‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’: James Gunn On Expanded IMAX Aspect Ratio

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With just a little over one week before Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 finally arrives in theaters, eager fans have more than likely purchased their tickets for the highly anticipated sequel in advance. However, those who have yet to buy their tickets may want to listen to director James Gunn’s comments on the merits of the IMAX experience. In an interview for IMAX, Gunn detailed the benefits of viewing the film on an IMAX screen and detailed the difference between the expanded format and a standard aspect ratio.

You can watch the entire interview below!

Personally, the expanded IMAX aspect ratio has always provided a more immersive and thrilling film viewing experience than 3D. With the promise of exciting action and stunning visuals, it seems like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will be worth the extra cost of an IMAX ticket.

Will you be seeing the film on an IMAX screen? Share your thoughts below!

Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s 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 mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.

Directed by James Gunn, the film stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will be released in theaters on May 5, 2017.

Source: IMAX

10 Things We Would Like To See In ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’

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Guardians of the GalaxyGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is almost upon us, but we’re already talking about what’s next for our favorite ragtag group of cosmic heroes. It’s already been announced that writer/director James Gunn will return for a third outing in the Marvel franchise, with the upcoming sequel getting positive buzz on social media based from early screenings. Of course, the Guardians are also due to return for the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War films as well, teaming up with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes against Thanos as he gathers the Infinity Stones together to wield ultimate power.

Gunn commented on Facebook that the third film will “conclude the story of this iteration of the Guardians of the Galaxy, and help catapult both old and new Marvel characters into the next ten years and beyond.” While Phase 4 hasn’t been officially announced, it’s assumed that this third film will be Marvel Studios’ kick-off movie for their next batch of films, most likely eyeing a May 2020 release.

With a third Guardians of the Galaxy film on the horizon, where could they possibly go for the next movie? Although this iteration of the Guardians has only been around since 2008, there’s a lot of stories and characters that could be introduced. We’ve barely scratched the surface in the Marvel cosmic world. Here are a few things we could possibly see in a third Guardians film. Click Next to take a look….

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Sebastian Peris

Sebastian Peris

Canadian film lover, comic book geek, political junkie and board game enthusiast.

  • Rupert Connell

    I am sitting in front of an IMAX screen about to show GotG Vol 2 in Edinburgh…I’ll let you know soon…;)

    • Maxi Iroh

      Saw it yesterday too, thought it was okay