Keep the fan boys happy, get Chris Pratt a fourth franchise to carry and provide some retroactive enjoyment to Raiders instead of taking a Phantom Menace like dump on it.
It’s a Marvel movie. Stuff goes whiz and things go bang. Leave your brain at the door. And then slam that door on your brain for two hours.
At its core, Guardians of the Galaxy introduces us to a man who robs graves and happens upon an object of theological importance. That does not make it Raiders of the Lost Ark.