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The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special is Gonna Be Lit

We are living in an age of uncompromising Marvel Studios entertainment, people. We’re only a few short weeks out of the end of She-Hulk: Attorney for Hire, which was great. We’re only a few short weeks away from the premiere of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, which early reactions hail as great. We had a great Ant-Man and the Wasp Quantumania trailer only a few days ago. And now we’ve got our first look at The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, which comes out in a month!

Looks great to me! James Gunn and the whole cast are back to make a fun Christmas romp. I’m pretty sure this was Gunn’s idea, so it’s not like Marvel forced this upon him. So it should be a hoot and a half. And it’s going to set up Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 for next year, so that’s even better!

Meanwhile, Gunn has taken the job at the newly minted DC Universe of movies. Good for him! I loved The Suicide Squad and loved Peacemaker, so I’ve no doubt he’s going to deliver some great DC products going forward! Here’s hoping that’s true.

The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special comes to Disney+ on Nov. 25.

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6 Thoughts on the First Season of Peacemaker

Welp, here we are. After all the movies, all the drama, all the weird plans and random spin-offs. After all the acting controversies and reboots and new directions. After all that stuff, we finally have the best thing to come out of the DC Expanded Universe, and it’s a TV show about Peacemaker. How did this even happen?

TV Show Rating: 10/10 – Fantastic!

I’ll be frank, I’m not the biggest fan of the DCEU. I don’t particularly like Zack Snyder’s various Justice League movies, and I endlessly chortle at DC’s failure to ape the winning formula of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But I’ve watched it all, because I’m a sucker for superheroes, and I can confidently declare that Peacemaker is as good as it gets. There’s even a very strong chance that I’ve enjoyed Peacemaker more than every Marvel TV show so far. Blasphemy, I know, but Peacemaker is that damn good (I’ll probably walk back that claim pretty quickly in the long run). Peacemaker is damn fine TV and I’m so glad more seasons have already been ordered.

Join me after the jump for my full thoughts and review of the first season of Peacemaker. Expect FULL SPOILERS for the series as a whole. And feel free to share your own thoughts/review in the comments!

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The Peacemaker TV Show Looks Dope

The Peacemaker TV show is coming out in a week, and it looks cool as heck! I loved The Suicide Squad on the big screen, and knowing that James Gunn produced this spin-off show means great things. So enjoy this new trailer.

This show just looks bigger and weirder and funnier with each passing trailer. Will it live up to its own hype? Only time will tell…time being next week! Peacemaker comes to HBO Max on Jan. 13.

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They’re Gonna Follow Up on that Adam Warlock Teaser from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Good news, everybody! Remember when Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had a handful of mid and post-credits scenes, and one of them teased Adam Warlock? Turns out Marvel and James Gunn are definitely going to follow up on that teaser and bring Adam Warlock into Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3!

And he’s gonna be played by Will Poulter. Good for him.

But don’t take my word for it. James Gunn himself confirmed the news on Twitter, after Deadline broke the story. So yeah, Will Poulter as Adam Warlock.

OK. Fine by me. I don’t have opinions on either the person or the character. But you’re damn right I trust James Gunn.

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6 Thoughts on The Suicide Squad (Review)

The long wait is over and The Suicide Squad has arrived. Not to be confused with Suicide Squad from a couple of years ago. This is a sequel/relaunch and obviously much, much better. James Gunn wrote and directed this new film, and I’m as big a James Gunn fan as everybody else. So I had high hopes for this film and all of them were met and/or exceeded!

Movie Rating: 9/10 – Great.

Take a bunch of unimportant C and D-list supervillains from the annals of DC Comics and put them on a team of black ops specialists is a great idea. They’ve been making fun Suicide Squad comics for years. The team has shown up in the DC cartoons and the DC live action shows. They’re a pretty impressive crew. So it’s a shame that The Suicide Squad has bombed at the box office. We’re definitely never getting a sequel now. C’est la vie.

Join me after the jump for my thoughts/review of The Suicide Squad. And expect FULL SPOILERS for the movie.

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