NOC Reviews Guardians of the Galaxy: Hooked on a Feeling

I have to say, as many comics as I read I never knew anything about the Guardians of the Galaxy. After seeing this movie I found myself making a trip to the comic shop the next day to investigate this exceptional team of heroes. I feel very strange saying this but, I enjoyed this movie more than any iron man one or captain america for that matter. Don’t hesitate to spend a few extra bucks to see it. It’s more than worth it.

The Nerds of Color

If you haven’t seen Guardians of the Galaxy yet, you will. Director James Gunn and his cast — starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and Bradley Cooper — have found that cross section of great action and effects, genuine mirth, and likability, that makes for a movie that kids will fondly remember into adulthood. What was once widely thought of as a long shot in Phase Two of Marvel Studios’ cinematic universe, Guardians could very well be the new Star Wars to this generation’s adolescent filmgoers. Halloween is going to see a lot of trees and raccoons running through the front yard for years to come. Toys will be flying off the shelves. And Marvel has $94 million reasons to celebrate its box office dominance.

Which is not to say that Guardians is the new sci-fi G.O.A.T., but rarely does a film so effectively appeal to both youth and adults. And…

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