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Heresy of the Week – Guardians of the Galaxy was basically Farscape


Heresy of the Week is a (mostly) weekly spot in which I entertain some of the unthinkable notions of geek-culture. The arguments I put forward are not always things I personally agree with, but often rhetorical devices designed to force myself (and maybe readers) out of the boxes which fan discussions can get caught in. But that aside, feel free to get yourselves worked up and your knickers in a twist if you really want to.

This week’s heresy:

“Guardians of the Galaxy has already cemented itself as one of the films of the year, and stands out amongst Marvel Studios already crowded film-universeĀ for its sparkling wit and sense of fun. But if you look at it with a critical eye, it is basically a big-screen version of Farscape.”

Read on…