While “Guardians of the Galaxy” faced stiff competition from a film with deep roots in our culture, Disney’s latest film from Marvel has persevered and reclaimed the top spot at the Box Office in its 4th week. Not only did it beat “Teenage Mutant Ninja… Read More »Guardians of the Galaxy Retakes Top Box Office Spot for Disney
Can’t get enough of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy? Then you’ll be wanting to check out this interview of the film’s director James Gunn on KCRW’s radio show “The Treatment” with Elvis Mitchell. It’s the perfect length for your lunchtime listen today. I’m also impressed… Read More »The Galaxy Getaways from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
This is a bit of a spoiler for those who have not yet seen Marvel’s hit blockbuster space adventure “Guardians of the Galaxy,” but it’s one of the most wonderful parts of the movie, so I’m sharing it. This “dancing Groot” clip original airs during the credit sequence:
Also released by Disney as part of the promotion was another behind the scenes look at how the props and costumes for the film were created.
A short video of Director James Gunn interviewing the stars of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy reveals a lot about why the film is such a fun romp through outer space.
Marvel has also released an interview with Vin Diesel explaining how he recorded the dialog for Groot. Although there were only 3 words, the same three words, there was a lot of direction provided:
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy takes the audience on a journey to a strange new world previously unseen on the big screen. That gives the costume designers a lot of leeway in their designs, however, there are still certain realities they are forced to deal… Read More »The Making of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Props and Costumes, Part II
Guardians of the Galaxy: Zoe Saldana is Gamora, the film’s real Hero and the best thing to happen to Marvel and Disney
Although Chris Pratt’s Peter Quill is the focus of the movie, I think one could argue that Zoe Saldana’s green alien Gamora is the movie’s moral center and real hero. She just needs the help of some other unlikely heroes to accomplish her galaxy saving… Read More »Guardians of the Galaxy: Zoe Saldana is Gamora, the film’s real Hero and the best thing to happen to Marvel and Disney
Like in Star Wars, it might be claimed that the real star of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy are its space ships. The Milano is to Peter Quill as the Millennium Falcon is to Han Solo. It’s his trusty steed and contains precious cargo.
It is versatile enough to operate in a dog fight, yet large enough to carry the team into danger. Director James Gunn wanted it to have a “muscle car” feel. I love its retro-vibe
Yeah, so that owes a lot to MTV’s Cribs. Here’s a little bit of trivia. Director James Gunn confirmed, via twitter, that the ship is called the Milano after Alyssa Milano, Peter Quill’s childhood crush. That’s just another awesome detail that makes this movie fantastic!
Of the Milano, Gunn had this to say on his Facebook page:
A few days before Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy stormed into theaters, Wired Magazine featured a video with quite a few Marvel Easter Eggs explained from “Iron Man” all the way to “Thor: The Dark World,” because those are the Marvel movies that have been out on DVD. I love all the Stan Lee cameos.
After Guardians of the Galaxy came out a few sources came through with a list of easter eggs hidden in that movie. Slashfilm has the most comprehensive list so far with 50. But if you don’t have that sort of time, head below the jump for a shorter video that explains many of them