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Guardians Of The Galaxy May Have A Gigantic Effect On Star Trek

2 hours ago | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

As James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy box office numbers began to soar when the film was released this past summer, the big studios began to notice something: audiences really like big, sci-fi space adventures. The Marvel Studios was as much a comedy with oddball characters as it was a big space-set action adventure, and its success has already been having a big impact on the industry. For example, it's reportedly at the center of what's causing all of the drama behind the scenes of Star Trek 3. In a write-up about the shortlist of directors that are currently being looked at to replace Roberto Orci at the helm of the 2016 blockbuster, Badass Digest has revealed insider information regarding what was at the center of the disagreement between the filmmaker and Paramount Pictures, and the answer is Guardians of the Galaxy. According to the site, Paramount wants Star Trek 3 »

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Marvel Wishes Happy Holidays with Groot Christmas Card

4 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy still reigns supreme as the year's top movie at the box office, and with the holiday season approaching, the studio wanted to thank the fans for their support. Marvel's Ryan Penagos, a.k.a. Agent M, has revealed the studio's official christmas card, which features an artistic depiction of Groot, voiced by Vin Diesel. Groot is seen using his ever-growing tree limbs to wish Marvel fans around the world "Happy Holidays".

With Guardians of the Galaxy currently available on Blu-ray and DVD, even more fans are getting to see the dancing sensation from the end credits scene, Baby Groot. Marvel has already released their own toy version of the dancing Baby Groot, but now Hot Toys is getting in on the action with their own figure. While it isn't known when this figure will be available for purchase, fans in Hong Kong can pick up »

- MovieWeb

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James Gunn And Chris Pratt On "3Am Nightmares" While Making Guardians Of The Galaxy

4 hours ago | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn says he was pretty confident while shooting Guardians of the Galaxy, however, occasionally, he'd have a few sleepless nights. "I actually felt that [Guardians of the Galaxy] was something that people needed, they just didn't know it yet. They needed the humor, they needed the fun. So, I felt confident, but there were those nights at 3Am where I would wake up and be like, 'Oh my God, what am I doing. If this goes wrong, my life is screwed. I'll be a pariah'". Pratt chimed in, "Every rule said, 'You don't make a movie with a talking tree,' 'You don't spend this much money on a raccoon with a gun.' For me, I was like, 'Oh, so this movie is going to bomb. Done. This is the end of my career." Sometimes in life, it pays to roll the dice. Guardians of the Galaxy »

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'Star Trek 3' to Be More Like 'Guardians of the Galaxy'?

16 December 2014 1:51 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Paramount Pictures is still moving forward with Star Trek 3, despite parting ways with director Roberto Orci earlier this month. No reason was given for the departure, but the filmmaker revealed last week that he is still involved with the sequel as they search for a new director. A new report from Badass Digest reveals that Roberto Orci may have parted ways with Paramount because the studio wanted to make the sequel more like Marvel's current box office hit Guardians of the Galaxy.

The site reports that there are two different stories floating around about Roberto Orci's last days on Star Trek 3, one is that he quit because he refused to address the studio's notes on the script, which was also dumped, and the other is that Paramount actually pulled the plug on the project a month ago, engaging in talks with other filmmakers before officially announcing that Roberto Orci has stepped away. »

- MovieWeb

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Scene of the Year: The Grooves of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

16 December 2014 9:00 AM, PST | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

In the coming weeks, there will be a lot of data about what movie moments we loved. Heck, we’ll probably publish some of it. The Most Tweeted About Movie Moment. The Most Commented Upon Scene. The Most Mentioned, Hashtaged and @Replied. Plenty of data to tell us what we love. Yet while we love to see the data and see what we’ve been talking about all year, sometimes we movie lovers must look into our hearts and find those precious movie moments that we can’t get out of our heads. And to follow our hearts in 2014, at least for many of us, will inevitably lead back to one particular movie: James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Initial audiences were blown away, friends who otherwise don’t go to the movies dragged me back to see it again, memes and fan homages littered the Internet of things. It »

