By Sam Staley | Tuesday May 9, 2017 at 5:30 PM PST | Comments Off on Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Romps Through Space with Purpose
Chalking up Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as a just a fun romp through the universe with the galaxy’s most dysfunctional family would be easy. But the film, like the Marvel comics that inspired it, is much more. Writer-director James Gunn (Slither, Dawn of the Dead, Guardians of the Galaxy) has done an...
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By Sam Staley | Friday July 26, 2013 at 1:14 PM PST | 0 Comments
I’m not sure what I expected from the 2013 film The Wolverine, the most recent addition to the summer box office from the Marvel comics archives, but a libertarian theme seemed too much to hope for. And I was right—to an extent. In fact, after watching movie, I think the plot has an unusually...
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