Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2: Some people saw the film, and lit Twitter up
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, director James Gunn’s sequel to his hit Marvel superhero movie, has had its first screening for the press, and Twitter is lit with positive opinion.hollywood Updated: Apr 18, 2017 11:24 IST
The first press screening for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 took place on Tuesday, and those in attendance - mostly film journalists - immediately jumped on Twitter to share their thoughts.
The reactions were mostly positive, with some even saying that the sequel improves upon the original by adding more humour, and taking more risks with the characters.
The film is the second in the Guardians of the Galaxy series, which will be followed by a third film, also written and directed by James Gunn.
The director confirmed the news, and also teased Marvel’s plans for the future of their series, in a Facebook post on Monday.
The film stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel as the titular Guardians and is scheduled for a May 5 release.
Here are some of the reactions:
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 2. is very fun. Takes the EMPIRE "split up your characters" strategy. Drax is a hoot. Baby Groot steals the show— Mike Ryan (@mikeryan) April 18, 2017
Also: Come for the movie, stay for the not one, not two, not three, but *four* post credit scenes.— Mike Ryan (@mikeryan) April 18, 2017
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is filled with tons of surprises and an unexpected amount of emotion. Another Marvel winner.— Germain Lussier (@GermainLussier) April 18, 2017
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is funnier than the original, a ton of surprises, and an unexpected emotional profoundness. I am Groot.— Peter Sciretta (@slashfilm) April 18, 2017
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2 kept a smile on my face from beginning to end. Funny, action packed, emotional, and tons of surprises. Thumbs up. pic.twitter.com/aIz7Redwin— Steven Weintraub (@colliderfrosty) April 18, 2017
Damn. I loved Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. @JamesGunn is a hero and surprise faces steal the show.— Brandon Davis (@BrandonDavisBD) April 18, 2017
Hate to be the Voice of Reason, but GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 isn't as good as the first. What felt fresh now feels forced. 2.5/4 stars— Jeff Sneider (@TheInSneider) April 18, 2017
Had tons of fun with Guardians of the Galaxy 2. Incredibly funny, beautifully colorful, and great continuations of the heroes. Super happy!— (((Eric Eisenberg))) (@eeisenberg) April 18, 2017
Holy smokes was Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol 2 fun! I had a smile plastered on my face nearly the whole time. Tons of Easter eggs too. pic.twitter.com/558Q7nw8yN— Dan Casey (@DanCasey) April 18, 2017
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 2 is a lot of fun. Action-packed & even more classic '70s/early '80s music cues.— Anna Klassen (@AnnaJKlassen) April 18, 2017
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 is exciting, funny, gorgeous & a helluva tearjerker. For many, it will become their new favorite Marvel movie pic.twitter.com/Po4ZOSPs8Q— ErikDavis (@ErikDavis) April 18, 2017
Don't think I've heard so much laughter at a press screening. People seemed to really be digging Guardians Vol. 2. Can't say more (yet)— Aaron Couch (@AaronCouch) April 18, 2017
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First Published: Apr 18, 2017 11:14 IST