It Lives Up To The Original

Movie: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

From left, Pom Klementieff, Dave Bautista, Chris Pratt, Kurt Russell and Zoe Saldana in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.”

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is an object lesson in why Marvel comic book movies are so much better than DC comic book movies. And yes, I realize I’m going to set off debates among tens of readers with that statement. But hear me out.

Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies were dark, in terms of both cinematography and tone. And they worked, because Batman is a dark character. Seriously, Bruce Wayne is one twisted individual. Plus he’s dark and brooding, and he always assumes, and finds, the worst in people.

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