- Neil Miller

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"Guardians Of The Galaxy" - 'Nebula' Covers "Esquire"

16 December 2014 3:04 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ Brit actress Karen Gillan ("Doctor Who") aka 'Nebula' in director James Gunn's "Guardians of the Galaxy", posing for a revealing photo spread in "Esquire" Magazine:

"...'Nebula', an alien supervillain, pirate and mercenary, operating in outer space, was created for Marvel Comics by writer Roger Stern and illustrator John Buscema, debuting in Marvel's 'Avengers' #257 (July 1985).

"She uses 'blasters' worn on her wrists that fire concussive blasts of unknown energy that can incinerate a human being almost instantly. She also wears a device that enables her to disguise her appearance, either through illusion-casting or through molecular rearrangement of her body and clothing.

"Converted by 'Doctor Mandibus' into a 'cyborg', Nebula was given an artificial left eye, left arm, and left shoulder, with the left upper quarter of her head and part of her right hip sheathed in metal..."

Click the images to enlarge, Sneak Peek Karen Gillan and »

- Michael Stevens

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Constantine episode 8 review: The Saint Of Last Resorts (Part 1)

14 December 2014 11:52 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Constantine's ratings were up for its last episode of 2014, but is it enough to bring the show back for a second series?

This review contains spoilers.

1.8 The Saint Of Last Resorts (Part 1)

Religion again takes centre stage during an action-packed mid-season finale in which Constantine’s dark past and not-much-improved present collide.

Constantine is visited by a vision of Anne-Marie, an old flame and member of the guilt-ridden Newcastle crew, who reluctantly asks for his help stopping a creature that killed a woman and kidnapped a baby. In response, Constantine heads to Mexico, bringing Chas along but leaving Spanish-speaking Zed behind because he doesn’t feel like taking her, or something. I can’t keep track of this show’s Bs reasons for getting its characters in and out of the picture. The real reason she stays behind, of course, is that Constantine and Zed need to be separated »

- louisamellor

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Top 10 Films of 2014

14 December 2014 3:31 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Contributed by Tom Stockman, Jim Batts, Melissa Howland, Travis Keune, Michael Haffner, Melissa Thompson and Michelle McCue

Going to the cinemas in 2014 was part emotional, part uproarious, and part interstellar thrill ride – there were a lot of movies to see this past year.

The everlasting bond between a parent and a child, courageous real life heroes, superheroes – past, present and future and their gripping stories of bravery graced the silver screen as well as our year ends lists. As a collective audience, we cried with them, we laughed with them and we cheered for them.

With the 323 films eligible for Best Picture at the upcoming 87th Academy Awards, have a look back at the movie-going experiences that was 2014.

We Are Movie Geeks presents our Top 10 films of 2014.

Let us know your favorites by adding your top 10 films in our comments section below.

Honorable Mention – Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler imparts a healthy amount »

- Movie Geeks

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Sony’s latest Spider-Man reboot plans revealed, director wish-list, possible storylines and more

14 December 2014 3:25 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Over the past week we’ve discovered a hell of a lot of information about Sony’s struggles with the Spider-Man franchise as information continues to make its way online via the Guardians of Peace hack into the studio.

If you’re struggling to keep track, first came the news that Marvel Studios had tried to reach a deal for Spider-Man to appear in Captain America: Civil War, along with reports that Sony had considered bringing Sam Raimi back into the fold, and were planning an animated movie from Phil Lord and Chris Miller (The Lego Movie) [details here]. This was followed by reports that Andrew Garfield has been effectively fired as Spidey, that The Sinister Six movie would see Spider-Man donning his black suit and Venom as the villain, and that a potential new reboot could be on the cards [details here].

