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Guardians’ low profile paved way for positive reviews | Power Up Gaming
By now, it's probably no big secret to anybody that the newest Marvel flick, Guardians of the Galaxy, has received a whole lot of praise from critics and fans alike. Metacritic scores it at 76, with a user score of 8.6, and box office figures report the fun-filled space adventure complete with talking tree and wise-cracking raccoon has generated more than $41 million. That's a nice little chunk of change for a franchise that most non-comic book readers have never even heard of. Heck, a lot of the comic nerds out there that I know don't have much to say about the Guardians, but somehow Marvel found a way to make us care. How did they do it? Sure, superhero movies tend to dominate the summer box offices. Just look up figures on the new TMNT movie and you'll see just how easy it is to rake in the cash, even with a film that didn't score half as well on Metacritic (34 out of 100, in case you were wondering). But the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have a colossal fan base when compared to