The superpower has a new franchise – Guardians – to rival X-Men. It’s guaranteed to be my favourite film of 2017
To the dawn of a new arms race, as Russia begins stockpiling its own superhero movies. While American audiences have learned to stop worrying and love the superhero franchise instalments that are shat weekly into their multiplexes by the comic-book industrial complex, Russian audiences have lacked for similar buildup.
That now looks to be changing, with the emergence of a trailer for something called Guardians. Traditionally, the west would have been alerted to this sort of thing by an emergency presentation to the UN security council, but – rather more prosaically – the Guardians teaser seems to have found its way on to YouTube.
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