“GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3”, FUNNY HEROES BACK
Cinema Writer/Film Critic Efe TEKSOY; wrote the action, fantastic, and adventure film “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”, for America’s Los Angeles-based Internet Newspaper @alaturkanews.
THE EPIC ADVENTURE CONTINUES
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, the third ring in the series produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios, had the second biggest domestic opening of 2023 with a $114 million domestic box office opening, and the biggest box office opening of this year as a live-action movie. It grossed $25 million in IMAX theaters, making it the third-largest IMAX opening for a Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie since 2019’s Avengers: Endgame. In the movie, which continues the adventure from where it left off, the guards embark on an exciting adventure to protect Rocket Raccoon from High Evolutionary, and the character of Rocket Raccoon is at the center of the story, in this sense, it can easily be said that there is an origin story. The Guardians of the Galaxy team consists of characters that stand out, especially with their fun and humorous aspects.
SEEKING MEANING IN THE HEDONISTIC WORLD
While the Guardians of the Galaxy team drew a meaningless and hedonistic world at the beginning of the story, namely in the first movie, we see that the team has matured and progressed towards a goal in this last production of the series. Byung-Chul Han, today’s leading philosopher and cultural theorist, in his philosophy book The Good Entertainment; “While entertainment purports to be aimed only at entertaining and pleasing, it works by infiltrating the cognitive layers.” He states that he achieved this thanks to his semantic and cognitive structure. We see that the characters in the movie reach the cognitive layers that Han talks about through the audience. In addition, these characters; Emphasizing the importance of concepts such as dedication, self-sacrifice, truthfulness, and honesty it giving positive messages that will guide the young audience on a straight path.
TOPIC OF THE FILM
Reuniting to save Rocket‘s life, the Guardians of the Galaxy will this time find a dangerous foe called the High Evolutionary. Successful completion of this mission will determine the fate of the Guardians.
Stars; Chris Pratt, Chukwudi Iwuji, Bradley Cooper (voice), Pom Klementieff, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Vin Diesel (voice), Maria Bakalova (voice), Will Poulter and Sylvester Stallone.
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3
Written and directed by James Gunn, this $250 million production is the 32nd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It also breaks the record for being the most used make-up tool in a single movie, using more than 23,000 prostheses in more than 1,000 actors. The character named Cosmo in the movie is featured in the movie as a tribute to Laika, one of the first animals in space. Laica, a passenger of the Sputnik 2 spacecraft, launched on November 3, 1957, was the first animal to orbit the Earth, the Soviet space dog, and was sent into space so that space exploration could continue to flourish. He is highly respected today as a symbol of sacrifice and success for his time in orbit. In the genre of action, adventure, and fantasy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, will take you on an impressive journey into an exciting Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Byung-Chul Han, Good Entertainment: A Deconstruction of the Western Passion Narrative (Eğlencenin İyisi: Batı Sanatında Ciddi/Eğlenceli İkiliği), Haluk Barışcan/translate, İstanbul: Metis Yayınları press, 2023