With Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2 inching ever closer with every passing minute, tension is getting high and fans are falling over themselves to get involved in the pre-movie hype. Despite being one of the superhero movies that doesn’t go out of its way to blatantly sell merchandise, it would be a foolish idea on the part of the studio not to give us something. Being targeted more towards adults than kids, though, the merch they do come up with has to be of a far superior quality than the tat you can get away with giving to children. (more…)
For all the excitement flying around Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2, there has been one doe-eyed little face that has captured hearts across the nerd nation and beyond: Baby Groot. Without giving too much away just yet, the teaser trailers released so far have given us a glimpse into the next chapter in the Guardians story. It reintroduced the last movie’s hulking ent as an adorable sapling that manages to perfectly balance badassery with sheer baby cuteness. When you think about the way many movies are ruthlessly marketed these days, it’s not surprising that there are cynics out there who have assumed the new character was designed with merchandise in mind. (more…)
With fan builds, cosplays and unfortunate fan-fictions, 2014 will go down as the year in Groot. He’s everywhere! And what’s not to like about Guardians of the Galaxy’s wooden gentle giant?
It’s Groot, Groot, Groot! It’s Groot, Groot, he’s big, he’s heavy, he’s wood. He’s Groot, Groot, he’s better than bad, he’s good! While there’s a few Groot collectibles out there, Dancing Baby Groot is the most requested, and now a definitive version is available to buy. (more…)
When James Gunn‘s Guardians of the Galaxy hit theater screens it didn’t take long for fans to wonder where the hell their Dancing baby Groot toy was. In fact, many couldn’t, and wouldn’t wait so they went ahead and made their own. It seemed like such a no brainer, the Internet exploded when dancing Groot clips started to hit, but why no official toy? Now James Gunn has spilled the beans on No-Dancing-Baby-Groot-Gate. (more…)
Since earlier today I seem to have spoiled a Guardians of the Galaxy surprise with the Howard the Duck Post for those of you that just came out of a two-week coma, those returning from a couple of weeks in solitary for shanking their cellmate with a sharpen spoon handle, and that one guy that bought and drank a colossally large Diet Coke and although he gave it a valiant effort had to go pee right at the end of the movie and thus missed this GOTG scene, I am posting a spoiler alert right here, before the page break. (more…)