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Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy continues box office domination

Disney is dominating the 2014 box office owing especially to Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy continued strong performance. In fact, it has now been number one at the box office for more weekends that Marvel’s The Avengers. In fact, the only other movies in the… Read More »Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy continues box office domination

James & Sean Gunn Get Grooted at Dragon Con

I think we’ve just witnessed the introduction of a new word into the geek lexicon – Grooting. To be Grooted is to have someone dancing behind you only to stop a second before you turn around. It comes from this scene in Marvel’s Guardians of… Read More »James & Sean Gunn Get Grooted at Dragon Con

Guardians of the Galaxy takes Top 2014 Spot at Box Office

Disney’s mega-summer hit movie from Marvel – Guardians of the Galaxy – once again topped the box office numbers this last weekend. That helped propel it to become the highest grossing movie of 2014. Not too shabby for a talking tree and animated raccoon. Earning… Read More »Guardians of the Galaxy takes Top 2014 Spot at Box Office

The Galaxy Getaways from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

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

Guardians of the Galaxy: Dancing Groot Video, Plus More Behind the Scenes Clips

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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.

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James Gunn interviews cast of Guardians of the Galaxy about himself

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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:

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Guardians of the Galaxy Hits $219M Milestone

In just over a week, Disney’s mid-summer smash, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, has crossed $200 million at the domestic box office, including the best Wednesday box office of the year. To top it off, Director James Gunn’s birthday was this week too. Thanks to… Read More »Guardians of the Galaxy Hits $219M Milestone

Guardians of the Galaxy Behind the Scenes: Inside Star Lord’s spaceship – the Milano

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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:

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