Poor Paul Rudd — Why Are You So Sad?
Cheer up, Paul Rudd. Pull off your hood, put down your gym bag, and turn that frown upside down... rather, cock the extremities of that brooding horizontal bracket a few degrees north. Just because your pal Edgar Wright was booted from the... Read more
Which Chris Pratt Is Your Favorite Chris Pratt?
Sure, Guardians of the Galaxy gave us an exciting, fun space adventure and a surprisingly moving relationship between a raccoon and a tree. But according to the Internet, the real gift is that of Chris Pratt: Movie Star. He's everywhere right... Read more
Would Audiences Have Seen 'Guardians of the Galaxy' If It Wasn't a Marvel Film?
Guardians of the Galaxy grooved its way to a cool $94 million intake over the weekend, proving that Marvel can get as weird and silly as its wants and people will still flock to the theaters. It’s a huge moment for the studio, proof that... Read more
Do 'The Amazing Spider-Man' Movies Give Hope for a Good Female Superhero Film?
We've been clamoring for a female superhero film for years now. Principal focus in this call to arms has been on Disney and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the purveyors of the best superhero flicks on the lot, and Warner Bros/DC Comics, what... Read more
Why the Music in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Works So Perfectly
As the dopiest bandit in the known galaxy jaunts through a damp cave, his Walkman blaring the sounds of Redbone's "Come and Get Your Love," the Guardians of the Galaxy tile card pops onto the screen in giant, blocky letters. From this... Read more
What to Watch Instead of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' This Weekend
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy has all about taken over the planet this weekend, but for the spandex weary among us, there is some salvation out there. While it might not seem to be the case, there are other films hitting multiplexes this... Read more
These Upcoming Films Sound Like Superhero Movies, But They're Not
Whether or not you agree with the idea that we, as a society, have reached superhero saturation, there's no denying that 2014 has been one of the busiest years for caped crusaders in history, between Captain America: The Winter Soldier... Read more
How Does 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Compare to 'The Avengers'?
Almost immediately upon exiting my screening of Guardians of the Galaxy, I was hit by a friend and fellow movies writer with the inevitable question: "Better than The Avengers?" Even though Guardians is less a superhero movie than a space... Read more

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