Well, Ocelot, thanks for reminding me that I should post my thoughts about this, since I actually saw this film a while back.
I have to agree with you about the humor. One of the big things that irked me about the film was how hard they tried with the humor. It was like they thought that the only way that they could top the first movie was inserting random jokes into places they didn't belong. Like when Ego is dumping important exposition about how he was able to take on human form, and Drax randomly interrupts to make a sex joke, or the whole Taserface thing. Even kid's films (sometimes) know when not to put in a joke, but Guardians of the Galaxy 2 didn't.
The other thing that really bothered me was how they handled Ego. Apparently, Marvel and Fox traded characters, and Marvel got Ego while Fox got Teenage Negasonic Warhead. Well, all I can say is that I hope Fox enjoys using her in multiple Deadpool/X-men films, because Marvel somehow managed to waste an entire freaking planet in one movie. Other Marvel Villains can get away with being forgettable or one-off characters, but Ego's not getting away with this, because on top of being your typical MCU villain, they also go out of their way to make their own sort of Darth/Vader/Luke Skywalker thing, where they're like:
It's bad enough that they created another MCU stereotype, but they also tried to do a star wars style thing as well? Did some marvel guys and some lucasfilm guys go to a bar, got really slammed, and decided to write this as a sequel to one of the best marvel movies made recently? WHO THOUGHT THIS WAS A GOOD IDEA
Oh yeah, and a character died at the end because all
marvel DC superhero films need a mentor/surrogate father death to be taken seriously, but at least his death brought together backup Guardians of the Galaxy for when George R. R. Martin Marvel kills everybody off in Infinity War lol
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