The first press screening for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 took place last night. While most loved the sequel, not everyone was as impressed as they were after seeing the first film. Although nobody hated the sequel.
This seems to be due to having very, very high expectations going in to the movie. Some media members had those expectations met, while others did not.
Check out these SPOILER-FREE reactions:
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
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
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
I say without hyperbole: #GotGVol2 is MCU at its very best. Grand adventure with intimate stakes. Uses every damn color in the crayon box. 🌈— Angie J. Han (@ajhan) 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
Not everyone really loved the movie, yet these few didn't hate it either.
GUARDIANS VOL. 2 feels like a solid one-and-done issue between big stories; lots of character bits, not much story. MVP: Dave Bautista.— Matt Singer (@mattsinger) 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
Guardians 2 is a bottle episode, suffers for it.— Kristopher Tapley (@kristapley) April 18, 2017
Didn't love #GotGVol2 as much as the 1st but it's still super fun. Really enjoy spending time w/ this kooky family, especially Drax & Groot!— Perri Nemiroff (@PNemiroff) April 18, 2017
Try to avoid all spoilers.
There are tons of spoilers in #guardiansofthegalaxy Vol. 2. Avoid them at all costs.— Gregory Ellwood (@TheGregoryE) April 18, 2017
And make sure you stay through all the credits because there are not one, not two, not three, but FOUR credits scenes! UPDATE: Per James Gunn it actually has 5 end credits scenes.
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 releases in the U.S. on May 5.
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