These are the work of Jesse Bray, whose portraits of famous pop culture characters have just enough geometry to them to be interesting but aren’t completely abstracted.
Superhero movies have tried hard to leave behind some of their Silver Age comic-book trappings in the past decade. We’ve seen darker, grimmer versions of Superman and other heroes—but the new Fantastic Four reboot goes beyond darkness, into actual self-loathing. It’s kind of bizarre.
Isn’t it crazy to think Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is only a year old? Released August 1st last year, the film became such a cultural phenomenon that Rocket and Groot are now almost as recognizable as Captain America and Iron Man.
Now that Ant-Man is out, Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is over. This slate of six movies began with Iron Man 3, and included some bold experiments (Guardians of the Galaxy) as well as huge upheavals. Now that it’s over, where do all our favorite characters stand? Let’s get you up to speed for Phase Three.
Whoa. We’ve been getting dribs and drabs of reveals for Marvel’s upcoming universal reboot over the past week, but it looks like the jackpot has just hit: Comics retailers across the world have received previews for 45(!) of Marvel’s new series, and it sounds like it’s a whole lot of crazy.
There's probably only one comic this year that will feature a training montage with a mallard trying to sneak his tailfeathers under a laser. Yes, it's Howard the Duck. Yes, you should read it.
In the midst of tearing apart Guardians of the Galaxy for its regular "Everything Wrong With" series, Cinema Sins discovers why none of the movies' obvious issues really mattered. He is Groot.
This was a tough year for movies and television — we had the weakest box office summer in years, and TV ratings were anemic. Tons of huge, vaunted projects stumbled, and some underdogs thrived. Here are the top 10 lessons we hope the entertainment industry has learned this year.
This was a weird year for movies. The box office was weak, but also, most films didn't deserve love or hate. They were just... okay. But the genre movies that did stand out were either brilliant experiments, or horrible misfires. Here are the 10 best and 10 worst science fiction and fantasy movies of 2014.
One would think that crafting an Honest Trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy would be difficult. But perhaps our love for this movie has made us blind to some of its problems. Oh, who are we kidding, we love you GOTG and your lengthy technobabble dialogue!
The folks at HISHE made several animated alternate endings to Guardians of the Galaxy, with many of the movie's memorable scenes getting derailed and Thanos in his hovering chair becoming the most chill villain in the Marvel Universe.
How close are the Guardians of the Galaxy's Rocket Raccoon and Groot? So close that they count as one character in their big Marvel Puzzle Quest debut.
This Rocket Raccoon cosplay isn't to scale. And that's about the only thing I can find that's wrong with it.
While the ending of Guardians of the Galaxy, with its use of "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" is very nearly perfect, James Gunn says there are scenes that got cut from the montage. They include a melancholy look at Peter Quill's grandfather, back on Earth.
In Japan, there is currently an anime airing where the Avengers have basically been trapped in Poké Balls by Loki. To tie in with the recent movie, the Guardians of the Galaxy showed up in all their anime glory. And even though the anime isn't available outside of Japan, there’s no need to worry: I come bearing gifs!
Phase 3 has been announced, and it's everything — everything you could want. Captain Marvel! Black Panther! Inhumans! And most incredibly, a two-part Avengers: Infinity War!!! We've got all the details right here!
Guardians of the Galaxy fans, long have we waited for a potted, groovin' Groot of our very own, and now the wait is almost over. Marvel have finally lifted the lid on their version of Dancing Groot - and he'll be out by Christmas!
What kind of superhero movies will Marvel be releasing over the next few years? You could believe the studio's official announcement – or, you could believe Chris Pratt and the cast of Saturday Night Live.
One of the most fascinating places we visit in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie is the museum where the Collector keeps all of his goodies. Concept artist Richard Anderson shares some of the different designs he came up with for the movie version of the Collector's museum.
This is video of an animatronic Rocket Raccoon answering reporters' questions in Japan. My understanding is that he threatens the reporters and it's hilarious: