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…

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…

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Doritos is selling chips with the Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 soundtrack installed on the bag

How many times have you been shame-gorging on Doritos, fingers slick with the blue or orange flavor dust of your choice, and suddenly thought, “It sucks that this chip bag isn’t playing music for me right now”? If the answer to that question is “once, or more than once, across your entire lifetime,” then you’re in…

Pt. 1—Shoot first, have meaningful conversations later in Telltale’s Guardians Of The Galaxy

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…