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Summer used to have a monopoly on superheroes, fast cars and stuff you bring your kids to, but "Beauty and the Beast," "Fate of the Furious" and "Logan" have already come and made their millions. So what do we have to look forward to when we need to escape the heat? Well, first up, it's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2. Adam and Josh review the big summer release, and preview their most anticipated movies of the season with their Top 5 Summer Movie Questions.
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Re: #633: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 + Summer Movie Preview (2017)
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2017, 10:28:14 AM »
Even if Josh doesn't agree, I think he would understand exactly how I feel about the dramatic interludes in Edgar Wright movies.

And the cartoon third acts are beginning to bore me to the point of anxiety. I understand these movies make a lot of money, but I never hear anyone say, "Great god battle," or, "Great horde battle."

We're all bored with it. Doubters complain about it. Gushers ignore it.

Whatever, I'll see the next one for Stallone.

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Re: #633: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 + Summer Movie Preview (2017)
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2017, 07:18:25 PM »
5 minutes in. Vin Diesel is in both franchises.

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Re: #633: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 + Summer Movie Preview (2017)
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2017, 06:56:51 AM »
5 minutes in. Vin Diesel is in both franchises.
I am groot.
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Re: #633: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 + Summer Movie Preview (2017)
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2017, 12:34:54 PM »
So when we're talking about "summer movies", what is the actual timespan we're talking about here?

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« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2017, 11:14:29 PM »
So when we're talking about "summer movies", what is the actual timespan we're talking about here?
May, June, July, August.
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Re: #633: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 + Summer Movie Preview (2017)
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2017, 12:29:25 PM »
OK, care to elaborate at all on the reasons behind that?  I'm guessing it's something to do with the how a big blockbuster released in May could be still selling tickets into the summer, hence making it a "summer movie".

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Re: #633: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 + Summer Movie Preview (2017)
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2017, 12:32:43 PM »
I mean, in America, schools are usually out sometime in May-late August. Like today is the last day of the semester at the college I work at.

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Re: #633: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 + Summer Movie Preview (2017)
« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2017, 02:20:12 PM »
Ah ok, I never went to a university style college so I didn't know that.  And except for senior year, grade school always let out in june in my experience.

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Re: #633: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 + Summer Movie Preview (2017)
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2017, 07:40:25 PM »
I mean, in America, schools are usually out sometime in May-late August. Like today is the last day of the semester at the college I work at.
More and more seem to go into June - but yes, school here typically ends late May and restarts late August. But its not unlike a retail store putting out it's Spring line. They don't wait until Spring - they anticipate Spring. Bottom line is that's what the industry considers "summer" - big releases start in May - so we do too.
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