Welcome to the Weekend Watch. Where we try to point you towards the best ways to spend your viewing time (or, at least, steer you clear of the garbage).
Loren: This is a forgone conclusion.
RDT: Already have tickets.
Loren: No. Just, no.
RDT: Jesus himself would have to reappear in front of me and tell me to see this movie. And even then, I’d be all “But I was gonna see Get Out…”
Rick: *trope alert siren blares*
Jen: 100% Nope.
God these trailers are good. First the teaser and then the full trailer. Both are packed with so much goodness and the third and final trailer continues this tradition. They also do a great job of showing you just enough to get you excited for the movie and enjoy what you are watching without spoiling the entire thing.
It appears as though the sequel takes place relatively soon after the events of the first movie, which is strange for MCU films as they usually take place in real time. But James Gunn has never shied away from the strange, which is probably what makes him the perfect director for these movies. It looks as though the Guardians are still together after saving the Galaxy from Ronan in the last movie and have become intergalactic heroes for hire. A few familiar faces have joined the group with Yondu (Michael Rooker) and Nebula (Karen Gillan) lending a hand and it looks as though the 2008 comics relaunch ancillary character Mantis (Pom Klementieff) is joining the cinematic team as a full member.
This is going to be a fun ride, so Let’s Talk About The Final Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Trailer: Continue reading