Plus: how long until the strike leaves nothing but reality programming on your TV?
How did you all forget the mix-tapes used in all the movies to set a mood, help tell a story, or change the motion/story? Especially Blue Swede's "Hooked on a Feeling" in the first movie, it pulled everyone into Star-Lord's universe. Was dope move. They had me at that song and then James made me weep with that awesome ending with "Dog Days Are Over" by Florence and the Machine. tied the journey all up and... BAM, sadness that it was over.
The music is very important in Gunn's movies
Eek! Spoiler alert! Don’t listen to the Guardians of the Galaxy part at the end of this podcast unless you’ve seen the movie already or don’t mind having an idea about what’s going to happen. 🙃
The writers aren’t asking much, and as someone w/writerly aspirations, I think ppl should be paid for their work. As far as I’m concerned, the writers are the good guys and should be whole-heartedly supported, irrespective of complaints about not seeing my fave shows (which tend to be mostly British anyway.) More time to read (or, God help us all, write) a book.
Being deep in physical media of European genre film, I'll burrow further into long passed, strange entertainment.
This writer's strike could be a blessing in disguise for the MCU.
I've kind of tuned out of it, partly because of some subpar recent movies, but also because there's simply so much MCU content that I haven't been able to keep up with it. If this strike drags out and no new MCU movies or shows can be made, that gives us some much-needed time to get caught up, and when something new *does* come out after a long delay it will break box office records.
I remember when the 007 series went on hiatus after the tepidly received (and underrated) Timothy Dalton movies. When the trailer for GoldenEye dropped six years later, theater audiences literally cheered and the film became a massive hit, because people had been given time to miss James Bond.