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VoD tips: the Guardians are back!

The action comic «Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3» is the final superhero film in the trilogy directed by James Gunn. Emotionally, it’s a little bit like «Avengers: Endgame». The best bit comes at the end!

Mohan Mani

September 5, 2023 . 3 minutes read

Rocket’s flashback in «The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3»: available in the VoD store from 31 August

Rocket the raccoon’s flashback at the start of the third film is enough to move you to tears. And in the end it also reveals why the Guardians actually teamed up and became best friends in the first place. Once again, the film features lots of action, cool sound, a little heartache, and a healthy dollop of self-mockery, making «Volume 3» a fitting conclusion to the «Guardians» series that will have those tears welling up more than once. It’s a must-see for fans.


The magic of Disney in «The Little Mermaid»: available in the VoD store from 19 September

Following brilliant live-action adaptations of classic Walt Disney animated cartoons like «Cinderella», «Beauty and the Beast» and «The Lion King», it’s now «The Little Mermaid» that gets a modern twist. It’s not just lead actress Halle Bailey but also classic songs like «Under the Sea» that will enchant you in their new guise. And the «Kiss the Girl» scenes in this remake will really warm your heart. So sit back and enjoy reminiscing about your own childhood!

Plenty of live shootinggunplay in «John Wick 4»: available in the VoD store from 14 September

Just what fans have been waiting for: «John Wick: Chapter 4» stars Keanu Reeves, who finds himself having to fight his way around the globe to outsmart his arch enemy. But will he manage to survive as new killers hunt him down in each country he visits? The film features plenty of all-action combat and Keanu Reeves, who keeps on shooting even as a hail of bullets rains down on him!

Cult comic in «Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse»: available in the VoD store from 14 September

In this animated sequel, Miles Morales, Gwen Stacy and their spider group travel through the multiverse to discover what it really means to be a hero. The film is a visually fascinating animated spectacle that features plenty of action, absurd humour, surprising twists, and a few subtle and not-so-subtle references to the Marvel empire.

High-tech robots in «Transformers: Rise of the Beasts»: available in the VoD store from 14 September

In 1994, two archaeologists from the New York borough of Brooklyn become embroiled in an ancient conflict that takes them on a journey around the globe. Along with Autobots like Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Mirage and Arcee, they learn that the Transformers can be divided into three different subgroups: the Maximals, the Predacons and the Terrorcons. The computer tricks are thrilling!

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Laughter galore in «No Hard Feelings»: available in the VoD store from 14 September

In this hit US comedy, Jennifer Lawrence is asked by concerned parents (played superbly by «Ferris Bueller’s Day Off» star Matthew Broderick and Laura Benanti) to entice their shy 19-year-old son Percy (Andrew Feldman) to have sex. This comedy excels not just in its critical portrayal of helicopter parents, but also the chemistry between Lawrence and Feldman, and it really challenges many of the clichés associated with the genre. Simply hilarious!


Literati in «Turn Every Page: The Adventures of Robert Caro and Robert Gottlieb»: available in the VoD store from 31 August

This documentary film chronicles the remarkable working relationship over many decades between Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Robert Caro and editor Robert Gottlieb, whose partnership included authoring and editing their major biography of Lyndon B. Johnson and The Power Broker. Avid readers and book fans can enjoy an exciting documentary full of irony and self-reflection.

Want more entertainment without commercial breaks? These and many other VoD highlights will be available soon in the Sunrise VoD store.

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