James Gunn
Features // 4 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles

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.

The Best Films of 2014
29 Dec 2014 // 9:06 PM

Spanning a Truffaut-indebted magnum opus to a comeback vehicle for Michael Keaton, this collection of films is an eclectic representation of 2014's best.


'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.

'Super': An Off-Centered Approach to a Superhero Movie
30 Aug 2011 // 4:59 PM

Strange and funny, sad and dark, the film carves out its own place within superhero inspired movies.


‘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

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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