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This trailer doesn't highlight the humor (which mostly fell flat in the 1st trailer) and that is a good thing.
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Agree. I'm looking forward to this. Should kick ass on the IMAX.
Saw the trailer the other day at the theatre. I'm might be tempted wabo.
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Reviews are looking good according to RT.

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Reviews are looking good according to RT.

I wasn't going to see this at the theatre but I think I will now.


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Reviews are looking good according to RT.
100% so far. It looks like I am not the only one with a soft spot for heavily armed raccoons.
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Reviews are looking good according to RT.
This is screaming "see me in an IMAX"

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100% so far. It looks like I am not the only one with a soft spot for heavily armed raccoons.
I'm all for armed raccoons, except when they're digging in my garbage cans.

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Here's a funny clip from the Jimmy Kimmel show. A 5 year old takes on the cast in a Guardians trivia contest.



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This is screaming "see me in an IMAX"
The trailer has changing aspect ratio, so it will take advantage of the IMAX screen.

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This movie looks like loads of fun. Many will hate it.
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This movie looks like loads of fun. Many will hate it.
I'm going to love it just because everyone hates it. Or do I hate it because everyone else likes it? Crap. Which one is the way that makes you cool on the internet?...I can never remember.

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This movie looks like loads of fun. Many will hate it.

That is so true. I'm sure they will pop there posts in soon.


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Here's a funny clip from the Jimmy Kimmel show. A 5 year old takes on the cast in a Guardians trivia contest.





http://youtu.be/OnSu4bccYl8

She's quite knowledgable of the Marvel Universe knows way more than me.


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My six year old is nagging me to see this as well. Apparently all the young ones are talking about it at school as well.


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The trailer to me looks like it drew much inspiration & ideas from The Watchmen. You know, an oddball group of superheroes who find themselves joined together by their unorthodox ways of fighting crime vs to what is your normal superhero such as Superman or The Avengers. I can see a lot of similarities between Watchmen & GOTG, and this should be a fun ride as well.

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The trailer to me looks like it drew much inspiration & ideas from The Watchmen. You know, an oddball group of superheroes who find themselves joined together by their unorthodox ways of fighting crime vs to what is your normal superhero such as Superman or The Avengers. I can see a lot of similarities between Watchmen & GOTG, and this should be a fun ride as well.

I'm no huge fan of the comics and think The Avengers is way overrated along with the Iron Man flicks but this GotG looks fantastic in every sense of the word. They had me when Pratt rolled up the middle finger in the first trailer. Good stuff.


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Down to 97% on RT. Hardly seems worth it now. Maybe I can find a theater that's still showing Earth to Echo.

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Down to 97% on RT. Hardly seems worth it now. Maybe I can find a theater that's still showing Earth to Echo.

I agree I'm going to wait for blu

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I'm going to love it just because everyone hates it. Or do I hate it because everyone else likes it? Crap. Which one is the way that makes you cool on the internet?...I can never remember.
You hate it for the reasons the masses love it, and you like it for the reasons they, well, you know...

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I'm all for armed raccoons, except when they're digging in my garbage cans.
My youngest is pushing to see the RACCOON this weekend. We'll see.

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down to 97% on rt. Hardly seems worth it now. Maybe i can find a theater that's still showing earth to echo.

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My youngest is pushing to see the RACCOON this weekend. We'll see.
Oh man, I can't believe it will be August this weekend. Where the heck did summer go? It's 2/3 over. Looking forward to you and your shorty's thoughts on the armed raccoon.

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pratt should have no problem pulling this off
he's hilarious on parks and rec
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Oh man, I can't believe it will be August this weekend. Where the heck did summer go? It's 2/3 over. Looking forward to you and your shorty's thoughts on the armed raccoon.

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Saw it at a screening last night. People were laughing so hard, I couldn't hear most of the follow up jokes. A group of older folks with us said that they should have advertised this as a comedy. This was, by far, the most fun Marvel movie. I don't really have any complaints about it except for the lack of downtime for the crew to really hit lines off each other. Also, there was no stinger in the press screenings.

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Interesting comments about this playing like a "comedy". I read a review stating the opposite, that they're heavily marketing the comedic aspects but the movie is anything but. I guess it's all relative.

Is anyone else worried about how much they're promoting this movie? Usually, this much promotion doesn't bode well for film quality.
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I've yet to see it, but a "tree-dude" and a walking, talking raccon smells (a little) like comedy to me. And it's usually the lack of promotion that means film suckage.

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I watched Guardians Of The Galaxy this evening in my country and it was an enjoyable ride.

Stay to watch a very short (funny) scene at the end of the credits.

Having watched Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians Of The Galaxy, it'll be awesome if Marvel Studios were to let HYDRA and Thanos join forces. The Avengers team will be in big trouble haha.
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Usually, this much promotion doesn't bode well for film quality.
Actually, it's the opposite. While, it's true that sometimes they'll try to sell you a turd with extra marketing, usually heavier promotion is an indicator that the studio is confident in their product.

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Rotten Tomatoes score dropped to 88% but now back up to 92%. That's 160 positive to 13 negative. Positive reviews seem to include the comic fans, those who never heard of the comic, old, young, men, women,--- even non Marvel fans. I hope to see this Sunday - - 3D IMAX.
Several bring up that the film has a Star Wars vibe. ( A New Hope ) One review had the sentence
"I could watch a "Guardians" movie that's just the five of them sitting around a table with a pitcher of beer and a deck of cards." ............ I was struck with the thought that Lucas could neither write nor direct such a movie.
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