Disney says James Gunn will absolutely not be directing Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3

Sorry, folks, but Mickey’s put his big, yellow loafer down: James Gunn will not be directing Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3. Despite rumors of positive “back channel talks,” the overwhelming support of the Guardians cast, and what have no doubt been some intimidating glares from Dave Bautista, Disney has made it…

Dave Bautista now says he'll quit Guardians Of The Galaxy 3 if James Gunn's script isn't used

Earlier today, we reported that Guardians Of The Galaxy’s Dave Bautista had said it’s “pretty nauseating” to continue working for Disney after it caved to a “smear campaign by fascists” when it fired director James Gunn (who had been called out by right-wing trolls for making tasteless jokes on Twitter years ago). At…

Lost In Space made you cry? 8 works of pop culture that didn't earn these reactions

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

Han Severals: 16-plus characters who smuggled inspiration from Han Solo

Han Solo is based on a familiar archetype: Star Wars’ lovable scoundrel can trace his roots back to our earliest myths, while there are progenitors of his world-weary cynicism in Humphrey Bogart’s movies, his charming roguishness in Douglas Fairbanks’, and his reluctantly outlaw heroics throughout the samurai films…

James Gunn wants to remind you nobody's found his "big Easter egg" in either Guardians movie yet

Out of all of our modern blockbuster directors, few seem to enjoy interacting with—i.e., yelling at—his fans more than Guardians Of The Galaxy helmer James Gunn. Besides Gunn’s regular Twitter seminars on the reproductive system of giant space-based tree monsters—and consider this your monthly reminder that nu-Groot…

Here’s what you need to know going into Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War is the beginning of the end, one of two films (the second coming in May 2019) which mark the conclusion of “Phase Three” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a universe that began a decade ago with the first Iron Man. Marvel has been very clear that these movies will mark a decisive endpoint to…

Oh god, this Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 VFX reel looks like someone skinned Rocket alive

Here’s one for anybody having the sort of day that could only be improved by seeing a beloved movie character rendered as a snarling mass of bare, toothed muscle and staring, crazy eyes: a VFX reel for Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2, showing how CGI production house Framestore made some of the film’s most elaborate…

Telltale’s Guardians Of The Galaxy takes an emotional trip into Rocket Raccoon’s past

Welcome to our Game In Progress review of Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy: The Telltale Series. Nick Wanserski will be reviewing each episode of Telltale’s latest game series as they are released, diving into the story so far and the choices Star-Lord has made along the way. As always, we invite you to play and…

All-New GOTG #3 explores Gamora’s tragic origins in this exclusive preview

May was a huge month for the Guardians Of The Galaxy. The new movie came out and made Marvel a nice chunk of money, and a wave of new comic series spotlighting the team and it’s solo members hit stands. All-New Guardians Of The Galaxy by writer Gerry Duggan, artist Aaron Kuder, and colorist Ive Svorcina led the charge…