade deadline and some major players moved from the East Coast to the West Coast and Vice Versa. We will also talk about what ever else we feel like. Call in to 646-929-0936
You may not know the name Nicole Perlman, but she's the lady who wrote Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy! On the eve of the San Diego Comic-Con, Perlman sat down with Cinema Royale to talk about breaking into the male dominated field of comic book movies, why she chose the Guardians of the Galaxy as her path to that, and what she hopes to do next!
A talking raccoon and the "Godfather of Soul" headline this week's episode of Cinema Royale! I'll take a look at Marvel's riskiest gamble yet, the quirky team of heroes known as the Guardians of the Galaxy! Then I'll sit down and chat with the lady who helped make it all happen, co-writer Nicole Perlman!
Plus, Chadwick Boseman does his best to embody the "hardest working man in show business" James Brown in Get On Up, the new biopic from The Help director, Tate Taylor. Boseman was flawless in his portrayal of Jackie Robinson in 42, but can he really capture all of Brown's moves? All that and the news straight from San Diego Comic-Con!
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It's Monday and Graphic Policy Radio is back for a brand new episode. We have a very special episode with return guest Scott Kaufman, who you might know as SEK.
Guardians of the Galaxy is still in theaters, ruling the box office as the top earning domestic film in 2014... so far. The film has lead what has been an abysmal summer box office, and out-performed expectations and won over audiences. We'll discuss the film and try to figure out exactly why it's taken movie theaters by storm. And.... We are Groot!
Scott is the proprietor of the AV Club's Internet Film School and an associate editor at The Raw Story. He also writes for Lawyers, Guns & Money, podcasts, and is an expert on Game of Thrones.
On this episode, we review Guardian of the Galaxy.
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