Much fun. Silly, but a serious grimdark tone would have been a bad idea. We saw it Thursday night at Mission Valley then Friday elsewhere with friends, we both enjoyed it both times. Definitely recommended.
Note: Stay post-closing credits.
There's a bit where Ronan the Accuser's Kree warship changes shape by rotating parallel plate segments that reminded me of the Necromongers' ship displaying faces in The Chronicles of Riddick.
M. says Rocket Raccoon should have been a badger. She kept falling out of her chair laughing.
A scene near the end with Yondu looks strongly similar to a scene involving a human, an escorting knife-drone AI, and a group of people mostly on horseback from Iain M. Banks. I'd have to check which Banks, I think the scene was in The State of the Art.
favorite line in the credits:
"No raccoons or tree creatures were harmed in the making of this film."
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