Shows multiple instances of VFX being used in Guardians of the Galaxy.
Lists the technical specifications in more detail than IMDB.
Cameras used: ARRI ALEXA, Phantom Flex
Lenses: Angeneuix, Panavision, Camera Millenium Anamorphic
Filmed in: London, Hertfordshire, Surrey
FX Guide goes through the key parts of VFX used in the film, from the characters, cities and structures.
This link will be useful in talking about Guardians of the Galaxy because it is mentioned in the article, and talks about how filming in the UK offers incentives.
This is the trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy, released in 2014, it demonstrates the modern use of SFX and VFX as well as the quality of film and style. Because it’s a similar setting/environment to Star Wars and it also has similar examples of effects it’s more of a direct comparison even though they are not part of the same series of movies.