The MCU's Phase Two gave directors more control over their films.
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Indie filmmaker James Gunn brought the Guardians of the Galaxy to the MCU in 2014.
2 / 8
Guardians of the Galaxy became the highest-earning superhero film of 2014.
3 / 8
Joss Whedon's Avengers: Age of Ultron saw the heroes face a threat they had created.
4 / 8
Whedon felt the sequel was a very personal film, but critics and audiences were divided.
5 / 8
Edgar Wright left Ant-Man early on, but his style is felt throughout the final film.
6 / 8
Packed with his offbeat humor and imaginative action sequences, the film was a surprise hit.
7 / 8