Guardians of the Galaxy

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Guardians of the Galaxy Cast Calls for Gunn to Be Reinstated

'There is little due process in the court of public opinion'

(Newser) - The Guardians of the Galaxy have united to try to save director James Gunn's job. Nine of the Marvel franchise's main cast members, including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and Vin Diesel, voice of Groot, signed an open letter saying they were stunned by his abrupt firing 10 days... More »

Decade-Old Tweets Sinks Guardians of the Galaxy Director

James Gunn tweeted about rape and pedophilia, among other subjects

(Newser) - "I like when little boys touch me in my silly place." Disney doesn't feel the same way. Deadline reports that tweet and others about rape, AIDS, and 9/11 led the company to cut ties with James Gunn, who wrote and directed the first two installments of Guardians ... More »

Alien Lands With Audiences

'Covenant' edges out 'Guardians'

(Newser) - Alien: Covenant is just barely edging out Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 in the weekend box-office space battle, reports the AP . Studio estimates Sunday show Ridley Scott's latest Alien exploit opened with $36 million in ticket sales. Guardians collected just over $35 million in its third week of... More »

King Arthur Suffers Legend of the Flop

$175M Guy Ritchie film scores disastrous $14.7M, behind 'Guardians,' 'Snatched'

(Newser) - The first major box office flop of the summer movie season has arrived. Studio estimates on Sunday say director Guy Ritchie's King Arthur: Legend of the Sword opened to a bleak $14.7 million from more than 3,700 locations against a costly $175 million production budget, reports the... More »

Guardians Smashes Its Own Record

$145M debut for Marvel's latest winner

(Newser) - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 rocketed to an estimated $145 million debut, kicking off Hollywood's summer movie season with something the movie business has been lacking: a sequel more successful than the original. Studio estimates released Sunday said James Gunn's second Guardians film opened 54% higher than... More »

Guardians Is a Sequel Worth Watching

Film is funny, yet also touching: critics

(Newser) - They saved the galaxy once—but can they do it twice? Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, and Bradley Cooper give it a try in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 , the sequel to 2014's much-loved Marvel flick . Are critics as charmed by the playful antics of the Guardians... More »

Ninja Turtles Rule Box Office

Leonardo and co. defeat Guardians of the Galaxy

(Newser) - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sliced off $65 million at the weekend box office, and the totally tubular ticket sales prompted the studio to announce plans today for a sequel set for June 3, 2016. Paramount Pictures' comic-book adaptation featuring Megan Fox alongside computer-generated renditions of the pizza-eating, sewer-dwelling superheroes lunged... More »

Guardians of the Galaxy Is 'Shamelessly' Fun

Latest Marvel installation

(Newser) - Guardians of the Galaxy—what the AP describes as a "3-D space opera" starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and the voices of Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper—opens today, and reviewers seem happy. As of this writing, 91% of critics on Rotten Tomatoes approve of the Marvel flick, mainly... More »

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