Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Is Different But Still Awesome

Any film that follows up the surprise smash hit Guardians of the Galaxy is put in an inherently difficult position, with the shadow of the original looming ominously. Should audiences be given more of the same and risk it becoming stale, or try something different and potentially lose the magic that made the first movie so beloved?…
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Suicide Squad (2016) and it’s Ridiculous Soundtrack – Film-a-Day 223

When any film begins by playing the song ‘House of the Rising Sun’ by the Animals my internal alarm bells start to ring. When the next five minutes of the soundtrack contains both ‘Sympathy For The Devil’ and ‘Super Freak’ I’m ready to evacuate the building. These are songs which, whilst great, are over-used in cinema and watching a big-budget film like Suicide Squad I expect more.…
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Like last week’s The Breakfast Club, Guardians of the Galaxy deals with a group of five misfits who learn that they are not too dissimilar and then take on joint aggressor. While The Breakfast Club kids are facing a less-than-cool teacher, the Guardians have a slightly more powerful foe to deal with (Richard Vernon might not even be a head of department at Sherman High).…
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