Marvel planning Guardians of the Galaxy movie!

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  1. RJDiogenes

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    No offense taken. Everybody's entitled to their own taste and opinion. I thought Valentino did a great job and I also liked the team that followed him, though I can't remember their names at the moment.

    In fact, I like most of the characters in the nuGuardians, too, so they may very well make for a good movie-- I'm just a little prejudiced because the book looked so awful.
     
  2. Samurai8472

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    I thought they were pretty cool in the Avengers cartoon appearance.

    The space version of the Avengers

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  3. Temis the Vorta

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    Considering the poster, good move. :rommie:
     
  4. DWF

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    The original Guardians reminded me more of Star Trek, their original ship the Captain America even looked alittle like the original Enterpise.
     
  5. stj

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    Translation: The esthetic quality of comic book movies is such a loser I'd better go off on an irrelevant but gallery pandering aside.:guffaw:

    History of Violence and Road to Perdition weren't trash but the critical approval for them was mystifying. It wasn't til afterwards, trying to figure out what was wrong with them, that I even knew they were based on "graphic novels." As far as popularity goes, the biggest hits are generally those that have long established fan bases, i.e., nostalgia. Iron Man is like The Mask, strictly a star vehicle. The Avengers of course had massive buildup with Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and Iron Man II. There are many who find nostalgia a major factor in the success of a comic book movie.
     
  6. Samurai8472

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    Concept art

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  7. Skywalker

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    I'm still kind of 'meh' on the idea, but Marvel's done such a good job with their movies so far that I'll be going into this one with an open mind.
     
  8. JD

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    I like that character art.
    Were the comics part of the DnA Marvel Cosmic stuff? A lot of people do seem to like those books.
     
  9. Captain Craig

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    If I'm "Joe Regular" and see this art I'm not instantly interested.
    A response to ones friend could go like this.
    "Is that a, a..raccoon? What's that in the back..that's not a tree is it?"
     
  10. Shazam!

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    You're right, they shouldn't bother. They should just bring out an Adam Sandler comedy or Jennifer Anniston rom-com instead. Sod taking a chance every now and then.
     
  11. Rincewiend

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    People seem to like the Ents in the LOTR movies, so who knows how they will react...
     
  12. Turtletrekker

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    Yeah, I'm not sold on that concept art either. Rocket Raccoon will be hard to do convincingly and not seem cartoony.

    Speaking for myself, I'd rather see Bug, in the movie as I was a huge fan of the old Micronauts comic. In fact, Marvel-- Do a Micronauts movie insteasd! Of course, they couldn't use the name "Micronauts", which takes away name recognition the movie may or may not have with Joe Blow movie-goer, but it could still make an awesome movie.
     
  13. RJDiogenes

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    Okay, Rocky and Groot are easy to spot and I presume that the two on the ends are Gamora and Drax, despite not looking anything like the Gamora and Drax I remember, but who's the guy with the guns supposed to be, Warlock or Quasar? Neither one of them ever used guns, of unlikely size or otherwise.
     
  14. Captain Craig

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    Easy there. Just pointing out that compared to very real, if hyper-realized, world the MCU has created even by including demi-gods and aliens a talking raccoon is a whole other leap entirely. Gambles are good, all of Phase One was essentially that. At some point hedging bets is also good.
    I do envision an uneven amount of people who would go WTF? versus "seems interesting".
     
  15. Captain Craig

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    Star-Lord
     
  16. RJDiogenes

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    Ah, Starlord. I know him well. He was created by one of my favorite writers. It doesn't look like him either, really, but I assumed it was supposed to be someone mentioned in the original post. At least Starlord did carry a gun. :rommie:
     
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    I have to give Marvel credit for actually being willing to take a chance and adapt one of their stranger (from a mainstream perspective) properties.
    I think it'll be really interesting to see what other movies we start to get if this is as much of a success as their other movies.
     
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    While there are many ways it could come off badly, I'm tickled that they're actually going to try and bring Rocket Raccoon to the screen.
     
  20. superdeluxe

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    I'm guessing the first trailer will give us how the movie is going to feel, that is the most important. Obviously seeing a raccoon and a tree in a group makes for some strange action scenes.

    Trailer is really important.