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#4 – Guardians of what now

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Good evening, people! How are you guys? How was the week? I hope it was really really good and productive. And are you ready for this week’s episode? Well, this episode is about a movie that many many people were waiting for. Do you have any idea what movie it is? It is Guardians of the Galaxy Part 2!

I watched the second part of Guardians of The Galaxy this weekend. Well, last weekend I should say. When you hear it, it’s gonna be some time in the future. I must say, I prefered the first one. I think number one was more or better balanced maybe. In this movie I thought some of the jokes were forced and the plot or story line had some problems. Groot was completely useless but soo cute and sweet. But why would you take someone like Groot or baby Groot on those dangerous missions? This is something I did not understand. It would make more sense to leave him somewhere safe. Cause he can’t fight so why put him in danger, right? I think, I will never get used to that racoon. But well, it’s Hollywood, so everything is possible, right? But yeah, the racoon still bugs me. Strange strange guardian. The movie is a Marvel production, so I don’t need to say that the effects were perfect! I don’t remember the first movie so well, but in this one there are a lot of items from the 80s and 90s. From the music that is a very important part of the movie and of Peter Quill’s life to Pacman. I mean yeah, we see a few references of Pacman during the movie as well. It is funny to try to find those things or clues inside the movie. Just like they do with those (easter)eggs, right in some stories. This is really cool. I like it.

In movie number 2, the guardians have to save the galaxy again. This time we also see some family members. Gamora’s sister Nebula is back and we can understand better what happened to them. Why the relationship of the sisters is so complicated. We also learn that Thanos, the father, hurt Nebula and that everything was always a competition for Gamora. But the most important family member we meet in this movie is Quill’s father. Quill’s mother was human but he never knew who or what his father was. His mother used to say he was from the stars. We find out that his father is called Ego and that he is a celestial being. Just like a god. I must admit that I did not understand what exactly Ego wanted with his son. But I also don’t want to give you many spoilers in case you did not watch it until now.

We also see Yondu again. He is the one who kidnaped Quill when he was young and raised him. Now we discover why. The movie starts when the guardians are fighting a monster to protect some powerful batteries. The people who hired them to do that are called Sovereign people. They are golden and perfect. They think they are superior to the other races. When Rocket (the racoon) steals some batteries from them, they aren’t very happy. As you can imagine. I think it is nice to see how all those different races from different planets with very different habits and cultures can work together, be friends. It gives me hope that maybe one day people will be more tolerant and patient with everyone and everything that is a bit different from them. So guys, did you watch the Guardians of the Galaxy already? Have you seen it? And if you did, what did you think? Did you like the movie too? Do you prefer movie number one? What did you like? What didn’t you like? And also if you did not watch it yet, would you like to watch it after our small episode about it? As always, please just comment, share with your friends if you liked it, and if you have friends who are learning English, please send them the link. And tell us what you think. And also, we are always open for new ideas for new episodes. Okay guys? So, talk to you soon, on our next episode. Bye bye!

About the author: jdb

She is a language teacher since 2001, an English teacher since 2007 and an on-line language teacher since 2011. She is the founder of the OLC Clube, your Language Club. Jennifer loves watching movies and series, reading, travelling, meeting new people,learning about other cultures and world history, learning in general and teaching.

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