Now that Deadpool has become a monster hit, there are a billion articles about how ground-breaking this R-rated, raunchy, fourth-wall-smashing superhero movie really is. And no mistake, Deadpool is hilarious. But there’s one film, starring an insane hero in a red suit, that never gets enough credit for how far it…
This is one of the perks you get for being a director capable of turning out a script full of a bunch of unknown characters into a studio's biggest success: James Gunn got this neat—and giant—poster etched on metal from Marvel Studios as a holiday gift. So groot!
Not only is he one of the awesome minds behind Robot Chicken (and also occasionally the galaxy's snarkiest pilot), but it turns out Seth Green is also pretty good at making custom action figures, looking at this set of toys based on the Ravagers he gave James Gunn for Christmas.
We're living in the age of the Shared Universe - more and more studios want a snifter of Marvel's money, and we're due for even more Cinematic Universes in our moviegoing future. But over the weekend James Gunn raised an excellent point on Facebook that really highlights the potentially ruinous flaw in this new boom.
Last year, we headed to Shepperton Studios to watch James Gunn film Marvel's first real space adventure, Guardians of the Galaxy. And we did not expect to get quite as excited as we did. Here's what we saw, and why it's good for our new batch of space scoundrels.