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Super (2010)

Review by CJ

Super

Director:
James Gunn

Starring:
Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon

Other notable appearances:
Nathan Fillion, Michael Rooker, Linda Cardellini, Gregg Henry, Sean Gunn

Running time:
96 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Most Quentin Tarantino films, the love child of Kick-Ass and Sin City

Trigger warnings:
Rape and implied pedophilia

 

When Frank’s wife Sarah (Tyler) relapses and leaves him for drug dealer Jacques (Bacon), Frank (Wilson) receives a message he believes to be from God. The message indicates he should take on the guise of Crimson Bolt to fight crime and injustice. After several stumbles along the route to superherodom, Frank teams up with comic shop employee Libby (Page) who becomes sidekick Boltie to finally take on Jacques and save his wife.

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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Review by CJ

Guardians of the Galaxy

Director:
James Gunn

Starring:
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace

Other notable appearances:
Michael Rooker, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Alexis Denisof, Stan Lee

Running time:
121 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Avengers, Ant-Man, Deadpool

 

Peter “Star-Lord” Quill (Pratt), Gamora (Saldana), Drax (Bautista), Rocket (Cooper) and Groot (Diesel) are criminals of varying degrees who find themselves thrown together by fate to save the galaxy from destruction.

Guardians of the Galaxy is the 10th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

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