The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.
In an era where the self serious Marvel Universe and other blockbuster superhero franchises have taken over the multiplexes, the playfully cartoonish Guardians of the Galaxy films and their fresh band of quirky characters are a welcome relief. Back for a sequel (of course), this time they deliver even more fun, humour and intense action.
One of the biggest names in the film world for over 20 years, Quentin Tarantino is the poster-boy of the video store generation, synthesizing his eclectic movie geek taste into a referential cinema of disparate influences, from Martial Arts classics to Arthouse obscurities to Grindhouse curiosities and everywhere between. His talent is in his ability to weave all of these elements into something personal and altogether singular. —Adam Cook