Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

This trailer for Russia's answer to The Avengers looks insane

If Russia wanted to keep any stories of state-run doping to a minimum, this isn’t the best time to drop the trailer for this superhero film, because these guys are juiced up to the eyeballs.

Effectively the communist state’s answer to Marvel’s Avengers, Guardians is a big-budget, CGI-heavy, rubble-strewn action film that sees a team of superheroes - including a roid-raging bear with a machine gun, dude with massive swords, and other jacked-up members - band together to defeat a supervillain and his horde of faceless henchmen.

Aesthetically at least, it looks pretty on par with the world of Tony Stark and Captain America, taking place in some nondescript looking locations (some we imagine not too dissimilar to real life the Crimea right now), as characters lurk menacingly around dimly lit cryogenic chambers, science labs, and of course, car parks.

All we need is an equivalent of Nick Fury in an ushanka and it’s practically a straight up remake, leaving us all to ponder just which team of gifted warriors would win in a fight?

If Marvel can afford to crowbar another universe, or even another set of Guardians into their galaxy, we’d like to see it.

We’ll trade Hawkeye for roid-rage bear with a mini-gun any day of the week.



The new trailer for Marvel and Netflix's Luke Cage packs a punch


Rogue One trailer sounds much better with The Beastie Boys


Unlikely style icons from James Bond movies



Brendan Gleeson: "I was thrilled to be cut down by Daniel Day-Lewis"

Brendan Gleeson on being entertained by Gambon and killed by Day-Lewis

by Ralph Jones
22 Jun 2017

Can you guess the highest grossing film for every year since 1980?

Genuinely: no, you can't

by Gary Ogden
21 Jun 2017

Don't panic, but the Han Solo movie just lost both of its directors

Don't ruin this for us now

by Carl Anka
21 Jun 2017

Daniel Day-Lewis announces he's retiring from acting

His final film will air later this year

by Alex Finnis
21 Jun 2017

Netflix’s new Hulk Hogan documentary looks like essential viewing

It couldn't have come at a better time

by Tom Victor
16 Jun 2017

The 17 ultimate screen dads

The daddies of them all

16 Jun 2017

The 'Dodgeball' cast have reunited for a surprise mini-sequel

Watch it here

by Gary Ogden
15 Jun 2017

Stunning footage of Bruce Lee's only "real fight" has been unearthed

The martial arts expert looking just as masterful away from Hollywood

by Carl Anka
14 Jun 2017

Edgar Wright has teased the possibility of Hot Fuzz 2

The greatest buddy cop film of all time... Part 2?

by Carl Anka
09 Jun 2017

Nick Offerman: "I would have sold my family to play Gimli"

The moustachioed funny man on varnishing, magnets, and his Gimli ambitions

by Ralph Jones
08 Jun 2017