This column has been watching Guardians of the Galaxy with great interest for the past year or so for a number of reasons, but it ultimately boils down to two succinct points:
1. There needs to be a popular science fiction adventure franchise out there that doesn’t have “star” or “wars” in the title.
2. Someone needed to officially wash the taste of Green Lantern out… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Is the Movie 'Green Lantern' Should Have Been
Marvel kicked off their 2014 Comic-Con reveal with a video re-cap of their entire roster of MCU films to date, starting with Iron Man right up to Guardians of the Galaxy. Naturally it was set to the Rudy score.
Note: We’ll keep updating this as the news hits.
Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas are both Ant-Man.Corey Stoll is plaiyng the villain Darren Cross… Continue reading Major Marvel News: 'Ant-Man' Cast Revealed; Early 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Details; 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Dated
Do we have to say “spoilers?” If you’re already reading, then you must want to know, and the news might unveil one of the bits everyone will be talking about after Guardians of the Galaxy bows on August 1.
The rumblings come from Disney blog Stitch Kingdom, and though the details are vague, the mere mention of this cameo gives us goosebumps. Don’t forget… Continue reading Rumored 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Cameo Would Bring Back An Infamous Cult Favorite
The Important News
Shane Black’s ’70s crime comedy Nice Guys starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling has found a home at Warner Bros. Mission: Impossible 5 has found its leading lady, whom you have probably never heard of. Meanwhile, Scarlett Joahansson and Jonah Hill have joined the cast of Hail Caesar! and Dwayne Johnson will headline The Janson Directive, based on a book from… Continue reading Best of the Week: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Set Visit, 'Gone Girl' and 'Exodus' Trailers, and More
With the exception of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, July is a relatively quiet month for high-profile movies from the geekier side of Hollywood, but you should probably consider this the calm before the storm, given next month’s rush of big-budget, highly anticipated films.
Of course, next month’s big movies are this month’s big comics, toys and other items launched ahead of a film’s arrival in… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Batman's 75th, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Gear, and More Stuff to Look for in July