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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2’: The Sequel You Deserve

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2’: The Sequel You Deserve

I’m not always a fan of sequels, but ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ easily won me over. In many ways, it was even better than the original. Read More

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10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

The long-awaited sequel to Marvel’s most oddball film has finally arrived, opening May 5 in the US, and it lives up to the promise of the first. Visually spectacular, action-packed, with a surprisingly resonant emotional core, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 fleshes out the eclectic crew and their relationships, brings in new characters, and provides a big chunk of Oedipal drama to think about on the way home. Read More

New ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer Released

New ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer Released

When I was eleven, Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park made a huge impact upon me. I watched it in Texas with a dozen or more family members and what seemed like 100,000 people, packing the seats around me. We’d all been drawn to the creatures we’d loved all our lives. Oh, and we also wanted to see them just go nuts. Come check out the trailer for the newest installment Jurassic World. Read More

10 Things Parents Should Know About Guardians of the Galaxy

10 Things Parents Should Know About Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy is poised to be the biggest movie of the year; last weekend 93% of ticket pre-sales at Fandango were for Marvel’s space epic. In a time when almost all big movies are prequels, sequels, reboots, or spin-offs, Guardians stands as a fresh, original and totally unlikely movie, one that doesn’t feel like it was written by committee, created in service to the special effects or licensed merchandise (though they are going to move a lot of it), or dissected and rewritten by focus groups prior to its release. Read More

Meet the Cast of Guardians of the Galaxy

Meet the Cast of Guardians of the Galaxy

The cast of Guardians of the Galaxy assembled at the Disney studio for a press event; participants were director James Gunn and stars Chris Pratt (Peter Quill AKA Starlord), Zoe Saldana (Gamora), Michael Rooker (Yondu), Dave Bautista (Drax), Vin Diesel (Groot), and Benicio Del Toro (The Collector). The conversation ranged from favorite songs on the soundtrack to how hard Zoe Saldana can kick. Read More

6 Things Parents Should Know about Delivery Man

6 Things Parents Should Know about Delivery Man

Delivery Man is an English-language remake of the 2011 French-Canadian film Starbuck (which was also remade in France this year as Fonzy); written and directed by Ken Scott, who also made the original, this version stars Vince Vaughn and Cobie Smulders, with Chris Pratt, Bobby Mynihan and Polish actor Andrzej Blumenfeld rounding out the main cast. Read More