‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ IMAX Scene Footage With James Gunn Commentary
James Gunn discusses “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” IMAX scenes in the latest featurette.
In the latest featurette for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” Director James Gunn discusses the transition into IMAX shots throughout the film. Highlighting the transitions visually and explaining their purpose, Gunn provides fans with the details of why they should be making this film an IMAX experience.
“You need to go see a movie like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in a place like an IMAX theatre where you can experience something completely different than you can at home because you’re going to get the biggest experience possible.” – Director James Gunn
While we have seen the push for IMAX, the commentary from James Gunn gives us the context behind the purpose of these IMAX shots. There are no gimmicky reasons behind the logic, the scenes themselves dictate the use of different aspect ratios. This helps to set the mood of the scene and provides a visual display of how vast the universe is in this “Guardians of the Galaxy” sequel.
“You have the slow, kind of quiet parts, and then you have big loud parts and then it gets slow and quiet again. And I think this translates perfectly to an IMAX aspect ratio shifting experience. – Director James Gunn
For more information on the “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” IMAX release on May 5, 2017, you can head over to https://www.imax.com/movies/guardians-galaxy-vol-2 to find your proper IMAX viewing location.