A review on Marvel Comics feature length film, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2’ (2017). The Production House is Marvel Studios while its Distributor is Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
- Written & Directed by James Gunn
- Cinematography by Craig Wood
- Costumes Design by Judianna Makovsky
- Production Designed by Scott Chambliss
- Edited by Fred Raskin & Craig Wood
- Music by Tyler Bates
- Produced by Kevin Feige
There are several cameo appearances by Michael Rosenbaum as Martinex T’Naga, Ving Rhames as Charlie-27, and Michelle Yeoh as Stakar’s female counterpart Aleta Ogord. David Hasselhoff makes a special cameo appearance in addition to contributing to the film’s soundtrack, while Rob Zombie once again has a Ravager voice cameo. CG characters Krugarr and Mainframe, with the latter voiced, in an uncredited cameo, by Miley Cyrus.
Stan Lee’s key appearance confirms long popular fan-theory. Guardians of the Galaxy comics are written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning.
+ Main Cast
- Chris Pratt as Peter Quill / Star-Lord
- Kurt Russell as Ego
- Zoe Saldana as Gamora
- Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer
- Bradley Cooper as Rocket
- Vin Diesel as Baby Groot
+ Supportive Cast
- Michael Rooker as Yondu Udonta
- Karen Gillan as Nebula
- Pom Klementieff as Mantis
- Elizabeth Debicki as Ayesha
- Sylvester Stallone as Stakar Ogord
- Seth Green as the voice of Howard the Duck (Cameo)
It continues their unravel journey into deep space and opens backstory of Peter Quill’s parentage.
+ High Points
i – Marvel knows the formula what to do with its characters and how to present them well on-screen. Therefore their films are most interesting and lovable by majority.
ii – Big budget $200 m is well put in its superb production design.
iii – Baby Groot was really nice add-on in this multiple super hero characters film.
iv – Once again it was well written and directed by James Gunn. This time he was sole person behind this incredible story and introducing new comic characters onto the big screen.
v – Main villain as Ego was presented in much more convincing manner.
vi – The film had multiple good humor and was generally very hilarious.
vii – The visual effects is stunningly beautiful, filled with amazing fight sequences.
viii – Makeup & Hair styling was Top Notch. Two thumbs up!
ix – The story & screenplay was very engaging enough to pull the audience towards the film to watch with keen interest.
x – Several cameo appearances by many stars and different comic characters.
xi – There are at least 4 – 5 special endings during and post credits.
+ Low Points
i – Although Kurt Russell performed well as Ego but he did not looked threatening enough as did Ronan (previous film main villain).
Superb as it is, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 is handled by incredibly skilled director – as much exciting as its predecessor.
Rate: 4.50 out of 5 stars