Remember when you last looked up at the stars? Recall that sense of humbling wonderment combined with a mind-stirring curiosity at its potential? Guardians of the Galaxy fulfils your dreams and makes every possibility a glorious reality, packed to the brim with fun.
The visuals are awe-inspiring, the acting superb; the confidence is formidable, the humour riotous and the production’s love for their project is infectious. The list of positives goes on and on and is achieved in just 121 minutes of pure joy.
This is not simply the king of 2014’s blockbusters; it’s the new benchmark for Marvel.
It’s hard to comprehend how well James Gunn has achieved the impossible. Irreverent, imaginative and innovative to its core, Guardians of the Galaxy is no pauper at the table of The Avengers. Gunn’s film has its own table and you’ll be begging for a seat.
CAST: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Dave Bautista and Vin Diesel
DIRECTOR: James Gunn
WRITERS: James Gunn and Nicole Perlman
SYNOPSIS: In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan.