• Blake Petit

    ★★★★½

    2018 Superhero Rewatch: In which I return to superhero movies I've seen before to see how time has treated them.

    The first Guardians of the Galaxy was Marvel's biggest gamble, and it paid off big-time. The sequel was maybe even bigger -- how do you follow up on such an unexpected smash?

    You pick up on a couple of narrative threads left dangling and turn out a story that uses a universe-destroying threat to disguise a beautifully effective fable about…

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  • Blake Petit

    ★★★★½

    Lively, energetic, funny, and full of heart. Loads of new characters to push forth the boundaries of the MCU. Lots of Easter Eggs and promises of things to come. This is a worthy successor to the first film.

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