28Feb/18

Review: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 / THE BOSS BABY / SNATCHED

Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Marvel Studios' GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 continues the team's adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage. Old foes become new allies and characters from the classic comics come to their aid as the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to expand.

Gary Oldman, Viggo Mortensen, Christoph Waltz, Christopher Plummer, Max von Sydow, Alec Baldwin, Ron Perlman, Stephen Lang, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Robert De Niro, Michael Biehn, Mel Gibson and Liam Neeson were considered for the role of Ego. (IMDB)

J Bryant

AngieBee

A new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator -- a wildly imaginative 7-year-old named Tim. The most unusual Boss Baby (Alec Baldwin) arrives at Tim's home in a taxi, wearing a suit and carrying a briefcase. The instant sibling rivalry must soon be put aside when Tim discovers that Boss Baby is actually a spy on a secret mission, and only he can help thwart a dastardly plot that involves an epic battle between puppies and babies.

The special song Tim's parents sing to him is "Blackbird" by The Beatles. Only the first stanza is sung. (IMDB)

J Bryant

AngieBee

Dumped by her boyfriend on the eve of their vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily Middleton (Amy Schumer) persuades her cautious mother, Linda (Goldie Hawn), to accompany her on an exotic getaway to South America. Polar opposites, Emily and Linda must soon work through their differences to escape from a wildly outrageous and dangerous jungle adventure.

The studio originally didn't want Goldie Hawn for the film; however, co-star/producer Amy Schumer insisted and even threatened to leave the project if Hawn wasn't cast. (IMDB)

J Bryant

AngieBee

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