Marvel planning Guardians of the Galaxy movie!

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Temis the Vorta, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. Reverend

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    About as much as Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers were I guess? An action adventure film can have tongue-in-cheek comedic elements and a lighter tone without being a "tongue-in-cheek comedy" per se.

    Seriously now, this is a story where the main protagonists include a cliche sexy green alien assassin girl, the poster boy for steroid abuse, a giant walking house plant and a sodding *space racoon*! Plus with a title as goofy as "Guardians of the Galaxy" did anyone here honestly expect them to come at this with a straight face? ;)
     
  2. Set Harth

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    Is it possible it'll be different in the actual film?
     
  3. Alidar Jarok

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    There scene was filmed just for the trailer, iirc.
     
  4. Reverend

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    Also, odds are the characters aren't actually speaking English...I mean they are aliens, no? ;)
     
  5. Turtletrekker

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    Yeah, if you read the small print of the read out on Quill's rap-sheet, it says something about having a translator device in his head.
     
  6. theenglish

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    Of course, this is the internet...what do you expect anyway?

    Good point, here. Somebody could easily string together scenes from any of the Iron Man movies to make them look like "80s beer comedies".
     
  7. Ancient Mariner

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    It's true ... you can make trailers depict the movie any way you want:

    [yt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ca7IHRdy7u4[/yt]
     
  8. Mr Light

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    Classic! :lol:

    I find it weird that people are taking issue with the jokey tone of the teaser trailer. Like Downey doesn't crack jokes left and right as Iron Man?
     
  9. CorporalCaptain

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    "Shining" is a brilliant "trailer."
     
  10. Sindatur

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    Superbly done, nothing like what the actual movie plays out as.
     
  11. Cato

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    Here's another one.

    [YT]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ckv_Dz-Sio&feature=player_detailpage[/YT]
     
  12. Mr. Adventure

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    So are we supposed to think this movie will be nothing like the trailer? ;)
     
  13. AvBaur

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    I for one hope GotG will be very much like the trailer, because the trailer makes it look like a ton of fun. :)

    As far as humor goes, both The Avengers and Thor 2 got more laughs than many actual comedies at the screenings I attended.
     
  14. theenglish

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    No, my guess is we will get a Marvel movie similar in tone to the Iron Man movies, or Captain Marvel, or Thor...
     
  15. Captain Craig

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    The point that's trying to be made is that for those moaning that "it's a comedy", is that no, it's not. It's going to be an action film, like the other Marvel films, that has moments of comedy.

    This FIRST trailer just chose to spotlight a few comedic moments in succession. Seriously, it's like some of the few complainers are brand new to the process of movie trailers.
     
  16. theenglish

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    oops. I meant to write Captain America. Marvel was wishful thinking.
     
  17. Cato

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    The trailer also had a lot of action as well. We saw the main character( I'm not familiar with GotG) flying a space plane of some kind, the raccoon shooting some people up and a few other things. The Iron Man teaser was the Ac/DC scene, which had humor in it, Cap. teaser had humor in it and Thor 2 had a ton of humoresque in it, but was still pretty damn good and pretty serious. The comics themselves have cheesy humor in them and that goes for all comic books.
     
  18. Turtletrekker

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    What's wrong with a little humor? It helps to separate the Marvel movies from the increasingly dreary and humorless DC movies.
     
  19. Trekker4747

    Trekker4747 Boldly going... Premium Member

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    Yeah. I don't get where the "it's a comedy" idea is coming from. I doubt it'll have anymore comedy in it than the other Marvel films have had. I mean, it's not like the trailer implied a lot of fart jokes and Adam Sandler in drag.
     
  20. The Old Building & Loan

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    Maybe they're having Green Lantern flashbacks....