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'Guardians' sequel blasts off to $17M on opening night

'Guardians' sequel blasts off to $17M on opening night 'Guardians' sequel blasts off to $17M on opening night
Debra Rodriguez | 08 May, 2017, 06:45

Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2", the sequel to the 2014 hit, brought in an estimated $145 million in the USA this weekend.

Some of the sequences are fun bits that don't require much explanation- like Kraglin (Sean Gunn) inheriting Yondu's whistle-controlled arrow, or Stan Lee insisting that he has more stories to tell the Watchers.

At least, it can if you're the galaxy's most loveable losers.

It was recently revealed that James Gunn will return to write and direct a third installment in the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. That raises the global weekend total to about $269 million and the movie's total global take so far to $428 million.The latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe entered theaters with high expectations.

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Russell joins the cast as Star-Lord's father, Ego, while Stallone plays the space mercenary Stakar Ogord, who has a history with Yondu. The roster is rounded out by Doctor Strange protegee, Krugarr, and the android operating system called Mainframe (voiced by Miley Cyrus). "As long as he agrees to do it", Gunn retorted. There are so many things the MCU continues to do better than anyone else in the movie business. I think it would be really interesting if people could put the visual reference to his wife and his daughter. Comic readers wand to see more and more of the characters that they love make the jump from the page to the big screen. Warlock, also known simply as Him, is a Christ-like humanoid who was a significant player in defeating Thanos. It's a shame that it looks like Yondu is truly gone, but since this is a comic book movie, and some shots have shown Michael Rooker on the set of Avengers: Infinity War, I wouldn't be surprised if he came back. Michael Rooker is the standout as Yondu, who easily gets the best arc in the movie and steals the sequel in the same way that John C. Reilly stole Kong: Skull Island (though the way Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 handles its ensemble as a whole is much more praiseworthy than that of the monster movie from March). Somehow mysteriously during the interim we lost big Groot and acquired baby Groot, as well as a bunch of other characters, for example, Nebula (Karen Gillan) as the antagonistic sister of Gamora, or Kurt Russell as EGO (and boy is he appropriately named, he's god in his own little world which he created), and Sylvester Stalone (basically playing himself in the commando movie style).

"'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' certainly has its attractions, but a lot of them are visual rather than narrative".

Personally, the rest of the musical moments in the movie don't measure up to the greatness of this one. These are just a few of them - and they may sound counterintuitive at first. "Being very Irish Catholic, I knew my parents loved me, and that was the most important thing". "2017 boasts a spectacular selection of hits from every studio featuring a ideal blend of films from all genres and a compelling line-up boasting a mix of sequels and intriguing originals, that could make this the biggest summer block party ever".

As for whether or not it was hard to say goodbye to Baby Groot so soon, Gunn said, "It was". "They just - there is a friendship going on and they just click, you know?"

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