James Gunn
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Reviews // 4 Articles
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//Features

How Hollywood Saved Itself (Again) at the Summer 2017 Box Office
4 Sep 2017 // 9:59 PM

The Summer Box Office of 2017 does not represent the death of the Hollywood. It simply represents the changing face of Hollywood accounting.

Splitting Hairs (of Identity) in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'
9 Mar 2015 // 9:20 PM

James Gunn's epic borrows from the mythologies of Star Wars and Indiana Jones, but its characters are on a much more contemporary quest for identity.

//Reviews

'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Might Be the Schlockiest Blockbuster of All Time
3 May 2017 // 7:30 AM

James Gunn has made an obscenely fun superhero movie packed with amazing visuals, groovy tunes, and unapologetic schmaltz.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Has Lots of Boys and "The Girl"
1 Aug 2014 // 2:41 AM

Gamora's role as The Girl is key to the appealing formula of Guardians of the Galaxy, a movie that delivers to expectations like nobody's business.

//Blogs

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Out-Whedons ‘The Avengers’
6 Aug 2014 // 3:15 AM

What makes James Gunn's scruffier and un-spandex'd band of reluctant heroes so appealing is how they approximate the good-hearted rogues on the raggedy charm of space westerns like Whedon’s own "Firefly".

SXSW Film Festival Day 2: 'Super' and 'Being Elmo'
15 Mar 2011 // 1:19 AM

If Super was on your radar, then it’s probably safe to say you are in the four percent that it was made for. And you will more than likely have yourself a grand ol’ time.

//Mixed media

//Blogs

"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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