Movie review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’

Bob Garver Special to the Valley News The Guardians of the Galaxy were the goofballs of the Marvel Cinematic Universe before “everyone” wanted to be the goofballs of the MCU. The first film from 2014 pulled off the unlikely feat of introducing five new, disparate and uniquely funny heroes and making fans care about all of them. The original lineup was human Peter “Star-Lord” Quill, played by Chris Pratt; the anthropomorphic Rocket Raccoon, played by Bradley Cooper; living tree Groot, played by Vin Diesel; green assassin Gamora, played by Zoe Saldaña, and blue powerhouse Drax the Destroyer, played by Dave Bautista. Since then, the team has taken on Quill’s half-sister Mantis, played by Pom Klementieff; Gamora’s adoptive sister Nebula, played by Karen Gillen; displaced pirate
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