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Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Movie Review

By Zuvin MaharzanPublished 6 months ago 6 min read
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Driven by their director James Gunn's often delightfully wacky indie sensibility, Guardians have been a joy, combining humor and sci-fi action in a way that surpassed most Star Wars films, danced a jig at the worldwide box office, and became a fixture on many MCU's best movie lists. But it's hard to complain about yet another adventure with characters you love and thus Guardians of the Galaxy. Guardians 2 is a movie that is mainly about the joys of running through the galaxy. Like the first Guardians movie, it is truly a family comedy disguised as a superhero movie.

When Guardians 2 is at its best, it more than any other Marvel movie challenges the importance of the family and its connection to humanity. The first Guardians movie showed us that family is never what you expect or expect. Father's troubles are of course rampant in superhero worlds, and Guardians are no exception, whether they miss one, complain about a villain, or, in Drax's case, mourn a father who was before his family was killed.

This is more important in the arc between Star-Lord and Ego. Still, the dynamics of the rivalry between Gamora and Nebula are explored in this volume, and the foster-father relationship between Yondu and Peter also plays an important role. In whatever way I pamper, Star-Lord ends up torn between his biological family and the impromptu Guardian family. The real question is whether Peter's meeting with his genetic father is filling the hole his absence has left in the Star Lords' lives and whether that hole has already been filled by people like Yondu, Gamora, and the rest of the Guardians.

We should root for Peter and Gamora as a couple, but the writers didn't bother to define his character or storyline in such a way that he had something to offer her. Their relationship centers on the first film, in which Peter saved Gamoras's life in prison shortly after she attempted to rob him and later nearly died while saving her from dying in space.

The Guardians are now a seasoned crew, but the film is about how Peter became who he is. First, there is a confrontation between the Guardians and Ayesha (Elizabeth Debicki), the Golden High Priestess of the Ruler's genetically perfect people (who have yet to find out their gender). The Guardians infuriate her by stealing a handful of precious batteries, and she pursues them with an army of remote-controlled golden battle pods.

It is his pursuit of retaliation that ultimately brings back to life the fan-favorite Yondu (Michael Rooker), whom he sends after the Guardians and who loses the favor of his fellow Ravagers for appearing gentle with Star-Lord and results in surrender. final reports on the film. Set on the Meredith Quills Awesome Mix Tape # 2 soundtrack, which she bequeathed to her beloved young Peter, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. In the role of Ego, Kurt Russell perfectly plays the role of the Living Planet / Star-Lord's father. As you may recall, the first film focused on Quill, who did not know who his father was, and at the same time found a new family among his fellow Guardians.

Being with Quill and his underdog space mercenaries is all you need on a crazy summer trip. In addition to Pratt, a virtuoso in lacing up fun at heart, Zoe Saldana has returned as Gamora, a green-skinned assassin who continues to push forward while blocking Quill's cock.

While the main Guardians bring a little new to the party, the three actors are impressive. Also new to the galaxy is Aisha (Elizabeth Debicki), the leader of an excellent golden-skinned (acting) group known as the Rulers, who want to capture the Guardians for stealing some of their precious batteries. The Overlord, led by his High Priestess Ayesha (Elizabeth Debski), has captured the Guardian's nemesis (and Gamora's adoptive sister) Nebula (Karen Gillan), and the Guardians are interested in bringing her back with them as payment for their work.

And after a series of unfortunate and extraordinary events, the entire galaxy, including the villains in the first movie like Nebula (Karen Gillan) and The Predator, seems to be conspiring against them. You have the backstory of the rulers and their great leader Ayesha (played by Elizabeth Debicki) and the equally good Tutherface (Chris Sullivan), but the real villain of the film is revealed later in the film, and all the links to the central film theme.

As mentioned earlier, this movie is undoubtedly interesting (and may end up being more interesting than most studio comedies released this year), but sometimes you need character moments to make the stakes important. Gunn addresses the widespread criticism of the lone villain and the lack of stakes in this movie. He has some skills to make Guardians 2 stand out

In the new work of this young guardian series, Star Jue (Chris Pratt) and his friends face new responsibilities and new tasks after saving the galaxy in the first movie. From left to right: Camora (Zoe Saldana), Nebula (Karen Gillan), Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Drax (Dave Batista), and Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper) replay their roles in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. Tom: The lovely Marvel superhero comedy "Guardians of the Galaxy" has a cute and stupid first The second volume is back. The tough but eccentric space hero and band leader Peter Quill, played by Chris Pratt, officially released the second volume of this amazing mixtape on the Sony Walkman. Always with you Take it with you.

The plot is intended to delve deeper and explore the concerns of Peter's father while strengthening the bonds between disparate actors - for example, Rocket and Yondu spend a lot of time connecting and acknowledging their similarities - but it is. a remedy for carnage and bad humor. Most of the action scenes in films are an excuse for director James Gunn to flip through his mixtape of classic pop and rock tunes and show ghoulish deaths with ironic detachment.

In the first grueling battle scene, the Guardians fight some kind of space squid, joking but not landing. A couple of space battles come down to the stakes of a video game forcing enemy ships to be remotely controlled, but the long, artfully filmed scene in which Yondu enjoys the orchestrated killing of dozens of rebels is based on bullet-pierced arrows. fall around him like hail. Another location glorifies the Rockets' genius in solving technical problems, forcing him to play with the killers who come after him like a boy pulling flies by the wings.

The themes of loyalty and self-sacrifice are more exciting here, and the benevolence of the first film helped me overcome many of the weaknesses of this film. Star-Lord, was a good worker; the witty raccoon got good results; and there was a hilarious B-movie vibe that took me back to the old (admittedly awful) Flash Gordon series, as well as Joss Whedon's lost first film, Star Wars, and Firefly. The Guardians could have saved the galaxy, but the weight of the world was lacking this time.

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Zuvin Maharzan

Always have been a MCU lover.

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