Sunday, May 7, 2017

'Guardians of the Galaxy 2': How It Beat Marvel's Sequel Curse

'Guardians of the Galaxy 2': How It Beat Marvel's Sequel Curse | Hollywood Reporter: "[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had the nearly impossible task of living up to the expectations of the surprise 2014 hit — and in some rather surprising ways, it succeeded.

Marvel Studios has a mixed track record with second installments (there are few fans who would rank Iron Man 2 and Avengers: Age of Ultron above their immediate predecessors, but Captain America: Winter Soldier is largely considered to top the first Cap movie). And while the reviews were positive, even many praising the film argued James Gunn's followup didn't totally recapture the magic of the first installment. I humbly submit that those claims are wrong, and here's why:"

'Age of Ultron' and 'Iron Man 2' couldn't top their predecessors, but a mix of emotion, character growth and personal stakes helped James Gunn's film rise above.

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