Marvel’s latest movie, Guardians of the Galaxy was by far my favorite Marvel movie to date. The media preview was held at The Walt Disney Studios In 3D.
Guardians of the Galaxy starts out with main character Peter Quill as a young boy of 9, visiting his ill mother at the hospital. Peter is your typical kid complete with backpack and walkman, who after seeing his mom die runs out from the hospital room and is abducted by an alien, Yondu, who adopts and raises him as a son.
Fast forward to the future and Quill is now a grown man who is part of Yondu’s group of Ravagers (a group of interstellar thieves who steal their way around the galaxy). Peter has been assigned the job of finding a mysterious orb. After obtaining the orb, Peter realizes there is more to the orb than just a collector’s piece and so begins an intergalactic adventure.
The movie’ s villains are many starting with the sociopathic Ronan who has joined forces with Thanos. The agreement is for Ronan to retrieve the mysterious orb and in exchange Thanos will help Ronan destroy Xandar. Once Ronan and Thanos finds out that Peter has the orb they sends in Thanos personal assassin, Gamora to take care of Peter and retrieve the orb.
This leads to some incredible fight scenes between the “good and bad” guys and gals. During a fight scene between Peter and Gamora, and Bounty hunter Rocket and his teammate Groot the group wind up arrested. In jail, they join forces with Drax who is out for revenge against Ronan who killed his family. Together this group fights against the evil powers to save the galaxy and secure the orb so the powers it contains will not be used by the wrong groups.
Full of incredible special effects, great music and hilarious moments to counterbalance the evil, Guardians of the Galaxy is the going to be a favorite of Marvel fans young and old. In theaters beginning August 1, 2014.