Now, thanks to The Daily Beast, we’ve got some insight into this potential new reboot, »

- Gary Collinson

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Edgar Wright, James Gunn And More Wanted To Reboot Spider-Man, Plot Details Revealed

13 December 2014 1:54 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

And so the Spider-Man saga continues. After hearing that Sony is seriously considering allowing Spidey to appear in Captain America: Civil War, and may also end up rebooting the property with the help of Marvel, we’re now learning some details on what exactly the studio has in mind for the reboot, should they go ahead with it.

Thanks to the recent Sony hack, new emails have surfaced that give us an idea of the plan for the proposed Spider-Man reboot. An email from Jeff Robinov, head of Studio 8, to Sony Pictures co-chairman, Amy Pascal, said the following:

“To argue that there’s plenty of other superhero movies with levity in the marketplace, so why make more Spider-Man movies, would be akin to saying there’s no room for James Bond films because of all the espionage films and franchises that have come out over the years. There will »

- Matt Joseph

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Sony to Reboot 'Spider-Man'; Is Andrew Garfield Out?

13 December 2014 12:36 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

If the Sony hack has proved one thing, it's that the Amazing Spider-Man franchise is a mess and things are in shambles. Will Sony be able to get things back on the right track? More emails have leaked, and they indicate that Sony is planning a complete reboot for their iconic superhero, and that Andrew Garfield has already been fired.

A quick recap for anyone who has missed the ongoing saga behind this superhero series, things began when it was confirmed that Marvel was negotiating to use Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War. It was then revealed that Sony wanted to bring Sam Raimi back into the fold. Talk of an all-new Spider-Man series was put on the table, with Marvel offering to foot a majority of the bill while Sony held onto the creative rights. Captain America: Civil War directors The Russo Brothers have offered to produce this new trilogy. »

- MovieWeb

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James Gunn Puts Simple Avengers Guardians of the Galaxy Crossover In Doubt

13 December 2014 9:00 AM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

We all just assumed Avengers: Infinity War, Parts 1 and 2, would see The Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy teaming up to fight Thanos. Looking at the schedule of things, that just seemed like the logical way to go. And while we don’t know that’s not how it’s going to go, in a […]

The post James Gunn Puts Simple Avengers Guardians of the Galaxy Crossover In Doubt appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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Winter Soldier Designs - Captain America 2 & Guardians Of The Galaxy Concept Art

13 December 2014 7:54 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In the past, we have featured artwork that conceptual artist Rodney Fuentebella has created for Marvel's Iron Man 3 and The Avengers, but today we are showcasing his most recent work for James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy and the Russo brothers' Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The Captain America 2 concept art includes alternate costume designs for The Falcon/Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) and The Winter Soldier/Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan). While the Guardians of the Galaxy concept art consists of a Yondu (Michael Rooker) character design and art of key sequences in the film involving  Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel) and Klyn, the space prison. After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" finds Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I. »

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Winter Soldier Designs - Captain America 2 & Guardians Of The Galaxy Concept Art

13 December 2014 7:54 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In the past, we have featured artwork that conceptual artist Rodney Fuentebella has created for Marvel's Iron Man 3 and The Avengers, but today we are showcasing his most recent work for James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy and the Russo brothers' Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The Captain America 2 concept art includes alternate costume designs for The Falcon/Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) and The Winter Soldier/Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan). While the Guardians of the Galaxy concept art consists of a Yondu (Michael Rooker) character design and art of key sequences in the film involving  Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel) and Klyn, the space prison. After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" finds Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I. »

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Guardians/Avengers Crossover, Whedon Talk

13 December 2014 12:51 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

He's downplayed the connections between Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "The Avengers" franchises before, but now filmmaker James Gunn seems to be outright saying that full-on "Guardians of the Galaxy"/"Avengers" crossover is unlikely at best. He tells Screen Junkies:

"[We're] trying to make [Avengers] effect it as little as possible. We really are separate from the Avengers, and I don't think people should assume too many things about the Guardians play in all this. We have our own galaxy to take care of. We have our own galaxy to save. Earth is the Avengers' province. Thinking that everything is going to come together in a perfect way is not necessarily the way it's gonna happen."

