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Blu-ray Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – Saving the Galaxy From Boredom, Again!

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is not as fresh and unexpected as Vol. 1 – how could it be?

Instead, Vol. 2 follows the Star Wars plan of taking the characters who came together in Vol. 1 and separating them into unexpected combinations to dig into who they are – while engaging in explosive hijinx and, yes, saving the galaxy (and probably the universe), again.

It’s a fun ride that almost equals the original for brashness, humor and wit – but with a bit more real drama. And yes, we do learn more about the characters – Star Lord in particular.

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Tiny Teaser, Big News: Ant-Man and the Wasp Begins Production!

Ant-Man and the Wasp has begun production. The Ant-Man sequel stars Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly and is directed by Peyton Reed.

In the aftermath of “Captain America:  Civil War,” Scott Lang (Rudd) grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father.  Enter Henry Pym (MIchael Douglas) and Hope Van Dyne (Lilly).

Ant-Man and the Wasp premieres on July 6, 2018.

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Spider-Man: Homecoming – The Superhero Movie John Hughes Never Made!

Spider-Man: Homecoming – Spider-Man scales the Washington Monument – Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures.

Throughout its development and shoot, practically everyone on the Marvel Studios team would talk about how Spider-Man: Homecoming would a John Hughes-styled high school movie with the bonus of superheroics.

Everyone involved somehow managed to make that thought reality. Spider-Man: Homecoming is a unique mix of John Hughes and Marvel.

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El Dorado Trailer: Black Panther!

‘What do you know about Wakanda?’ asks Ulysses Klaue (the man who will become Klaw). It’s El Dorado – and those who sought it in South America were looking on the wrong continent!

Marvel Studios has released the teaser trailer for Black Panther and it’s one of the most intriguing teasers the studio has ever released.

Black Panther opens on February 16, 2018.

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Training Wheels Protocol Trailer: Spider-Man: Homecoming!

Spider-Man: Homecoming – Spider-Man (Tom Holland) – Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures

In the new trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) is itching to really give his new costume a workout – but he’s stuck on Training Wheels Protocol.

Spider-Man Homecoming opens on July 7th.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: The Same Only Different!

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is not as fresh and unexpected as Vol. 1 – how could it be?

Instead, Vol. 2 follows the Star Wars plan of taking the characters who came together in Vol. 1 and separating them into unexpected combinations to dig into who they are – while engaging in explosive hijinx and, yes, saving the galaxy (and probably the universe), again.

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Friend From Work Trailer: Thor: Ragnorak!

Thor: Ragnarok has its first teaser and it is awesome!

We meet Hela (Cate Blanchett) and Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson) for the first time and Thor finds himself captured by Grandmaster (Jeff Goldblum).

There’s even a glimpse of Skurge aka The Executioner! And Loki!

Thor: Ragnorak premieres on November 3rd.

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We’re Family Trailer: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2!

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – (L-R) Drax (Dave Bautista), Baby Groot (Vin Diesel), Yondu (Michael Rooker), Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Mantis (Pom Klementieff), Rocket (Bradley Cooper), Nebula (Karen Gillan) and Gamora (Zoe Saldana) – Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios/Disney

Jimmy Kimmel premiered the new Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer and it has a lot of new footage. Also, Dave Bautista’s Drax gets the last word, again (and it’s another good line).

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 opens on May 5th.

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