Every element of haunting noir feels flawless on its own, but Del Toro brings them all together to craft a film of near perfection.
A coming-of-age film that feels casually comforting, like a warm blanket of nostalgia.
The soundtrack is admittedly fantastic, but there isn’t much else to recommend about this unnecessary remake. It has very little original to say, and it places flash over substance.
There’s not much craft nor artistry to “Guardians Vol. 2”, but it’s as good as the first movie and it’s still fun enough to not become a total disaster.