Guardians of the Galaxy

Rockin’ convinced me to attend a 3D movie, a cultural imperative.

He was right. This is brilliant film making in 2014.

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Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team …

The film is directed by James Gunn, who wrote the screenplay with Nicole Perlman, and features an ensemble cast …

The film became a critical and financial success, having grossed over $500 million worldwide. A sequel has been announced and is scheduled to be released on July 28, 2017. …

In February 2014, Gunn revealed that the film would incorporate songs from the 1970s and 1980s, such as “Hooked on a Feeling”, on a mixtape in Quill’s Walkman …

By August 2014, the soundtrack had reached the top of the Billboard 200 chart, becoming the first soundtrack album in history consisting entirely of previously released songs to top the chart …

The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 92% approval rating …

an honest American polititican

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Though “Honest” Gil Fulbright claims to be running for Senator Mitch McConnell’s seat in the great state of Kentucky, he isn’t actually on the ballot. McConnell, running in a tight race for reelection this November, can breathe easy.

In fact, Fulbright doesn’t actually exist at all. He’s a fictional candidate played by movie and TV actor Frank Ridley …

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John Oliver on the Wealth Gap

It’s obvious that the American wealth gap cannot keep increasing forever.

The poor may rise up. The rich could flee to secure compounds. … Or something else will happen to start closing that insane, unsustainable disparity.

I’ve followed the issue. But this comedian has some factoids new to me.

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