Speaking of "Avengers," Brazilian website Overtice.com has reportedly uncovered information which seems to lend credence to the rumors that "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" directors Anthony Russo and Joe Russo are helming the two »

- Garth Franklin

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James Gunn Says Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers Will Not Team Up

13 December 2014 12:25 AM, PST | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

After "Guardians of the Galaxy" became a massive hit, fans have been hoping that Marvel will bring back the characters in "Avengers: Infinity War" to help fight Thanos (Josh Brolin). But according to "Guardians of the Galaxy" director James Gunn, there are no plans to merge the two superhero teams. "[We're] trying to make ['Avengers'] effect ['Guardians of the Galaxy 2'] as little as possible," he explained. "We really are separate from the Avengers, and I don't think people should assume too many things about the Guardians play in all this. We have our own galaxy to take care of. We have our own galaxy to save. Earth is the Avengers' province. Thinking that everything is going to come together in a perfect way is not necessarily the way it's gonna happen." "Guardians of the Galaxy 2" is set to hit theaters on May 5th, 2017. "Avengers: Infinity War - Part 1" will follow on May 4th, 2018. »

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From Rocket Raccoon to Amazing Amy, our runners-up for 2014's best movies

12 December 2014 4:07 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It was not my intention to confuse anyone. When I published my Top Ten of 2014 yesterday, that was timed around a larger slate of other Top Ten stuff being published here, and it was timed around the delivery from the video team, and when it ran, I realized that it was going to be very odd to skip from #21, published in this piece, to the top ten, but it was also unavoidable. The truth is that, as with most years, I would have been just as happy with these ten movies as my picks for best of the year, and I am just as fond of everything on this list as I am of the films that made the top ten. Because, seriously, you don't really just have ten movies that sum up a year. For me, there are so many films that will be a huge part of 2014 for »

- Drew McWeeny

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Don’t Expect that Avengers and Guardians Of The Galaxy Movie Crossover

12 December 2014 7:41 AM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

A lot of Marvel fans, including me, have been speculating that we would see The Avengers team up with Guardians of the Galaxy in Avengers: Infinity War. I’d love to see them take on Thanos together, but according to director James Gunn, that’s not going to happen. He explains that just because all of these characters exist in the same universe that doesn’t mean they are going to be meeting up and fighting alongside each other. Here’s what Gunn has to say in an interview with Screen Junkies. 

"We really are separate from the Avengers, and I don't think people should assume too many things about the Guardians play in all these. We have our own galaxy to take care of. We have our own galaxy to save. Earth is the Avengers’ province. Thinking that everything is going to come together in a perfect way is »

- Joey Paur

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Guardians Of The Galaxy Blu-Ray Review

12 December 2014 2:07 AM, PST | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Guardians of the Galaxy Blu-Ray Review

Guardians of the Galaxy hit theaters with surprising force, based on the fact that it is a comic-book film based on characters virtually no one knows, and the Blu-Ray is here to repeat the frenzy. Part space opera, part comic adventure, the film is an unusual hybrid of elements, made all the more interesting by way of characters who aren’t going to be explained, and are themselves rather fantastic.

Catch our podcast review of Guardians of the Galaxy here.

The film introduces us, in rather spectacular fashion, to Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), who fancies himself Star Lord, galactic superthief, or something. Having been abducted from Earth as a child, though again, this is a film with little interest in backstory, Peter was raised by the criminals who captured him, and he now finds himself outfitted with some really snazzy tech.

This time, rummaging through a forgotten world, »

- Marc Eastman

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James Gunn says don't expect a Guardians of the Galaxy/Avengers crossover

12 December 2014 12:14 AM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Most of us have assumed at some point The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy will team-up, with it most likely to happen in the Avengers: Infinity War movies. But it doesn't sound like that's the plan, based on James Gunn's response when asked by Screen Junkies if Avengers: Age Of Ultron will change the tone of Guardians Of The Galaxy 2. We really are separate from the Avengers, and I don't think people should assume too many things about the Guardians »

- Jesse Giroux

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