I know sequels are usually rubbish (see below). But I can’t help hoping this movie will at least retain some of the greatness of the original “Guardians of the Galaxy”.
The trailer has two good points:
- a promising soundtrack
- a fine line: “There are two types of beings in the universe. Those who dance. And those who do not.” This is a pretty good distinction.
The trailer also has one bad point:
- not much evidence of anything new or original from the previous outing.
I am of course a congenital optimist and lover of good sci-fi and comedy, so will continue to hope that “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” will be brilliant. Watch this space.
Or, if you want a dose or realism, check out this earlier review of why we keep going to see film franchises despite overwhelming evidence that they’ll be piss-poor.
P.S. Sadly, it turned out that my caution about whether “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” would be any good or a piss-poor apology for a movie was 100% justified. See my review of the movie – and the Lego Batman movie, equally tragic – here. How can you have music in the trailer which isn’t even in the movie? I despair.
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