Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

Interview: Composer Tyler Bates on Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2, The Punisher, Atomic Blonde & touring with Marilyn Manson

August 11, 2017

Tyler Bates and his musically talented mind has not only collaborated in taking down hordes of Zombies with Zack Snyder’s Dawn of The Dead, dealt with psychopaths in worlds created by Rob Zombie (The Devil’s Rejects and Halloween), blurred the lines with Hank Moody (David Duchovny) for the Californication TV series, but has followed the […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Guardians remain leaders of the Galaxy for the second week in a row

May 10, 2017

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 topped the box office ladder again this week, taking in $4.99m in earnings.  The only steady title in the top three, it’s already earned $23.06m since it premiered on Anzac Day, and is set to overtake the first Guardians of the Galaxy if it can make a total of $27m – […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 leaves Fate of the Furious behind

May 2, 2017

It’s no surprise that the highly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 performed so well.  The first film, which opened in 2014, became the 6th best grossing film of its year.  The sequel took in $8.61m in this week, but advance screenings went way back to the Anzac Day opening last week, so its actual total […]

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Dave Bautista on learning as an actor, working on independent films and what he hopes fans will take away from Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2

April 24, 2017

With the forthcoming release of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 in cinemas, the hotly anticipated sequel sees a bunch of mischievous criminals saving the galaxy, yet again. One of those criminals happens to be Drax The Destroyer, played by Dave Bautista. In the next installment of our interview we discuss what he’s been learning […]

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Film Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (USA, 2017) evokes the weird wonderment of the original

April 24, 2017

Whilst the general consensus is that the Marvel cinematic universe as a whole is one of the more consistent entities for audiences and critics alike, their track-record for delivering underwhelming sequels (at least compared to their predecessors) is hard to quarrel against.  Iron Man 2, Thor: The Dark World, and Avengers: Age of Ultron are all […]

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Elizabeth Debicki on growing up in Australia & becoming part of the MCU in Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2

April 20, 2017

In the last several years Paris-born Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki has had a near overnight rise to success in her acting career. A lucky break thanks to Baz Luhrmann and being cast in The Great Gatsby has resulted in a number of other large scale Hollywood productions to cast her also. However her latest project […]

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Dave Bautista on Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2, family units, unintentional comedy, improvising and getting into shape

April 19, 2017

When Guardians Of The Galaxy was released in 2014 it was considered a gamble, a bunch of rag-tag characters including a talking raccoon and a tree that says only three words. They were barely known outside of the comics so Marvel was taking a huge risk, but it paid off and the film was yet […]

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Get to know Mantis and Star-Lord’s baby daddy “Ego: The Living Planet” before watching Guardians Vol. 2

April 18, 2017

After watching Guardians of The Galaxy the day it hit cinemas in July of 2014 (yes, I feel older and did you know Justin Bieber is 23 now?), I said to myself “I want more, this is going to be pretty massive, I reckon that Groot Tree might be a hit as well”. My mate […]

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Here’s all the “Big Game Spot” trailers that premiered during the Super Bowl LI

February 6, 2017

Today was a massive day for sports. You probably heard about it. The Atlanta Falcons blew a 25 point lead and fell to the New England Patriots at Superbowl LI. But maybe you’re not into sports. Maybe, like us here at The Iris, you’re major movie buffs and if that’s the case, then the Superbowl […]

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All hail Baby Groot! A new trailer for Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 has dropped

December 4, 2016

In case you missed it, earlier today Marvel gifted us a brand new teaser trailer for Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2. And in true GOTG style it’s packed with action, humour and classic rock. A lot of hype is already surrounding the next installment for Guardians Of The Galaxy, particularly after its surprise breakout […]

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Get a peep of the teaser trailer and movie poster for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

October 20, 2016

Creating some early hype for the Marvel fandom, the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 teaser trailer and the official movie poster were unveiled yesterday on the Official Franchise’s Facebook. With the teaser trailer leading viewers with the classic tune of Blue Swede’s “Hooked on a Feeling”, the trailer doesn’t reveal too much (as with any teaser, […]

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Michael Rooker arrives at San Diego Comic-Con as Yondu for a surprise Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 panel

July 25, 2016

Surely locking in the “Best Cosplay” Award at San Diego Comic-Con this year, actor Michael Rooker showed up with the event totally dressed up as his Guardians of the Galaxy character Yondu for a surprise panel on the film, whose sequel recently wrapped production. Just about the entire cast was on hand for the panel, […]

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James Gunn wraps Chris Pratt on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

June 23, 2016

James Gunn, director of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy films has posted a video on his Facebook page, celebrating Chris Pratt’s work as his time on the set of the sequel comes to an end. Gunn also announced via his video that he, Pratt and more of the cast will be at this years San […]

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Kurt Russell officially joins Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

February 19, 2016

The sequel to Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy officially entered production yesterday, putting an end to rumors that Kurt Russell was set to join the cast – by completely confirming their accuracy. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is being directed by James Gunn, with original cast members Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, […]

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