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'Guardians of the Galaxy': Marvel's space opera gets stellar reviews
'Guardians of the Galaxy': Marvel's space opera gets stellar reviews

With names like Star-Lord, Groot and Drax the Destroyer, the motley band of heroes at the center of Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" don't have near the name recognition of, say, Iron Man or Captain America — but don't brand them the B-team just yet. Directed and cowritten by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt in the lead role (as Star-Lord, nee Peter Quill), "Guardians of the Galaxy" is racking up excellent reviews. The Times' Kenneth Turan writes that "one of the most pleasant surprises of the altogether pleasant and surprising 'Guardians of the Galaxy' is that it takes us back to Marvel's roots and the subversive...

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