Thursday, December 3, 2015

Guardians of the Galaxy

Abducted by alien space marauders as a child, Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) steals a mysterious, forceful globe, finds himself the target of ruthless mercenaries, and falls in with a band of eccentric bounty hunters. James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy has its moments and a unique individualistic sense but is the kind of superhero fodder ultimately geared toward middle schoolers which surprisingly took on a mass audience due to the appeal of its star and cast, and the strange, offbeat approach to its generic genre.
** 1/2 out of ****