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Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Film Review

Updated on January 22, 2017
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Alec is a film critic with a true passion for the film industry & hopes his reviews and articles will help launch his career.

Peter Quill was abducted as a young boy by a space craft just moments after his mom died of cancer. Years later, he became a space outlaw known as.... Starlord. Starlord gets paid to find and retrieve rare items for people. But when one particular item turns out to be the focus of the evil Ronan's attention, Starlord becomes tangled in a journey of epic proportions. Throughout this journey he meets new friends Gamorra (daughter of Thanos the Mad Titan), Drax, Groot, and Rocket Raccoon. Together, they become....the Guardians of the Galaxy.

The story was good and kept me entertained. The writing stood out as well, mixing humor with a serious undertone, which is not easy at all. It's easy to tell how much love and care the writers poured into the script, which is the number one reason why this film is easily one of the MCU's best.

The acting was superb. Chris Pratt not only made us laugh, but he also made us care. Bradley Cooper gave Rocket Raccoon life. Rocket was the main source of humor and was always fun to see. Vin Diesel, somehow, made my sympathize with Groot and made me care, even though he only spoke three words. Drax could be funny at times but he was mostly just a large hinderance to the group. Gamorra was the eye candy but she did serve a purpose and was essential to the storyline.

In conclusion, there's really nothing bad about Guardians of the Galaxy. The Guardians were all lovable and you never really start or stop rooting for them because you realize that you've rooted for them before the movie even started. Sure, they had a rough start but once they had a reason to unify, they became unstoppable. James Gunn did a wonderful job directing. I heard he's returning for Guardians 2 so at least the second will flow like the first. The soundtrack for this film was so good, I am eager to see what the sequel's soundtrack will feature.

© 2016 Alec Zander

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